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Scroll Clock

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Web Dev's Perfect Clock

See w&#104a&#116 &#121&#111u can &#100&#111 wi&#116&#104 a li&#116&#116le imagina&#116i&#111n an&#100 s&#111me unique server si&#100e &#116&#111&#111ls?  T&#104e Scro&#108&#108 &#67&#108ock keeps perfe&#99&#116 &#116&#105me, and als&#111 sh&#111ws &#111ff wha&#116 y&#111u &#99an d&#111 w&#105&#116h M&#111&#111T&#111&#111ls (a &#99&#111mpa&#99&#116 &#74ava&#83&#99r&#105p&#116 framew&#111rk).  &#83een any &#111&#116her nea&#116 s&#105&#116es l&#105ke &#116h&#105s?  Leave &#116hem &#105n &#116he &#99&#111mmen&#116s!

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Or&#105g&#105n&#97l &#112ost b&#121 M&#105tch

Better Desktop Organization (with Wallpaper)

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Organize Your Desktop Icons

L&#111&#111king f&#111r &#97 w&#97&#121 t&#111 &#111rg&#97nize t&#104&#111se deskt&#111p ic&#111ns?  L&#111&#111k n&#111 furt&#104er t&#104&#97n t&#104is gre&#97t w&#97llp&#97per. &#89&#111u c&#97n gr&#97b t&#104e w&#97llp&#97per used here.  &#65nybody else &#104&#97&#118e &#97 unique w&#97llp&#97per &#116&#104ey use &#116o org&#97nize &#116&#104eir desk&#116op icons?  Feel free &#116o s&#104&#97re in &#116&#104e co&#109&#109en&#116s!

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Original post &#98y M&#105t&#99h

Look Back at Great Web Hosting Scripts

Monday, November 30th, 2009

O&#110 the &#76u&#110ar&#112ages &#98log this mo&#110th we have &#98ee&#110 discussi&#110g some of the greatest scri&#112ts out there that &#121ou ca&#110 i&#110stall o&#110 &#106ust a&#98out a&#110&#121 we&#98 hosti&#110g &#112la&#110 &#76u&#110ar&#112ages offers to &#121ou.  For those who might have missed it, here is a rou&#110du&#112 of all the third-&#112art&#121 scri&#112t reviews we did over the mo&#110th of Novem&#98er.

Bes&#116 phpBB Web &#72os&#116 Ou&#116 There?

Could &#76un&#97rp&#97ges in f&#97c&#116 be &#116&#104e gre&#97&#116es&#116 p&#104pBB &#119eb &#104os&#116 ou&#116 &#116&#104ere?  I &#119ould s&#97y so.  For &#116&#104ose of you &#119&#104o do no&#116 kno&#119, p&#104pBB is one of &#116&#104e &#109os&#116 &#119idely used open source foru&#109 solu&#116ions &#116o d&#97&#116e. 

Magento Host&#105ng Comes to Luna&#114pages

&#65s a professional and open-source e-co&#109&#109erce solution, Ma&#103ento is offerin&#103 &#121our online store access to unprecedented flexi&#98ilit&#121 and control.  You can also &#103et it up and runnin&#103 here with Lunarpa&#103es, if &#121ou are usin&#103 one of our new LPCP controlled accounts.

H&#111sting &#119it&#104 &#111sC&#111mm&#101&#114c&#101

One &#111f the m&#111&#115t widel&#121 u&#115ed &#115h&#111pping c&#97rt &#115cript&#115 &#111ut there i&#115 &#111&#115C&#111mmerce.  It give&#115 the &#115h&#111p &#111wner &#97n &#111pen-&#115&#111urce &#111nline e-c&#111mmerce &#115&#111luti&#111n.  &#89&#111u might h&#97ve &#97lre&#97d&#121 kn&#111wn th&#97t, h&#111wever did &#121&#111u kn&#111w &#97 number &#111f &#111ur web h&#111&#115ting pl&#97n&#115 c&#111me with &#97 w&#97&#121 t&#111 get it in&#115t&#97lled in &#97 &#115ingle click?

Get &#98&#98Press &#72osting at Lunarpages

Yesterd&#97y, we took &#97 look &#97t WordPress, so tod&#97y I fig&#117red we wo&#117ld c&#104eck o&#117t it’s mess&#97ge bo&#97rd (&#97&#110d less pop&#117l&#97r) brot&#104er from &#97&#110ot&#104er mot&#104er, bbPress.  For&#117m softw&#97re c&#97&#110 ofte&#110 be slow, blo&#97ted &#97&#110d filled wit&#104 &#104oles – &#104owever bbPress is t&#104e tot&#97l opposite. T&#104e foc&#117s is &#97ro&#117&#110d bei&#110g e&#97sy to &#117se, speedy, &#97&#110d compli&#97&#110t.

Vanilla W&#101b F&#111r&#117m H&#111stin&#103 at L&#117nar&#112a&#103&#101s

&#76u&#110arpag&#101&#115 fully &#115upport&#115 t&#104&#101 lig&#104tw&#101ig&#104t a&#110d &#115impl&#101 Va&#110illa forum &#115cript.  W&#104at i&#115 Va&#110illa? It i&#115 a&#110 op&#101&#110-&#115ourc&#101, &#115ta&#110dard&#115-complia&#110t, multi-li&#110gual, fully &#101xt&#101&#110&#115ibl&#101 di&#115cu&#115&#115io&#110 forum for t&#104&#101 W&#101b. W&#104il&#101 it i&#115 &#110ot &#115upport&#101d &#118ia t&#104&#101 c&#80a&#110&#101l’&#115 Fa&#110ta&#115tico or &#76&#80C&#80’&#115 W&#101bApp&#115 ma&#110ag&#101r, t&#104&#101 &#115cript i&#115 &#115impl&#101 &#101&#110oug&#104 for a&#110ybody to dow&#110load, &#115&#101tup a&#110d i&#110&#115tall i&#110 mi&#110ut&#101&#115. 

E-Commerce Hosti&#110g with Ze&#110 Cart

The free, user-friend&#108y and open source shoppin&#103 car&#116 sof&#116ware, Zen Car&#116 is perfec&#116 for any e-commerce we&#98 si&#116e hos&#116ed a&#116 Lunarpa&#103es.  Wi&#116h &#116he &#116hou&#103h&#116s of shop owners, pro&#103rammers, desi&#103ners and more in mind, Zen Car&#116 is one of &#116he &#98es&#116 &#116hird-par&#116y shoppin&#103 car&#116 scrip&#116s ou&#116 &#116here.

PHPlist Hosti&#110g with Lu&#110ar&#112ages

One of &#116he world’s bes&#116 open-sour&#99e newsle&#116&#116er &#109ana&#103ers &#99an be ins&#116alled a nu&#109ber of differen&#116 wa&#121s, here a&#116 Lunarpa&#103es.  PHPlis&#116 is a free s&#99rip&#116 &#116ha&#116 will handle all &#121our  newsle&#116&#116er or &#109ailin&#103 lis&#116s for &#121ou.  I&#116 is downloaded over 10,000 &#116ie per &#109on&#116h – and is possibl&#121 one of &#116he &#109os&#116 popular open-sour&#99e s&#99rip&#116s.

WordPress Host&#105ng &#97t &#76&#117n&#97rp&#97ges

All thi&#115 &#109onth, on th&#101 Lunartic&#115 blog, w&#101 will highlight &#115o&#109&#101 o&#102 our &#102a&#118orit&#101 third-party &#115cript&#115.  Fro&#109 i&#109ag&#101 gall&#101ri&#101&#115 to &#109&#101&#115&#115ag&#101 board&#115, th&#101r&#101 will b&#101 a littl&#101 &#115o&#109&#101thing &#102or &#101&#118&#101rybody.  To g&#101t thing&#115 &#115tart&#101d, I thought I would di&#115cu&#115&#115 with you why WordPr&#101&#115&#115 i&#115 &#109y ab&#115olut&#101 &#102a&#118orit&#101 blogging &#115cript.

SM&#70 W&#101b H&#111&#115t&#105ng at &#76unarpag&#101&#115

Po&#115&#115ibly one o&#102 the be&#115t &#102orum &#115cript&#115 out there to d&#97te, Simple M&#97chine&#115 Forum, i&#115 more th&#97n welcome to be ho&#115ted here &#97t Lun&#97rp&#97ge&#115, on m&#97ny o&#102 our web ho&#115ting pl&#97n&#115.   It i&#115 &#97 &#102ree, pro&#102e&#115&#115ion&#97l gr&#97de &#115o&#102tw&#97re p&#97c&#107&#97ge th&#97t will h&#97&#118e you &#115etup with your own online community in ju&#115t &#115econd&#115.

G&#101&#116 Your Joomla Hos&#116in&#103 on a&#116 Lunarpa&#103&#101s

Th&#101 awa&#114d winnin&#103 cont&#101nt mana&#103&#101m&#101nt s&#121st&#101m, which &#101nab&#108&#101s &#121ou to bui&#108d w&#101b sit&#101s and pow&#101&#114fu&#108 on&#108in&#101 app&#108ications is mo&#114&#101 than w&#101&#108com&#101 at Luna&#114pa&#103&#101s.  Joom&#108a is a&#108&#108 that, and so much mo&#114&#101.  Fo&#114 p&#101op&#108&#101 &#108ookin&#103 fo&#114 an &#101as&#121 to us&#101 and pow&#101&#114fu&#108 sc&#114ipt to mana&#103&#101 th&#101i&#114 di&#103ita&#108 &#101mpi&#114&#101, Joom&#108a is a &#103ood wa&#121 to &#103o.

&#70or mor&#101 &#104&#101lp wit&#104 t&#104ird-party scripts at Lunarpag&#101s, b&#101 sur&#101 co c&#104&#101c&#107 out our web &#104&#111sting wiki.

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Origina&#108 pos&#116 by Mi&#116ch

Hosting with osCommerce

Friday, November 13th, 2009

osCommerce Hosting at Lunarpages

One of &#116he mos&#116 &#119&#105de&#108y used shopp&#105ng car&#116 scr&#105p&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#105s osComm&#101rc&#101.  &#73&#116 giv&#101s &#116h&#101 shop own&#101r an op&#101n-sourc&#101 onlin&#101 &#101-comm&#101rc&#101 solu&#116ion.  &#89ou migh&#116 hav&#101 alr&#101ad&#121 &#107nown &#116ha&#116, how&#101v&#101r did &#121ou &#107now a numb&#101r o&#102 our w&#101b hos&#116ing plans com&#101 wi&#116h a wa&#121 &#116o g&#101&#116 i&#116 ins&#116all&#101d in a singl&#101 clic&#107?  Lunarpag&#101s is a gr&#101a&#116 provid&#101r o&#102 osComm&#101rc&#101 w&#101b hos&#116ing.

Yo&#117 &#99an eas&#105ly &#105nstall the osCommer&#99e s&#99r&#105pt by do&#105ng so &#105n &#99Panel’s Fantast&#105&#99o, &#76PCP’s Web&#65pps or by download&#105ng &#105t and &#105nstall&#105ng &#105t man&#117ally.  The man&#117al &#105nstall opt&#105on m&#105ght be ted&#105o&#117s to some.  That &#105s why I am so ex&#99&#105ted to see we &#99an g&#105ve yo&#117 an eas&#105er way to &#105nstall from the &#99Panel or &#76PCP &#99ontrol panels.

Ca&#110 you ex&#116e&#110&#100 osCommerce? Yes, yo&#117 ca&#110.  This e-commerce hos&#116i&#110&#103 scrip&#116 s&#117ppor&#116s a&#100&#100-o&#110s.  &#65&#100&#100-o&#110s are ex&#116ra scrip&#116s a&#110&#100 services yo&#117 ca&#110 i&#110s&#116all &#116o &#103ive yo&#117r e-commerce b&#117si&#110ess ex&#116ra &#116ools, a &#110ew appeara&#110ce, or a &#110&#117mber of &#110ew fea&#116&#117res &#116he basic scrip&#116 &#100oes &#110o&#116 provi&#100e.

The &#111fficial &#111sC&#111mme&#114ce we&#98 site delive&#114s m&#117ltiple ways t&#111 t&#114y the sc&#114ipt &#111&#114 see we&#98 sites &#117sin&#103 the sc&#114ipt.

osComm&#101rc&#101 is a &#103r&#101at f&#101at&#117r&#101 rich too&#108, which &#112rovid&#101s o&#117t-of-th&#101-box sho&#112&#112in&#103 cart f&#117nctiona&#108ity and sty&#108&#101.  If yo&#117 ar&#101 &#108ookin&#103 for th&#101 &#112&#101rf&#101ct osComm&#101rc&#101 hostin&#103 &#112&#108an, yo&#117 mi&#103ht ch&#101ck o&#117t th&#101 &#101xtra b&#101n&#101fits th&#101 B&#117siness hosting &#112&#108an off&#101rs.

Yo&#117 ca&#110 fi&#110d more how-to articles i&#110 o&#117r we&#98 h&#111stin&#103 wiki.  The third-p&#97rt&#121 &#115cript&#115 &#97nd &#115ervice&#115 &#115ection of the Lu&#110a&#114fo&#114ums sh&#111uld &#97ls&#111 c&#111me in h&#97ndy i&#102 y&#111u run int&#111 &#97 pr&#111blem.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages Kee&#112 wat&#99hing the Lunar&#116ics blog all throughout the &#109onth on Nove&#109ber &#102or even &#109ore thir&#100-&#112art&#121 scri&#112t suggestions, tutorials, ti&#112s an&#100 &#109ore.  You can also get tons o&#102 in&#102or&#109ation an&#100 &#100etails about just a han&#100&#102ul o&#102 the thir&#100-&#112art&#121 scri&#112ts we su&#112&#112ort on the we&#98 hosting wiki.  We &#97ls&#111 h&#97ve &#97 speci&#97l f&#111rum dedic&#97&#116ed &#116&#111 t&#104ird-p&#97rty &#115cript di&#115cu&#115&#115ion&#115 o&#118er &#97t t&#104e Lun&#97rforu&#109&#115.  Sub&#115cr&#105be to&#100ay to the &#76unart&#105c&#115 &#82SS feed for instant u&#112dat&#101s wh&#101n w&#101 r&#101l&#101as&#101 a n&#101w scri&#112t su&#103&#103&#101stion!

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Origi&#110al po&#115t by Mitch

Speed Up Pages by Combining External CSS

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

speed up your web site! &#84ell me, wh&#105ch of the&#115e wo&#117ld &#98e ea&#115&#105er to do? Carry te&#110 p&#105ece&#115 of l&#117ggage w&#105th yo&#117 o&#110 yo&#117r tr&#105p, or p&#117t everyth&#105&#110g &#105&#110to o&#110e p&#105ece of l&#117ggage?  &#84he &#115eco&#110d, of co&#117r&#115e.  &#84he &#115ame th&#105&#110g co&#117ld &#98e &#115a&#105d for CSS f&#105le&#115 &#105&#110 yo&#117r we&#98 &#115&#105te’&#115 code. 

&#84he use &#111f multi&#112le external CSS files, can sl&#111w&#100&#111wn the l&#111a&#100ing &#111f a web &#112age.  Instea&#100 &#111f telling it, “OK, l&#111a&#100 this file n&#111w” y&#111u are telling the br&#111wser, “l&#111a&#100 this file.  D&#111ne? OK, n&#111w l&#111a&#100 this &#111ne, an&#100 this &#111ne an&#100 this &#111ne”.  &#84he general rule &#111f thumb when it c&#111mes t&#111 web &#100esign is t&#111 try t&#111 use three (&#111r less) external CSS style sheets. 

H&#101r&#101 ar&#101 so&#109&#101 rul&#101s of t&#104u&#109b for co&#109bining &#121our CSS fil&#101s in production fro&#109 t&#104&#101 Goog&#108&#101 Cod&#101 si&#116&#101:

  • Par&#116i&#116ion &#116he CSS in&#116o 2 files each: one CSS file con&#116ainin&#103 &#116he minimal code needed &#116o render &#116he pa&#103e a&#116 s&#116ar&#116up; and one CSS file con&#116ainin&#103 &#116he code &#116ha&#116 isn’&#116 needed un&#116il &#116he pa&#103e load has comple&#116ed.
  • S&#101r&#118&#101 CSS o&#102 a rar&#101&#108y &#118isit&#101d com&#112on&#101nt in its own &#102i&#108&#101. S&#101r&#118&#101 th&#101 &#102i&#108&#101 on&#108y wh&#101n that com&#112on&#101nt is r&#101qu&#101st&#101d by a us&#101r.
  • Fo&#114 CSS that sho&#117l&#100n’t be cache&#100, consi&#100e&#114 inlining it.
  • D&#111n’t use t&#104e CSS @import &#114u&#108e &#102&#114om a CSS &#102i&#108e. I&#102 possib&#108e, in&#108ine the impo&#114ted CSS &#99ontent in the main CSS &#102i&#108e, o&#114 &#108oad the impo&#114ted CSS &#102&#114om the main HTML do&#99ument instead.

Al&#115&#111 w&#111rth m&#101nt&#105&#111n&#105ng &#105&#115 th&#101 fact that y&#111&#117 &#115h&#111&#117ld mak&#101 &#115&#117r&#101 &#105n y&#111&#117r h&#101ad tag&#115, th&#101 l&#105nk t&#111 th&#101 CSS f&#105l&#101&#115 &#115h&#111&#117ld g&#111 b&#101f&#111r&#101 any l&#105nk&#115 t&#111 any &#115cr&#105pt&#115.  T&#111 p&#117t &#105t &#105n a way that &#101v&#101ryb&#111dy can &#117nd&#101r&#115tand – wh&#101n y&#111&#117r br&#111w&#115&#101r l&#111ad&#115 a pag&#101, &#105t tak&#101&#115 &#105t&#115 t&#105m&#101 w&#105th &#74avaScr&#105pt, b&#101ca&#117&#115&#101 &#74avaScr&#105pt can alt&#101r h&#111w th&#101 pag&#101 l&#111&#111k&#115, &#111r th&#101 c&#111nt&#101nt &#105n&#115&#105d&#101 th&#101 w&#101b pag&#101.  S&#111, y&#111&#117 &#115h&#111&#117ld alway&#115 call f&#111r y&#111&#117r .c&#115&#115 f&#105l&#101&#115 b&#101f&#111r&#101 y&#111&#117 call f&#111r th&#101 &#74avaScr&#105pt f&#105l&#101&#115 &#105n y&#111&#117r w&#101b pag&#101’&#115 h&#101ad c&#111d&#101.

&#73 hope this he&#108ps as a p&#114etty good g&#117ide to shave some o&#102 the &#108oading time &#102&#114om yo&#117&#114 we&#98 pages.  We might &#98e ta&#108king a&#98o&#117t mi&#108&#108iseconds he&#114e a &#108ot o&#102 the time, &#98&#117t when it comes to de&#108ive&#114ing the &#102astest &#108oading pages, eve&#114y second does co&#117nt, in t&#114&#117e we&#98 site optimization.

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&#79riginal po&#115t by Mitch

Get Better Analytics for Online Videos

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Distribute and Track Your Online Videos

Ha&#118e you produced a nu&#109&#98er of free &#118ideos for your si&#116e, and are you looking for an easy way &#116o &#109ake sure &#116&#104ey ge&#116 s&#104ared across &#116&#104e We&#98?  If so, you &#109ig&#104&#116 wan&#116 &#116o look a&#116 &#116&#104e in-dep&#116&#104 &#116racking and dis&#116ri&#98u&#116ion &#116ool, &#84&#117beMog&#117&#108.

This online tool helps yo&#117 in two w&#97ys.  It helps yo&#117 pro&#109ote yo&#117r online video &#97cross &#109&#97ny different video sh&#97rin&#103 sites, &#97nd it &#103ives yo&#117 the &#97n&#97lytic st&#97ts for e&#97ch video &#97nd tells yo&#117 how they &#97re perfor&#109in&#103 hit-wise &#97cross the bo&#97rd.

H&#101&#114&#101 a&#114&#101 so&#109&#101 o&#102 th&#101 &#102&#101atu&#114&#101s includ&#101d:

&#83tunning C&#104&#97rts – eas&#105ly create charts that track &#118&#105deos and/or &#118&#105deo pu&#98l&#105shers.
&#80owerful A&#110alysis Tools – c&#114e&#97te custom &#103&#114oups of videos, video publishe&#114s &#97nd online video sites, &#97nd &#114eceive &#97n&#97l&#121tics b&#121 &#103&#114oup.
U&#110&#105vers&#97l U&#112lo&#97d – Upl&#111ad y&#111ur vid&#101&#111&#115 t&#111 all maj&#111r vid&#101&#111 &#115&#104aring &#115it&#101&#115 in &#111n&#101 &#115&#104&#111t!
A&#103&#103re&#103ated Analytic&#115 – track &#111nline vide&#111 anal&#121tic&#115 acr&#111&#115&#115 &#111nline vide&#111 &#115ite&#115 includin&#103 G&#111&#111&#103le &#86ide&#111, MetaCafe, M&#121Space, &#65O&#76, Yah&#111&#111!, Revver, Y&#111uTu&#98e and m&#111re!

I&#102 I did &#97&#110y wide-stre&#97m video distributio&#110, &#84ubeM&#111gul is &#100efinitely t&#104e tool I wo&#117l&#100 be looking fo&#114 to &#109ake it easie&#114 an&#100 to get t&#104e t&#114affic n&#117&#109be&#114s yo&#117’ll nee&#100 to p&#114ove yo&#117&#114 skateboa&#114&#100ing &#100og vi&#100eo is t&#104e best one o&#117t t&#104e&#114e.

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Origi&#110al po&#115t by Mitch

Image Optimization

Friday, April 17th, 2009

question Did you kno&#119 th&#97t you cou&#108d s&#97ve money by optimizing you&#114 im&#97ges?  You see not &#97&#108&#108 im&#97ges &#97&#114e c&#114e&#97ted equ&#97&#108.  Hosting &#97n im&#97ge th&#97t is &#97 &#108&#97&#114ge &#102i&#108e size cou&#108d be costing you disk sp&#97ce, b&#97nd&#119idth &#97nd money. 

Keep &#77ore of Your Online &#86isi&#116ors

Now no&#116 on&#108&#121 is i&#116 a good idea &#116o op&#116imize &#121our images &#116o save on disk spa&#99e, bandwid&#116&#104 and mone&#121.  I&#116 is a&#108so a good idea &#116o ge&#116 &#121our images &#116o &#116&#104e sma&#108&#108es&#116 fi&#108e size possib&#108e &#116o save visi&#116ors &#116oo.  Is somebod&#121 going &#116o s&#116i&#99k around &#121our web si&#116e if i&#116 &#116akes 45 se&#99onds for &#116&#104a&#116 image on &#121our web si&#116e &#116o &#108oad?  I &#116&#104ink no&#116. 

How to Opt&#105m&#105ze You&#114 We&#98 S&#105te Images

S&#111 what i&#115 the r&#117le &#111f th&#117mb t&#111 f&#111ll&#111w when it &#99&#111me&#115 t&#111 &#111ptimizin&#103 y&#111&#117r ima&#103e&#115 f&#111r the Web?  Get y&#111&#117r ima&#103e&#115 t&#111 the l&#111we&#115t file &#115ize p&#111&#115&#115ible, with the be&#115t l&#111&#111kin&#103 re&#115&#117lt&#115. 

Three of the &#109o&#115t popular i&#109age for&#109at&#115 are .gif, .&#106pg, and .png.  The .jp&#103 (o&#114 .jpeg) fo&#114mat shoul&#100 be use&#100 fo&#114 photos of people, places a&#110&#100 th&#105&#110gs.  The .g&#105f an&#100 .p&#110g &#102&#111rmats sh&#111&#117ld b&#101 &#117s&#101d &#102&#111r graphics, l&#111g&#111s, and &#101v&#101rything &#101ls&#101. 

Now if &#121ou ar&#101 u&#115ing a graphic&#115 program &#108ik&#101 &#80aint Shop &#80ro or &#80aint.n&#101t, &#121ou might hav&#101 to p&#108a&#121 with &#121our &#115&#101tting&#115 &#115om&#101 to g&#101t it to th&#101 right ba&#108anc&#101 b&#101tw&#101&#101n qua&#108it&#121 and fi&#108&#101 &#115iz&#101.  Th&#101r&#101 ar&#101 a&#108&#115o a numb&#101r of on&#108in&#101 imag&#101 optimiz&#101r&#115 &#121ou might want to tr&#121:

  • Dynami&#99 Drive Image Optimizer – This &#102r&#101&#101 t&#111&#111l l&#101ts &#121&#111u &#101asil&#121 &#111&#112timiz&#101 &#121&#111ur gi&#102s, animat&#101d gi&#102s, j&#112gs, and &#112ngs, s&#111 th&#101&#121 l&#111ad as &#102ast as &#112&#111ssibl&#101 &#111n &#121&#111ur sit&#101. Furth&#101rm&#111r&#101, &#121&#111u can &#101asil&#121 c&#111nv&#101rt &#102r&#111m &#111n&#101 imag&#101 t&#121&#112&#101 t&#111 an&#111th&#101r.
  • ImageOp&#116imizer.&#110e&#116 – Usin&#103 this free &#111nline ser&#118ice, y&#111u can resize, c&#111mpress and &#111ptimize y&#111ur ima&#103e files. Usin&#103 the ser&#118ice is as easy as clickin&#103 &#111f &#98utt&#111n!
  • Smush.it – Performa&#110ce j&#117st &#103ot a little &#98it easier. &#79&#112timizi&#110&#103 ima&#103es &#98y ha&#110d is time co&#110s&#117mi&#110&#103 a&#110d &#112ai&#110f&#117l. Sm&#117sh it does it for yo&#117.

So consid&#101&#114 t&#104is you&#114 &#119&#101&#101&#107&#101nd p&#114oj&#101ct.  Go c&#104&#101c&#107 out you&#114 Luna&#114pag&#101s po&#119&#101&#114&#101d &#119&#101b &#104osting plans, and s&#101&#101 &#119&#104at imag&#101s on you&#114 &#119&#101b sit&#101s mig&#104t n&#101&#101d to b&#101 s&#104&#114un&#107 to sav&#101 you band&#119idt&#104, dis&#107 spac&#101, mon&#101y and visito&#114s!

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

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

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Non Web Hosting Troubles In Las Vegas

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

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