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Web browsers are applications used primarily to display documents, files and media from the Internet, identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that can be a page, image, video or other file. Some browsers require the use of add-ons or extensions to safely render the information they receive; others have systems built into them to perform the same functions.

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When you put your credit card number into a website for an online transaction, surely you know to look for signs of a secure website such as the padlock icon in the web browser or the green address bar.  This is one way to protect yourself from others breaking into your data. Google, Mozilla, and other major browsers are on a mission to make insecure HTTP a thing of the past. Google has made HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) and website loading speeds major ranking factors.  HTTPS uses a connection encrypted by transport-layer security to protect transmitted data from eavesdropping. Most browsers like Firefox and Chrome now prominently show ‘Not Secure’ warnings in the address bar and warnings also appear directly below form fields on pages using HTTP. These changes show that HTTPS is now a necessity for all sites, because of its privacy and security benefits.


Businesses depend upon SSL certificates to encrypt data and authenticate both internal and external systems and applications to ensure appropriate access. By having websites and endpoints on the Web configured with a SSL certificate, users are assured that the endpoint has been authenticated and any communication with these sites over the HTTPS protocol is encrypted. Complete encryption of data transfer with Secure Socket Layer certificates (SSL certificates) is quickly becoming the norm throughout the Internet.


The Need For Automated SSL Encryption


SSL certificates are used not just for browser-based security but also for secure server-to-server communication for applications and data exchange. The implementation of SSL certificates is rarely automated which means trying to recall special commands, going over steps to renew and deploy a certificate and then tackling complicated installation processes, which can be tricky even for experienced website administrators. The consequences of improperly configured or expired certificate can be disastrous for an organization amounting to financial losses, fines for non-compliance, and lower productivity.


All SSL digital certificates have a lifecycle anywhere between one and three years and upon expiration are not considered valid. SSL certificates need to be renewed at the end of their life to avoid outages, service disruption, and security concerns. Sometimes certificates may also need to be replaced earlier (e.g., bugs, end-of-life of SHA-1 hashing, change in company policy). Keeping certificates up to date, especially when maintaining a multitude of servers can be really annoying. Moving to an automated SSL certificate lifecycle processes takes out the need to rely on manual processes; it takes the guesswork out to improve efficiency and reduce security risks for your business. cPanel addresses the pain point of SSL installation and renewal through the AutoSSL feature.


Fully Automated SSL Encryption With AutoSSL


cPanel, Inc., has recently added a feature called AutoSSL (automated SSL) to automatically provision, issue, configure and install validated SSL certificates to its web hosting partners’ websites. Automated SSL also enables SSL on admin-based logins, email and internally running services in cPanel. AutoSSL is now available to all cPanel web hosting accounts and those running WHM version 60 or later. It is possible to view the logs for AutoSSL right from the WHM interface. AutoSSL automatically includes corresponding www. domains for each domain and subdomain in the certificate. But AutoSSL only includes domains and subdomains that pass a Domain Control Validation (DCV) test as proof of ownership of the domain.


Take The Hard Work Out With Automated SSL Encryption


With AutoSSL enabled, there is no need to fill out lengthy forms and no more having to manually copy certificates into place.  Your websites are automatically secured and encrypted with free Domain Validated SSL certificate and your coverage never lapses. A cronjob handles the request, download, and installation of new SSL certificates around expiration time for all of your hosted domains.


Secure Your Website With Automated SSL Encryption


Users will enjoy a more streamlined experience, with fully automatic issuance, renewal, validation, and setup of SSL certificates for all websites, logins, and endpoints on the server. An automated SSL encryption system eliminates common human errors in the process, which may be caused by the system admin or anyone installing the certificate. Automated SSL encryption improves the privacy, security, and trust of websites for the end users because there will be no lapse in a valid certificate.

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[Webinar] Cloud and Mobile-First Strategy

Maybe you’ve fully adopted the cloud since the beginning. Or maybe you started with on-prem resources but are pursuing a “cloud and mobile first” strategy. Getting to that end state has its challenges. Discover how to build out a 100% cloud and mobile IT strategy in this webinar.

Fonts
Ever visit a website where you spotted a really cool looking Font, yet couldn't figure out which font family it belonged to, or how to get a copy of it for your own use? This article explains the process of doing exactly that, as well as showing how to install downloaded fonts.
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That is a really useful article, Andrew. Thanks for sharing.

A question though, back in the "old days" by my standards, you weren't supposed to share fonts because many of them were sold separately and were considered to be under the software license of the product they worked with. I would assume if you can get the font from Google that it is safe, but are there still instances of those IP fonts today that aren't supposed to be shared?
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Hi Brian,

An excellent observation. With regards to safety of available fonts, I can only assume that all submissions are checked by Google in this respect before a listing is accepted, so while never beyond the realms of possibility, am confident that a malicious font download is unlikely.

I'm sure there are many fonts to be found on the web which are not supposed to be shared as you've rightly pointed out, however with every font downloaded from the Google Fonts site, there is also a license agreement included within the downloaded Zip file that specifies which usage license the font has been released under.

In the case of the illustrated "Lato" font used in my example, that particular font has been released under the Sil Open Font License (OFL) and comes with the following conditions when downloaded.
PERMISSION & CONDITIONS
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of the Font Software, to use, study, copy, merge, embed, modify, redistribute, and sell modified and unmodified copies of the Font Software, subject to the following conditions,
The list of exclusions are as one would expect for most open source material, such as preventing the sale of the font by itself etc, however for personal or commercial use within other products, there's no problem.  This could differ of course with each font that's made available so it always pays to check what rights are provided. Font families not available on Google Fonts and found on other font distribution sites would of course contain their own rules and restrictions, which should always be respected.

I hope that answers your questions and thank you for your feedback and up-vote. I very much appreciate it. Regards, Andrew
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EE Question ID
In threads here at EE, each comment has a unique Identifier (ID). It is easy to get the full path for an ID via the right-click context menu. However, we often want to post a short link within a thread rather than the full link. This article shows a technique for doing this with a single keystroke.
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Thank you for the clarification Joe.
I'm glad that you were able to understand my examples.
It's actually quite an accomplishment on you part! I guess you could say I'm "programmatically challenged". Whenever I try to understand sample code, all those commands and squiggly } lines start to make the whole page go blurry on me lol..  Your comments beside the commands make it very easy to follow indeed.  Will definitely be checking out your other AutoHotkey articles so thanks for the links.

Best..
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
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Andrew,
Thanks again for the comments. It's extremely helpful for authors to get feedback like that from readers. Regards, Joe
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If you are a web developer, you would be aware of the <iframe> tag in HTML. The <iframe> stands for inline frame and is used to embed another document within the current HTML document. The embedded document could be even another website.
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Homepage
Before we dive into the marketing strategies involved with creating an effective homepage, it’s crucial that EE members know what a homepage is. In essence, a homepage is the introductory, or default page, of a website that typically highlights the site’s table of contents.
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Superb Internet Corp - SSL Certificates
SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer” and an SSL certificate is a critical component to keeping your website safe, secured, and compliant.
Any ecommerce website must have an SSL certificate to ensure the safe handling of sensitive information like a customer’s personal and credit card information.
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Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you should read this article.
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This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
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What about storing cpanel, or important logins to re-login often? shall we store it in the browser?
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Hi Loganathan. I very much enjoy the convenience of storing my usernames and passwords in my browser for several of the websites that I frequently visit. Most of the time this practice is very acceptable and carries little risk of a breach in the security of your personal information. However, I would not recommend doing so if you share any of your devices with others. In the end, it is really at the user's discretion. If you save all of your usernames and passwords to a browser account such as those offered by say Google Chrome, then all that a hacker has to do is find out that one username and password to have instant access to all your other accounts. There is an old saying. "Don't put all your eggs in one basket." I believe it applies here. There is always some risk. Though, the risk is minimal in this circumstance. I hope this helps.
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#Citrix #Internet Explorer #Enterprise Mode #IE 11 #IE 8
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Awesome.  I'm making some progress it seems.
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Several part series to implement Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode
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Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Citrix XenApp, Internet Explorer 11 set to Enterprise Mode and using central hosted sites.xml file.
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Publications banner
I annotated my article on ransomware somewhat extensively, but I keep adding new references and wanted to put a link to the reference library.  Despite all the reference tools I have on hand, it was not easy to find a way to do this easily. I finally found a way that suited my needs.
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by:William Nettmann
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I learned something from the article|blog post|diary entry no matter how it is categorised or what you call it. I am not academically trained, and this may have just opened up a new world for (to?) me.

Thanks!
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William,

You are welcome. I wanted to somehow share my experience so that others could go right to the solution,  instead of having to plod through the same process.
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My Dock
Do you come here a lot? Are you lazy like me and don't want to go through the "trouble" of having to click your Dock's Safari icon and then having to click your Experts Exchange Favorites bookmark to get here? Well then this article is for you.
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Introduction
If you're like most people, you have occasionally made a typographical error when you're entering information into an online form.  And to your consternation, the browser remembers the error, and offers to autocomplete your future entries by using the typographical error.  This is somewhat annoying, and if you're paying attention, you can visually identify the error.  You can usually get past this issue by telling the browser to forget your recent history.  But have you ever begun typing your password or passphrase into an online form and thought, "Did I get that right?"  You can't visually check your work because the browser is showing you a form input field with something like this: ········· The browser is "helpfully" hiding the password from prying eyes by masking the input control field.

This article teaches three ways to allow your clients to show or hide the password fields as they type them into your forms.  In my experience, the default behavior that hides the password input is only marginally useful.  Most of the time nobody is looking over your shoulder and the real risk of lost passwords does not rest with the human client or the client browser, but with the servers where passwords are stored.  We can't change the server's security, but we can choose to make life easier for our (human) clients!

How HTML <input type="password"> Works
HTML defines several different input types for different kinds of input controls
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You have seen this as an option on your internet browser before or it may be completely new to you.  But what does this mean and why would I use this?
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When I'm searching for answers on Experts Exchange, I often use Google because it's built into my browser.  To search only on Experts Exchange, I use the "site:" search operator, which can be cumbersome to type out each time I want to run a search. Fortunately, I have found an automated  workaround that streamlines the process.

It involves setting up a simple browser shortcut (for Chrome and Firefox), that you can implement in less than a minute, allowing you to search experts-exchange.com with Google by typing "ee" (instead of a site operator) before your search query in the browser address bar.  In this article, I will detail how to set up this shortcut for yourself.


Adding an Experts Exchange site search to the Chrome browser

The process for Chrome is to add a new search engine to the browser (video instructions here):

  1. In chrome, via your address bar go to chrome://settings/searchEngines
  2. Scroll to the bottom and "Add a new search engine" with the following values:
  3. Press Enter and exit out of your settings area.
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Adding an Experts Exchange site search to the Firefox browser

The process for Firefox is to add a dynamic bookmark to the browser (video instructions here):
 
  1. ​Press 'Ctrl + Shft + B
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by:Maidine Fouad
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Nifty ^^ !
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Excellent tip! Thanks for sharing.
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In Q3 of last year, Experts Exchange introduced a new Messaging System, allowing any member to communicate directly with other members.

During an especially long thread with a member, I wanted to go back to previous messages in the exchange to refresh my memory on an issue. However, the Message System doesn't have a Search function that allows you to search the contents of all messages in a thread. But then it occurred to me that I could take advantage of the search feature in my browser, Firefox (Edit>Find or Ctrl-F). However, to do that, all of the messages would have to be expanded by clicking the plus sign next to each one:
Plus-sign---Expand.jpgThat's very painful in a long thread! So I submitted an enhancement request entitled Need the ability to expand/collapse all messages in a thread  in the Messaging System testing project. An EE Administrator, eenookami, replied to my request with a fantastic work-around — JavaScript code to expand all messages in a thread, as well as JavaScript code to collapse all of them.

In the spirit of giving credit where credit is due, all of the credit goes to eenookami for this solution. My only minor contributions are taking the time to write the article in order to share the solution with other members of the EE community and adding an explanation of how to place the Expand All and Collapse All items on the Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar
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Great Article Joe and thanks for giving me kudos however no one would know about it without taking it a step further with this article contribution.

For those interested, it is called a bookmarklet and it will work it all browsers.  For those adventurous ones, you can write your own bookmarklets to do anything on the site you would otherwise do with a click or a keypress on your keyboard.  I'll leave the examples for your imagination...

The bug report that started this is: http://support.experts-exchange.com/customer/portal/articles/1162518

Cheers,

eenookami
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
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Hi eenookami,

Thanks for the compliment and the Helpful Vote — I appreciate both! Additional thanks for the further explanation of bookmarklet — very interesting!

Btw, the link you posted for the bug report that started this does not seem to be right, but it gave me the idea to include that link in the article, which I will do in a moment. Regards, Joe
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Firefox seemed to slow down recently and it occurred to me that I had many open tabs — ultimately, I would find out that three-quarters of them were Experts Exchange tabs! :)

So I decided to go on a hunt for a tool that would capture the names and URLs of all open tabs and put them in a plain text file. That way I could close the tabs, thereby improving Firefox's performance, but still have a record of them in case I want to find one and resurrect it.

Enter the Send Tab URLs add-on:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/send-tab-urls/

This Firefox add-on creates a list with the names and URLs of all open tabs in the current Firefox window. It has the ability to email the list or copy the list to the clipboard. I've never tried the email feature, as it (1) doesn't interest me and (2) is limited to 30 tabs. The copy-to-clipboard feature can handle an unlimited number of tabs — you'll see below why this is important to me. If anyone tries the email feature, please post a comment with your results.

I started using Send Tab URLs with Firefox 32.0.1 and am using it on the latest version as of this article's publication — 34.0.5. The website says that it supports English, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, German, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), and Swedish, but I have used it only with the one language I know. If anyone tries it with a language besides English, please post a comment with your results.

After installing the add-on, …
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Might I suggest using the FF Bookmarks feature instead ?
I suffered with 100's of Tabs open for a few years, until I 'took myself aside' and started to explore using the FF Bookmarks.
You can right click any Tab, and choose 'Bookmark All Tabs'
Makes sure you are saving into the 'Bookmarks Menu' folder (as the Save dialog wanders elsewhere occasionally)
All your open Tabs will be saved into a folder that you can name.
I use this naming convention -
20160208
And sometimes append a description on the right of that date
You can then, or later, go to the Bookmarks menu, and choose 'Show All Bookmarks'
You can then edit entries, copy, etc
You can Export all of your bookmarks to a html file.
If you like, you can open that file, and place it into your leftmost Tab, and can browse that list anytime, and open any of them when you please.

I was an Analyst in IT for 20 years (with some programming in the latter years), and I would be hard pressed to create a better bookmark manager.

Rob
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by:Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016
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Hi Rob,

Funny you should mention that. I make heavy use of the Bookmarks Toolbar (including the Multirow Bookmarks Toolbar Plus add-on). I've had an EE folder on it for a long time, with subfolders for my Articles and Videos. I recently added subfolders for open/active and open/abandoned EE questions, for which the bulk of my tabs had been created. Pleased to report that I'm now down to 42 tabs in Firefox! That said, I still use the Send Tab URLs add-on periodically (with a YYYYMMDD naming convention for the text files it creates).

Thanks for your tips on the features of the Bookmarks Toolbar and how you use it — very helpful!

Cheers, Joe
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Some time a go I wrote an article about downgrading your installation of IE 9 to IE 8 in windows 7 x64 (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Internet_Email/Web_Browsers/Internet_Explorer/A_9390-Downgrading-IE9-to-IE8-on-a-Windows-7-x64-box.html).  The reason behind the article was that we have many systems that needed an older version of IE in order to work, not to mention an older version of Java.  

Recently I went on vacation and when I got back all the systems I had set up not to update had updated to IE 11.  Noone was able to get into our mainframe systems that require an earlier version of IE, if they were using IE 11.  Luckily on some mission critical machines I had installed chrome with IETab, which simulates IE 7, 8, and 9.  But now my work was cut out for me.  I went about setting compatibility mode on all the computers with IE 11 on them and it worked like a charm!

Compatibility mode view is located by clicking the gear icon in the right hand corner of the screen in internet explorer.
Right hand top corner of Internet Explorer
Once you click on the gear icon, scroll down to Compatibility View Settings.  To add the website and it's subdomains that you are presently viewing, just click add site, otherwise the easiest way to add new sites is to navigate to the ones you want and follow the directions above.

This is much easier than downgrading your IE.  It also has the added benefit of letting you see other sites with the newest version of Internet Explorer.
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Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

If you want to securely publish websites, web-based E-mail services, terminal server gateways, etc. for in-house users, an internal enterprise certificate authority is often an acceptable solution without the expense of purchasing a certificate from a commercial certificate authority.  (Another option is to use self-signed certificates.  This procedure can be applied to self-signed certificates, with a slight modification.)

The problem is that users that do not trust the internal certificate authority will see the security warning when they browse to the website.

Here's how to eliminate the warning:

1.      Browse to the site whose certificate or certificate authority you want to trust.
2.      When told "There is a problem with this website's security certificate.", choose "Continue to this website (not recommended)."
3.      Select Tools->Internet Options.
4.      Select Security->Trusted sites->Sites.
5.      Confirm the URL matches, and click "Add" then "Close".
6.      Close the "Internet Options" dialog box with either "OK" or "Cancel".
7.      Refresh the current page.
8.      When told "There is a problem with this website's security certificate.", choose "Continue to this website (not recommended)."
9.      Click on "Certificate Error" at the right of the address bar and select "View certificates".

(if it is a self-signed certificate, skip to step 13)

10.      Click the Certification Path tab
11.      Click the root CA
12.      Click View Certificate
13.      Click on "Install Certificate...", then in …
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I cannot see the entire conversation since moderator/PE comments are hidden, but based on your responses (which you might want to select "Private Comment" in the future!) I can imagine how the conversation was going.

I have to say that in my opinion this isn't very well written. Firstly, you introduce your article by talking about publishing websites and securing them with certificates. Then you talk about the steps a user needs to take to trust the certificate. The whole time you are using "you", though. Who is the intended audience of this article:  the website owner, or the user browsing the site? Your pronoun choice has blurred that. Secondly, outside of the introduction, this is really just a list of steps--a short one at that. This probably would have been better as a blog post rather than an article.

I acknowledge that you credited the original post, but quite frankly it still rather feels like you haven't added any value--just reposted the information. You did add three steps and a note denoting that one should skip the three steps if the certificate is self-signed, but the title of the post you credited explicitly says, "How to make IE8 trust a self-signed certificate..." Why should I believe your steps over those you credited? That is the kind of value I would expect to be added if you are reposting another's work, and that work is incorrect or incomplete. If you are just reposting for the sake of having an article under your belt, then IMO that is borderline (if not) plagiarism.

Not trying to rain on your parade; just trying to give honest feedback.
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Please feel free to delete the article.
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Microsoft IE9 provides  very useful tools for web development! It makes the developer work easy! No need to install any plugin or add-on! It's built in to the IE9 browser.

How to invoke Developer Tools in IE9?

1. Press the function key - F12
 
                 OR

2.Go to Tools->F12 developer tools

IE Developer Tools
IE9 allows the developer to test website in different IE versions - IE8, IE7. To do that, select the Browser Mode menu and choose the appropriate IE version.  It reloads the webpage according to the IE version selected.

IE Developer Tools
It allows to validate the HTML and CSS of your website! It sends the information to the Validators in the W3C(World Wide Web Consortium). Go to Validate menu and select the respective option.

IE Developer Tools
One of the big head aches of web developers is to test the website in different resolutions/sizes! Microsoft IE9 has option to test in different resolutions. Go to Tools menu and select Resize and select the appropriate size!

IE Developer Tools
It also allows to test with custom resolution!

IE9 browser has got awesome option to pick the color in the webpage! Let us consider an example - You are browsing some sites. Suddenly you come across a website which has a beautiful font color and you wish to know the RGB color code. With IE9, you can do it instantly.

IE Developer Tools
Go to Tools menu and select Show color picker! It launches the Color Picker dialog, which allows to select the particular color and it shows the RGB value!

IE Developer Tools
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I liked your article, it was easy to understand and covered a lot of the features I look for. I particularly liked the way you clearly illustrated and described each of these features. The only thing I would have liked to have seen is a short introduction mentioning that other browsers have or do not have similar capabilities.

As a result of reading your article, I think I am more likely to use this functionality instead of always depending on a full feature development tool.
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Hi macarrillo1,

Glad you liked the article! Planning some more in the near feature :-)
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I had to do a bit of research to find the answer to this question so I thought I'd share my results.  Due to our outdated mainframe systems, we need to downgrade IE9 to IE8 in order to stay compatible.  We also needed to downgrade Java.  In order to this on a new machine from Dell, I logged into the profile and did the following:

NOTE: before doing any of these steps it is highly suggested you install an alternate browser and backup your system.

Open the Control Panels
Click on Uninstall a Program in the category view
Click on View Installed Updates
navigate down to the Internet Explorer 9 update (near the bottom) - This is there on new systems
Double click to remove the update, say OK to the prompt

When the update has been uninstalled it will ask you to reboot, do so.  After the reboot make sure you have IE8 which is located in c:\program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer.  

Note that it is very important that the downgrade be done this way or you may lose all internet functionality.  DO NOT use Turn Windows Features on and off!!!  You can uncheck IE9 this way but it will not revert to IE8.  If you follow the steps above after the reboot you will have reverted to IE8.

A not so drastic step to alleviate the same problem is to turn on compatibility mode in IE9.  This will allow you to either view all websites as if you were using an earlier version of IE or to add …
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Unfortunately, Windows automatically upgraded me back to IE9 then rebooted the computer.  Nice.
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Sorry to hear that.  Try the compatibility steps referenced at the end of the article.
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I recently found myself in a Corporate Situation where the client had requested blocking access to any and all websites except his own Domain? Easy?

I am sure this would be your answer but their requirement was, this has to be done without using any Hardware/Software based Proxy or a Firewall. It cannot be controlled at the Gateway etc. i.e. no change at the Corporate Level. This was not possible for us anyways since the client was sharing the Network with 3 other clients and making specific changes to the Network would mean affecting the other clients as well. We had to come up with Host based Solutions.

One more issue that we had to deal with, was that the clients were using Corporate Proxy and hence, all the traffic was going through a single IP. Windows Firewall was not a solution .


Solution [Not perfect but it works !:)] : We used IE as our starting point and since Proxy was used, all we had to do is to redirect all the traffic for "Blocked Websites" to DIRECT since Direct access was blocked and send only valid requests to the Proxy Server. Example below :


////Use the following link in IE after placing the file under ETC folder
////file://c:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/proxy.pac

function FindProxyForURL(url, host)
    {

PROXYENTRY = "PROXY proxy.Domain.com:8080"

if (shExpMatch(host, "*.Client.com*"))
 return PROXYENTRY;

else
        return "DIRECT";

    }

This script is simple enough and will allow traffic only related to …
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Internet is a big network which is formed by connecting multiple small networks.It is a platform for all the users which are connected to it.Internet act as platform in different fields. Such as:
Internet  as a collaboration platform.
Internet  as a online entrepreneurship platform.
Internet as a education platform.
Internet as a online money transaction platform.
Internet as a news and latest event describer platform.

Internet  as a collaboration platform
Internet act as a collaboration platform as you can send and receive messages, emails and you can also chat with one another person. You can also make online calls and video conferencing with other fellows.So that you and your friends collaborate with each other while you may be at one corner of the world and your friend may be in other corner of the world.
google+
Gmail: Email from Google
facebook
twitter
This is a better way to communicate with your fellow which is in other part of a world.
This is a priceless, effective and efficient technique of communication.

Internet  as a online entrepreneurship platform
Internet  act as a online entrepreneurship platform as you can start your online business  and can also perform online marketing of you product. You can also work as a freelancer while sitting in you home and doing your job for  a organization which is in any part of the world. So that no traveling problems for you. You can earn money while working comfortably from any where.
hubpages
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Hopefully you'll forgive me for being blunt, but what is the point of this article? Is it just a summary of the Internet? What do I gain from reading this article? It seems to be just a quick blurb about different uses of the Internet, and then a bunch of links for me to go out and research for myself. I'm not saying that one shouldn't do their own research regarding such things, but I would have expected you to give me your opinion and/or experience with some of the sites you mentioned.

Your introduction, if we can truly call it that, is really bland. It does nothing to capture my interest to read the rest of the article. Why not recount a story where you were benefited by one of the platforms you highlight? If you can't get my attention in the first paragraph, how can you hope to keep my attention throughout the rest of the article?

Each of the descriptions of your "platforms" are more or less of the same caliber. Here are a couple of points that just jump out at me:

This is a better way to communicate with your fellow which is in other part of a world.
Why is it better? I can talk to people in other parts of the world using a standard telephone, so why does using the Internet to communicate with other individuals benefit me more?

Internet act as a education platform as you can learn online by searching on your require material or learn through distance learning, it mean that you can take admission online in any course or university and learn online by taking the classes of your course online.
You mean I can become a heart surgeon in the comfort of my own living room just by taking classes over the Internet? Now where did that dog go...

Are there any limitations to online education? What about accredited schools versus non-accredited (in the U.S.)? Are there any disciplines which can not be conducted online? I can learn how to make gouda cheese from a YouTube video. Can I get a decent job by saying, "I learned how to secure a corporate network by watching these 5 YouTube videos?"

So that you can send are receive money while sitting in your home comfortably and in very effective manner.
Am I just posting money out on the wire for anyone to grab? Why would I want to use such services? Would I send money to the butcher using PayPal so that later that day I can drop by his shop and pick up that leg of lamb I ordered? I would have expected to see some examples of where using such a service would benefit me outside of my daily routine.

Do understand that I am no professional author myself, and I am still trying to work out my own authoring style. I say all of the above as more of a "consumer" rather than a "peer". You've got a decent topic to work with; I think you just need to make it a bit more engaging and personal (with respect to opinion and/or experience).
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I like this article.

Sometimes definitely needed such summary in topics, for me this was interesting.
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Now-a-days, indirectly, postal services have been replaced by email services. Yes, whenever we hear the word "email" a lot of people only think of gmail. Some people still think that email and gmail are one and the same thing :-).

Let's see some of gmail's exciting features and information. From wiki we see a great description: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gmail and I have quoted some of the more interesting parts:

"Gmail is google's free mail exchange and data exchange service. it is worlds highest priority mail service and most widely used all over the world."

"The Gmail service currently provides more than 7 GB of free storage per account."

"Gmail's spam filtering features a community-driven system: when any user marks an email as spam, this provides information to help the system identify similar future messages for all Gmail users."

G-mail service also has feature like Voice calling and Video calling. All these features google gives for absolutely Free of charge. G-mail also gives users interactive functions like instant chat service,graphical similies etc. Also from wiki, we find a good comment about mobile which is becoming more popular way to access email while on the road :

"Gmail Mobile is a version of Google's Gmail email service. It is a free service, developed to provide access to Gmail from mobile devices such as cell phones, or smartphones. Gmail Mobile offers many of the features as Gmail delivered
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