If you’ve looked into making your own website, you’ve surely run across companies that offer to help you make your own website for free. But inevitably, no free service is going to give you your very own URL because this costs money.
But getting your own URL isn’t as expensive as it might sound. In fact, you can set up a website with your own domain name for only $5.21 per month.
There are hundreds of ways to make your own website. The way that I’m going to show you is what I believe to be the cheapest, fastest, easiest, and overall best way to do it. Continue reading
Ever wanted to insert music notes into a status message or comment on Facebook? Want to add a bit of musical flair to some song lyrics or a “happy birthday” message? Here’s how to do it. Continue reading
If you update an Outlook contact but the old email address keeps showing up in Outlook’s autofill, just follow these steps:
- When the old email address appears in the autocomplete box, use your up/down arrow keys to highlight the address
- Press the “Delete” key on your keyboard
- If you haven’t done so already, finish typing the contact’s name
- Now press Ctrl+K on your keyboard to load the new email address from your contact list
The “zoom” command can be tricky to find in Outlook. Just follow the instructions for your version: Continue reading
A very useful resource for WordPress plugin developers: Browse the WordPress 2.2 source code at PHPXref.com.
It’s easy: just type
=rand() into a Microsoft Word document and press Enter. It’ll be replaced with a five-sentance paragraph:
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
You can also type in
=rand(3) to get three five-sentance paragraphs.
I figured out that the highest you can go is
=rand(200), which produces 14 pages of random goodness. (Assuming you have 12-point Times New Roman font.) Typing
=rand(201) and then pressing Enter doesn’t do anything.
So, what’s the practical use of this?
Well, say you want to test some text formatting or text wrapping. Instead of pounding on the keyboard for three minutes producing gobbeldy-gook text to test on, just use Word’s random text insertion.