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Clear Your Browser Cache

Browsers cache the webpages you're viewing. When we're working on a website, sometimes you'll need to clear that cache to see the updated version. See more on how to do it in your current web browser.

Send a Large File

Need to email a large file to someone? Don't attach it to an email message, use one of these online services to ensure it gets to the recipient.

Adjust Your Browser's Zoom Level

Websites looking different in one browser or computer than they do in another? You might have set your zoom level to something other than 100%. Read more to see how to fix this.

web hosting

Set Up a Domain Name

Doing your own website setup using separate vendors for hosting and domain name? Use this reference to see how to link the two together.

FTP Instructions

Have direct access to your web host? See this guide for all you need to know to access those remote files from your own computer.

Get Site Info for Existing Site

Don't know where your site is hosted or with whom your domain is registered? These tools should help. Includes an easy way to do a site report and whois check.


Download Google Chrome

Fast browser that auto updates and has great integration with your Google account. Google Chrome is on the cutting edge of web standards and features.

Download Firefox

Firefox is in the category of "Better than Internet Explorer"... but just barely. It's a somewhat speedy browser that's primary feature seems to be it's optional Add-ons.

Download Opera

Super-speedy multi-platform browser with all the features found in Firefox and Chrome. Opera does a lot of behind the scenes work to keep the browser lightweight and fast.

Download FileZilla

A free FTP application for Mac, Windows and Linux. This app lets you connect to a remote server to download, upload or manage files from your computer.
I provide these links and resources merely as a reference. In my line of work I often get asked tech related questions that may or may not be directly related to the scope of the project. I'm happy to do what I can, but if you require technical assistance, please contact an IT professional.