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Free File Sharing

I thought I would share this link to a site I found useful for customers who need to transfer big files but dont want to spend a lot of money on a monthly service to do so. Enter free they provide a monthly service or a free service with limited storage, but if your not transferring things often i suggest you go this route.  Another option is to use Filezilla if you own a webhost, and just zip up the content and add it to your website. then give whoever needs it the link to that zip file. This way your webhost can also double as a file transferring service with no added cost to you.

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here is the link to filezilla (you will need to know your FTP username and password as well as your hosting IP which you can find under your webhosting control panel. Filezilla is also a free FTP file transfer program.

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Free Terms of Service Generator

I found a really neat terms of service generator for all the websites I have been creating.  Some larger entities will need some sort of terms of service and privacy policy depending on the type of content and this website is a great resource for using it. // Click here for the Generator

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Configuring sh404SEF to work with Virtuemart and ten other extensions.

Another day off for my non-tech readers. Your welcome. Virtuemart, a plug-in for Joomla, is an easy way to set-up an online store. sh404SEF lets you make the URLs human readable. Put the two together and you have a really great store, catalog, or photo gallery. Well, it is easy if you know what you [...]

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Displaying the current year in a copyright in Joomla

Labels: Dates and times, Templates If you are anything like me and maintain a few web sites, sometimes you forget to update the copyright year that you typically put in a footer module or embed in the template itself.  A tiny line of PHP code can fix this so you never have to worry about it again. [...]

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Free IDX for ARMLS

if your a realtor then you are probably already a member of the ARMLS. well to add a home search to your website then you just have to follow these simple instructions on how to put the code into your website. Of course a web designer should be able to do this with ease provided [...]

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Free Music Players for your Website

When I am building websites I find that getting a music player for free can be a challenge. Especially one that has all the bells an whistles that you want. So I decided to put together a list of free music players that I found on the net while I was scouring it trying to [...]

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Free Image Gallery for CSS websites

Simple viewer is a great free solution and has a very professional look when it comes to galleries. it’s very easy to implement for any web designer and realy punches up your website in a great way. check them out here. simpleviewer

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Framing IDX in your Website

Step 1 Visit and login into your account. look down the left menu for the tab “Preferences” and click it to open up more options. The top sub-menu is the next page you want, go ahead and click on “My Profile”. Here is the place we are looking for. You will be able to [...]

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Stop Pending Email Notification in Virtuemart

As a wonderful client referred to this thread, I wanted to add my two cents. When you click the order confirmation in checkout, function add( &$d ) is processed in /administrator/components/com_virtuemart/ps_checkout.php. It’s description, ripped from the source code, is “This is the main function which stores the order information in the database”. What is hard-coded: [...]

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