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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.

HitTail Keyword Research Tool: 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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How To Delete Or Cancel Hung Print Jobs In Windows

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It’s easy enough to cancel a print job in the queue – you simply right-click it and select “cancel,” after which the print job status commences to display “deleting…” After which you normally expect the print job to cancel and disappear so you can resume printing, correct? Unfortunately, often the print job will hang and prevent you from continuing to print anew from that same printer. We’re going to show you how to forcefully delete these pesky print jobs…

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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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The Ultimate Gmail Troubleshooting Guide

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Having problems loading gmail? Can’t log into your Google account? In other words, you try to sign in to your gmail account but the page keeps loading and reloading without going anywhere? We have your solution…

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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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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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Best Domain Registrar: Namecheap vs Godaddy vs IONOS vs HostGator vs Dotster & More

Best Domain Registrar

Before you take a website live, you’ll need a domain name on which your site will “live.” Domain registration companies sell internet addresses (aka domains). Some registrars only focus on domains; others offer additional services such as web hosting. Which company is best for your site…

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