Monthly Archives: July 2016

Import MailChimp CSV into Excel

I recently created a email campaign with MailChimp. In order to go over the opening matrix with others I needed to print it I could download the CSV, but I when I opened it in Excel it wasn’t delimited. The … Continue reading

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Learning more about LESS and SASS

I found an interesting read about LESS and SASS. I am little behind the times on this, but I think this article is a good start. Sass vs. LESS I hope this helps someone else out there…  

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Install Windows 10 without needing a Windows 10 Product Key

I have a Win 7 pro licensed version. I wanted to make the July 29, 2016 deadline for free upgrade to Win 10. I didn’t want to loose my Win 7 configured drive yet. I purchased a inexpensive 250 Gig … Continue reading

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Windows 10 download throwing error 8x800704DD – 0x90016

Here I am last minute trying to download and burn an ISO of Windows 10 before the free upgrade is over. I started the download of the MediaCreationTool. Looked like it was going to work fine, but I got the … Continue reading

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We have client that we recently moved their email from Godaddy POP account to a Microsoft 365 exchange account. A week later her Outlook email client was flashing the text “there are more items in this folder on the server”. … Continue reading

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Chronoconnectivity V 5 for Joomla Tutorial

I love chronoforms and wondered about reading and displaying the data in such a powerful way. I looked at chronoconnectivity many times but quickly got discouraged. I found simply going through their FAQ was a great start. https://www.chronoengine.com/faqs/72-ccv5.html Next I … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.6 is Faster?

I am close releasing a new site this week when I get the notification that verion 3.6 is available. It feels like the last thing I needed when I am so close. This site has been a bit troublesome. I … Continue reading

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Speeding Up Joomla Page Load Times

I have been getting helpful emails from Dart Creations about speeding up page load times with my Joomla sites. Google has a page for testing page speeds and gives recommendations. https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/ Lesson 1: Turn on Joomla Cache  – page caching … Continue reading

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Email cloaking in Joomla 3

I was getting the error “this-email-address-is-being-protected-from-spambots-you-need-javascript-enabled-to-view-it”. I disable “email cloaking” in the plugins and that fixed the issue. In my research I found the article to disable on “In-Motions” website. https://www.dart-creations.com/joomla/joomla-tips-and-tricks/95-this-email-address-is-being-protected-from-spambots-you-need-javascript-enabled-to-view-it.html In the comments section a user suggested No-Number or … Continue reading

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Speeding up a Joomla site with Envato T3 template

Using Chrome and the “Network” tab we were able to determine page load times. My friend quickly pointed out that I had fonts and CSS that I may not have to load. We found that we could comment out a … Continue reading

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