Finding a Photo’s License Using Google Images Search Tool

Have you ever come across the perfect photo and wanted to use it on your blog, website, social media post like Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, report or print publication? Google Images has a very useful tool to search for an image and hopefully find out the type of copyright license attached to it. Searching for an image To search for an image, you will either need to get the address of the image on the web or you will need to have a copy of it saved locally on your computer. If the image is located on a publicly accessible website … Continue reading

31 Free Stock Photo Sites for Your Web Projects

Adding photos to your web page can be a great way to connect with visitors who are more visual and to make your website generally more appealing. Here is a list of websites where you can find free stock photos for use on your web projects, in your e-learning courses, blog and social media posts and other types of publications including print. The old adage “you get what you pay for” applies here. You will often find the best of what a photographer has to offer, the photos that have been touched up to perfection on commercial stock photo sites like … Continue reading

Adding a MailChimp Signup Form on Your Website

There are several ways to integrate MailChimp into your WordPress website. Getting a form on your site is relatively easy. The challenging part can be to get it to integrate with the look and feel of your site, especially if you don’t know anything about HTML or CSS. If that’s the case, you may want to find someone to help you out. Before we get into adding a form to your site, it is worth mentioning that you should only be collecting the very minimum amount of information that you require. An email address is essential for any kind of sign-up. … Continue reading

Get Google Verified Authorship for Your Website

Some people claim that getting getting Google Verified Authorship for your site can actually increase click throughs and even rakings. While I’m not sure about that, if there is even a chance that this is true, can you afford not to especially when it only takes about 5 minutes of your time? Here is how you can get Google to verify authorship of your site: Step 1: Add the following code to the header of your site: <link rel=”author” href=”https://plus.google.com/118443020258338946806/posts” /> Naturally you’ll want to change the link to point to your own page. For WordPress Sites: Some themes advanced … Continue reading

Tips for Getting Started in Drupal

Manual Local Installation of Drupal Tip: If you are doing a local installation, use XAMPP. Event better, give Acquia Dev Desktop which comes with Drupal.  Note that Server2Go doesn’t work with Drupal out of the box. Download Drupal. Unzip in your htdocs folder. Create database. Duplicate \sites\default\default.settings.php file and call it settings.php. Set permissions for this file to 666 if on Linux. Create a new folder \sites\default\files. Set permissions for this folder to 777 if on Linux. Browse to the site URL Select Standard and click Save and Continue button Click Save and Continue button to accept English language Specify SQL database info … Continue reading