A Research Guide for Students by I Lee

A Virtual Library of Useful URLs
Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification

000-005 Computers, Information & General Reference

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001.4 Nobel Prizes, Awards, Rewards (Prizes, etc.), Contests, Competitions
002 Books See also 028 Books and reading, (One Book Projects), (Reading interests), (Best books), (Best-book lists), (eBooks), (e-Books)
004 Computers, Computer literacy, Computer systems
004.03 Computer science - Dictionaries, (Computer terms), (Computer jargon), (Computers - Jargon), (Computers - Dictionaries)
004.67 Internet, World Wide Web (WWW)
  Add URL
  Affiliate Programs
  Anti-Virus, AntiVirus
  Colors, Color charts
  Domain name
  Free E-mail or Free email
  Free Internet Access
  Free/Low Cost Web hosting or Free/Low Cost Web sites
  Free Web storage space
  Internet Safety - Safe Surf
  Internet Service Providers (ISP)
  Internet Statistics
  Popup stoppers, Ad blockers
  Search engines
  Security and Spyware
  Tools for Webmasters
  Win awards
005.13 Programming languages (Computers), Web designs, Java, JavaScript, Perl, (Regular expressions)
005.7 HTML (Document Markup Language)
025.4 Dewey Decimal Classification, Classification - Books, Library of Congress Classification
025.5 Reference services, (Virtual libraries), Information services, (Useful URLs), (Best Web sites)
027 Libraries
027.071 Libraries - Canada
027.073 Libraries - United States
027.0973 Archives - United States, (Public records - Preservation)
027.8 School libraries, Elementary school libraries, High school libraries, (Secondary school libraries), (Junior high school libraries), (Children's libraries), (Libraries and students)
028 Books and reading, (Reading interests), (Best books), (Best-book lists), (eBooks), (e-Books)
030 Encyclopedias and dictionaries, (Glossaries), Almanacs, World records, (Records of achievement), Curiosities and wonders, (Wonders of the World)
031.2 Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc., (How to), (Learn to), (Tutorials)
050 Periodicals, (Magazines), (Journals)
060.4 Parliamentary practice, (Rules of order)
069 Museums
070 Newspapers, World news and newspapers, Canada - Newspapers, Canadian newspapers, (Canada - News) United States - Newspapers, American newspapers, (U.S. - News)
070.1 Television broadcasting of news, (TV broadcasting of news)
070.4 News agencies, Journalism, Broadcast journalism, (Commercial Journalism), (News broadcasting), (Wire agencies), (News services), (Radio journalism), (Radio news), (Television journalism), (Television news)
070.5 Publishers and publishing, Publishers' standard book numbers, International Standard Book Numbers, (I.S.B.N.), (ISBN), International Standard Serial Numbers, (I.S.S.N.), (ISSN)
090 Rare books, (Antiquarian books), (Book rarities), (Early printed books)

001.4 Nobel Prizes, Awards, Rewards (Prizes, etc.), Contests, Competitions

Air Miles from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Air Miles in Canada
Air Miles is now Avios in United Kingdom (changed to Avios in 2011)
Air Miles in Spain
Air Miles in the Netherlands
Air Miles in The Emirates (UAE - United Arab Emirates)
Air Miles in Qatar
Air Miles in Bahrain

The Nobel Prizes. Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prizes have been given for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. Site includes: Nobel Prize Quick Facts, Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) - Biography, Nobel Prize Lessons, and more.

The Nobel Prize Internet Archive. Choose a category to view past and present Nobel Prize Winners: Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Economics, Physiology & Medicine.

Pulitzer Prize from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Annual awards by Columbia University in New York City, for print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition.

The Pulitzer Prizes. Resources, Archives, History, Guidelines & Entry Forms.

002 Books

See also 028 Books and reading, (eBooks), (e-Books)

Audio Books. Free audio books online. A listing of sites that legally offer free audio books, either for online listening or for download.
Free eBooks Online.
Free Biography, Autobiography and Memoir eBooks Online.
Free Mystery, Detective, Thriller & Crime (Fiction) eBooks Online.
Great Authors - Free Books Online. And more.

Books: Fiction and non-fiction book reviews, the latest book and publishing news and opinion, features, online literature and author interviews, and Paperback Book Reviews from Telegraph.co.uk.

Gallery of Book Trade Labels. A labor of love by Greg Kindall, Seven Roads. A virtual collection of book trade labels, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries, used by publishers, printers, and binders around the world (including Japan & Mexico) to advertise their contributions. Each entry is digitally scanned from books found in research libraries such as the University of Utah Marriott Library - some labels date back to early 1800s.

Kobo Books. Over 5 million free eBooks. *5 million free eBooks is based on total Free books available.

Reading ebooks on a phone - 5 ways to make the most of it by Piotr Kowalczyk, Feb 19, 2017 from Ebook Friendly.

004 Computers, Computer literacy, Computer systems

A Brief History of Programming Languages by Alex Armstrong, 26 May 2013.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Health Center.
9 Things You Can Do to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
10 natural and home remedies for carpal tunnel syndrome by Hannah Nichols, Reviewed by Gerhard Whitworth, RN, from Medical News Today, 21 December 2018.
Overuse Injury Prevention from Stop Sports Injuries.

CompInfo: Find the Best Sources of Computer Information. Reference resource for computer information. Computer directories, computer software and computers.

Computer Technology Review (CTR).

PC Magazine: The Independent Guide to Technology. Computer, Software, Hardware and Electronics Reviews, Downloads, Solutions, News, Columns, and more.

Practically Networked Troubleshooting Guides. Networking, Internet Sharing, Wireless Network Security, Backgrounders, Tutorials, and more.

Universal Serial Bus - USB.org - About. Basic Information, So what does USB really do? Installing USB Support and Setting up USB Peripheral (Device) under Windows, USB Cables, Connectors, and Networking with USB, and USB On-The-Go (USB OTG).
USB: Everything You Need to Know from Lifewire. Everything you need to know about Universal Serial Bus, aka USB.

004.03 Computer science - Dictionaries, (Computer terms), (Computer jargon), (Computers - Jargon), (Computers - Dictionaries)

Find a Tech Definition from WhatIs.com. Tech Terms Computer Dictionary from TechTerms.com. Guide to Emoticons (Smileys - Smilies) from Tink.co.uk.

ITsecurity.com. Internet and Computer Security Information. Includes a Dictionary, FAQs - Email Security for Dummies, Data Back Ups.

Look up: Computer & Internet Terminology from Babylon.com. A large collection of online dictionaries related to Computer & Internet, including searchable versions of popular works such as the Jargon File, the FOLDOC, and many other glossaries explaining Computer Abbreviations and Acronyms.

Glossary of IT Terms. Information Technology (IT) terms.

IT Terminology. Dictionary of IT (Information Technology) from ConSP - Connet Solution Provider. More than 1000 acronym and abbreviations defined.

The Most Common Acronyms Used Online. Learn what INB4, BAE, BTFO, and tons more acronyms stand for - by Wendy Boswell, Life Wire. Updated August 20, 2017.

Webopedia. Online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology.

Whatis.com. IT encyclopedia and learning center. Browse A-Z listings of terms, or browse for definitions in categories: Software, Internet, Computing Fundamentals, Hardware, PCs, Networking, Telecom.

004.67 Internet, World Wide Web (WWW)

  Internet - General information
  Add URL
  Affiliate Programs
  Anti-Virus, AntiVirus
  Blog, Blogs, Blogging
  Colors, Color charts
  Domain name
  Free E-mail or email
  Free Internet Access
  Free/Low Cost Web hosting or Free/Low Cost Web sites
  Free Web storage space
  Internet Safety - Safe Surf
  Internet Service Providers (ISP)
  Internet Statistics
  Popup stoppers, Ad blockers
  Safe surf
  Search engines
  Security and Spyware
  Tools for Webmasters
  Win awards

004.67 Internet, World Wide Web (WWW) - General information

30 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on the Internet by Dan Tynan. From the July 2005 issue of PC World magazine.

Bare Bones 101. A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web from the University of South Carolina, Beaufort Library. Includes BCK2SKOL Lessons - Back to School: The Electronic Library Classroom 101. A Class on the Net for Librarians with Little or No Net Experience.

Tim Berners-Lee, from Google image, orig. 800 x 539 pixels - 58k, www.ethlife.ethz.ch/images/cern_1990-l.jpg
Tim Berners-Lee, a young British scientist,
working as a consultant for CERN, 1990
    Tim Berners-Lee, from http://www.w3.org/Consortium/
Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director
and inventor of the World Wide Web

Berners-Lee - Sir Timothy "Tim" John Berners-Lee - Biography from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Born June 8, 1955 in London, Tim Berners-Lee is the inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). He is sometimes called "TimBL" or "TBL". See also Tim Berners-Lee, Director - at Who's Who at the W3C, Tim's Homepage includes Answers for Young People - FAQ for Kids, his bio, email address, snail mail address, latitude, longitude, direction on how to get there, phone, FAX, PGP fingerprint, essays and articles, e.g. A one-page personal history of the web (1998/5/7).

The Birth of the Web. Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist at CERN, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989. The web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automatic information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world. See also World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Where the web was born. What are CERN's greatest achievements? The World Wide Web. In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN, invented the World Wide Web in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research, derived from the French Conseil Europ?en pour la Recherche Nucl?aire or European Council for Nuclear Research.

Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web (Paperback) by Tim Berners-Lee

  Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web
  (Paperback) by Tim Berners-Lee

Facebook. A social utility that connects you with the people around you. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet. Facebook from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Free ebook: 47 Handy Facebook Stats and Charts. Do you know the best time to engage with your customers on Facebook? Learn this and more in this free ebook from HubSpot.

A Guide to VoIP History - The Rise of VoIP. Site provides key events in the VoIP history. VoIP: Voice over Internet Protocol.

Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents. Free download of weblog advice handbook from Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières).
What Is a Blog? By Artem Minayev. Blog basics. A blog is a frequently updated online personal journal or diary. It is a place to express yourself to the world. A place to share your thoughts and your passions.

Internet 101 from Khan Academy. Computer Science: How the Internet Works. Learn how the internet works - everything from WiFi and IP addresses to cybersecurity and crime.

It's a Wonderful Internet. Watch this animated movie to see what the world might be like without the Internet. Originally from Nurun / Ant Farm Interactive. YouTube video, 5:09 min.

Multiply.com. Secure, Family-Friendly Media Sharing. Multiply makes it easy to create, share and discuss your blog, photos, and videos with more of the people you know, and fewer of the people you don't. 14 million members upload more than 3,000,000 photos and 20,000 videos every day.

MySpace from Wikipedia, the free enclopedia. MySpace.com. Meet people from your area in the country and keep in touch. Includes MySpace.com Blogs, forums, email, groups, games and events.

Ning - Create Your Own Social Networks! Online service where you can create, customize, and share your own Social Network for free.


Add Me! Search Engine Sumission & Optimization. Submit your web sites to Search Engines for free.

Add Your Web Site to ASR. Active Search Results (ASR) is an independent Internet Search Engine using a proprietary page ranking technology with Millions of popular Web sites indexed.

Best Free Directories - Free Web Site Submission Directory Rankings from WebSubmissionKing.com.

FREE Search Engine Submission. Free URL submission to top Search Engines from Web Launch.

Free Web Submission: Free Search Engine Submission and Site Promotion. Provides webmasters and site owners with free manual and auto submission to highest-rated, free internet search engines and directories.

FREE URL Submission - Submit your site to dozens of top search engines for FREE.

How to Submit Your Website to Search Engines (Hint: You Don't Always Need To) byJoshua Hardwick, Ahrefs Pte Ltd., September 4, 2018.

Google. Submit your site to Google. "Only the top-level page from a host is necessary; you do not need to submit each individual page. Our crawler, Googlebot, will be able to find the rest."

Google Tips on Submission & Ranking. Google's Page Rank Technology. Submit your web site to google, learn about link popularity, google SEO & getting ranked.

Scrub the Web - Free URL Submissions - Easy Submit. Free submit URL to scrubtheweb.com.

SEO Company Los Angeles

Submit Express. Submit your URLs to be listed in Search Engines, manually or automatically with one entry. Free.

Yahoo! Submit Your Site to Bing and Yahoo!

Affiliate Programs

Affiliate Programs. Guide to affiliate programs on the Web.

Anti-Virus, AntiVirus

AV Comparatives. Independent Tests of Anti-Virus Software.

AVG Anti-Virus. Essential protection that detects, blocks and removes viruses and malware - all for free.

avast! Home Edition Free Antivirus Download. Free registration.

Best FREE Antivirus Test 2013 by Britec. 19:54 min. Infected files detected by Avast 110, Avira 78, AVG 107, Bitdefender 63, MSE 24, Comodo 114.

Best Free Antivirus Software 2015. YouTube video, 6:50 min.

ClamWin Free Antivirus. ClamWin: Free antivirus software for Windows.

CNET Downloads. Free software downloads and software reviews. Include Webroot Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus.

AVG vs Avast. YouTube video, 40:47 min. Published on Dec 22, 2013.

Panda Free Anti-Virus. "The cloud technology is based on Panda's Collective Intelligence. It can run constantly, providing protection against viruses and malicious websites but slowing the system to some extent, or do a system scan." ~ Wikipedia.

Top 5 Free Anti-Virus Review (2014). YouTube video, 10:09 min. Posted on Feb 4, 2014 by itvraag. Content of this video:
1. Importance of Anti-Virus
2. Free or Paid
3. Avast
4. Panda
5. Avira
6. AVG
7. Bitdefender
8. Mobile Devices
9. Conclusion

HouseCall. Trend Micro's free online virus scanner.

McAfee FreeScan detects thousands of viruses on your computer, searches for viruses and displays a detailed list of any infected files. Create an account to login.

McA fee Virus Information Library. Includes Virus Alerts, Anti-Virus Updates, Find Virus Alphabeticaly, Newly Discovered Viruses, Free Downloads of Beta AntiVirus Software, and more.

Real Viruses and Worms and what to do if you've been infected, advice from ScamBusters.org. See also Stop Computer Viruses in Their Tracks, Stop Spam! Internet ScamBustersTM: 809 Area Code Scam, 90# Telephone Scam, or "nine-zero-pound" phone scam, and other helpful advice.

Symantec Security Response. Search for Viruses Alphabetically in this Virus Encyclopedia from Symantec. Expanded Threat List provides a synopsis of the latest virus-related threats discovered by Symantec Security Response.

Threat Fire AntiVirus. Formerly Cyberhawk, now PC Tools ThreatFire. Behavioral Virus and Spyware Protection.

Trend Micro security predictions for 2018.
Glossary of Virus Terms A-Z from Trend Micro.
● Tools for Webmasters include Free Tools, Apps, and Trials.
Threat Encyclopdia: Web Attacks, Malware, Vulnerabilities, Spam, Malicious URLs.
HouseCall. Free Online Virus Scan.

Vmyths.coMisconceptions about genuine threatsm: Truth About Computer Security Hysteria. Hoaxes, myths, urban legends: Hoax virus alerts, and more.

Blog, Blogs, Blogging

Blogging Titan. Learn ways to blog better with tips and tricks to increase blog traffic and earn more money. Articles include:
● 10 Crazy Tips to Drive Massive Traffic Through Social Media by Jacob Whitmore;
● Why Your SEO Is Affected by How Google Makes Money by Kevin Carney;
● The 10 Basics of Blogging Search Engine Optimisation by Jacob Whitmore;
● 29 Ways to Monetize Your Blog and Make Money Blogging! by Waqar Ahmed;
● Top 10 Powerful Headline Words That You Can Use Today by Jacob Whitmore;
● Create a Blogging Schedule That Works for You by Susan Velez;
● 10 Pro Tips for Beginner Bloggers by Jacob Whitmore;
● 15 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic by Jacob Whitmore;
● 5 Ways to Generate Click Worthy Headlines for Your Content by John Chen;
● How to Start a Blog by Jacob Whitmore;
● 3 Simple-Hacks to Triple Your Blog Traffic Without Spending a Penny on Google Adsense by Yuvrajsingh.

How to Start a Blog From scratch, in 20 minutes, step-by-step. Guide by Karen Evans. Last updated: January 15, 2017, StartBloggingOnline.com

How to Start a Blog Today. A Free Step-by-Step Beginner's Guide to Create a Blog in 20 minutes by Scott Chow, theblogstarter. Updated January 16, 2018.

Colors, Color charts

The Sixteen Named Colors - All Codes. 16 color names for use in an HTML attribute. Defined by the hexadecimal code and sorted by hue, saturation, and light. Each color's RGB (Red Green Blue) hexadecimal code is shown as well as its RGB decimal code, RGB percent code, HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) code, and the CMYK code (percent values for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and blacK values of the color).

17 Named Colors with numerical RGB specification from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). List of color keywords: aqua, black, blue, fuchsia, gray, green, lime, maroon, navy, olive, orange, purple, red, silver, teal, white, and yellow.

The 216-Color Webmaster's Palette or Webmaster's Color Lab. Click on the color of your choice, see display of color and details of hexadecimal codes. Quick selection of color for your Webpage.

500+ Colours. Page lists over 500 colours by colour name, Hex value, RGB value and Microsoft Access code number.

4096 Color Wheel. Version 2.1 by Jemima Pereira.

Browser-Safe Colors Organized by Hue. HTML Color Chart. The printer-friendly HTML color chart organized by hue (colors) includes HTML hex codes and also RGB HTML color codes for the Web-safe colors.

The Browser Safe Palette (BSP). Victor Engel's No Dither Netscape Colors.

ColorBlender.com. Browse 62612 Blends. Search blends in HEX, RGB, HSV.

Color Chart from color-chart.org.

Color Chart - Color Slider (RGB to Hexidecimal Converter) from CalculatorCat.com.

Color Converter. This free color converter gives you the hexadecimal values of your RGB colors (HEX to RGB) and vice versa (RGB to HEX).

Color Hexa. Color encyclopedia: Information and conversion. ColorHexa.com is a free color tool providing information about any color. Type any color values in the search field and ColorHexa will offer a detailed description and automatically convert it to its equivalent value in Hexadecimal, Binary, RGB, CMYK, HSL, HSV, CIE-Lab, Hunter-Lab, CIE-Luv, CIE-LCH, XYZ and xyY. ColorHexa will also generate matching color schemes such as complementary, split complementary, analogous, triadic, tetradic and monochromatic colors.

ColorPicker.com. Quick online color picker tool. HTML color codes. Generate Color Scheme: Complementary, Triade, Tetrade, Analogic.

Color Slider: RGB to Hexidecimal Converter from CalculatorCat.com.

Color Table (Internet Explorer) from Microsoft Developer Network.
Basic HTML Color Names.
Colors by Hue.
Colors by Name.

efg's Computer Lab - Cycle Colors. HSV: Display Colors by Red-Green-Blue or Hue-Saturation-Value. RBG Colors: Show any of the 16.8 Million (or, exactly 2563) RGB Colors.

Flat UI Color Picker. Best Flat Colors for UI Design. Choice of ALL, RED, PINK, PURPLE, BLUE, GREEN, YELLOW, ORANGE, GRAY, or NEW Colors. New Flat UI Colors.
Flat UI Colors. Choose a format, e.g. HEX, RGB, etc. Click on a color, code will automatically be copied.
Bootflat Color Picker. Bootflat Flat UI color picker is a project digging the Flat Color Picker which gives you the perfect colors for flat designs.
Flat Colors. Largest collection of flat colors on the internet. Over 11,000 flat colors.

Hex Color Chart Grid. One page chart. Color Chart One-Page View. More One Page Hex Color Charts.

Hex Color Codes from HexColorTool. Hex is a 6-digit, 24 bit, hexidecimal number that represents Red, Green, and Blue. An example of a Hex color representation is #123456, 12 is Red, 34 is Green, and 56 is Blue. There are 16 million possible colors.

Hex Color Codes or Hexadecimal Color Codes from December.com. "This page demonstrates the six-digit hexadecimal representation of color of the form #RRGGBB, where RR, GG, and BB are the hexadecimal values for the red, green, and blue values of the color. Using a hexadecimal code is the most reliable of the several ways you can define colors in HTML or style sheets."

Hex Hub (Named Hexadecimal Color Codes for HTML).
Hues Hub (Nameless Hexadecimal Color Codes for HTML).
Quick Reference of Color Tables include 16 named colors, 216 safe colors, 12 soft colors, 147 Scalable Vector Graphics named colors, 267 blocks of the Universal Color Language, and more.

HSL Color Picker from WorkWithColor. Color Picking: It is recommended to use the sequence - Hue - Lightness - Saturation. For a new color, it is recommended to begin with a saturation value of 100%.

Color Schemer.
Color Converter.
Color Names.
Photography Gray Card. Download a printable gray card to obtain natural colors in photos.
1-2-3 Image Resizer. Quickly resize pictures.
Color Theory. Color Theory Introduction, Colors of the Rainbow, Color Vision, Color Properties / Terminology, The Color Wheel, Color Space and Gamut.

HTML Color Codes by Dixon & Moe. Get HTML color codes, Hex color codes, RGB and HSL values with our color picker, color chart and HTML color names. Color Picker. Color Chart. Color Names. HTML & CSS Tutorials. Resources: Tools and tricks from around the web. What are HTML color codes? List of common HTML color codes.

HTML Color Chart: Click on any color square to get its HTML color code.
HTML Color Picker: Move the horizontal slider to chose color and then click into color square to get HTML color code.
HTML Color Codes Theory: HTML Codes format, Meaning of symbols, Examples.
HTML Color Codes and Names from Computer Hope.
Web Color Chart Hexadecimal HTML from VisiBone.
HTML Color from Quackit.
HTML Color Codes: Color Picker, Color Chart, Basic HTML Color Codes
HTML Color Code Chart from HTML.am.
HTML Color Names from W3Schools.
Best Color Palette Generators from HTML Color Codes.

Material UI. Click-To-Copy color palette of Material Design Colors, Flat UI Colors, Social Media Colors, Metro Colors, HTML Colors (140 Named Colors), Material UI Icons, Unicode Characters used as icons.

Online Color Chart - Hex HTML Color Codes, Decimal RGB Color Codes, Web Designer's Color Hexagon from VisiBone.com.

Web colors from Wikipedia. Converting RGB to hexadecimal, HTML color names, X11 color names, Web-safe colors, Color table, CSS colors.

Web Colors - HTML Color Codes by VisiBone. 216 web color codes. Hexadecimal codes can be used in both XHTML and CSS. Decimal color codes can be used in CSS and most graphics tools.

Domain name

leaf .CA Registration. You can register a (.ca) domain name for 1 to 10 years, and choose from 2 to 50 characters for your domain name. Site also provides answers to such General Questions as: What is a Domain Name? What is the Domain Name System (DNS)? Who can register .CA Domain Name? What is a Top-Level Domain Name?

leaf Canadian Domain Name Services. Answers to questions about Domain Name System, Nameservers, Domain Name Registration, Modifying Domain Name Record, Official CIRA Registration Documents, CIRA Canadian Presence Requirements, CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority) Registrant Agreement, and Registration Rules.

Cheap Domain Registration and Cheap Web Hosting. FAQ section answers many questions on domain name, General Information on What is a Domain Name? Domain Name Extensions, Registering and Transferring a Domain Name, Parking and Unparking a Domain Name, Fowarding and Hosting a Domain Name, Managing a Domain Name Account, and the Whois Function.

leaf CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority): Who can register a .CA domain name? FAQ: Canadian Presence Requirements, Find a Registrar, FAQ: Rules for Registration, FAQ: Registrar's Role.


Domain Name Guide. Information covered: Buying and selling domain names, Domain FAQ, Glossary, Domain name search, Registration of domain names, Registrar system, Register and protect a domain name, Administrative tasks, and Registration FAQ.

Domain Name Registration: Register your .CA domain from CIRA.ca. Find the right .CA domain for your online business, brand or project. Search Domain Name.

New Domains are changing the internet from Name.com. "The days of choosing between a handful of generic domains are behind us ... New Domains range from business-focused extensions like .MARKET to offbeat domains like .NINJA, and offer some distinct advantages over traditional domain choices.

10 things you MUST know before you register domain with anyone from EasyDNS.com.

Easy Whois - easyWhois. Quickly lookup a domain name's Whois Record for any domain. See also IP Lookup and What Is My IP? Provides Address Block Information.

Go Daddy. Domain name search. Enter a domain name to instantly check its availability. Provides option to private registration through Domains By Proxy to keep personal information private, i.e. no personal information is made public but still able to retain benefits of domain ownership.

Register.com. Register your domain name. Check out Pricing, Rules, and FAQ regarding Domain Name Registration. Check to see who has registered any Web address: WHOIS Lookup.

Root-Zone Whois Information. A-Z Index by TLD Code. Complete list of Top Level Domains by Country Code, e.g. from .ac - Ascension Island to .zw – Zimbabwe. Country-Code Top Level domains (ccTLDs) from Wikipedia.org.

Search WHOIS from Network Solutions. Look up a domain name in WHOIS for .com, .net, and .org, find information on domain owner's address, nameserver, IP address, domain expiration date, creation date, registration changed date, person (full name of registrant), address, phone, and e-mail of domain registrant. Some info may not be available if the domain's privacy is protected.

Top 50 Domain Registrars and Resources from Website Magazine.

ICANN WHOIS Search from ICANN. WHOIS is the system that asks the question, who is responsible for a domain name or an IP address? ICANN's WHOIS Lookup gives you the ability to lookup any generic domains, such as "icann.org" to find out the registered domain holder.

WHOIS Lookup Utility from TUCOWS/OpenSRS. The registry WHOIS contains information on which Registrar is authoritative for a given domain.


Note: All downloads at your own risk. Read disclaimer carefully.

Adobe Flash Player Download Center Windows.

Adobe Reader Download.

Apple QuickTime Download.

The Best Free Music Download Sites by Evan Dashevsky, PCMag.
Royalty-free music from GettyImages. High-quality music and audio clips, all with flexible, easy-to-understand usage rights.
7 of the Best Royalty Free Music Websites for Filmmakers from TheTechReviewer.
Royalty Free Music by Bensound. Read Licensing.
Royalty Free Music from HookSounds. Music on HookSounds is released free of copyrights under Creative Commons. You may download and use it in a wide variety of uses.

Best Free Windows Desktop Software - Editors Choice Selection from Tech Support Alert.

BestShareware.net. Shareware and free software download, including Registry Cleaner, Spyware-Adware Remover, AntiVirus, Firewall, Video DVD, Audio, MP3, games, and more.

CCleaner - Crap Cleaner free software download - Spyware Free. Excellent utility. Highly recommended.

CNET Download.com. Free downloads: Business, Education, Games, Internet, Multimedia and Design, Development Tools, Utilities, Drivers, etc.

Drivers Headquarters: Software Drivers and Hardware Drivers. Free driver detective scan. Let Driver Detective determine which of your drivers are out of date.

Evernote for Windows. Download Now It's free. Remember Everything.

Free Downloads Center. Over 30,000 software titles available for free download. Free software downloads, free game downloads, free anti-virus downloads, free popup blocker or popup stopper downloads, free spyware removal programs.

FreewareFiles.com. Your Free Software Resource. Freeware Categories: AntiVirus, Audio & Video, Business / Organize, Desktop Enhancements, Developer Tools, Drivers, Games, Graphics / Design, Home & Education, Internet, Network, Online Games, Programming, Screensavers, Security / Privacy, Utilities.

Gizmo's Freeware. A Community Site for Reviewing and Rating the Best Free Software. Download best freeware utilities. Best Software List includes: Best Free Windows Desktop Software - Editors Choice Selection, Best Free Software for Mac OS, Best Free Software for Linux, Best Free Android Apps, Best Free iPad Apps, Best Free iPhone Apps, Best Free Online Applications and Services, Free eBooks and Audiobooks to Read Online or Download, Free Windows Desktop Software Security List, and more.

Glary Utilities. One-click maintenance. System Optimizer and Registry Cleaner. CNET review: "It cleans unwanted junk files and removes invalid and broken shortcuts, freeing up valuable disk space. Its Registry cleaner allows you to scan, remove, and back up faulty Registry entries. You also can wipe out online and Windows traces, although Internet Explorer is the only browser in which this function is supported."

Google Desktop. Free download. Quickly search your computer for emails, web history, and files. View news, photos and more anywhere on your desktop. Add Google Gadgets to customize your desktop and Sidebar.

Jumble.com. Big-time downloads for PC, Linux, and Mac.

MajorGeeks.com - Download Freeware and Shareware Computer Utilities. Major Geeks has always tested files before making them available for quality and to make sure no parasites are bundled (spyware, trojans, viruses, etc). At the root of MajorGeeks are files for your computer that tweak, repair, back-up, enhance, protect and more. Must Have Free Downloads. Choose from list of top freeware and shareware computer utilities.

Microsoft.com Download Center. Check out Top 10 Downloads and the next 40 most popular downloads. Internet Explorer Downloads and downloads for all critical updates.

Mike Lin's Windows Utilities from 2002. Free download. Startup Control Panel - an applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts, StartupMonitor - a small utility that runs transparently and notifies you when any program registers itself to run at system startup, TraySaver - an advanced system tray management utility for Windows 95/98/NT, StartupSelector - will save or load the Windows configuration data that causes programs to run at system startup, plus other utilities.

Mozilla - Home of the Firefox Web Browser and Thunderbird E-mail Client. Free Download.

NONAGS. Free software. Downloads that will not nag you to buy upgraded versions and will not limit the number of days you can use the software. Everything in the Freeware section is really free.

OpenOffice.org - Download Free Office Suite. Product is free to download, use, and distribute.

Opera Web Browser Download.

PCMag.com - PC Downloads. PC Magazine Shareware Library: Freeware and Shareware Downloads. Utilities Downloads - Software Download, Program Downloads, Software Utility, System Utilities, Computer and PC Utilities.

RealPlayer Free Download.

SnapFiles. Download freeware and shareware software programs, fully reviewed and rated.

Windows Media Player Downloads.

WinZip. Download WinZip Evaluation Version.

ZDNet Downloads. Downloads for Business, Security, Utilities, IS/IT Manager, White Papers, Developer Tools, Drivers, Featured Download, Downloads for Windows PC, Most Popular Downloads, New Releases, Downloads for Mac, Downloads for Handhelds / Mobiles.

Free E-mail or Free email

See Spam below for E-mail filtering techniques and more anti-spam information.

emailStripper is a free program for cleaning the ">" and other formatting characters out of your emails. It will restore "forwarded" or "replied" emails back to their original state so they are easier to read.

Free Email Address. FastMail.fm, EmailAccount, InBox.com, Yahoo! Mail, GMX (German) and HotMail.

Free Email Address Directory. Listings for hundreds of free mail services, articles about free email, and resources to help you find email addresses. Includes leaf Canada.com, HushMail, ICQMail, Mail.com, S-Mail, and many more.

Types of Free Email Service and how to choose one. Free email listings: Web-Based Email, POP Mail, Mail Forwarding, plus large selection of email providers offering services in languages other than English.

Free Internet access

Note of caution: Long distance or other connection charges may apply if you live outside of the free local dialing area, or if you live in an area where there is no free dialing.

Anoox Messenger: Chat World Wide for Free. No App or Software to download, to install and continuously update. Chat World Wide instantly via your Web browser - on any device: Desktop, Laptop or Mobile Phone. Send FREE Text messages from your Mobile Phone World Wide to anyone on your Anoox contact list or whoever that calls you via your Anoox messenger button. Easily update your contact list by adding Anoox non-members to your contact list via their email, or add Anoox members via their nick-name. Multi Language Support: Chat via your Anoox Private Chat room not just in English, but also in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian & Russian. Non-profit to empower Main Street: Last but not least when you Chat via Anoox messenger, rather than Big Wall Street based Google™, Facebook™, etc. messengers, you are part of a Global Community to empower People & small businesses on Main Street

Free Internet Access Providers. There are very few free Internet Service Providers (ISPs) left in the world. Many are offering low rates, but not totally free Internet access. Select a country from North America: Canada, USA; from the following European countries: Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, UK; and from Argentina, Brazil, Israel, and Singapore.

Juno Free Internet. Free Internet access for 10 hours per month. U.S. residents only, no new Canadian customers accepted as of January 2003.

NetZero.net. U.S. and Canada only. 10 hours of free Internet access per month. You can purchase unlimited and ad-free Internet access for a small fee.

Free/Low Cost Web hosting, Free/Low Cost Web sites (free websites)

100 Best Web Hosting. Reviews and ratings by Web professional and actual users.

1stHostWeb.com - Free Web Hosting. So What Do I Get with my Free Web Hosting Plan?







The Best Internet Service Providers: Top 10 Review.

Free Web storage space

FreeWebSpace.net. Free file storage space. A guide to where you can store files on the internet for free.

Top 10 Independent Web Hosting Reviews of business and personal web hosts. Rate hosting companies based on past user feedbacks, lab benchmark testing, and usage with each website hosting.

Internet Safety - Safe Surf

7 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online by Kara Brandeisky, Money, June 5, 2014.

55 Ways to Save Money on Internet Safety: The DEFINITIVE Guide by Sam Chester, August 13, 2019. Contents: How to Save Money by Using Free Versions, Save by Setting Up Your Browser Wisely, Increasing Your Cost Efficiency, Free & Simple Tweaks You Should Do, Save More on Internet Safety: Super-Secret Bonus Chapter.

Be Safe Online. "The aim of this website is to provide information and advice to adults, especially parents and teachers, about potential problems of life on the Internet and how to behave."

The Best Parental Control Software and Apps of 2019 from CompariTech. A round-up of top tools on the market. Shows step by step how to use the parental control features that are available for FREE on popular devices like iPhone. Helpful for parents in the ongoing battle to keep children safe from whatever the next online threat is.

Childnet International - How to keep safe while chatting online. Being SMART Rules.

The Complete Guide to Protecting Your Child's Safety Online in 2018 from Top10VPN. Impartial VPN (Virtual Private Network) service review ratings.
● 1 Online Child Safety Laws
● 2 Set Parental Controls on Devices
● 3 Set Parental Controls on Browsers
● 4 Social Network Safety
● 5 Email Security
● 6 Downloading and File Sharing
● 7 Anti-Virus Software
● 8 Online Dangers
● 9 Internet Rules for Children
● 10 Action Steps for Adults

Ultimate Privacy Guide (How to stay safe online) by Jared Clarke, Privacy advocate and tech writer. Site includes:
Internet Safety for Seniors (Elderly),
How to Delete Twitter Account,
How to Delete Facebook Account Permanently.

The Ultimate Online Privacy Guide by Douglas Crawford, November 18, 2016. Topics include: How Secure is Encryption? Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Privacy. Anonymize Your Internet Use. Other Ways to Stay Private Online. Miscellaneous Security Hints, Tips and Tricks. Is Privacy Worth it? "Privacy comes with a cost. It is worth thinking about what compromises you are willing to make, and how far you will go, to protect it."

How Much Privacy Do You Have Online? From University of Dayton School of Law, University of Dayton's online JD degree, January 17, 2019.
● What Is Privacy?
● What Is Personal Information?
● Four Ways to Take Charge of Your Digital Privacy:
   1. Know what to look for in the Terms and Conditions.
   2. Clear out cookies and fully close a browser after every session.
   3. Take advantage of customizable settings.
   4. Use digital tools to better understand consumer rights.
● The Future of Privacy Regulations.

Proxy vs VPN by Kevin Townsend, The Best VPN, December 15, 2017.
What is a VPN? A beginner's guide.
VPN Beginner's Guide by Rob Mardisalu, 26 Feb 2019. Find out what is a VPN and how does it work.
VPN Glossary. What is a Proxy? When to use a Proxy? When to use a VPN?

How to Stay Safe with a VPN?

● Which VPN to choose? Country-by-Country Guide to VPN Jurisdictions. 31 countries listed from Australia to United States. Contributors: John Mason (Founder), Brad Smith (VPN Testing & Analyses), and YOU, the reviewer.

A Complete Resource of Internet Safety for Kids from Mobile Broadband.org.uk. Useful annotated links grouped under: Children Internet Safety Rules and Training, Reporting Child Internet Abuse, Children Chat Safety, Children Internet Safety Videos, Films and Play Areas, Children Internet Safety Reports, Children Search Engines, Firefox Plug-in for Kids Safety Internet, Tools for Child Internet Safety.

Consumer Watch: Should Parents Become Big Brother? by Anne Kandra, from January 2004 issue of PC World magazine. New software allows parents to control virtually everything children do online.

COPPA: A few tips to keep your child safe online by Lisa Lake, Consumer Education Specialist, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), April 24, 2019. "Online games and websites for kids are everywhere these days - to the point where it's commonplace to see toddlers playing with them, too. And while the internet often offers a positive way for children to explore and learn, privacy concerns are lurking. To help protect children's privacy, the FTC enforces the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which requires websites and online services to obtain consent from parents before collecting personal information from kids younger than 13 ... Learn more about how to protect your child when he's online. File a complaint with the FTC if you think a site has put your child's privacy at risk ..."

Cyber Security Tips from US-CERT (United States - Computer Emergency Readiness Team), part of the Department of Homeland Security. Site describes and offers advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users. Includes Links to: Stay Safe Online - General Online Safety Resources.

Cybersafety Quiz. See how cybersmart you can be. How to be cybersmart and use the Internet safely for Kids.

The Definitive Guide to Internet Privacy & Online Security from Premier Choice Internet. Contents include: 1. Introduction to online privacy. Who is tracking your personal data? Keeping safe online with tablets & mobile phones. 2. How to shop safely on the Internet. How can I check a website is secure? Phishing & fake online webpages. 5 tips for keeping safe when shopping online. 3. Online theft, viruses & malware. Understanding viruses and malware. Protecting yourself from online threats. Most common Internet scams. 4. Social media security. Personal privacy tips for social media.

How Privacy Vanishes Online by Steve Lohr, Technology, New York Times, 16 Mar. 2010.

How to Search the Internet Effectively from Media Smarts.

How to Set Parental Controls on All Your Devices from Panda Security, November 5, 2018. Site explains how to set parental controls on the following devices and services:
- Computer Operating Systems
- Internet Browsers
- Search Engines
- Video Streaming
- Gaming
- Cell Phones
- Parental Control Apps.

A Guide to Protecting Children's Privacy Online by Alex Smith, Best VPN Rating, 1 Sep 2018.

How to Protect Your Children on Their Smartphone by Sandra Henshaw, Tiger Mobiles. Last Update: 27 June 2017.

Kids' Rules for Online Safety from SafeKids.com

InHope - Association of Internet Hotline Providers - Mission mission is to eliminate child pornography from the Internet and protect young people from harmful and illegal uses of the Internet. Choose a country to report child pornography and/or illegal content on the Internet: Austria, Canada, Denmark, United Kingdom, United States, and other countries.

Internet privacy from Wikipedia.

Internet Safety from KidsHealth, updated and reviewed by Steven Dowshen, MD. Contents: Internet Safety Laws, Online Tools to Protect Your Child, Getting Involved in Your Child's Online Activities, Chat Room Caution, Warning Signs That Your Child May Be a Victim.

Internet Tips: Easy Ways to Keep the Internet Safe for All Ages by Scott Spanbauer, from October 2005 issue of PC World magazine. Plan ahead to protect your kids online - use parental controls, browser security tweaks, and other tools.

Keeping Kids and Teens Safer on the Internet from NetSmartz.org. The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.

NetSmartz.org. NetSmartzKids - Teaching children what to watch out for online. NSTeens. NetSmartz Safety Presentations - Teach Internet Safety. Resources.

Online Safety Resource Guide from ReviewLab. More than 60 individual resources aimed to help you stay safe online. Categories: General Online Safety Resources, Online Shopping Safety Resources, Online Identity Theft Protection Resources, Anti-Phishing Resources, Anti-Spyware Resources, Anti-Ransomware Resources.

A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

The Parents Guide to Internet Safety, Security and Screen Time for Kids from Your Gear Deconstructed. The ultimate guide on how to talk to your kids about screen addiction, cyberbullying, safe messaging, self esteem, smartphones, tv, video games, cybercrime and more. Includes a section on screen time recommendations, by age group:
Children (less than 18 months): no screen time
Children (18 months to 2 years): Less than 1 hour total screen time per day
Children (aged 2 to 5 years): Limited to 1 hour total screen time per day
Children (aged 6 to 11 years): Limited to 1 hour to 1.5 hours total screen time per day
Teenagers (aged 12 to 18 years): Limited to 1 hour to 1.5 hours recreational screen time time per day
Adults (18+): No more than 2 hours of recreational screen time per day
Otherwise, children and adults alike should be spending their time in real life with friends, sports, playing, working and with family aiming for at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day.

Parents Guide to the Internet. Archived information from the U.S. Department of Education.

Privacy Survival Guide: How to Take Control of Your Personal Information & Fact Sheets from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

Safe Surf from 4Kids.org. Includes COPPA & CIPA Laws - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) and Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA or the CHIP Act).

Sammy's Guide to Internet Safety. A free interactive learning resource for educators and parents from The Internet Experts. Topics include: Protecting Personal Information, Password Safety, Email Safety, Recap Quiz, Social Media Safety (Parts 1 & 2), Cyber Bullying, App Safety, Final Quiz. Learning activities for kids included with each topic.

Super Safe Web Browsing by Rich Mogull, Contributor, Macworld.

Ten Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online by Marian Merritt, from Norton. "Statistics vary, but at least 20 percent of kids will receive harassing, hateful, or insulting messages."

The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet from vpnMentor.

The Ultimate Parental Guide to Protecting Your Child on the Internet by VPN Vanguard, October 30, 2018

Ultimate Parent's Guide to Internet Safety from EveryCloud. Guide provides info on risks children face online, advice for parents and teens, dangerous games kids play and other useful tips. A helpful resource for kids, parents and teachers.

Internet Service Providers

All Free ISP. Find a cheap or free internet access service provider in your local area, in U.S. or Canada.

Compare Reviews for Internet Service Providers from ConsumerAffairs. Top 10 Best Rated Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Read reviews of each of the top brands. Find out: What features matter most? What are the different types of Internet Service Providers? ConsumerAffairs is a consumer news and advocacy organization founded in 1998 by James R. Hood, a veteran Washington, D.C. journalist and public affairs executive.

TheFreeSite.com. Free Internet Access, free Net access providers.

Internet. Shop the best internet service providers. Compare home internet services from the best internet service providers.
What is DSL and how does it work? From AllConnect.com. Learn about DSL internet and which internet service providers offer DSL internet in your area (in United States only).

leaf Worldline: Canada's Superhero Phone & Internet Company. Instant Setup and Unlimited Surfing. Unlimited dial up Internet access for Canadian $5.95 per month. $10.00 Annual Network Fee. Service is not available on digital home phone services.

Internet Statistics

Internet Statistics. Growth and Usage of the Web and the Internet researched by Matthew Gray of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Internet World Stats. Internet Usage Statistics. The Internet Big Picture. World Internet Users and 2014 Population Stats.

Search engines

See also Quick Click to Search Engines.

Google Press Center: Zeitgeist - Library of Congress Web Archives Collection. 15 Google Zeitgeist web pages reflecting lists, graphs, and other tidbits of information related to Google user search behavior, from August 2001 to September 2002.
Google Press Center: Zeitgeist. Search patterns, trends, and surprises according to Google. View Top 10 Gaining Queries, and Top 10 Declining Queries. 2002.
March 2004.

A Chronology of Data Breaches. Network security. Data breaches have been reported because personal information has been compromised. Info includes data elements useful to identity thieves: Social Security numbers, account numbers, and driver's license numbers. Breaches posted on this site include only those reported in the United States from 2005 to present.

Search Engine Showdown. The Users' Guide to Web Searching. Detailed analyses and statistics.

The Spider's Apprentice: A Helpful Guide To Web Search Engines. Tips on using Internet search sites e.g. Google, Yahoo! Alltheweb, Open Directory Project (dmoz), Search Engine FAQ, Search Engine Ranking Algorithms: Meaning of Page Rank, Search Strategy, How Search Engines Work, History of Search Engines, and more.

Wall Street Executive Library Web Search & Computer. Direct links to all Search Engines & Directories, All Meta Search Engines, SpyBots, Search the Invisible Web, Free Public Records, Article Search, All News Search, Website / Domain Search, All Specialized Search Engines, Privacy Resources, PC Industry, Technical Support & Tools, Virus Check, Top Downloads, and Download Sites.

Web Search 101: A Beginners Guide to Web Search fromAbout.com. Learn how to search the Web, search more of the Web, basic Boolean search, common search mistakes, web search tips and tricks, how to develop a search strategy.
How to Search the Internet Effectively: Tip Sheet from MediaSmarts, a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy.
A Beginner's Guide to Performing Better Web Searches by Adam Dachis, LifeHacker.com, July 25, 2011.
10 tips for smarter, more efficient Internet searching by Alan Norton, TechRepublic.com, April 27, 2011.
The Top Ten Web Search Tricks Everyone Should Know by Jerri Collins, January 4, 2018. Including: Web Search 101: The Top Ten Web Search Tricks. Use more than one search engine. Be specific.

Security and Spyware

Ad-Aware. Free download of anti-spyware software from Lavasoft. Note: Not to be confused with Adware.

Guide to Internet Security from Consumer Reports.

leaf Internet Safety Tips: Spam, Phishing, Spyware. How to Recognize It and Better Protect Yourself. Tip sheets have been developed by the Office of Consumer Affairs, Industry Canada.

Safety Tips for Fighting Spyware from Superior Data Solutions. See also Malware from A to Z. Anti-Spyware glossary provided by the Anti-Spyware Coalition. Key terms in the lingo of malware and cyber crime, from Lavasoft.

SpyBot Search & Destroy. Spybot +AV: The all-in-one anti-malware, anti-spyware and antivirus software solution. Free download. Patrick Kolla of Germany created this excellent spyware software for the world to use.

SpywareBlaster. Free download. Freeware, donation welcomed. SpywareGuard. Free download. SpywareGuard provides a real-time protection solution against spyware that is a great addition to SpywareBlaster's protection method.

Spyware & Unwanted Software from RBC. Spyware and unwanted software are programs installed on a user's computer without their knowledge to secretly gather information about the user. Once your computer is infected with spyware, third parties can monitor your web surfing habits and steal your personal information. As a result, spyware is a serious threat to your computer's security and your information.

SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition from SuperAntiSpyware.

The Unofficial Cookie FAQ. The Unofficial Cookie FAQ Version 2.53. Contributed to Cookie Central by David Whalen, a Senior Internet Engineer who holds a Masters Degree in Astrophysics. FAQs include: What is a cookie? Why do sites use cookies? Are cookies a threat to my privacy? How does a cookie really work? How do cookies end up on my hard drive? and others.

Windows Defender. Windows 10 delivers comprehensive, built-in and ongoing security protections you can trust including Windows Defender Antivirus, firewall, and more.


5 Simple Ways You Can Fight Spam and Protect Yourself by GOsafeonline, 23 October 2012.

How do spammers harvest email addresses? Uri Raz points out the many ways in which spammers can get your email address.

How to Get Rid of Junk Mail, Spam, and Telemarketers and E-mail filtering techniques from EcoFuture.org.

Internet Safety Tips for Parents from Ministry of Education, British Columbia.
Internet Safety Advice: Top 10 Tips for Parents from WebWise.
13 Tips for Monitoring Kids' Social Media. Internet safety tips for kids and their parents by Jeana Lee Tahnk of Screen Play, Parenting.
Internet Safety & Security Tips for Parents from Algonquin College.
The 5 cyber safety tips every parent should know from Norton by Symantec.

Junk Mail: How Did They All Get My Address? from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a nonprofit, consumer information and advocacy organization. Contents include: How did I get on these lists in the first place? How can I get off? Mailing lists of major national marketers.

Mailwasher Anti Spam Software - The Reliable Free Spam Blocker.

Online Scams FAQs from Spamhaus.org. See also Chain Letters from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

How is your Phishing IQ? From SonicWall. Over 90% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email. Can you tell the difference between a legitimate and phishing email? Take the test to find out your phishing IQ. Your job is to identify what is real and what looks "phishy." After taking the quiz, they will give you the results and point out the red flags that can be easy to miss.
Webroot Phishing Threat Trends. December 2016. An update to the 2016 Threat Brief.

SPAMfighter: PC optimization, PC security and spam filters for clients and servers. "SPAMfighter is a global provider of state-of-the-art computer, mobile and server utility products to millions of users from 238 countries/areas around the globe. SPAMfighter's mission is nothing less than saving the world from unwanted spam advertisements and provide innovative optimization, security, and protection solutions." Free download of standard version.

Tools for Webmasters

Note: When submitting your website to be indexed by search engines, read Google guidelines first: Webmaster Guidelines provided by Google. Best practices to help Google find, crawl, and index your site. "Make pages for users, not for search engines. Don't deceive your users or present different content to search engines than you display to users." In other words, "Don't be tricky and don't be evil."

5 Easy Ways to Help Reduce Your Website's Page Loading Speed by Gregg Crystal, inaligninc.

15 Best Free Image Optimization Tools for Image Compressionby Waseem Abbas, EnviraGallery, Sep 24, 2018.

18 image file compression tools tested by Mike Williams, December 21, 2015. Save bandwidth and accelerate your site's performance with these powerful free tools. "The bulk of these are Windows-based lossless compression tools as they're the most interesting (reducing file size without reducing image quality is a very appealing idea) ... We then asked every package to compress the same sets of GIF, PNG and JPG images ... and made a note of the savings."
Tiny PNG. Smart PNG and JPEG Compression. Tiny PNG optimizes your images with a perfect balance in quality and file size.

Optimizilla. This online image optimizer uses a smart combination of the best optimization and lossy compression algorithms to shrink JPEG and PNG images to the minimum possible size while keeping the required level of quality. Upload up to 20 images. Wait for the compression to finish. Click thumbnails in the queue for quality setting. Use the slider to control the compression level and mouse/gestures to compare images.

Compress PNG with the Force of an Elephant. Click UPLOAD FILES to choose up to 20 PNG images you want to compress. Wait for the upload and compression processes to complete. Click DOWNLOAD ALL to get all the compressed files at once, grouped in a ZIP archive. Or you can download each image individually.

Compressor.io. Compress and optimize your images up to 90% file size reduction. Compressor.io is a powerful online tool for reducing drastically the size of your images and photos whilst maintaining a high quality with almost no difference before and after compression.

34 Search Engine Optimization Tips - Techniques and strategies for best SEO results from Monitor Backlinks.

50+ incredible freebies for web designers by Juan Pablo Sarmiento. Resources.

A1 Sitemap Generator. Create HTML and XML Sitemaps. Other Sitemap Generators:
Free Sitemap Generator spiders your entire site (up to 5,000 pages for free accounts and 25,000 for premium accounts) to make sure all links/pages are included in the sitemap.
XML Sitemap Generator - Free Unlimited Pages
xml Sitemaps.com. Sitemap generator that creates XML and HTML variants. Free up to a maximum of 500 pages or purchase a script for unlimited use.
Online XML Sitemap Generator. Generates sitemap.xml files online for free. Free version has a floating limit starting at 3500+ pages, going up based on server load. Provides Google sitemap / XML site map validator. Reports broken links - complimentary, at no charge.
Free online XML sitemap generator. Free online HTML, RSS and Google XML Sitemap generator. Up to a 2000 pages, compatible with Google, Bing, Baidu, Yandex and more. Sitemaps tell search engines when and how often pages are updated, and their relative importance.
xSitemap.com. The sitemap lays out every URL of pages on the website. This means that 'spiders' from search engines such as Google and Yahoo can browse all the pages of the site. Simply complete a form to create your Free XML Sitemap.
● Comment from Google: "A Sitemap file can contain no more than 50,000 URLs and must be no larger than 50MB when uncompressed. If your Sitemap is larger than this, break it into several smaller Sitemaps. These limits help ensure that your web server is not overloaded by serving large files to Google ... Use a sitemap index file to list all your sitemaps and submit this single file to Google rather than submitting individual sitemaps."

Active Search Results - ASR. Internet Search Engine with ASR Page Ranking Technology.


AdsWiki.net. Adnetworks Wikipedia. Lists and compares Advertising Networks. Categories: Payment Frequency, Payment Method, Country, Proof of payment, Payment Processor, Advertising News.

Top 10 - CPM Networks. Not all Adnetworks are scams, but some definitely are.

Best Mobile Display Ad Networks from Thalamus. Ad Networks typically offer pricing models of CPM, CPC, CPI, CPA on channels such as Mobile Display, Mobile Video, Desktop Display, Desktop Video. A majority of their inventory are in countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, and India.

Advanced WindowsCare Personal from IObit.com. 100% freebie for personal home use. Free Computer Repair, Free Computer Scan Cleaner, Free PC Repair Software. Free utility that protects, repairs and optimizes your computer.

Automatic Cyrillic Converter. No need to know the source encoding - just select the target one. Full Ukrainian and limited Belorussian support. Example: Russian to English or vice versa.

Baku. Free download. Baku allows you to search for system registry errors and unneeded files that can be safelly removed. Be careful when using this software. You need to know exactly what "unneeded" files you want deleted, otherwise it might foul up your system.

Bootstrap. Most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

Bravenet Site Search - Search webpages on your own site.
FreeFind search engine - Add a search engine to your Website. 32MB initial limit, about 3000 pages free.
Mamma.com - Add search results to your website.
siteLevel is a hosted site search solution, which allows your site's visitors to search the contents of your site. Free version of siteLevel Basic service, ad-supported with 1000 page limit.

Best Web Directories. Review of Best Free, Paid, and Reciprocal Directories, Best Webmaster Directories, Top Canadian and UK Directories, Automatic Submission Sites, Link Popularity, Automated Linking Tools, Link Exchange Sites, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Tips, Web Page Content, Improving Link Popularity, Title & Meta Tags, Doman Name, Free Meta Tag Generator, SEO Search Tips for Google, Yahoo & MSN, Best Web Hosts Listings, Directory Ranking Criteria, and more.

BigNoseBird.com. Everything you need to build great web sites. Over 300 pages of tutorials, reference materials, and other free resources.

Blender.org. Free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems. Includes Features, Tutorials, free Blender Download.

Bravenet.com. Spice up your Website with great tools! Message Forums, Hit Counters / Site Stats, Guestbooks, Mailing Lists, Email Forms, Mini Polls, Live Chats, Classified Ads, Guestmaps, Password Gates, Affiliate Program, Tell-A-Friend, FAQs, Free Links, Photo Centers, Site Rings, Vote Casters, Site Search, Daily Cartoons, E-Cards, Live Person, Fast-URL Redirects, Free Audio Clips, Free Fonts, HTML Tutorials, Java Scripts, Free Clip Art, Tips and Tricks, Webmaster Resources, and Specialty Newsletters.

Broken Link Checker. Free Online Broken Link Checker. This free online Checker / Validator not just tells you which of your hyperlinks are dead but it will also show to your where exactly those stale references locate in your HTML code.
Broken Link Checker from CreatingOnline.com.
Dead Link Checker. Free Broken Link Checker. Excellent software which allows you to check your whole website or a single webpage at a time. 100% scanned. Shows number of URLs checked, as well as OK and Failed URLs under headings: Status (e.g. 404, Operation timed out), URL and Source Link (Title of your link). Makes it really easy to find and correct your errors.
Free Broken Link Validator from W3C Link Checker.
REL Link Checker Lite.
Xenu Link Sleuth: Find Broken Links.

Browser Information. Browser statistics. Description and history of browsers: Internet Explorer, Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox, and Opera, from W3 Schools. See also The Netscape Archive - Official support by AOL ended on March 1, 2008.

Browsers: All About Web Browsers

Apple Safari Browser
Avant Browser
Aviator - The WhiteHat Aviator? Web Browser
Baidu Browser
Baidu Spark Browser
BlackHawk Web Browser
Chrome - Google Chrome Web Browser
Comodo Dragon Browser
Comodo IceDragon Internet Browser
Dolphin Browser for Android, iPhone, iPad. Free Mobile Browsers
Firefox - Mozilla
Internet Explorer - Microsoft Download Center
Maxthon 5 Cloud Browser
Netscape Navigator
Opera Browser
Torch Browser
Web Freer

Browsershots.org. Check Browser Compatibility, Cross Platform Browser Test, CSS Gallery, Web Design Gallery, Icon Search Engine.

CCleaner - Crap Cleaner free software download - Spyware Free. CCleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. The best part is that it is FAST and contains NO Spyware or Adware! :)

cgi2you. CGI tools for your site's features for free. Fancy counter, Guestbook, Message board, and Polls.
Free CGI Web Tools for Your Website. Download the source code for several CGI applications. This enables you to customize, translate, and modify, ready-to-use CGI applications.
CGI Tools. Site shows some of the examples and simple CGI scripts.
CGI Tools/Libraries Software from SourceForge.

ChangeDetection.com provides page change monitoring and notification services to internet users worldwide. Anyone can use this service to monitor any website page for changes. Just fill a form below, ChangeDetection will create a change log for the page and alert you by email when a change in the page text is detected. Free service available since 1999.

Check URL Safety from Trend Micro's Widget Gallery. Type in URL to check website's Reputation - malicious or non-malicious. Also indicates its Category - type of website.

Codecademy. Learn to code interactively, for free. This free site offers opportunity to learn Web fundamentals: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, Python, Ruby, PHP and APIs.

CodeGuru the number one developer site. Visual C++, .NET / C#, Visual Basic, Blog, Forums, Videos, Submit an Article, Win8 Gallery, Newsletter.

Comet Cursor Removal Instructions and Help from PC Hell. Includes Removal Instructions for Other Programs: Spyware Removal and Other Resources, How to Delete Undeleteable Files, How to Remove SurferBar, How to Remove Starware, Bargain Buddy Removal Instructions, Bonzi Buddy Removal, Kazaa Removal Instructions, Gator Software Removal, HotBar Toolbar Removal, Smartsearch.ws Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help, and many others.

Cool Site of the Day: Webmaster Resources. Top 40 Tools & Tips for Web Sites.

Create Your Websites. A Beginner's How-To Guide to build a website from scratch. A free step-by-step tutorial designed for non-technical users teaching them how to create their own website in 4 simple and easy to follow steps.

How to Make a Website. An easy, step-by-step guide from Robert Mening, a web developer. This FREE guide has helped to launch over 125,000 websites already. You can make your own website without having to learn code. This is one amazing guide as Robert made it for BEGINNERS. Although the guide is very detailed, it is very easy to follow. It's 'Up-to-Date' as he updates his guides every month. It is Platform Specific (WordPress). Your website will be set up the right way on the right platform for what you need. Robert also provides you with support - FREE help and consultation via email.

How to Start an Online Store. Step-by-Step Guide for Creating an Online Store (e-commerce site) by Robert Mening, author of WebsiteSetup.org and freelance web developer since 2004.

WordPress 101. WordPress Tutorials from iThemes. This series of free WordPress tutorials cover everything you need to know to get started using WordPress.

Creating RSS Feeds for Your Website from 2 Create a Website. See also:

Tutorial: Create RSS Feeds for your Website from Digital Inspiration. How to Make a RSS Feed from an existing Website. Generate RSS Feeds through Google Reader.

How to Create a Lifestream Feed with Google Reader.

Free RSS to HTML PHP Script from FreeForAll.

Magic RSS - for Your Web Site. "Magic RSS allows you to present any RSS feed on any web page with the insertion of one line of code. It's that simple. And it's completely free."

RSSPECT. Automatic and free RSS feeds for everyone. Offers three kinds of feeds, so you can add an RSS feed to literally anything you find online.

RSS2Java. RSS to Java, your ultimate source for easily adding RSS feeds to your website. Service is FREE of charge and only requires you to fill in the form. A JavaScript code will be generated and needs to be plugged into your website.

What Is RSS? from RSS2Java. "RSS is a simple XML-based system that allows users to subscribe to their favorite websites. Using RSS, webmasters can put their content into a standardized format, which can be viewed and organized through RSS-aware software."

Criteria of Website Excellence. Summary of 21 criteria used in refining the list of 100 Best Websites.

Disable Right Mouse Click Script from DynamicDrive.com. A cross browser DHTML No Right Clicks Script. Use it to stop surfers from easily saving your web page, viewing its source, or lifting images off your site.

Dr. Dobb's Software Tools for the Professional Programmer. Includes Articles of a highly technical nature, Columns, Op-Eds, Source Code, Newsletters, DevSearcher, TechNetCast, Book Reviews, Embedded Systems, Microprocessor Resources, Software Careers, Dr. Dobb's Store, Subscriber Services, and more.

DupKiller.net by Oleksandr 'TR' Roslov. Freeware. A fast and powerful tool for searching and removing duplicate or similar files on your computer.

Dynamic Drive. DHTML (Dynamic HTML) code library. Provides free, original DHTML scripts and components. DHTML Script categories include: Menus and Navigation Systems, Special document effects, Scrollers, Images (General, Slideshows, onMouseover), Mouse Trail effects, Links and buttons, Dynamic Content New! Dynamic Clocks and dates, Form effects, Text animations, Browser Window, DHTML Games, and more.

Easy Cleaner from ToniArts. EasyCleaner searches Windows registry for entries that are pointing nowhere. EasyCleaner lets you delete unnecessary files such as temps and backups, search for duplicate files, manage startup programs, invalid shortcuts and add/remove software list.

FavIcon Generator. Use this online tool to create a favicon (favorites icon) for your site. A favicon is a small, 16x16 image that is shown inside the browser's location bar and bookmark menu when your site is called up. It is a good way to brand your site and increase its prominence in your visitor's bookmark menu.

Firefox 2. Free download for Windows, English. Firefox is a stripped down, streamlined rebuild of Mozilla, a browser.

FontSpace.com. Wild Wood font - Created in 2000 by Jester Font Studio.
Free Spooky Fonts.
Free Scary Fonts.
Horror Fonts from 1001fonts.com.
Urban Fonts.

FreebieList.com. Free hit counter services, free counters, website trackers for web pages.

FreeBulkSEOTools.com. Tools include: Page Rank Checker, DA Checker, Alexa Checker, AccuNumber Checker, External Links Checker, Alexa Backlinks Checker, and Blog.

Free Counters from UK. Free hit counters, Free web counter, Free page counters.

thefreecountry.com. The Free Country.com's collection of free programming resources, free webmasters' resources, free security resources and free utilities.

FreeFind Site Search Engine. FreeFind adds a "search this site" feature to your website, making your site easier to use. FreeFind also gives you reports showing what your visitors are searching for, enabling you to improve your site. FreeFind's advanced site search engine and automatic site map technology can be added to your website for free.

Free Guestbook from theGuestbook.com. Read terms of service.
Get Your Free Guestbook from Free Guestbook.net.

Free Meta Tag Analyzer from Scrub The Web. Also includes: Free Meta Tag Optimizer, Free Search Engine Optimization, Keyword Density Analyzer, Meta Tag Help, and Web Page Analyzer.

Free Monthly Tune-Up! From NetMechanic. Free Monthly Tune-Up service will test up to 10 pages of your Web site without charge.

Frequently Asked Questions About Robots. FAQs include: How often should sites be submitted for indexing? What factors determine the database rankings? What kind of pages result in better rankings? Is there a meta keyword description limit? Why is my site no longer in a search engine index?

Glyphicons - Components. Over a dozen reusable components built to provide iconography, dropdowns, input groups, navigation, alerts, and much more. 200 glyphs in font format from the Glyphicon Halflings set. Glyphicons Halflings are normally not available for free, but their creator has made them available for Bootstrap free of cost. ~ Courtesy of Glyphicons.com.

Google Apps. Smart apps for email, documents, sites and more.

Check Page Rank of any web site pages instantly:
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Google PR - Google Page Ranking. Do you know what Google PR is and what your site PR is? Page Ranking is a way to figure out how your site ranks overall on Google. Ranking ranges from 0 (worst) to 10 (perfect ranking) and is a gauge of how you are doing on this search engine. Free Page Rank Checker.

How Much Is A Web Site Worth? From Slashdot: News for Nerds. Stuff that matters. Opinions and suggestions on how to determine the dollar value of a web site for sale or purchase.

How Much Is Your Web Site Worth? By Darcel Jackson. In Charles Bennet's opinion, the following 7 items are key considerations in assessing the worth of a dot com business: URL, Value vs. Worth, Domain Name, Traffic, Income, Assets, Confidentiality.

How Much is Your Website Worth? FREE Domainz Website Evaluation. Includes: Useful tips to improve your existing Website.

How to Add Google Analytics to Your Web Site from eHow.

How to Determine the Value of a Web Site. "The easiest method is to use the Net Income the website has produced over the last 12 to 24 months to arrive at a value range." Website Appraisals. Example Appraisal in PDF includes details of Valuation Formulas. How to Sell a Web Site. Tips on How to Transfer Your Website Once It's Sold - Sample Contract.

How to Never Spend Money on PC Software Ever Again by Chuck Gray, Central Rappahannock Regional Library (CRRL) Staff, Fredericksburg, VA.

Internet Archive Wayback Machines. Explore more than 299 billion web pages saved over time.

Internet Supervision.com. Sign up for a free website monitoring account. InternetSupervision.com monitors the availability, performance, and content of your website.

IP Address - What's My IP Address.

How to Hide My IP Address. Andrey Doichev lists 6 fool-proof ways to hide your IP address including keeping your Internet connection encrypted and fully anonymous, from TheBestVPN.com, March 30, 2017.

JustWebProxy is a blog about web proxy and proxy server for anonymous browsing and user privacy. A web proxy lets a user browse the internet without giving out their IP address information through the help of a server. It provides a level of privacy for the user by masking their information from the websites they are visiting.

IP Address Locator Tool. Free IP address lookup for all Internet connections. Enter an IP address to find its location. Results include Country info: Country Code, Distance to Nearby Cities, Latitude, Longitude, Capital City, TimeZone, Nationality, Population, CIA Map Reference, Currency, Flag of Country.

jv16 PowerTools X. Macecraft Software - Brilliant Windows utility software designed to make your computer work fast and smoothly. Free download.

LinkPartners.com. The Easy Way to Find Link Swap Partners.

Links Exchange Services and Resources . Listing of several of the top link exchange providers from DiscoveryVIP.com.

Macecraft Software - System Maintenance Made Easy. Developer of award-winning maintenance tools including the jv16 PowerTools 2009 utility package and the lightning-fast standalone registry cleaners RegSupreme and RegSupreme Pro. Download My 50 Favorite Design Resources. Written by Neil Patel, 2006.

Malwarebytes. Excellent Anti-Malware software. Highly recommended. Free version download. Can upgrade to Premium. Well worth the cost.

Mobile-Friendly Test from Google. This mobile friendly test will analyze a URL and report if the page has a mobile-friendly design.
Google to boost mobile-friendly algorithm this May [2016] from Search Engine Land.

MyTechSupport.ca is Your Computer Technical Resource Headquarters. Free Tech Support can be obtained by posting your problems and/or questions in their Forums. Includes: Computer Web Directory, Computer Related News, and Technology Related News, Hot Utilities.

NetMechanic. Power Tools for Your Web Site. Improve your site: Identify Web site errors, Find browser display problems, Use GIFBot to optimize slow loading graphics. Promote your site: Search Engine optimization and submission, Get HTML help from Webmaster Resource Center, Check out the Webmaster Tips Newsletter by subject or by date.

OldVersion.com has been supplying the online community with old versions of various programs since 2001.

PageRank from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also How can I improve my site's ranking? From Google Webmaster Help Center.

PC Pitstop. Diagnoses your harddrive and Internet connection. Checks system for viruses and other problems, and fixes your computer. Offers you tips to improve performance on your PC. The process is automated, simply click to start your free tune-up.

Ranking.com. Formerly TrafficRanking.com. Calculates the ranking for the top 900,000 most visited websites on the Internet. All services are free. Check out your favorite sites to see their ranking.

reallybig.com. Offers 5000 resources for Web builders, including free clipart, CGI, counters, fonts, HTML, Java, animation, backgrounds, icons, wysiwyg editors, buttons, photographs, site promotion, and more.

Scripts & Software for Your Website and Miscellaneous, Server & Developer Software, free from Webnet77.com. Scripts include: EEZYMail, WebAuth, Advanced Bible Search and Read Script, HTMLCompiler, Scripture Moment, perl counter, SpamBotPoison, POP Server Diagnostic tool, Header/Footer, Form Mailer, IP to Country - Track visitors to your site and put a cool IP to Country lookup table on your website.

Search Engine Optimization Tutorial by Christine Churchill, from NetMechanic. Why Search Engines Are Important to You - Learn how much traffic you could be getting. The Basics - What's the difference between Yahoo and Alta Vista, and more? How to get listed - What to do and what you can expect to happen. How to improve your ranking - Just being listed isn't enough - Learn tricks to get a top ranking.

SEO in a Nutshell by Rilind Elezaj, from seoforx.com. SEO for X is an informational platform for anyone that is interested in SEO, social media marketing, and anything else digital that can help you grow your business. It is SEO for everyone. Site provides helpful ideas and tips on how to do Search Engine Optimization properly and effectively. SEO Tips include:
● Ideas to Write About - Creating Brilliant Content
● Adwords vs Adwords Express - Which should your business use
● Basics of SEO Explained - The 4 SEO Pillars
● What is an SEO title - Importance and how it works
● What's wrong with Google! - All Google Algorithms

SEO Report Card. Let UpCity analyze your site for FREE and see how it ranks versus your competitors.

Smart Computing Daily Tip Archive. Tips are listed in date order, newest to oldest. Topics include: Increase the Font Size on a Web Page, Clearing Internet Explorer's Cache & History, Test Your Hard Drive, Change Your Mouse Pointer Back to Normal, Keep Your Digital Camera Dry, How to Remove Startup Items, and much more.

SourceForge - Download, Develop and Publish Free Open Source... SourceForge.net is the world's largest open source software development web site. SourceForge offers free access to hosting and tools for developers to create powerful software in thousands of projects to share with a global audience. As of January 2013, the SourceForge directory connects more than 46 million consumers with free or open source software and serves more than 4,000,000 downloads a day.

● Visit Security & Utilities to download free Windows Security and Utilities Open Source Software.

Special Characters:

HTML Entities & Special Characters from WhatsMyIP.org.

HTML 4.01 Character Entity References by Alan Wood. List of 252 named entities (for letters with diacritics, Greek letters and various special characters) supported in HTML 4.01.

HTML ISO-8859-1 Reference from W3Schools.com. ASCII character set, Standard ISO character sets, Mathematical symbols, Greek letters, and other symbols.

Rapid Tables: HTML character codes. All HTML character codes of text fonts and symbols from � (& # 0 ;) to ￿ (& #65535). Click on character to get HTML code. See also Online Calculators & Tools from RapidTables, including RBG Color Codes Chart, and under Web Design: Web Colors, Web HTML tags code, Web Tools, Website Development, Web Hosting.

Special ALT Characters. Tutorials from Ted M. Montgomery.

Microsoft Keyboards - Standard English (US101) - Typing Diacritics and Special Characters.

Unicode Character Table: Arabic.

Unicode Character Table, Character Sets, Most Popular Characters, Signs of the Zodiac, Symbols for Facebook.

Speed Test. SpeedTest by Ookla. Click on BEGIN TEST to start testing your internet connection download speed. Anything less then 12 is too slow. Try this test again using a different browser.

Sprite Generator - CSS Sprites. Optimize your website using CSS Sprites! Generate CSS Sprites to speed up your website by reducing HTTP requests.

CSS Sprites Generator. What are css sprites? Upload your images. (Note: Please don't upload HUGE files. That's not the purpose of sprites technique.)

CSS Sprite Generator from Daniel's Tools.

Sprite Cow. Open file. Select Sprite. Pick background.

StatMyWeb. Alexa Traffic Rank Checker, Broken Link Checker, Ping Test, Domain Look-up, IP Location, Website Speed Test, Website Info, Encode/Decode Urls, View Trace Route, Google Page Rank, Domain Availability, Domain Whois, Reverse IP/Look-up, Server Status, Link Extractor, Reciprocal Link Checker, Html Tag Counter, HTTP Headers, DNS Records, Website Worth Calculator.

Staying in Touch with Technology from New York Times, March 3, 2011. How older adults can keep up with technology. Article recommends practical and useful software and applications.

The Ten Commandments of Good Web Design by KrystalRose Designs.

There Is an Attitude on the Web that everything is free for the taking. Article on virtual pirating by Joe Gillespie.

Thumbnails and Screenshots. Free web service to create thumbnails and screenshots from websites. Compare Free or Premium plan.

TinyURL.com. Enter a long URL to make it short, i.e. tiny.
See also: Google url shortener.
Bitly URL Shortener.
is.gd URL shortener.
Ow.ly Shrink URL.

Top 10 Best Free Video Editing Software for Windows posted by Wondershare Editor Liza Brown to Choosing video editing software, Jul 21, 2016.

Typetester is an online application for comparison of the fonts for the screen. Its primary role is to make web designer’s life easier. As the new fonts are bundled into operating systems, the list of the common fonts will be updated.

Username Generator from Jimpix.co.uk.

Username Generator from SpinXO.

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account by Eric Griffith, PC Magazine.

How to Make a Unique Username. Co-authored by wikiHow Staff. Using Your Imagination. Using a Name Generator. Community Q&A.<

How to Set Up a Secure Email Address by Edward Mercer, studioD.

How to create safe online accounts: An internet security must-know, from BullGuard Security Center.

How to Make a Unique Username from wikiHow.

How to Create an Original Username from wikiHow.

Name Generator - Find the Perfect Username from Name-Generator.org.uk.

Username Generator from Jimpix.co.uk.

W3Schools. A fantastic collection of Full Web Building Tutorials - All Free: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML, XML, XHTML, WAP, ASP, SQL tutorials with lots of working examples and source code. Type your URL and get an excellent, free, instant validation of your source code with W3C, complete with detailed analysis of any errors that you may have on your Webpage plus how to correct them. Quick Starters: MyFirst HTML, MyFirst CSS, MyFirst JavaScript, MyFirst VBScript. Validation: Validate HTML, Validate CSS, Validate XHTML, Validate XML, Validate WML, and much more.

WAVE. Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool. WAVE is developed and made available as a free community service by WebAIM. Originally launched in 2001, WAVE has been used to evaluate the accessibility of millions of web pages.

Web Commandments: Ten Deadly Sins and How to Overcome Them by Constance J. Petersen, written for VBTech Journal, revised Aug. 1999.

Web Page Word Counter from WordCounter.net. Enter the URL of the webpage you want counted. Instant result gives you the number of words on this web page and lists all of the words on the page under two categories: Non-Common Keywords and the number of times they appear as well as All Keywords and the number of times they appear on the page.

The Web Robots Pages - Learn how to direct robots that visit your Web site. Web Robots a re also called Web Wanderers, Crawlers, or Spiders.

Web Robots FAQ.

A Standard for Robot Exclusion.

Web Robots Database, Robots Mailing List, Articles, and more.

Web Robots and Information. "WWW Robots, often known as crawlers, 'bots, scrubbers, indexers or spiders, are programs that visit websites on the World Wide Web and recursively retrieve linked pages for the purpose of searching for resources or indexing sites for search engines." "How can I stop a robot from indexing my site or a portion of it?"

No Robots Please. A quick way to prevent robots visiting your site.

About the Robots <META> tag. You can use a special HTML <META>> tag to tell robots not to index the content of a page, and/or not scan it for links to follow.

Web Style Guide, 2nd Edition by Patrick Lynch and Sarah Horton. Process, Interface design, Site design, Page design, Typography, Editorial style, Graphics, Multimedia.

WebMaster Tools from UK. Over 1500 free graphical and animated images.

Website Grader. Find out how strong is your website for FREE from HubSpot.

SiteChecker.pro. Get Free Website SEO Score Online. Improve your SEO rating with the best website checker.

woorank. Website Review Tool & SEO Checker. SEO Analysis Tool to Improve Website Traffic, Conversions and Usability. Try it for free.

RazorSocial. Website Analysis Tools: 7 Powerful and Free Tools by Ian Cleary, June 8, 2018.

SEOptimer. SEO Audit & Reporting Tool. Enter an URL address and get a Free Website Analysis!

SEO SiteCheckup. Search Engine Optimization Made Easy. Enter URL and check for all factors. User-friendly analysis.

Neil Patel SEO Analyzer. How much more traffic should you actually be getting? Start the quiz - 3 minutes. "What's your URL? (Neil will be running it through his analysis software as you are taking the quiz).

dareboost. Test, Analyze and Optimize your website. Web Performance, SEO, Security, Quality and more. Website Speed Test and Quality Check for Free.

What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Content by Lorelle VanFossen. Information on Website hijacking, Copyright theft, Website theft.

Wise Disk Cleaner & Wise Registry Cleaner from Wise Cleaner.com. Free download. Freeware.

Popup stoppers, Ad blockers

Popup Blockers. Freeware downloads from SnapFiles.

Pop-Up Stopper Free Edition from Softonic.

Popup Stopper Software at Free Downloads Center. Shareware and freeware popup blockers or popup stoppers.

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Award Sites! Guides and Ratings. Purpose of site is to set standards for Website award. Over 1700 rated site awards listed in 8 levels (1.0 to 5.0) and 25 specific categories.

Awards. Please view awards this site has won since 1999.

Mona Lisa Select Site Award. Read specific criteria to win this award.

Website Awards. Apply to over 1000 Award Sites around the world.

Website awards from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Website Awards Worksheet. This Worksheet may be downloaded by anyone who wants to apply for awards. You can apply to hundreds of Award Sites around the world.

Yahoo! Search Directory: Best of the Web > Awards. List of Award Sites.

005.13 Programming languages (Computers), Web designs, Java, JavaScript, Perl, (Regular expressions)

Delphi Central. Delphi Tutorials, Hints, and Information about Delphi programming.

JavaScript.com. Javascript.com is the largest JavaScript repository online, containing over 7000 Javascripts.JavaScript Source: Free JavaScripts, Tutorials, Example Code - "cut and paste" JavaScript examples for your Web pages.

perlintro - Perl Tutorial.

Regular Expressions from the Open Group. Regular Expression Definitions, Regular Expression General Requirements, Basic Regular Expressions, Extended Regular Expressions, Regular Expression Grammar,

Regular Expressions Tutorial. Lesson on Regular Expressions by Scott A. Hommel, a technical writer on staff at Sun Microsystems.

Using Regular Expressions. What are regular expressions? What sort of things can I do with regular expressions? And the drawbacks? Why are they called "regular expressions?"How do I write a simple search pattern using a regular expression? How do I write a simple search-and-replace using regular expressions? and more. .

WebDevelopers.com. Topics include: ExtremeFlash, FlashKit, FlashPlanet, Gif.com, Java Boutique, ScriptSearch, StreamingMedia, Voice XMLPlanet, XML 101, Internet News, Internet Investing, Internet Technology, Linux/Open Source, ECommerce, ISP and ASP Resources, Wireless Internet, Downloads, Internet and Copyright Law, and more.

005.7 HTML (Document markup language), CSS (Cascading style sheets)

About.com HTML Tutorial. Learn HTML Quickly and Easily and Build Your Web Page with this HTML Tutorial.
HTML Elements Reference from Mozilla Developer. This page lists all the HTML elements, which are created using tags. They are grouped by function to help you find what you have in mind easily. Jump to: Main root, Document metadata, Sectioning root, Content sectioning, Text content, Inline text semantics, Image and multimedia, Embedded content, Scripting, Demarcating edits, Table content, Forms, Interactive elements, Web Components, Obsolete and deprecated elements.
HTML Codes - HTML Special Characters. HTML Codes to Add Special Characters on Your Web Page.
Learn HTML / CSS / XML. The information on this page will help you learn the languages that make up the Web.
Learn HTML. The easiest way to learn HTML and CSS. Learn HTML provides an interactive tutorial that explains how to build HTML and CSS websites step by step.
Web Design Basics.
HTML Tutorials - XHTML Tutorials.

The Bare Bones Guide to HTML. Lists every official HTML tag in common usage, plus Netscape and Microsoft extensions. Downloadable in several formats and available in 21 different languages.

Beginners' Guide to HTML. How to Make Your First Web Site. All About HTML for Beginners: Starting with the Basics by Web Developer? Staff.

BellaOnline: The Voice of Women - HTML. Simple tutorials on What You Need to Write in HTML, Say Hello World in HTML, HTML Body Tag, HTML Image Tag, and HTML Anchor Tag.

Best CSS Tutorials from The Internet from DicoveryVIP.com. Includes CSS Reference Table.

Best HTML Tutorials from The Internet from DiscoveryVIP.com. Includes HTML Guide: Full HTML Tag Definition Lists.

The Best Online HTML Editor. This free HTML WYSIWYG editor program allows you edit your source code online without downloading any application.

Building a School Web Site by Wanda Wigglebits. Designed for beginners.

Cascading Style Sheet Style Guide. CSS Style Guide.

Cascading Style Sheet - Glossary of CSS Terms - Basic CSS terms with example code, from Code Style.
CSS Font Family Property Glossary - Understand Web font jargon.
Media dependent style sheet glossary - Print style sheets and more.
CSS font sampler and survey - The Code Style font sampler is a guide to the most common fonts on Windows, Mac and Linux. Use the font sampler to pick the right font style codes for your site.

Cascading Style Sheets, level 1. W3C Recommendation 17 Dec 1996, revised 11 Apr 2008. Reference material containing authoritative and detailed specifications on everything you need to know about level 1 Cascading Style Sheets. See also Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS 2.1) Specification. W3C Candidate Recommendation 08 September 2009.

Free HTML Editor from CoffeeCup.

HTML: Creating a Web Page by Paul Grabowicz and Scot Hacker, from UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

CSS Quick Tutorial. An easy to follow basic introduction to Cascading Style Sheets. See also reference guide to CSS.

Dr. Watson. Type in your URL, Dr. Watson will analyze your Webpage on the Internet. 1 - Analyze HTML syntax. 2 - Verify regular links. 3 - Verify image links. 4 - Generate word counts. 5 - Spell-check non-HTML text. 6 - Compute estimated download speeds. 7 - Check search engine compatibility. 8 - Check site link popularity. All for free.

Free HTML Page Maker Online Generator. Free Online Web Page Editor from CreatingOnline.com.

HTML 101: Back to Basics. Tutorial aims to teach you plain HTML, from scratch.

HTML and CSS Tutorials. And Stuff.. HTML Dog, the web designer's resource for everything HTML and CSS, the most common technologies used in making web pages. Tutorials. References. Articles. Examples.

HTML Check & Repair. Useful HTML tools from NetMechanic. Include: Automatically find and repair HTML code errors with one quick click. HTML Check & Repair: discovers bad HTML tags and syntax. HTML Toolbox automatically fixes html problems upon request with one quick click. Spell check: automatically checks for spelling errors in 11 languages. HTML Validator: site checks your whole site in one swoop, on one command, making maintenance easy.

HTML Code Tutorial. Free reference guide for help with HTML.

HTML Codes - Characters and symbols. Table of ASCII characters and symbols. Table of special characters includes ASCII - Dec & Hex, Symbol, HTML Number, HTML Name, and Description.

HTML.net. Free tutorials. Everyone can learn how to make a website. Use tutorials on HTML and CSS and PHP and JavaScript and start building your own website in about an hour.

HTML TIDY from W3C. Clean up your Web pages with HTML TIDY. Free download.

HTML Tutorial from W3School. Learn how to use HTML to create your own Web pages.

HTML Tutorials with Style. Tutorials presented in a humorous way following the KISS principle, i.e. Keep It Simple Stupid. Teaches use of HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) to create Web pages from simple to advanced.

Introduction to HTML from W3Schools.
Introduction to HTML from MDN Web Docs (previously known as MDN - the Mozilla Developer Network).
HTML Tutorial from TutorialsPoint.
HTML History.
HTML Lessons Menu.
HTML Forms.
7 Day Course in HTML.
How to Build Frames.
How to Do Layers.
HTML - Tag from tutorialspoint, Simply Easy Learning.
Creating Layers on Your Web Pages with Divs by Bradley Jones.
HTML Helper Page. Type in your text, test your webpage and see results immediately.
Technical and Repair Information.

Introduction to HTML. Tutorial designed for people who don't know any HTML.

Learning HTML for Kids: A Step-by-Step Tutorial. What is HTML? Basic concepts, Primary tags, Lists, Attributeys, Graphics, Tables, and more.

Lissa Explains It All. Excellent, brightly colored tutorial for kids. Basics, HTML, Frames, Tables, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), Add Color, Java Script, Fun Stuff (Image maps, Counters, Marquees, Music ...) and Tools.

Meta Tag Analyzer. Helps you design a more robot friendly Web page. Provides free online General HTML Analysis, HTML Title Tag Analysis, and META Tag Analysis.

Programming with HTML Forms. WebReference Tutorial. Contents include: Introduction, Forms Programming in Three Stages, Forms Syntax, Document and Application Communication, Examples, Note on Testing, Logging, and Conclusions.

Top 10 Best Website Builders of 2014. Today's easy-to-use website builders, complete with drag & drop editors and an endless choice of templates and functions, help users create a website within minutes.

W3C MarkUp Validation Service. Free service that checks documents like HTML and XHTML for conformance to W3C Recommendations and other standards. Includes Site Valet, WDG Validator, CSS Validator, Link Checker, HTML Tidy, Tidy Online, and other valuable tools.