Category: Web Methods

Internet Explorer within Chrome
article #624, updated 46 days ago

The original “IE Tab” appears to work well with Windows 10. It has seen quite a lot of development over the years, and now includes a binary helper MSI:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ie-tab/hehijbfgiekmjfkfjpbkbammjbdenadd

“IE Tab Multi” was recommendable for several years, but does not appear to work on 10:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ie-tab-multi-enhance/fnfnbeppfinmnjnjhedifcfllpcfgeea

Categories:   Web Methods   Web User Issues

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New web browser: Vivaldi
article #943, updated 103 days ago

Vivaldi is looking very good so far, Windows Mac and Linux:

http://vivaldi.com

It is possibly the only browser for 32-bit Linux which will do Netflix and other DRM’d video. To do this, you need the ffmpeg codecs package and also widevine. For Netflix, you also need to start it like this (use vivaldi-snapshot if that’s what you have):

vivaldi-stable --user-agent='Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.79 Safari/537.36'

Vivaldi does not yet have built-in synchronization of bookmarks et cetera, but one can use the excellent EverSync to take good care of this, it also works amongst Firefox, Chrome, IE, Android, iOS, and even Windows phones.

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A great new web discussion platform: Discourse
article #940, updated 374 days ago

Just saw this. Looks very good, though haven’t built one yet. If I ever move to a Docker-based platform, will probably use it!

https://www.discourse.org/faq/

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Identify Host of Web Site
article #893, updated 509 days ago

This web tool:

http://hostadvice.com/tools/whois/

will identify the company hosting a web site. Also gives the nameservers for the domain. Suggested by Lurie Austinser!

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Web site sitemap generator
article #838, updated 631 days ago

2000 pages max:

https://xmlsitemapgenerator.org/

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Check your web site's security
article #791, updated 758 days ago

Try this:

https://www.scanmyserver.com

Categories:   Web Methods   Web Sites

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New web browser
article #765, updated 860 days ago

Looking rather interesting so far; it is very multiplatform:

http://www.qupzilla.com

Categories:   Web Methods   Applications

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ICANN verification takes down web sites
article #741, updated 910 days ago

Make sure your web site is ICANN-compliant:

http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5941-protect-your-website-icann-verification.html

Or else!

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Block HTTPS Google Search
article #702, updated 1033 days ago

Here are three methods:

https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/186669?hl=en

This is required for “Safe Search” configurations.

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Enable new and faster cache in Firefox
article #688, updated 1088 days ago

Try this:

http://lifehacker.com/speed-up-firefox-by-enabling-its-new-http-cache-1570488335

Categories:   Web Methods