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CSS Browser Support Search Engine

CSS browser Support index

Use the Browsersupport search engine to see which CSS features are supported by which browsers

which browsers support CSS

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Massive list of Domain Name Finders

Domain name finder

DomainGroovy has a list of dozens of sites that will help you find good available domain names, sites that will let you search by synonyms, word combinations, keyword related names, random names, primary word with suffixes, prefixes, expiring soon, etc. If you can think of a way to search for an available domain name you’ll find a site here that will help you do it.

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HTML 5 Features Guide

HTML5 user guide reference

This online guide is a great reference point to exploring which features to use in HTML5; which browsers support which tags, which you should avoid for now, which need fallbacks, etc.

From the Site:

Explore features

HTML5 compatability reference

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CSS Compatability table

CSS Compatability table

Lots to reference here regarding CSS3 compatibility with the five browsers shown above, including which versions can handle which code.

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Google Analytics Gadget (MAC Only)

Google analytics gadget

This pretty Google Analytics widget is available for free so that you can see your web site Analytics stats on your desktop at a glance

From the website:

  • See the important information of the day without any clutter
  • Check out the number of your visits for the last two weeks
  • See the rate of new visitors and bouncers
  • Refresh data with one click or wait for the automatic refresh
  • Automatically check for updates
  • Easily switch between profiles
  • View one, two or four weeks’ data
  • Change the chart between visitors, new visitors rate and bouncers rate

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Avoid Getting Hacked

how to avoid getting hacked

The simplest and easiest first step to avoid having your website hacked is to create a secure password. Check here to see how long it would take to hack a password (If you have security concerns, dont enter a password you actually use*)  It’s interesting to try different combinations of letters, numbers and characters to see how the security changes.

It may seem obvious to have a secure password, but most people use very easily hackable passwords in fact, 98.8% of people use the most common 10,000 passwords! Here’s some interesting data from xato.net

  • 4.7% of users have the password password;
  • 8.5% have the passwords password or 123456;
  • 9.8% have the passwords password, 123456 or 12345678;
  • 14% have a password from the top 10 passwords
  • 40% have a password from the top 100 passwords
  • 79% have a password from the top 500 passwords
  • 91% have a password from the top 1000 passwords

*They claim the script is performed on your computer so no information is stored or sent from your computer

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Box Shadows With CSS

create shadows with CSS

Here’s a post about how powerful the CSS3 box shadow command can be. Doug Avery spent the time to play around with it and shows how much more than just a drop shadow can be accomplished with the command. Ahead of it’s time, for now, most of these effects only work in Chrome.

how to use css3 effects

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