Monthly Archives: January 2011

Permanently Disable Google Instant

Permanently Disable Google Instant

Google Instant is a feature added to the Google search engine on September 8, 2010 which produces search results as you type your query. It is supposed to save you time because it anticipates your query. Here’s what the Google Instant page has to say: Our key technical insight was […]

Posted in: Web Browsers

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WordPress.com Stats Plugin

WordPress.com Stats Plugin

Since the day after I started my blog until yesterday (a span of 3 weeks), the WordPress.com Stats plug-in has not worked for me. I wasn’t sure why but I didn’t make it a priority because I’ve setup Google Analytics to track visitor trends and site referrals. I was fixing […]

Posted in: Web Development

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Understanding Ctfmon.exe

Understanding Ctfmon.exe

What Is It? You may have noticed the process ctfmon.exe running in the Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc), but do you know what it is? If you’re like me, you’re curious about unknown applications and you prefer to disable or remove ones you don’t need. According to the System Configuration Utility (Start […]

Posted in: System Processes

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CSS Sprites Speed Up Your Site

CSS Sprites Speed Up Your Site

CSS sprites work by creating a single graphic with all your site icons, calling for it once, and using the background-position style attribute to show the appropriate section of the graphic. It sounds a little complicated and will take some work setting up, but your visitors will love you for […]

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Loading Your Site With Google Adsense Quicker

Loading Your Site With Google Adsense Quicker

You decided to add some Google Adsense to your website for a little ad revenue, but your web page loads much slower now. That’s because the browser is trying to call an external script (Google’s) and their Adsense servers seem to always run slow. Google wants you to put the […]

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