Posts tagged ‘linkedin’

May 27, 2010

E-Commerce: Top Practical Uses of PHP, part-1

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

E-Commerce

E-commerce is one of the major uses for PHP. From a small business level to an enterprise level, businesses are always looking to create additional streams of revenue online. If you know how to integrate existing e-commerce solutions or build your own from scratch, this gives you a distinct advantage with your clients.

Beginners

If you are new to PHP,

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May 19, 2010

Top 5 Ways to Change your Negative Vibes to Positive

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

In matters of communication, be it home, your workplace or office or in general, a lot of what we ‘give’ and ‘receive’ depends on our vibes, comprising of following:

  • body-language
  • facial expressions
  • speech tone
  • speech speed
  • eye contact

Here is a list of top 5 Ways to Change your Negative Vibes to Positive, and a guide for self-help to make the transition easily and effectively.

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May 12, 2010

Calculator-Bar: Firefox Addon, Simple Tool for Number Crunchers

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Calculator-Bar Preview Image of Calculator-Bar is a Mozilla Firefox add-on which lets you open and make calculation on Calculator panel above the status bar of the browser. The power of this add-on lies in its simplicity and usefulness.

You can show and hide the calculator, just clicking on the nice little icon in the status bar,. I think it’s the best feature as it does not clutter the workspace when you don’t need it. It is operatable by the Num-Pad on the keyboard as well as buttons on the panel.

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May 11, 2010

Word Count Plus: Firefox Addon, Tool for Bloggers and Writers

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Word Count PlusPreview Image of Word Count Plus shows you the number of currently selected words. You can choose to add that number to a counter, in which case you will also see a running total. A great Mozilla Firefox plug-in for article writers, bloggers, even useful when writing official e-mails.

Its icon sits unobtrusively in the status bar. To use, select some text on the page, then right-click and choose Count Words from the menu. The word count will show up in the status bar.

You can also choose

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May 10, 2010

4 Reasons, Why Session Id’s are Bad for SEO ?

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

I keep hearing on internet in SEO best-practices or approaches that session id’s are bad for Search Engine Optimization(SEO), but no one tells, WHY ? So i took some time to search as to why do engines(google, yahoo, bing) have such problems, what are the factors which affect the ranking in respect of Session ID.

Here is a list of affects of Session id in a URL:

1.  One good reason, you never want a session ID to show up in a URL

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May 8, 2010

Behind The *Asterisks*: Firefox Addon, making life easy

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Behind The *Asterisks* (EladKarako Mod) http://in.linkedin.com/in/prashantkumarsharma is a 7 Kb Addon provides a Fast Way To View The Content Of The “Password Field”, which normally Shows only Asterisks representing real characters.

This add-on has no configuration and really easy to use, simplicity at its best; It shows the content of password field as a normal text field.

If you are Firefox-ing at office,

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May 6, 2010

MeasureIt: Firefox Addon, A Must have tool for Web-Developer

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

MeasureIt is a useful utility to help in measuring the on screen display in a Web-Browser. It is must have measuring tool for every web-developer, designer or any technical person; heck, even a regular Joe would find a good use for it ! It’s really a very simple to use Mozilla Firefox add-on for increased productivity.

It Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.

Instructions for Use:

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May 6, 2010

How to Disable a USB port in Windows

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

For many IT managers USB port connectivity can still pose a large threat to company security. One quick down-and-dirty method is disabling the read and write from any system USB port. This can be done through a quick registry edit.

To prevent users from connecting to a USB storage device that is connected to a computer that is running Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, or Windows 2000, here is a quick guide, how to disable a USB port:

To disable the access to USB port, in windows XP and 2000:

1. Click Start,

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May 5, 2010

6 Great Tips to Make Best Use of Your LinkedIn Profile

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

LinkedIn is a great way to manage the information that’s publicly available about you as a professional. Here is some advice on how to make best use of your LinkedIn profile and to make the most of the service.

Your LinkedIn network not only consists of your connections but  your connections’ connections, and the people they know. LinkedIn has over 65 million members in over 200 countries. Therefore LinkedIn profile  serves as a passive job magnet, since recruiters and hiring managers use the site for locating candidates.

Here is a list of 6 Top suggestions for you whether you are an aged user or just starting your LinkedIn account / profile as a beginner:

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May 4, 2010

7 Body Language Signs you should be aware of at your Workplace

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

Here is a list of bare essential 7 Body Language Signs you should be aware of at your Workplace / Office.

  1. I’m the boss.Interlacing your hands behind your head, while leaning back in a chair with one leg crossed, sends the signal that you feel comfortable and dominant. Only the senior person in a meeting should do this.
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