How to Make Efficient Twitter Background that Fits Most of the Screen Size

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Twitter is not only become a Trend, it’s also an unique marketing and communication platform. Twitter comes with few preset themes, yes they have some glitters but those are used by millions of people. So why not make your own Twitter background Image that will show off your uniqueness, at the same time give different and outstanding impressions. Well, design is easy for the designers to do but not as easy for anyone to implement it. I am not a designer and I only know a little bit of here and there, so it was pretty tough for me. Anyway, you should know there are almost a hundred types of Screen resolutions peoples are using and almost impossible to fit the background for any screen size. So you need to narrow down the audiences. Now a days most people uses screen resolution higher than 1200 pixels. So we should narrow down and try to make the screen work for 1200 or higher pixel display. I’ve seen several sites those who made twitter background image of 2048 pixel width. A jpg file with that wide view would be more than 400KB easily.

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How to style the latest post in WordPress

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You will often find blogs that shows the latest post in a different color or applied different CSS tags. Basically you need to Inject some code inside wordpress post listing generation loop. The Loop is used by WordPress to display each of your posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each of the posts to be displayed on the current page and formats them according to how they match specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code placed in the Loop will be repeated on each post. So we need to find the latest post and define a specific attribute to that post such as a different CSS class.

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How to make your wordpress and flickr uploads working again

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Since the updates of Adobe Flash player 10 there are several cases of problems. For instance WordPress media upload and Flickr uploader stopped working. Not only that, the systems that uses SWFUpload objects are not functioning as well. This alone can cause a huge dissatisfaction among the general users, not to mention that there are a load of bug present on the flash player 10 itself. There are so much talk going around the web about the Flash player 10 issue, but Adobe decided not to look into it, they suggest the developers of the non working products to upgrade their codes. Now my point here is not to talk or rant about flash player 10 but to solve the problem by downgrading the flash player to version 9. I’m doing this on a vista machine. First of all you need to clean up and uninstall flash player 10 from your system. Here is how..

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14 Effective Practical Security Tips for WordPress

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WordPress is the most user-friendly expandable blog platform around. “With power comes more responsibilities”, says Spiderman’s uncle. So what if your valuable WordPress blog gets hacked? You will be literally devastated, violated, and humiliated. Now you need to know how an attacker or cracker hack or exploit your site.

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  • They know about your security weakness points about your site
  • They know about the important directories are open and accessible
  • They know about the version of WordPress has security issues
  • They know what outdated unsecured plug-in you are using and they can take advantage of it
  • They will use brute force to attack your site login for random username and password
  • They know WordPress uses “Admin” as the administrator name, so they keep generating passwords and keep trying

So how do you overcome these situations? Well, you just need to tighten up the security principle to avoid these problems. These are very practical options to protect yourself from getting hacked. In truth, every protection can be broken but the point is not to cure but to prevent.

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How to mount ISO files in Windows Vista

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There are several problems I’ve found  while  mounting .ISO/.IMG/.BIN etc  CD/DVD image files in windows vista. Well know Daemon Tools claims to be working on windows vista 32 bit and 64 bit versions but it’s not entirely correct because some of the CD/DVD image files appear to be corrupted after loading. Also it is risky to install daemon tools now because they are installing few search bar tools.  Alternatively I’ve tried out SlySoft’s Virtual Clone Drive, which also have the similar problems, it can mount the images but some of the files appears to be corrupted. At last I’ve Installed MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc), a freeware multiple CD/DVD emulation utility and it worked on all the CD/DVD Images I’ve tried on. I didn’t try PowerISO or UltraISO yet.

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Supported CD/DVD image files in MagicDisc:

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