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The World Wide Web is full of gadgets, apps, software and more, making it hard to keep up with it all! Luckily, we are on top of digital news and have the low-down on everything in the technical world without the techy jargon. Start with overviews on web development, mobile, and SEO to get familiar with or refresh yourself on the tech basics. Check out our Troubleshooting section to get to the bottom of the problem that is bugging you. Then dive deeper into subjects like learning the Best Hosting Companies and Best Online Backup services or which Activity Tracker to use. And, that’s just the start. We’ve got everything from 101 articles, to in-depth reviews and comparison tables on all things web.

A Complete Guide To URL Escape Characters

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In order to prevent the misinterpretation of special characters such as a space, bracket (< and >), or % in the URL (which stands for Uniform Resource Locator – it is the address you see in your browser’s address bar indicating the location of the website you are visiting), browsers parse certain special characters using escape characters. This explains why when you click on a link such as: domain.com/page one.htm you see it parsed in the address bar as example.com/page%20one.htm. In this case the %20 is the escape character for the space…

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Complete List Of File Formats (And How To Open Them) For Audio, Images, Video & More

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If you’ve been working on your PC for a while, you’ve no doubt come across some strange file formats. The most frustrating thing has to be when you receive an important, time sensitive file from a colleague and you don’t have the software to open it! What exactly is the need for all these file formats, and what do they do? We take you through the file jungle, sort out the most common and important file formats, and show you what they do, what they’re used for, and which piece of software you need to open them…

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How To Fix “503 Valid RCPT Command Must Precede DATA” Error

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We recently got this error when trying to send an email in Outlook. The culprit? Apparently this occurs when a server is expecting to receive mail before sending. This is usually results from server authentication priorities (for example, you attempt to send mail before your “spam filter” has finished its receiving process.) Here are several ways to resolve this error…

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HitTail: Find Keywords You Never Thought To Look For

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HitTail is unique when it comes to keyword tools. Instead of giving you a search box to find new keywords to optimize for like most keyword tools do (think Google Keyword Planner, WordTracker, Keyword Discovery, etc.), HitTail analyzes your existing website traffic (using a little script or plugin you install on your website) and automatically suggests keywords it thinks you have a good chance at ranking for. It even claims to be able to show you the “not provided” keywords hidden in Google Analytics. How good is HitTail really? Find out in our review…

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SEMrush Review: The Best All-Encompassing SEO Tool?

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If you’re looking for the best way to manage your SEO strategy, stop what you’re doing and read our SEMrush review right now. SEMrush is one of the most popular SEO tools on the market, largely because it does a lot — and does it all well. We highly recommend this tool if you want to take your site’s competitive edge to the highest level…

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Best SEO Tools 2020: SpyFu vs Semrush vs Moz vs Raven vs Majestic vs Ahrefs & More

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This comparison looks at the leading SEO software options and distinguishes what sets them apart from one another. You’ll notice that most of these solutions have free trials, but after that, there is a monthly fee involved. While there are free SEO tools out there, any experienced online marketer will know that to find a quality solution, you are going to have to pay for it…

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What’s The Cheapest Domain Registration Company?

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You’ve got your business up and running and now are looking to secure your online real estate with a corresponding domain name. There are so many domain registrars out there, how do you know which one to go with, and which is the most affordable? We’ve price checked the leading domain registrars and ranked them based on affordability…

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