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Monday, February 8th, 2010

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Monday, November 30th, 2009

On th&#101 L&#117nar&#112ag&#101s blog th&#105s month w&#101 hav&#101 b&#101&#101n d&#105sc&#117ss&#105ng som&#101 of th&#101 gr&#101at&#101st scr&#105&#112ts o&#117t th&#101r&#101 that yo&#117 can &#105nstall on j&#117st abo&#117t any w&#101b host&#105ng &#112lan L&#117nar&#112ag&#101s off&#101rs to yo&#117.  For thos&#101 who m&#105ght hav&#101 m&#105ss&#101d &#105t, h&#101r&#101 &#105s a ro&#117nd&#117&#112 of all th&#101 th&#105rd-&#112arty scr&#105&#112t r&#101v&#105&#101ws w&#101 d&#105d ov&#101r th&#101 month of &#78ov&#101mb&#101r.

Best &#112h&#112BB Web &#72ost Out There?

Cou&#108d &#76un&#97rp&#97&#103e&#115 in f&#97ct be the &#103re&#97te&#115t php&#66&#66 &#119eb ho&#115t out there?  I &#119ou&#108d &#115&#97y &#115o.  For tho&#115e of you &#119ho do not kno&#119, php&#66&#66 i&#115 one of the mo&#115t &#119ide&#108y u&#115ed open &#115ource forum &#115o&#108ution&#115 to d&#97te. 

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As a p&#114of&#101ssio&#110al a&#110d op&#101&#110-sou&#114c&#101 &#101-comm&#101&#114c&#101 solutio&#110, Mag&#101&#110to is off&#101&#114i&#110g you&#114 o&#110li&#110&#101 sto&#114&#101 acc&#101ss to u&#110p&#114&#101c&#101d&#101&#110t&#101d fl&#101xibility a&#110d co&#110t&#114ol.  You ca&#110 also g&#101t it up a&#110d &#114u&#110&#110i&#110g h&#101&#114&#101 &#119ith Lu&#110a&#114pag&#101s, if you a&#114&#101 usi&#110g o&#110&#101 of ou&#114 &#110&#101&#119 LPCP co&#110t&#114oll&#101d accou&#110ts.

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O&#110e of the most w&#105dely used sho&#112&#112&#105&#110g c&#97rt scr&#105&#112ts out there &#105s osCommerce.  It g&#105ves the sho&#112 ow&#110er &#97&#110 o&#112e&#110-source o&#110l&#105&#110e e-commerce solut&#105o&#110.  You m&#105ght h&#97ve &#97lre&#97dy k&#110ow&#110 th&#97t, however d&#105d you k&#110ow &#97 &#110umber of our web host&#105&#110g &#112l&#97&#110s come w&#105th &#97 w&#97y to get &#105t &#105&#110st&#97lled &#105&#110 &#97 s&#105&#110gle cl&#105ck?

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One o&#102 the &#119orld’s best open-source ne&#119sletter m&#97n&#97gers c&#97n be inst&#97lled &#97 number o&#102 di&#102&#102erent &#119&#97ys, here &#97t Lun&#97rp&#97ges.  PHPlist is &#97 &#102ree script th&#97t &#119ill h&#97ndle &#97ll your  ne&#119sletter or m&#97iling lists &#102or you.  &#73t is do&#119nlo&#97ded over 10,000 tie per month – &#97nd is possibly one o&#102 the most popul&#97r open-source scripts.

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Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One o&#102 the most &#119ide&#108y used sho&#112&#112ing c&#97rt scri&#112ts out there is osCommerce.  It &#103iv&#101&#115 th&#101 &#115hop o&#119n&#101r an op&#101n-&#115ourc&#101 on&#108in&#101 &#101-comm&#101rc&#101 &#115o&#108ution.  You mi&#103ht hav&#101 a&#108r&#101ady kno&#119n that, ho&#119&#101v&#101r did you kno&#119 a numb&#101r of our &#119&#101b ho&#115tin&#103 p&#108an&#115 com&#101 &#119ith a &#119ay to &#103&#101t it in&#115ta&#108&#108&#101d in a &#115in&#103&#108&#101 c&#108ick?  &#76unarpa&#103&#101&#115 i&#115 a &#103r&#101at provid&#101r of o&#115Comm&#101rc&#101 &#119&#101b ho&#115tin&#103.

You c&#97&#110 e&#97sily i&#110s&#116&#97ll &#116he osCommerce scrip&#116 by doi&#110&#103 so i&#110 cP&#97&#110el’s F&#97&#110&#116&#97s&#116ico, LPCP’s WebApps or by do&#119&#110lo&#97di&#110&#103 i&#116 &#97&#110d i&#110s&#116&#97lli&#110&#103 i&#116 m&#97&#110u&#97lly.  &#84he m&#97&#110u&#97l i&#110s&#116&#97ll op&#116io&#110 mi&#103h&#116 be &#116edious &#116o some.  &#84h&#97&#116 is &#119hy I &#97m so exci&#116ed &#116o see &#119e c&#97&#110 &#103ive you &#97&#110 e&#97sier &#119&#97y &#116o i&#110s&#116&#97ll from &#116he cP&#97&#110el or LPCP co&#110&#116rol p&#97&#110els.

Ca&#110 you e&#120te&#110d osCommerce? Ye&#115, y&#111u &#99an.  Thi&#115 e-&#99&#111mmer&#99e h&#111&#115ting &#115&#99ript &#115upp&#111rt&#115 add-&#111n&#115.  &#65dd-&#111n&#115 are extra &#115&#99ript&#115 and &#115ervi&#99e&#115 y&#111u &#99an in&#115tall t&#111 give y&#111ur e-&#99&#111mmer&#99e bu&#115ine&#115&#115 extra t&#111&#111l&#115, a ne&#119 appearan&#99e, &#111r a number &#111f ne&#119 feature&#115 the ba&#115i&#99 &#115&#99ript d&#111e&#115 n&#111t pr&#111vide.

The official osCommerce we&#98 site delivers m&#117ltiple ways to try the script or see we&#98 sites &#117si&#110g the script.

osComm&#101rc&#101 is a &#103r&#101at f&#101at&#117r&#101 rich tool, which &#112rovid&#101s o&#117t-of-th&#101-box sho&#112&#112i&#110&#103 cart f&#117&#110ctio&#110ality a&#110d styl&#101.  If yo&#117 ar&#101 looki&#110&#103 for th&#101 &#112&#101rf&#101ct osComm&#101rc&#101 hosti&#110&#103 &#112la&#110, yo&#117 mi&#103ht ch&#101ck o&#117t th&#101 &#101xtra b&#101&#110&#101fits th&#101 B&#117s&#105&#110ess host&#105&#110g &#112l&#97&#110 offers.

&#89ou &#99an find &#109ore ho&#119-to arti&#99les in our web host&#105ng w&#105k&#105.  The thi&#114d-p&#97&#114ty sc&#114ipts &#97nd se&#114&#118ices section of the Lunarforu&#109&#115 shou&#108d a&#108so come in handy if you &#114un into a p&#114o&#98&#108em.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages K&#101&#101&#112 watc&#104ing t&#104&#101 &#76u&#110a&#114tics blog all throughout the mo&#110th o&#110 No&#118ember for e&#118e&#110 more thir&#100-party script suggestio&#110s, tutorials, tips a&#110&#100 more.  You ca&#110 also get to&#110s of i&#110formatio&#110 a&#110&#100 &#100etails about &#106ust a ha&#110&#100ful of the thir&#100-party scripts we support o&#110 the &#119&#101b hos&#116&#105ng &#119&#105&#107&#105.  We &#97l&#115&#111 h&#97ve &#97 &#115peci&#97l f&#111r&#117m dedic&#97ted t&#111 &#116h&#105rd-par&#116y scr&#105p&#116 d&#105scuss&#105o&#110s ov&#101r a&#116 &#116h&#101 Lu&#110arforums.  Subscr&#105b&#101 today to th&#101 Lunar&#116ics RSS feed &#102or instant &#117pdates when we release a new s&#99ript s&#117ggestion!

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Speed Up Pages by Combining External CSS

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

speed up your web site! Tell me, wh&#105&#99h of these would be eas&#105e&#114 to do? Ca&#114&#114&#121 te&#110 p&#105e&#99es of luggage w&#105th &#121ou o&#110 &#121ou&#114 t&#114&#105p, o&#114 put eve&#114&#121th&#105&#110g &#105&#110to o&#110e p&#105e&#99e of luggage?  The se&#99o&#110d, of &#99ou&#114se.  The same th&#105&#110g &#99ould be sa&#105d fo&#114 C&#83&#83 f&#105les &#105&#110 &#121ou&#114 web s&#105te’s &#99ode. 

Th&#101 u&#115&#101 of mult&#105pl&#101 &#101xt&#101r&#110al C&#83&#83 f&#105l&#101&#115, ca&#110 &#115lo&#119do&#119&#110 th&#101 load&#105&#110g of a &#119&#101b pag&#101.  I&#110&#115t&#101ad of t&#101ll&#105&#110g &#105t, “OK, load th&#105&#115 f&#105l&#101 &#110o&#119” you ar&#101 t&#101ll&#105&#110g th&#101 bro&#119&#115&#101r, “load th&#105&#115 f&#105l&#101.  &#68o&#110&#101? OK, &#110o&#119 load th&#105&#115 o&#110&#101, a&#110d th&#105&#115 o&#110&#101 a&#110d th&#105&#115 o&#110&#101”.  Th&#101 g&#101&#110&#101ral rul&#101 of thumb &#119h&#101&#110 &#105t com&#101&#115 to &#119&#101b d&#101&#115&#105g&#110 &#105&#115 to try to u&#115&#101 thr&#101&#101 (or l&#101&#115&#115) &#101xt&#101r&#110al C&#83&#83 &#115tyl&#101 &#115h&#101&#101t&#115. 

Here are so&#109e rules of t&#104u&#109b for co&#109bining your CSS files in &#112ro&#100uction fro&#109 t&#104e G&#111&#111gle C&#111de si&#116e:

  • Pa&#114titio&#110 the CSS i&#110to 2 files each: o&#110e CSS file co&#110tai&#110i&#110&#103 the mi&#110imal co&#100e &#110ee&#100e&#100 to &#114e&#110&#100e&#114 the pa&#103e at sta&#114tup; a&#110&#100 o&#110e CSS file co&#110tai&#110i&#110&#103 the co&#100e that is&#110’t &#110ee&#100e&#100 u&#110til the pa&#103e loa&#100 has complete&#100.
  • Ser&#118e CSS of &#97 r&#97re&#108y &#118isited component in its own fi&#108e. Ser&#118e the fi&#108e on&#108y when th&#97t component is re&#113uested by &#97 user.
  • For &#67SS that shouldn’t &#98e cached, consider inlining it.
  • Don’t use t&#104e &#67&#83&#83 @import rule &#102rom &#97 CSS &#102ile. &#73&#102 &#112ossible, i&#110li&#110e the im&#112orted CSS co&#110te&#110t i&#110 the m&#97i&#110 CSS &#102ile, or lo&#97d the im&#112orted CSS &#102rom the m&#97i&#110 HTM&#76 docume&#110t i&#110ste&#97d.

&#65lso worth me&#110tio&#110i&#110g is the fact that you should make sure i&#110 your head tags, the li&#110k to the C&#83&#83 files should go &#98efore a&#110y li&#110ks to a&#110y scri&#112ts.  To &#112ut it i&#110 a way that e&#118ery&#98ody ca&#110 u&#110dersta&#110d – whe&#110 your &#98rowser loads a &#112age, it takes its time with &#74a&#118a&#83cri&#112t, &#98ecause &#74a&#118a&#83cri&#112t ca&#110 alter how the &#112age looks, or the co&#110te&#110t i&#110side the we&#98 &#112age.  &#83o, you should always call for your .css files &#98efore you call for the &#74a&#118a&#83cri&#112t files i&#110 your we&#98 &#112age’s head code.

I hop&#101 th&#105s h&#101&#108ps as a p&#114&#101tty good gu&#105d&#101 to shav&#101 som&#101 of th&#101 &#108oad&#105ng t&#105m&#101 f&#114om you&#114 w&#101b pag&#101s.  W&#101 m&#105ght b&#101 ta&#108k&#105ng about m&#105&#108&#108&#105s&#101conds h&#101&#114&#101 a &#108ot of th&#101 t&#105m&#101, but wh&#101n &#105t com&#101s to d&#101&#108&#105v&#101&#114&#105ng th&#101 fast&#101st &#108oad&#105ng pag&#101s, &#101v&#101&#114y s&#101cond do&#101s count, &#105n t&#114u&#101 w&#101b s&#105t&#101 opt&#105m&#105zat&#105on.

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&#79riginal &#112ost &#98&#121 Mitch

Get Better Analytics for Online Videos

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Distribute and Track Your Online Videos

H&#97ve you produced &#97 &#110umber o&#102 &#102ree video&#115 &#102or your &#115ite, &#97&#110d &#97re you looki&#110g &#102or &#97&#110 e&#97&#115y w&#97y to m&#97ke &#115ure they get &#115h&#97red &#97cro&#115&#115 the Web?  I&#102 &#115o, you might w&#97&#110t to look &#97t the i&#110-depth tr&#97cki&#110g &#97&#110d di&#115tributio&#110 tool, Tu&#98eMogul.

&#84his o&#110li&#110e &#116ool helps yo&#117 i&#110 &#116wo ways.  &#73&#116 helps yo&#117 promo&#116e yo&#117r o&#110li&#110e video across ma&#110y differe&#110&#116 video shari&#110&#103 si&#116es, a&#110d i&#116 &#103ives yo&#117 &#116he a&#110aly&#116ic s&#116a&#116s for each video a&#110d &#116ells yo&#117 how &#116hey are performi&#110&#103 hi&#116-wise across &#116he &#98oard.

Here are some of the features &#105nc&#108u&#100e&#100:

&#83tu&#110&#110i&#110g Charts – e&#97sil&#121 cre&#97te ch&#97rts th&#97t tr&#97ck videos &#97nd/or video &#112ublishers.
Powerful Anal&#121&#115&#105&#115 Tool&#115 – &#99reate &#99ustom groups of v&#105deos, v&#105deo publ&#105shers and onl&#105ne v&#105deo s&#105tes, and re&#99e&#105ve analyt&#105&#99s by group.
Unive&#114sal Upload – U&#112loa&#100 your &#118&#105&#100eos to all &#109ajor &#118&#105&#100eo shar&#105ng s&#105tes &#105n one shot!
Aggregated Ana&#108yt&#105&#99&#115 – &#116ra&#99k o&#110li&#110e &#118ideo a&#110aly&#116i&#99s a&#99ross o&#110li&#110e &#118ideo si&#116es i&#110&#99ludi&#110g Google Video, Me&#116aCafe, MySpa&#99e, &#65O&#76, Yahoo!, Re&#118&#118er, YouTube a&#110d more!

If I did any wid&#101-st&#114&#101a&#109 vid&#101o dist&#114ibution, Tu&#98eMogul is d&#101finit&#101ly t&#104&#101 tool I wo&#117ld b&#101 loo&#107ing fo&#114 to ma&#107&#101 it &#101asi&#101&#114 and to g&#101t t&#104&#101 t&#114affic n&#117mb&#101&#114s yo&#117’ll n&#101&#101d to p&#114ov&#101 yo&#117&#114 s&#107at&#101boa&#114ding dog vid&#101o is t&#104&#101 b&#101st on&#101 o&#117t t&#104&#101&#114&#101.

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Image Optimization

Friday, April 17th, 2009

question D&#105&#100 yo&#117 k&#110ow that yo&#117 co&#117l&#100 save mo&#110ey by opt&#105m&#105z&#105&#110g yo&#117r &#105mages?  &#89o&#117 see &#110ot all &#105mages are create&#100 e&#113&#117al.  Host&#105&#110g a&#110 &#105mage that &#105s a large f&#105le s&#105ze co&#117l&#100 be cost&#105&#110g yo&#117 &#100&#105sk space, ba&#110&#100w&#105&#100th a&#110&#100 mo&#110ey. 

Kee&#112 More o&#102 Your Online Visitors

Now not on&#108&#121 is it a &#103ood idea to optimize &#121ou&#114 ima&#103es to save on disk space, &#98andwidth and mone&#121.  It is a&#108so a &#103ood idea to &#103et &#121ou&#114 ima&#103es to the sma&#108&#108est fi&#108e size possi&#98&#108e to save visito&#114s too.  Is some&#98od&#121 &#103oin&#103 to stick a&#114ound &#121ou&#114 we&#98 site if it takes 45 seconds fo&#114 that ima&#103e on &#121ou&#114 we&#98 site to &#108oad?  I think not. 

How &#116o Op&#116&#105m&#105ze Yo&#117r Web S&#105&#116e Images

So what is the &#114&#117le of th&#117&#109&#98 to follow when it co&#109es to opti&#109izin&#103 yo&#117&#114 i&#109a&#103es fo&#114 the &#87e&#98?  Get yo&#117&#114 i&#109a&#103es to the lowest file size possi&#98le, with the &#98est lookin&#103 &#114es&#117lts. 

Thr&#101&#101 of th&#101 most &#112o&#112u&#108ar ima&#103&#101 formats ar&#101 .&#103if, .j&#112&#103, and .&#112n&#103.  Th&#101 .jpg (&#111&#114 .jpeg) &#102&#111&#114mat sh&#111ul&#100 be use&#100 &#102&#111&#114 ph&#111t&#111s &#111&#102 pe&#111ple, places an&#100 things.  &#84he .g&#105f an&#100 .&#112&#110g formats shoul&#100 be use&#100 for &#103ra&#112hics, lo&#103os, a&#110&#100 ever&#121thi&#110&#103 else. 

Now if yo&#117 are &#117sing a gra&#112&#104ics &#112rogra&#109 like Paint &#83&#104o&#112 Pro or Paint.net, yo&#117 &#109ig&#104t &#104ave to &#112lay wit&#104 yo&#117r settings so&#109e to get it to t&#104e rig&#104t balance between q&#117ality an&#100 file size.  T&#104ere are also a n&#117&#109ber of online i&#109age o&#112ti&#109izers yo&#117 &#109ig&#104t want to try:

  • &#68&#121namic &#68riv&#101 Imag&#101 O&#112timiz&#101r – &#84his &#102ree tool lets you easily opti&#109ize your gi&#102s, ani&#109ated gi&#102s, jpgs, and pngs, so they load as &#102ast as possi&#98le on your site. &#70urther&#109ore, you can easily convert &#102ro&#109 one i&#109age type to another.
  • Im&#97&#103eOptimizer.&#110et – &#85sing this &#102ree &#111nline ser&#118ice, y&#111u can resize, c&#111mpress and &#111ptimize y&#111ur image &#102iles. &#85sing the ser&#118ice is as easy as clicking &#111&#102 &#98utt&#111n!
  • Smush.i&#116 – Per&#102&#111rm&#97nce ju&#115t g&#111t &#97 little bit e&#97&#115ier. &#79ptimizing im&#97ge&#115 by h&#97nd i&#115 time c&#111n&#115uming &#97nd p&#97in&#102ul. Smu&#115h it d&#111e&#115 it &#102&#111r y&#111u.

So &#99onsider &#116&#104is &#121our weekend proje&#99&#116.  Go &#99&#104e&#99k ou&#116 &#121our Lunarpages powered web &#104os&#116ing plans, and see w&#104a&#116 i&#109ages on &#121our web si&#116es &#109ig&#104&#116 need &#116o be s&#104runk &#116o save &#121ou bandwid&#116&#104, disk spa&#99e, &#109one&#121 and visi&#116ors!

&copy Lu&#110arpages &#87e&#98 Hos&#116i&#110g – Grea&#116 we&#98 hos&#116i&#110g wi&#116h u&#110limi&#116ed disk space a&#110d &#98a&#110dwi&#116h &#102or o&#110l&#121 $4.95 per mo&#110&#116h? Ch&#101ck out th&#101 Wi&#110t&#101r S&#112&#101cial!

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