Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stopping the Spam Robots – Captcha and Re-Captcha

I don’t like CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) . Most of them are difficult to figure out and sometimes – especially with Google – I have to try four or five times to get it right. But the spam robots must be stopped, so CAPTCHA  is one of the better Continue Reading...
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Congratulations, Robert Lemon!

In a field of 500 authors, Robert Lemon has been honored as Advantage Media’s 2011 Author of the Year! Robert’s book, Now is Your Time, draws on his own experience and understanding. Robert received the Airforce Achievement Medal Award, from the Secretary of the Airforce for his achievements in the Air Force. He has been Continue Reading...
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WordPress 3.3.1 Upgrade

The newest release of WordPress is a security update for WordPress 3.3 which features improved performance and ease-of-use. WordPress now supports drag-and-drop uploading as well as built-in support for many of the most popular features that formerly required plug-ins. Virtual Websource recommends updating to the latest release of WordPress, primarily for security reasons but we Continue Reading...
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Handling Blog Comments

You will notice that few comments appear on my blog. It’s not that I haven’t received comments – I receive several comments every day, especially on the Typography blog post – but the vast majority of the comments do not contribute to the blog. Unless the comment offers something of value to the readers of Continue Reading...
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Typography and Web-Safe Fonts

Typography represents one of the great challenges in building an engaging and dynamic website. The greatest challenge lies in the fact that there are very few fonts a web designer can use that will be properly presented to all users. Fonts will only be properly displayed if they are installed on the user’s computer. If Continue Reading...
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