Here's a list of seven easy things you can do to speed up a WordPress website.
Any plugins you have enabled are potentially slowing down your website - some times more than others.
Check your plugins page in wp-admin and remove any unnecessary plugins which you're not using…
If your work schedule runs in week numbers or you regually need to count out week numbers then this tip is for you.
The steps below will add week numbers to the calendar layout and date navigator in Outlook 2013.
Windows 8 users may have noticed something weird when searching for programs and documents - there's internet results appearing below.
For most people this is just annoying and unnecessary - and could easily be seen as a ploy by Microsoft to direct more traffic to their Bing search engine.
One of the more annoying 'features' of Word 2013 is 'Reading View' - where any document you open that is read-only displays enlarged and with the majority of formatting completely removed.
This is typically noticed when opening Word documents which have been attached to an email.
The steps below detail…
Outlook 2013 has introduced a new feature called 'message preview' which allows you to display the first 1, 2 or 3 lines of an email in the inbox without opening the email.
By default it is configured to display the first line, and for some is seen as visual clutter.…
if you've previously used Outlook 2007 or 2010 and have made the jump to 2013 you will notice that if the reading pane is open replies and forwards will open in the preview pane.
In previous versions of Office replies and forwards opened in a new window.
The steps below…
The following steps detail how to check which version of Windows 7 you have installed.
It will show you have to tell which edition of Windows is installed as well as the service pack level, and other hardware information about your computer.
The following steps detail how to tell which version of Office 2013 you have installed.
It will show you how to find the version number and edition - 64-bit or 32-bit.
Word 2013 introduced a new feature - the ability to open and edit PDF files.
This issue is is seen when you attempt to open a PDF file - instead of the conversion process starting you see the following error message:
Word cannot start the converter PDF Files.…
These codes allow you to create the accent characters with a standard keyboard by holding the ALT key and typing the special code on the keyboards num pad.
It appears like the search design has changed again.
This time underlines are appearing but when you click on a result you see a grey background and orange text.
This was seen using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 10 - as well as not being logged into a…
Using Crystal Reports you're working with a field that contains numbers but when you open the format window the 'Number' tab is missing.
You may also notice that the 'Sum' option is missing when creating a 'Running Total Field'.
The problem you're experiencing is where Crystal Reports has not correctly identified the data as…
If you've ever worked on a complicated Excel spreadsheet you've probably ended up with protected (locked) cells everywhere and eventually lost track of which are protected and which aren't.
Here's a quick was to detect and view the protected cells in your spreadsheet.
Please note: by default all cells in…
If you regularly take screenshots using your keyboards print screen button you may have noticed that the cursor is never included.
Why? Because the cursor is essentially displayed above what is on your screen. It's been this way since at least Windows Vista. There's a geeky explanation here.
So you've been given a drop box url and you want to download the file, but it opens in your browser and there's no option to download?
Here's a quick and easy way to take that url and turn it into a downloadable link.
In this example we'll use two…
For web developers testing for cross-browser compatibility is a critical but often difficult and time consuming task.
The first challenge is usually getting access to all the different variations - different operating systems and different browsers.
Fortunately there are online tools available, saving you the need to purchase both Mac…