For a while now, Google has been offering business owners the ability to add their business photos to enhance their Google Maps listing. Furthermore, you can take it one step further and provide Maps users the ability to “look inside” your business with a Virtual Tour, created at the hands of one of their trusted photographers. This post deals with how to embed a Google Maps virtual tour on your own website or blog with easy to follow step-by-step instructions.
TL;DR: You can’t. You need to switch back to classic maps. Read on to find out how.
So, you work at a media agency / development house and you have multiple clients with Facebook apps. You also have a team of developers and/or support staff who need to be administrators on said apps? How do you manage your staff’s access to each new app you create? What if someone develops an app then leaves without adding another person as the administrator? Don’t worry! I’ve got a cunning plan to help you streamline your Facebook app project management… Continue reading Super-easy Facebook app project management for teams
That, my friend, is where you call upon the mighty iframe…
Google Analytics is an incredibly powerful tool. Used correctly it can give you valuable insight into your client base that can help you understand what brings people to your website, what makes them leave and what you can do to increase traffic, return rates or a whole host of other metrics that will increase your website’s value to your business. Continue reading Configuring Google Analytics Site Search
Dynamic DNS services are great. They allow you to keep track of your dynamic IP on your home broadband connection without the need to constantly check it at whatismyip.com or similar websites, and the erradicate the risk of you not knowing the IP address when its changed after you’ve left the house.
Adobe has just released their decade-old Creative Suite 2 software for free – great news for developers and designers out there who don’t need or can’t afford the latest Adobe software in order to go about their daily business.
Okay, it’s fair to say that I was struggling to fill my lunch hour yesterday, and one thing that I’ve wanted to do for a number of years was trigger the awesomely-cool “You’ve got mail” voice when I get new emails on my computer. If, like me, you were never one who actually used AOL as a service provider (and why would you), then your best bet is to think of the film of the same name starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.
Just a brief post regarding the impending Olympics in London – it’s time to get into the Olympic spirit what with one day to go before the opening ceremony, and I popped out of the office earlier today to see the torch coming past with a (rather excited looking) runner and entourage of questionable sponsors.
These are just a few pics of that – nothing geeky and code-related to say here.
I recently had to add a new site to a repository, and was appalled to see that the site came to 2.2G! This wouldn’t ordinarily be an issue if I or one of my colleagues had developed the site as I’d know which directories to set ignore rules for etc. and be able to whittle it right down very quickly. Not in this case – we were taking on a site for someone else so I’d have to look into which files and folders were causing such hefty disk usage. Continue reading Listing All Subdirectories With File Sizes in Linux