Category Archives: browser

Screen Ruler In Firefox

I often need to know the viewport or screen size when developing the style sheet for a site. It took a little bit to understand where to find the built in screen ruler in Firefox. Here are steps. Hit f12 … Continue reading

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IP blocked by M&T Bank / – how to unblock

We recently installed a Barracuda firewall and accidentally left “Proxy” on.  This caused our IP to used as a spam relay which got our IP put on a blacklist.  A trace route from our server to showed the packets … Continue reading

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The site ahead contains malware Security error – how to fix

Clients site got the following message when users got to the site. My journey started with the host which was wrong. It was all google this time. Here are the steps to get google to review your site and take … Continue reading

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Google Chrome redirect –

Had a customer call in because he was on the LA Times website and clicked on a link that caused his browser to pop-up a Microsoft warning. The warning said he was infected and  needed to pay. He hit control-alt-delete … Continue reading

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Joomla 3.6.3 Unable To Edit Module

I updated a bunch of sites yesterday after the 3.6.3 release. When I went to add the login module the edit page was complete white with a drop down box. I was deeply concerned and thought maybe this Gantry template … Continue reading

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Set Up SSL on Godaddy Hosting For My Joomla 3.6.3 Ecommerce Website

We have a economy web hosting package we are setting up a Joomla (3.6.3) website with Virtuemart. Easier than I thought. Because the SSL was purchased with the hosting all I had to do is go to my products. Click … Continue reading

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Are Placeholders 508 Compliant and Should They Be Used Over Labels?

I have a cousin that is blind and fully uses the web. This is amazing to me. When I am building websites I often think about how my site could be used by people with life challenges. While redoing a … Continue reading

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Test websites integrity from Attacks

Sucuri gave a webinar today and the mentioned for checking to see if your site is blacklisted.      

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Distorted Animated Buttons by SVG filters

Stumbled upon this site today and found the buttons to be enjoyable. Not sure how I would use them yet. I hope this helps someone else out there….  

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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. Lesson 1: Turn on Joomla Cache  – page caching … Continue reading

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