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Various web bits – Firefox3.0, image editing online, and make your own comix

Good overview of Firefox3.0 in terms of web editing is located here I uploaded a rather large (and upside down) photo to pixenate, a free online web editing tool that even works with facebook.Pixenate tools include zoom, crop, resize, rotate, red eye, whiten, saturation, a few other features. Pretty nifty and easy to use. When you’ve finished, you can import to flickr or save. Make ...

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will portals win the social networking war?

Finally, some real contendors in aggregating social networking — a centralized spot to collect all of YOUR web 2.0 stuff! Isn’t it funny how there is all of this “stuff” and then the next step is to organize it and streamline it (sounds like cataloging, no)? Create the content and then organize it! 😉 Pageflakes has a lot of functionality in terms of creating a ...

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Speed up your website!

For those of you who create websites, here is an interesting article about speeding up websites (and a free little tool, too!): ySlow a firebug/firefox plug-in: http://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/Most of the rules revolve around making sure the browser doesn't haveto work too hard to load and display your Web pages, particularly bymaking maximum use of the browser cache. That's where your browserstores bits and pieces of the ...

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5000 resources to do just about anything online

5000 resources to do just about anything online I love mashable and I can’t possibly summarize everything in this article, but if you are looking for new things to do with your blog/website, or just to have a little fun on the ‘net, do take a look. You can find things such as 30 widgets for a wordpress blog, 70+ podcasting tools, 12+ twitter tools, ...

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limiting blogger labels (tags)

Using the blog clound from phydeaux3 and limit labels by post count is a handy way to control the size of your blog cloud. The code and instructions for the label cloud are here:http://phy3blog.googlepages.com/Beta-Blogger-Label-Cloud.html Tweaking the var cloudMin= 1 to var cloudMin= 2in the script will suppress any label from display in the cloud with less than 2 posts (i.e., an unused label will display ...

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