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Search Engines

To make things easier to submit a site to the various Search Engines, we recommend AceBit's Hello Engines currently in version 10 for under £100 and this version will allow submission of up to ten different websites (Free version allows submission for two websites).

Also available is the professional version of Hello Engines, called AESOPS 10 which currently costs approximately €350/£280 for an unlimited number of web sites.

 

Remote Assistance

If you are after Remote Assistance and we have agreed to this, we will probably connect via Teamviewer to your desktop. Please download this Quick Connect program in readiness. We will require the ID and password once this is run.

If we require FTP access, please arrange for us to receive temporary FTP access to your server and let us know the details, URL, username and password. Thank you.

If we are de-bugging something like Joomla or phpList please ensure we have the access details, url, username and password.

easycron logoNeed the ability to run a Cron Job but have no idea how to set it up? Have a look at EasyCron, you can use this for free or pay a subscription for even more options. It can be used to automate backing up databases, mailing Lists such as phpList and so much more.


firefoxHave you upgraded to Firefox 35 or above? Find loads of unwelcome search engines in place of your original chosen engine?

Me too! Downright annoying isn't it? I prefer Google UK, especially being based in the UK, but the Google search engine provided was Google US (ie: .com not .co.uk). There is no obvious way to restore Google UK as a search engine option.

firefox searchThe solution is to Left click on the Search Engine icon (or magnifying glass at the left of the search box) and choose Manage Search...


My first dealings with a freesat "dongle". Client could not connect to iPlayer and asked me to take a look. Thought at first the dongle was supposed to be inserted at a 22o angle. Not so, it had been damaged at some point. I did not have a suitable WAN/LAN connector so an easy fix as the router was close to the TV, I plugged a Cat5 cable between Tv and Router. Job sorted, Cable £5.

The original Panasonic Adaptor (#DY-WL10) has been superceeded by the Pansonic Adaptor TY-WL20U costing around...


Is your laptop overheating? Let us have a look at it it might be something as simple as dust in the fan vents or a build up inside the bottom of the laptop.

If you use it on a lap cushion, then the air flow is probably blocked. Easiest, and free, fix: Don't use a cushion! Next posibility, get a laptop cooler from us starting at just £5*. Just plugs in to your laptop via a USB lead, included and usually also allows another USB lead to be plugged in so you don't lose a USB port.

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Laptop broken screenLive in the Ilkley Area? Broken your laptop screen? If it's new or still worth a fair bit, don't bin it, get it repaired. Obviously if the laptop is under a year old and you have a valid warranty, take it back to your supplier.

If it's out of warranty and worth more than a couple of hundred pounds, let us see if our Tech Man can fix it, 15" screens cost about £130 collected, repaired and returned to you. 17"-19" will be a bit dearer, but may be worth asking us for a price, Or if you decide...


monitorGot a blank monitor/display/screen?

This could be caused by several issues, a loose cable, a faulty pc to monitor cable, faulty motherboard/connection in your PC or a faulty monitor.

We can check the cable as well as try a second monitor for you.

We can supply a replacement cable  for about £5.

If your monitor is faulty and you wish to obtain your own replacement, we can arrange the loan of a 2nd hand monitor to tide you over.

If you wish us to obtain you a new monitor just ask, there are...


joomla logo blackWhen trying to add a Joomla! Component that is larger than 2Mb in size, and you are unable to change your MAX_FILE_SIZE setting in either php.ini file or your server PHP Configuration settings, there is still a way to upload these very large components.

First download the component to your computer, un-zip it to a folder using a directory name that makes sense to you, then upload that folder and all its contents to your Joomla! website's tmp directory.

Once complete, go to your Extension...


joomla logo blackTo add an Anchor in Joomla in an article is quite simple, just add

<a href="/my-anchor"></a>

to your article code, then link to it from elsewhere on your article

<a href="#my-anchor">Link test</a>

However, if you want to use it to point to a specific point in an article from a MENU Item, this is not easily possible.

You would think that by changing the menu type to external link and including the #my-anchor at the end of the article link it...