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27Jul/134

Tutorial: starry sky with Gimp

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Today we see how create an effect "starry sky"With GIMP. This guide can ever be of assistance to dial one background for pc, but also and especially for greeting cards, Tickets, posters, folding and products for typography in general. If the final destination of the image will be the screen Computer (background, but also web page or web gallery) advice 72,00dpi. In case the requirement was the carta stampata I suggest the 300,00dpi (to maintain high resolution).

20Jul/130

Test the speed of a USB memory drive with Linux

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In today's article we deal with any USB storage device (key, disk, SD card, CF or other readable via USB) and its speed when attached to a device, whether it is a PC, una smart TV, or a camera.

15Jul/130

WordPress: migrate from one sub-directory to the root

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Today's article is a bit 'technical, I had to delve into some trends that I was too light for some trouble when I installed WordPress combined (the engine of this blog) su TheJoe.it.

Here below the steps Blog with WordPress support to move an existing installation of WordPress from within a folder, the root domain. As in my case it was installed in WordPress "http://thejoe.it/wordpress/", the file index.php in the root directory instead was a simple redirect 301 alla directory "/wordpress".

8Jul/130

Social Icons based on font… but intelligent

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Today we talk about are and web, indeed ... talk about an easy way to use a font in our pages graph which correspond social icons (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and so on), thus integrating the article about six months ago on the set of icons in the form of font.

The font of today has as particularity the fact of being simple to include, even more than the set of icons that I mentioned six months ago. It's called "Mono Social Icon Font", and a example live (worth a thousand words) we can see the project page. In fillable field (opening the site the focus is already on the) we try to write any of the names next to the icons below ("circleaboutme", "circlebebo", etc.).

1Jul/130

WordPress: alert the reader to an article dated

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Today I illustrate a small process, which I highly recommend to those bloggers linked to the development of a certain topic, to automatically warn the reader that the article you are reading is more old man a time of our choosing, and possibly belonging to a certain category. I am thinking especially to my blog, in which information technology can go well today, but it may already be obsolete with the next release of a software, no longer supported by the operating system or ingetrata.

The result will be completely customizable: appear a block (DIV) in the top of the article, with a class of our choice. We will then give us a style to the DIV.