Converting PDF to Word Doc or Editable Text

I recently came across this situation where I had a PDF file containing text which I needed to convert so that I could work on the text. Apparantely it is not as difficult as it sounds. In fact there are some really good free software and online tools available to convert pdf to word, pdf … Continue reading →

WordPress: Displaying External RSS Feeds

How to display an external RSS feed on your WordPress blog without causing heavy server load. I wanted to display an external RSS feed on one of my blogs. There were many plugins to display external RSS feed as widgets on sidebar. There are also plugins that can display feed content inside a post or … Continue reading →

Where to Find Free Clip Art

Searching the web for clip art is not as much trouble as it used to be. Now you can use Google Image search and in the Advanced Image Search you can select Clip Art from the Content types. But then not all the clip art shown in search results is available for you to use … Continue reading →

Securing a WordPress Blog

Due to some troubles with a few of my WordPress blogs. I have recently learned a lot about security and protecting my WordPress blogs from hacking. There is no way to be 100% sure that your website couldn’t get hacked. However, using the best practices described below, you can make it very hard for someone … Continue reading →

Choosing Right Content Management System

This post is part of a series. To read more posts from this series go to “Creating a Small Business Website“. Content Management System (CMS) is an application or a software used to create, edit, manage and publish content in a consistently organized fashion. We will be using one to manage our small business website. … Continue reading →

Creating a Small Business Website

In previous posts we discussed how to make a small business website using Google Sites. This reminded me that may be we should talk about creating a small business website using an open source CMS. So here I am with a series of post to show you how to create a small business website of … Continue reading →

Mind Mapping – A Quick How To Guide For Beginners

Recently I discovered a post by Darren where he advised bloggers to use mind mapping techniques for new blog post ideas. I had read about mind mapping before but never thought about trying it. But now that I am blogging regularly, sometimes it is difficult to come up with a nice post idea. The ideas … Continue reading →

HowTo: Add Spam Protection to Forms

While looking at the visitors log I discovered that someone came searching for “anti-spam for html form pages”. They landed to the page where I talked about the missing spam protection feature in Google Docs Forms. So I guess they must be disappointed to read that post as it doesn’t have the information they were … Continue reading →