Productivity Tip: Copy and Paste without Junk

Have you ever tried to copy information from a web page or a MS Word document and got more than you bargained for when you pasted it into another Word document or web page? Text often comes with unwanted junk in the form of extra formatting codes. The solution is usually to use Paste Special and then choose to paste as Plain Text or Unformatted text. Word actually gives you an opportunity to also choose whether you want to paste using the sources formatting — where you got the content from, target formatting — uses the formatting in the current … 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

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=”” /> Naturally you’ll want to change the link to point to your own page. For WordPress Sites: Some themes advanced … Continue reading

Add Terms and Conditions Checkbox to PayPal button

There are times when you will want your clients to read and accept terms and conditions before making a payment in PayPal. The great thing about the following approach is that it will work for just about any website, whether the site is simply written in HTML or uses a CMS like WordPress, Joomla or Drupal. Here is how to add a checkbox to your PayPal button. STEP 1 — Add the following Javascript code on your page: <script type="text/javascript"> // <![CDATA[ function confSubmit() { if(!document.getElementById("accept").checked) { alert("Please read and accept the Terms and Conditions in order to continue."); return false; } } … Continue reading

Blogger vs WordPress vs Website Baker

  People don’t want to have to read a manual, take a course or become a programmer just to make changes on their website. They just want to put content up on their site. BLOGGER.COM If you are looking an entry level site that is low cost or free, Blogger can be an amazing deal. I work with my clients to create permanent websites using Blogger in about an hour. That includes setting up accounts, walking them through the process of creating setting a few pages and taking time to walk them though the process of adding content and graphics on their … Continue reading