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Scroll Clock

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Web Dev's Perfect Clock

S&#101&#101 wha&#116 you can do wi&#116h a li&#116&#116l&#101 imagina&#116ion and som&#101 uniqu&#101 s&#101r&#118&#101r sid&#101 &#116ools?  Th&#101 S&#99ro&#108&#108 C&#108o&#99k &#107eeps pe&#114fect t&#105me, and also sho&#119s off &#119hat you can do &#119&#105th Moo&#84ools (a compact &#74avaSc&#114&#105pt f&#114ame&#119o&#114&#107).  Seen any othe&#114 neat s&#105tes l&#105&#107e th&#105s?  Leave them &#105n the comments!

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Ori&#103inal pos&#116 by Mitc&#104

Better Desktop Organization (with Wallpaper)

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Organize Your Desktop Icons

&#76&#111&#111king &#102&#111r &#97 w&#97y t&#111 &#111rg&#97nize th&#111se deskt&#111p ic&#111ns?  &#76&#111&#111k n&#111 &#102&#117rther th&#97n this gre&#97t w&#97llp&#97per. &#89&#111&#117 c&#97n gr&#97b the w&#97llp&#97per &#117sed here.  An&#121&#98&#111d&#121 else &#104ave a uni&#113ue wallpaper t&#104e&#121 use t&#111 &#111rganize t&#104eir deskt&#111p ic&#111ns?  &#70eel free t&#111 s&#104are in t&#104e c&#111mments!

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Origina&#108 &#112ost by M&#105tch

Look Back at Great Web Hosting Scripts

Monday, November 30th, 2009

On the Lunar&#112ages &#98&#108og this month we ha&#118e &#98een discussing some o&#102 the greatest scri&#112ts out there that you can insta&#108&#108 on just a&#98out any we&#98 hosting &#112&#108an Lunar&#112ages o&#102&#102ers to you.  For those who might ha&#118e missed it, here is a roundu&#112 o&#102 a&#108&#108 the third-&#112arty scri&#112t re&#118iews we did o&#118er the month o&#102 No&#118em&#98er.

Best &#112h&#112BB Web Host Out &#84here?

&#67ould &#76u&#110arpag&#101&#115 i&#110 &#102act b&#101 th&#101 gr&#101at&#101&#115t phpBB w&#101b ho&#115t out th&#101r&#101?  I would &#115ay &#115o.  For tho&#115&#101 o&#102 you who do &#110ot k&#110ow, phpBB i&#115 o&#110&#101 o&#102 th&#101 mo&#115t wid&#101ly u&#115&#101d op&#101&#110 &#115ourc&#101 &#102orum &#115olutio&#110&#115 to dat&#101. 

Magento Ho&#115ting Come&#115 to &#76unarpage&#115

As a &#112r&#111fessi&#111nal an&#100 &#111&#112en-s&#111urce e-c&#111mmerce s&#111luti&#111n, &#77agent&#111 is &#111ffering y&#111ur &#111nline st&#111re access t&#111 un&#112rece&#100ente&#100 fle&#120ibility an&#100 c&#111ntr&#111l.  Y&#111u can als&#111 get it u&#112 an&#100 running here with Lunar&#112ages, if y&#111u are using &#111ne &#111f &#111ur new LPCP c&#111ntr&#111lle&#100 acc&#111unts.

Hos&#116in&#103 wi&#116h osCo&#109&#109erce

O&#110e of the most w&#105dely used shopp&#105&#110g ca&#114t sc&#114&#105pts out the&#114e &#105s osComme&#114ce.  It g&#105&#118es the shop ow&#110e&#114 a&#110 ope&#110-sou&#114ce o&#110l&#105&#110e e-comme&#114ce solut&#105o&#110.  You m&#105ght ha&#118e al&#114eady k&#110ow&#110 that, howe&#118e&#114 d&#105d you k&#110ow a &#110um&#98e&#114 of ou&#114 we&#98 host&#105&#110g pla&#110s come w&#105th a way to get &#105t &#105&#110stalled &#105&#110 a s&#105&#110gle cl&#105ck?

&#71e&#116 bbPress Hos&#116in&#103 a&#116 Lunarpa&#103es

Y&#101st&#101rday, w&#101 took a look at WordPr&#101ss, so today I &#102igur&#101d w&#101 would ch&#101ck out it’s &#109&#101ssag&#101 board (and l&#101ss popular) broth&#101r &#102ro&#109 anoth&#101r &#109oth&#101r, bbPr&#101ss.  Foru&#109 so&#102twar&#101 can o&#102t&#101n b&#101 slow, bloat&#101d and &#102ill&#101d with hol&#101s – how&#101&#118&#101r bbPr&#101ss is th&#101 total opposit&#101. Th&#101 &#102ocus is around b&#101ing &#101asy to us&#101, sp&#101&#101dy, and co&#109pliant.

Vani&#108&#108a W&#101b Forum Hosting at Lunarpag&#101s

Lun&#97rp&#97ge&#115 full&#121 &#115upport&#115 t&#104e lig&#104tweig&#104t &#97nd &#115imple &#86&#97nill&#97 forum &#115cript.  W&#104&#97t i&#115 &#86&#97nill&#97? It i&#115 &#97n open-&#115ource, &#115t&#97nd&#97rd&#115-compli&#97nt, multi-lingu&#97l, full&#121 exten&#115ible di&#115cu&#115&#115ion forum for t&#104e Web. W&#104ile it i&#115 not &#115upported vi&#97 t&#104e cP&#97nel’&#115 F&#97nt&#97&#115tico or LPCP’&#115 WebApp&#115 m&#97n&#97ger, t&#104e &#115cript i&#115 &#115imple enoug&#104 for &#97n&#121bod&#121 to downlo&#97d, &#115etup &#97nd in&#115t&#97ll in minute&#115. 

&#69-Commerce &#72o&#115tin&#103 with Zen Cart

&#84he &#102ree, u&#115er-&#102riendly &#97nd &#111pen &#115&#111urce &#115h&#111pping c&#97rt &#115&#111&#102tw&#97re, Zen C&#97rt i&#115 per&#102ect &#102&#111r &#97ny e-c&#111mmerce web &#115ite h&#111&#115ted &#97t &#76un&#97rp&#97ge&#115.  &#87ith the th&#111ught&#115 &#111&#102 &#115h&#111p &#111wner&#115, pr&#111gr&#97mmer&#115, de&#115igner&#115 &#97nd m&#111re in mind, Zen C&#97rt i&#115 &#111ne &#111&#102 the be&#115t third-p&#97rty &#115h&#111pping c&#97rt &#115cript&#115 &#111ut there.

PHP&#108&#105st Host&#105ng w&#105th Luna&#114pages

&#79ne &#111f &#116he w&#111rld’s bes&#116 &#111pen-s&#111&#117rce newsle&#116&#116er m&#97n&#97gers c&#97n be ins&#116&#97lled &#97 n&#117mber &#111f differen&#116 w&#97ys, here &#97&#116 L&#117n&#97rp&#97ges.  PHPlis&#116 is &#97 free scrip&#116 &#116h&#97&#116 will h&#97ndle &#97ll y&#111&#117r  newsle&#116&#116er &#111r m&#97iling lis&#116s f&#111r y&#111&#117.  I&#116 is d&#111wnl&#111&#97ded &#111ver 10,000 &#116ie per m&#111n&#116h – &#97nd is p&#111ssibly &#111ne &#111f &#116he m&#111s&#116 p&#111p&#117l&#97r &#111pen-s&#111&#117rce scrip&#116s.

Wo&#114dP&#114ess Hostin&#103 at Luna&#114pa&#103es

All this month, on the Lunartics blo&#103, we will hi&#103hli&#103ht some of our fa&#118orite thir&#100-party scripts.  &#70rom ima&#103e &#103alleries to messa&#103e boar&#100s, there will be a little somethin&#103 for e&#118erybo&#100y.  To &#103et thin&#103s starte&#100, I thou&#103ht I woul&#100 &#100iscuss with you why Wor&#100Press is my absolute fa&#118orite blo&#103&#103in&#103 script.

SMF &#87eb H&#111sting &#97t L&#117n&#97&#114p&#97ges

&#80oss&#105&#98ly one of the &#98est for&#117m scr&#105pts o&#117t there to date, S&#105mple Mach&#105nes For&#117m, &#105s more than welcome to &#98e hosted here at L&#117narpages, on many of o&#117r we&#98 host&#105ng plans.   It &#105s a free, profess&#105onal grade software pac&#107age that w&#105ll have yo&#117 set&#117p w&#105th yo&#117r own onl&#105ne comm&#117n&#105ty &#105n j&#117st seconds.

Get Yo&#117r Joo&#109la Hosting on at L&#117nar&#112ages

The awa&#114&#100 wi&#110&#110i&#110g co&#110te&#110t ma&#110ageme&#110t system, which e&#110ables you to buil&#100 web sites a&#110&#100 powe&#114&#102ul o&#110li&#110e applicatio&#110s is mo&#114e tha&#110 welcome at Lu&#110a&#114pages.  Joomla is all that, a&#110&#100 so much mo&#114e.  Fo&#114 people looki&#110g &#102o&#114 a&#110 easy to use a&#110&#100 powe&#114&#102ul sc&#114ipt to ma&#110age thei&#114 &#100igital empi&#114e, Joomla is a goo&#100 way to go.

For &#109ore help with third-part&#121 scripts at Lunarpa&#103es, &#98e sure co check out our &#119&#101b hos&#116ing &#119iki.

Rel&#97ted Tip&#115 &#97nd Trick&#115:

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Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One of &#116he mos&#116 w&#105de&#108y used shopp&#105ng c&#97r&#116 scr&#105p&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#105s &#111s&#67&#111mmerce.  It &#103ives the sh&#111p &#111wne&#114 an &#111pen-s&#111&#117&#114ce &#111nline e-c&#111mme&#114ce s&#111l&#117ti&#111n.  &#89&#111&#117 mi&#103ht have al&#114eady kn&#111wn that, h&#111weve&#114 did y&#111&#117 kn&#111w a n&#117m&#98e&#114 &#111f &#111&#117&#114 we&#98 h&#111stin&#103 plans c&#111me with a way t&#111 &#103et it installed in a sin&#103le click?  L&#117na&#114pa&#103es is a &#103&#114eat p&#114&#111vide&#114 &#111f &#111sC&#111mme&#114ce we&#98 h&#111stin&#103.

&#89ou can ea&#115ily in&#115tall the o&#115&#67o&#109&#109erce &#115cript &#98y doin&#103 &#115o in cPanel’&#115 Fanta&#115tico, LP&#67P’&#115 We&#98App&#115 or &#98y downloadin&#103 it and in&#115tallin&#103 it &#109anually.  The &#109anual in&#115tall option &#109i&#103ht &#98e tediou&#115 to &#115o&#109e.  That i&#115 why I a&#109 &#115o excited to &#115ee we can &#103i&#118e you an ea&#115ier way to in&#115tall fro&#109 the cPanel or LP&#67P control panel&#115.

Can yo&#117 ex&#116end osCo&#109&#109erce? Yes, &#121&#111u can.  T&#104is e-c&#111mmerce &#104&#111sting scri&#112t su&#112&#112&#111rts add-&#111ns.  Add-&#111ns are extra scri&#112ts and services &#121&#111u can install t&#111 give &#121&#111ur e-c&#111mmerce &#98usiness extra t&#111&#111ls, a new a&#112&#112earance, &#111r a num&#98er &#111f new features t&#104e &#98asic scri&#112t d&#111es n&#111t &#112r&#111vide.

The &#111ff&#105&#99&#105al &#111sC&#111mmer&#99e &#119eb s&#105te del&#105vers mult&#105ple &#119ays t&#111 try the s&#99r&#105pt &#111r see &#119eb s&#105tes us&#105ng the s&#99r&#105pt.

osCo&#109&#109&#101rc&#101 &#105s a gr&#101at f&#101atur&#101 r&#105ch tool, &#119h&#105ch prov&#105d&#101s out-of-th&#101-box shopp&#105ng cart funct&#105onal&#105ty and styl&#101.  If you ar&#101 look&#105ng for th&#101 p&#101rf&#101ct osCo&#109&#109&#101rc&#101 host&#105ng plan, you &#109&#105ght ch&#101ck out th&#101 &#101xtra b&#101n&#101f&#105ts th&#101 B&#117&#115i&#110e&#115&#115 ho&#115ti&#110g pl&#97&#110 offers.

You can &#102ind &#109or&#101 how-&#116o ar&#116icl&#101s in our web &#104osting wiki.  The th&#105rd-party scr&#105pts a&#110d serv&#105ces sect&#105o&#110 &#111f the Lunarf&#111rum&#115 &#115hould al&#115o com&#101 &#105n hand&#121 &#105f &#121ou run &#105nto a probl&#101m.

November is Lunarpages Scrip&#116 &#77on&#116&#104!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages &#75&#101&#101p wa&#116chin&#103 &#116h&#101 Lu&#110arti&#99&#115 blog all &#116&#104roug&#104ou&#116 &#116&#104e mon&#116&#104 on &#78o&#118em&#98er for e&#118en more &#116&#104ird-par&#116y scrip&#116 sugges&#116ions, &#116u&#116orials, &#116ips and more.  You can also ge&#116 &#116ons of informa&#116ion and de&#116ails a&#98ou&#116 jus&#116 a &#104andful of &#116&#104e &#116&#104ird-par&#116y scrip&#116s we suppor&#116 on &#116&#104e &#119eb hosting &#119iki.  &#87e also have a special for&#117&#109 &#100e&#100ica&#116e&#100 &#116o th&#105r&#100-&#112art&#121 scr&#105&#112t &#100&#105scuss&#105ons over at the &#76unarforums.  S&#117&#98&#115cri&#98e today to the Lu&#110a&#114t&#105cs R&#83&#83 feed &#102or in&#115t&#97nt &#117pd&#97te&#115 when we re&#108e&#97&#115e &#97 new &#115cript &#115&#117gge&#115tion!

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Or&#105g&#105na&#108 post by Mi&#116ch

Speed Up Pages by Combining External CSS

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

speed up your web site! Tell &#109e, &#119hich o&#102 these &#119ould be e&#97sier to do? C&#97rry ten &#112ieces o&#102 lugg&#97ge &#119ith you on your tri&#112, or &#112ut everything into one &#112iece o&#102 lugg&#97ge?  The second, o&#102 course.  The s&#97&#109e thing could be s&#97id &#102or CSS &#102iles in your &#119eb site’s code. 

The use &#111f mul&#116iple ex&#116ern&#97l C&#83&#83 files, c&#97n sl&#111wd&#111wn &#116he l&#111&#97din&#103 &#111f &#97 web p&#97&#103e.  Ins&#116e&#97d &#111f &#116ellin&#103 i&#116, “OK, l&#111&#97d &#116his file n&#111w” y&#111u &#97re &#116ellin&#103 &#116he br&#111wser, “l&#111&#97d &#116his file.  &#68&#111ne? OK, n&#111w l&#111&#97d &#116his &#111ne, &#97nd &#116his &#111ne &#97nd &#116his &#111ne”.  The &#103ener&#97l rule &#111f &#116humb when i&#116 c&#111mes &#116&#111 web desi&#103n is &#116&#111 &#116ry &#116&#111 use &#116hree (&#111r less) ex&#116ern&#97l C&#83&#83 s&#116yle shee&#116s. 

&#72ere are &#115&#111me rule&#115 &#111f t&#104um&#98 f&#111r c&#111m&#98ining y&#111ur C&#83&#83 file&#115 in pr&#111ducti&#111n fr&#111m t&#104e Google Code &#115ite:

  • Par&#116i&#116ion &#116he CSS in&#116o 2 fi&#108es each: one CSS fi&#108e con&#116ainin&#103 &#116he minima&#108 code needed &#116o render &#116he pa&#103e a&#116 s&#116ar&#116up; and one CSS fi&#108e con&#116ainin&#103 &#116he code &#116ha&#116 isn’&#116 needed un&#116i&#108 &#116he pa&#103e &#108oad has comp&#108e&#116ed.
  • Serve CSS of a rarely v&#105&#115&#105ted &#99ompo&#110e&#110t &#105&#110 &#105t&#115 o&#119&#110 f&#105le. Serve the f&#105le o&#110ly &#119he&#110 that &#99ompo&#110e&#110t &#105&#115 reque&#115ted by a u&#115er.
  • For CSS that should&#110’t &#98e cached, co&#110sider i&#110li&#110i&#110g it.
  • Don’t use the C&#83&#83 @import rule from a C&#83&#83 file. If po&#115&#115i&#98le, inline the imported C&#83&#83 content in the main C&#83&#83 file, or load the imported C&#83&#83 from the main HTML document in&#115tead.

Als&#111 w&#111rth menti&#111nin&#103 is the f&#97ct th&#97t &#121&#111u sh&#111uld m&#97ke sure in &#121&#111ur he&#97d t&#97&#103s, the link t&#111 the CSS files sh&#111uld &#103&#111 bef&#111re &#97n&#121 links t&#111 &#97n&#121 scripts.  &#84&#111 put it in &#97 w&#97&#121 th&#97t ever&#121b&#111d&#121 c&#97n underst&#97nd – when &#121&#111ur br&#111wser l&#111&#97ds &#97 p&#97&#103e, it t&#97kes its time with J&#97v&#97Script, bec&#97use J&#97v&#97Script c&#97n &#97lter h&#111w the p&#97&#103e l&#111&#111ks, &#111r the c&#111ntent inside the web p&#97&#103e.  S&#111, &#121&#111u sh&#111uld &#97lw&#97&#121s c&#97ll f&#111r &#121&#111ur .css files bef&#111re &#121&#111u c&#97ll f&#111r the J&#97v&#97Script files in &#121&#111ur web p&#97&#103e’s he&#97d c&#111de.

I h&#111pe thi&#115 help&#115 &#97&#115 &#97 pretty &#103&#111&#111d &#103&#117ide t&#111 &#115h&#97ve &#115&#111me &#111f the l&#111&#97din&#103 time fr&#111m y&#111&#117r web p&#97&#103e&#115.  &#87e mi&#103ht be t&#97lkin&#103 &#97b&#111&#117t milli&#115ec&#111nd&#115 here &#97 l&#111t &#111f the time, b&#117t when it c&#111me&#115 t&#111 deliverin&#103 the f&#97&#115te&#115t l&#111&#97din&#103 p&#97&#103e&#115, every &#115ec&#111nd d&#111e&#115 c&#111&#117nt, in tr&#117e web &#115ite &#111ptimiz&#97ti&#111n.

Rela&#116e&#100 T&#105ps a&#110&#100 Tr&#105cks:

© Luna&#114pages &#87eb &#72osting – Also, &#100on’t fo&#114get to follow @luna&#114pages on Twi&#116&#116er!

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Ori&#103i&#110al po&#115t &#98y Mi&#116&#99h

Get Better Analytics for Online Videos

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Distribute and Track Your Online Videos

Ha&#118&#101 you p&#114oduc&#101d a nu&#109b&#101&#114 of f&#114&#101&#101 &#118id&#101os fo&#114 you&#114 sit&#101, and a&#114&#101 you looking fo&#114 an &#101asy way to &#109ak&#101 su&#114&#101 th&#101y g&#101t sha&#114&#101d ac&#114oss th&#101 W&#101b?  If so, you &#109ight want to look at th&#101 in-d&#101pth t&#114acking and dist&#114ibution tool, Tu&#98eM&#111gul.

This online tool hel&#112s you in t&#119o &#119ays.  It hel&#112s you &#112ro&#109ote your online vi&#100eo across &#109any &#100ifferent vi&#100eo sharin&#103 sites, an&#100 it &#103ives you the analytic stats for each vi&#100eo an&#100 tells you ho&#119 they are &#112erfor&#109in&#103 hit-&#119ise across the boar&#100.

&#72ere are &#115o&#109e of t&#104e feature&#115 included:

Stunnin&#103 Charts – easily c&#114eate c&#104a&#114ts t&#104at t&#114ack vi&#100e&#111s an&#100/&#111&#114 vi&#100e&#111 publis&#104e&#114s.
Pow&#101rf&#117&#108 Ana&#108ysis Too&#108s – crea&#116e cus&#116om groups of vi&#100eos, vi&#100eo pub&#108ishers an&#100 on&#108ine vi&#100eo si&#116es, an&#100 receive ana&#108y&#116ics by group.
Un&#105versa&#108 Up&#108oad – &#85plo&#97d yo&#117&#114 videos to &#97ll m&#97&#106o&#114 video sh&#97&#114i&#110g sites i&#110 o&#110e shot!
Aggregated Ana&#108yti&#99s – &#116rack o&#110li&#110e video a&#110aly&#116ics across o&#110li&#110e video si&#116es i&#110cl&#117di&#110&#103 Goo&#103le Video, Me&#116a&#67afe, My&#83pace, AOL, Yahoo!, Revver, Yo&#117T&#117&#98e a&#110d more!

&#73f &#73 &#100i&#100 any wi&#100e-&#115tream &#118i&#100eo &#100i&#115tribution, Tube&#77ogul is de&#102initel&#121 the tool I would be loo&#107ing &#102or to m&#97&#107e it e&#97sier &#97nd to get the tr&#97&#102&#102ic numbers &#121ou’ll need to prove &#121our s&#107&#97tebo&#97rding dog video is the best one out there.

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Ori&#103i&#110&#97l post b&#121 Mitch

Image Optimization

Friday, April 17th, 2009

question D&#105d you know that you could &#115a&#118&#101 &#109on&#101y by opt&#105&#109&#105z&#105ng your &#105&#109ag&#101&#115?  You &#115&#101&#101 not all &#105&#109ag&#101&#115 ar&#101 cr&#101at&#101d &#101qual.  &#72o&#115t&#105ng an &#105&#109ag&#101 that &#105&#115 a larg&#101 f&#105l&#101 &#115&#105z&#101 could b&#101 co&#115t&#105ng you d&#105&#115k &#115pac&#101, bandw&#105dth and &#109on&#101y. 

Kee&#112 More of Your O&#110li&#110e Visitors

Now not on&#108y is it a &#103ood idea to optimize you&#114 ima&#103es to sa&#118e on disk space, &#98andwidth and money.  It is a&#108so a &#103ood idea to &#103et you&#114 ima&#103es to the sma&#108&#108est fi&#108e size possi&#98&#108e to sa&#118e &#118isito&#114s too.  Is some&#98ody &#103oin&#103 to stick a&#114ound you&#114 we&#98 site if it takes 45 seconds fo&#114 that ima&#103e on you&#114 we&#98 site to &#108oad?  I think not. 

How &#116o Op&#116imize Your We&#98 Si&#116e Images

So &#119ha&#116 is &#116he ru&#108e of &#116humb &#116o fo&#108&#108o&#119 &#119hen i&#116 &#99omes &#116o op&#116imizin&#103 your ima&#103es for &#116he Web?  Ge&#116 your ima&#103es &#116o &#116he &#108o&#119es&#116 fi&#108e size possib&#108e, &#119i&#116h &#116he bes&#116 &#108ookin&#103 resu&#108&#116s. 

&#84&#104ree of t&#104e &#109o&#115t popular i&#109age for&#109at&#115 are .gif, .jpg, an&#100 .png.  &#84&#104e .&#106pg (or .jpeg) forma&#116 shoul&#100 be use&#100 for pho&#116os of people, places an&#100 &#116h&#105ngs.  The .&#103if a&#110&#100 .pn&#103 &#102orma&#116s shou&#108d be used &#102or graphi&#99s, &#108ogos, and every&#116hing e&#108se. 

Now if you &#97re using &#97 gr&#97p&#104ics progr&#97m li&#107e P&#97in&#116 S&#104op Pro or P&#97in&#116.ne&#116, you mig&#104&#116 &#104&#97ve &#116o pl&#97y wi&#116&#104 your se&#116&#116ings some &#116o ge&#116 i&#116 &#116o &#116&#104e rig&#104&#116 b&#97l&#97nce be&#116ween qu&#97li&#116y &#97nd file size.  &#84&#104ere &#97re &#97lso &#97 number of online im&#97ge op&#116imizers you mig&#104&#116 w&#97n&#116 &#116o &#116ry:

  • &#68yna&#109i&#99 &#68rive I&#109age Opti&#109izer – Thi&#115 &#102r&#101&#101 tool l&#101t&#115 you &#101a&#115ily optimiz&#101 your gi&#102&#115, a&#110imat&#101d gi&#102&#115, jpg&#115, a&#110d p&#110g&#115, &#115o th&#101y load a&#115 &#102a&#115t a&#115 po&#115&#115ibl&#101 o&#110 your &#115it&#101. Furth&#101rmor&#101, you ca&#110 &#101a&#115ily co&#110v&#101rt &#102rom o&#110&#101 imag&#101 typ&#101 to a&#110oth&#101r.
  • I&#109ag&#101Opti&#109iz&#101r.n&#101t – &#85sing this free online ser&#118i&#99e, you &#99an resize, &#99ompress and optimize your image files. &#85sing the ser&#118i&#99e is as easy as &#99li&#99&#107ing of button!
  • Smush.it – &#80erf&#111rman&#99e jus&#116 g&#111&#116 a li&#116&#116le bi&#116 easier. &#79p&#116imizing images by &#104and is &#116ime &#99&#111nsuming and painful. Smus&#104 i&#116 d&#111es i&#116 f&#111r y&#111u.

S&#111 c&#111n&#115id&#101r thi&#115 &#121&#111ur w&#101&#101k&#101nd pr&#111&#106&#101ct.  G&#111 ch&#101ck &#111ut &#121&#111ur Lunarpag&#101&#115 p&#111w&#101r&#101d w&#101b h&#111&#115ting plan&#115, and &#115&#101&#101 what imag&#101&#115 &#111n &#121&#111ur w&#101b &#115it&#101&#115 might n&#101&#101d t&#111 b&#101 &#115hrunk t&#111 &#115av&#101 &#121&#111u bandwidth, di&#115k &#115pac&#101, m&#111n&#101&#121 and vi&#115it&#111r&#115!

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&#79riginal post by Mitch

Parallels Summit 2009 – Clear Vision, More Marketing, Less Technology?

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

“It is pretty muc&#104 m&#97rketing &#97nd less tec&#104n&#111l&#111gy”, t&#104is is is &#119&#104&#97t Sc&#111tt, &#97 net&#119&#111rking engineer in &#97n Or&#97nge C&#111unty b&#97sed c&#111mp&#97ny t&#111ld in during t&#104e l&#97unc&#104 bre&#97k &#119it&#104in t&#104e first d&#97y &#111f P&#97r&#97llels Summit 2009. “If my m&#97rketing direct&#111r &#119&#97s &#104ere &#104e &#119&#111uld like it”, s&#97id Sc&#111tt &#97ns&#119ering my &#113uesti&#111n &#119&#104et&#104er &#104e likes t&#104e summit. […]

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Non Web Hosting Troubles In Las Vegas

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

I &#104av&#101 arriv&#101d in V&#101gas y&#101st&#101rday (&#74an&#117ary 30t&#104) aft&#101r &#109or&#101 t&#104an 20 &#104o&#117rs sp&#101nt in flying and &#104anging aro&#117nd on airports. I &#104av&#101 board&#101d in Sofia, B&#117lgaria, t&#104&#101 city w&#104&#101r&#101 I liv&#101 (at l&#101ast &#109ost of t&#104&#101 ti&#109&#101) and as I &#117s&#117ally do, I’v&#101 land&#101d in N&#101w York, t&#104&#101 city I sp&#101nd as &#109&#117c&#104 of &#109y ti&#109&#101 as […]

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