The web is a wonderful place, but sometimes the pages don't work for me. It's not the content, but how they display. I'll find a site where the text is very wide or even full screen. On some monitors, this works well. Other times, the width makes it harder to read the page. Your eyes have to span … [Read more...] about How to Fix Web Pages Where Text is Too Wide
Quick Web Tips and Tricks
The web is full of useful information, but sometimes a website or even our web browser doesn't work the way we expect. This section covers some of these problems and solutions.
Several years back, Google stated that if you used their advertising product (AdSense), you needed to put up a cookie banner. It was simple and told readers this site used cookies. You then had an option to accept. I complied but didn't really see how it benefitted the users. Just about all sites … [Read more...] about You Can Control & Delete Your Cookies
This is a time when people like to hunt for Easter eggs. Either the traditional ones or the clever ones that are hidden by software vendors. Both of these are fun. However, this one is more a rotten egg and it could cost us dearly if we don't pay attention. And it all starts with punycodes and fake … [Read more...] about Can Your Eyes Spot this Security Problem?
Ever had one of those great photos that you wanted to share or upload only to find out there was a file size restriction? Your grand photo was too big. Professional photographers and designers know how to get around these barriers, but for others, this can be a nightmare. Fortunately, there are some … [Read more...] about How to Easily Slash Your Image File Sizes
Do you find you're seeing more browser push notifications? Some of these are quite useful, but others are a result of me clicking to allow something in my haste. This week, I hit the tipping point. Each time the little box would push out from the right side of Chrome, I'd want to smack it. While … [Read more...] about How to Change Chrome Push Notifications