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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

How to add Logo to your website in Blogger.com

 To add a logo to your website in Blogger.com on the header section of the website like shown in the below image

  • First go to the Blogger.com and then in the side panel click on Layout

  • Next go to the header section and click on Edit

  • Now enable all the settings as shown in the below image

  • Next select the Logo and enable the setting shown in the image and click Save to upload the Logo to your header section

  • Now as you can see the plain text has been replaced with Logo Image
    Plain Text for Logo
    With Logo

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Friday, September 18, 2020

How to add custom domain name to a website in Blogger.com

How to add a custom domain name to a website in Blogger.com

  • To add a custom domain name go to settings which is on the left side of the blog page

  • Next, scroll down until you find Publishing
  • Next, click on Custom Domain and enter your third party domain name (www.example.com) which you have already purchased from websites like Godaddy and then click Save.
  • After you click save you will receive an error asking to verify your domain authority by entering the two CNAMEs as shown in the below image
  • To verify the domain authority go to your domain provider website and locate your domain and click on DNS
  • Now in the DNS Management page click ADD to enter the first CNAME as shown in the image and click save

  • After you click save if you get an error like shown in the below image please click here to read on how to solve the issue
  • Once the issues are solved enter the two CNAMEs and save it. (the first CNAME provided will be common and the second one will be unique to your website)
  • After entering the CNAMEs in the domain provider website, now click save in the blog settings page (If you still get any error wait for an hour and repeat the first three steps)
  • If everything is correct you will see your custom domain name under the custom domain setting
  • Now to add additional security enable all the HTTPS setting as shown in the below image
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[Solved] Problem entering CNAME of Blogger.com in the Godaddy domain DNS record

    If you have a problem entering your CNAME of Blogger.com in the Godaddy domain DNS record as shown in the below image then here are the few things that you can try to resolve the issue.

  1. In the DNS records table look for the record which has Type = CNAME, Name = www, and Value = @ and then delete it. After deleting try entering the CNAME of blogger.com
  2. If the 1st step did not resolve your issue then look for another record which has Type = A,  Name = @, Value = Parked, and then delete it. Usually, you don't need this record for an active domain.
  3. If both 1st and the 2nd step did not resolve the issue then create four A records with Google IPs as shown in the below image

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

How to add Favicon to a website in Blogger.com

What is Favicon? 

    Favicon is a small squared image that appears on the browser tabs, bookmark lists, and search history. Favicon is a way to represent the brand logo on a meta-level. Favicon is also called a shortcut icon, website icon, tab icon, URL icon, and bookmark icon

How to add Favicon to a website in Blogger.com

  • To add favicon click on settings which is on the left side of the blog page

  • Next click on Favicon which is in blue color

  • In the next page upload your icon and click save (make sure that your icon is square and is below 100KB)
  • Now if you open any of your posts you should be able to see the Favicon

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How to customize your website on Blogger.com website

How to customize your Blogger.com website

  • To customize your website on Blogger.com click on the theme icon which is on the left side of the blog page
  • Next, select the theme from the list and click apply to make the changes

  • Now to customize the applied theme click on Customize which will open the customization page

  • In the customization page first, select the background to change the background image and the main theme color (for some themes you may not have the option to change). After making the changes click on Save to make the changes
  • Next click on Layout to set your blog body & footer layout and then click on Save to make the changes (do this step before making any changes to the width)

  • Next click on Adjust Widths to adjust the blog size and right sidebar size
  • Next click on Advanced to customize your blogs individual elements like font, font type, color, font color, headings, and many other elements. I recommend doing this customization after you write your first post or a sample example posts so that you can see how your post looks like and you can do the customization accordingly.
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How to start or create a free website using Blogger.com

How to start or create a free website using Blogger.com?

  1. First, go to Blooger.com
  2. Next click on Sign-in which is on the right-hand top corner and sign in with your Gmail credentials

  3. Next, enter your Blog name and click Next

  4. Next, choose a URL for you're blog and click Next.
          
  5. Next, enter your Display Name which will be your author name (It can be your official name or online name) and click Finish
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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Free All in One system utility for cleaning Windows PC

 About Glary Utilities

    Glary Utilities is a free all in one PC cleaner for Windows PC. Glary Utilities have two versions one is a Free version and the other one is a Pro version which costs around 19.97 USD with an offer (without an offer it costs around 39.95 USD). The current version at the time of writing this post is 5.150.0.176 and you can download the same by clicking here.


Glary Utilities System Requirements

    Glary Utilities works on PC's which can run Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista, 2008 for both 32 or 64-bit versions

Glary Utilities Features
  • 1-Click Maintenance: using this feature you can perform one-click maintenance for  Registry Cleaner, Shortcuts fixer, Spyware Remover, Disk Repair, Tracks Eraser, Temporary File Cleaner, and Startup manager.
  • Startup Manager: with this feature, you can enable or disable a program at the startup
  • Uninstall Manager: with this feature, you can remove a program completely from a system
  • Software Updater: using this feature you can quickly scan your installed program for any new versions
  • File Shredder: with this feature, you can permanently delete a file from your hard disk so that no one can recover it
  • File Undelete: this feature helps you retrieve an accidentally deleted file (works very well if you use this feature immediately after deleting the file)
  • File Encrypter: this feature helps you protect a file with password
  • File Splitter: with this feature, you can split large files into small manageable file size
  • Registry Backup: this allows you to create a backup of your registry
Some of the other features include Duplicate File Finder, Empty Folder Finder, Disk Defrag, Registry Defrag, Check Disk, Driver Manager, Repair System files, and many more

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Free YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Twitch Downloader for Windows, macOS, and Ubuntu

About 4K Video Downloader

    4K Video Downloader is a free YouTube video and audio download software that supports multiple resolutions. 4K downloader has two versions one is free and the other one is a premium version that has a one-time fee of 15 USD for 3 computers for personal license and 45 USD for 3 computers for a professional license. As of writing this post the latest version of the 4K video downloader is 4.13.0.3800 and you can download that by clicking here.


4K Video Downloader System Requirements

    4K video downloader should support most of the systems which can run Windows 7 or higher, macOS 10.13 or higher, and Ubuntu 64-bit

4K Video Downloader Features
  1. Download videos up to 8K 60fps resolution
  2. Supports all popular video sites like YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok, SoundCloud, Flickr, Facebook, Instagram, DailyMotion, Likee, Tumblr & Twitch
  3. You can also download YouTube private videos
  4. In-app proxy setup for any geo limitations
  5. Smart Mode where you can set the default format, quality, subtitles, and destination folder for all your videos
  6. You can also download the subtitles of a video
Few Limitations of 4K Video Downloader Free Version
  1. You can only download 30 videos per day
  2. You can only download 10 videos per playlist and the rest of the video should be manually downloaded 
  3. You can only download 5 videos per channel
  4. You can download only one video simultaneously
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Free Screen Recorder for Windows

About FlashBack Express Recorder

    FlashBack Recorder is a free screen recording software which can record parts of the screen, full screen, or a window. FlashBack recorder has two versions one is Free and the other one is Pro which costs around 49 USD for 1PC for a lifetime license.

FlashBack Express Recorder System Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 & above
  • CPU: Dual Core minimum
  • Ram: 2GB minimum
FlashBack Express Recorder Features
  1. Can record certain parts of the screen, full screen or a window
  2. Can record audio from a microphone or system audio
  3. Can record from webcam
  4. You can schedule when to start recording
  5. You can record commentary while recording using a microphone
  6. Can export the recorded file in multiple formats like MP4, AV, GIF, and more 
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Free Text and Source Code Editor for Windows

About Notepad++

    Notepad++ is a free text & source code editor written in C++ which supports tabbed editing. Notepad++ is developed by Don Ho and was released in November 2003. Currently, Notepad++ only supports the Windows operating system and the size of the software is around 3.6 MB. The current version at the time of writing this post is 7.8.9 and can be downloaded by clicking here.


Notepad++ Features
  1. Notepad++ supports tabbed editing which means you can open multiple files in a single window
  2. Notepad++ is simple and very lightweight and uses very less CPU power
  3. The current version can highlight elements of over 75+ languages
  4. Notepad++ supports code folding
  5. Notepad++ also has features like auto-completion (limited), autosave, find & replace, indentation, line bookmarking, split-screen editing, case conversion, and many other basic features
  6. Notepad++ supports Macros and Plugins
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Monday, September 14, 2020

Free 3D Slicer Software for 3D Printing | Windows, macOS, Linux

What is the Slicer Software?

    Slicing Software is used in the 3D printing process for converting the 3D model to a specific instruction module which is understood by the printer (for example, converting the STL file format to g-code format). In easy terms slicing software prepares your file for 3D printing.

About IdeaMaker

    IdeaMaker is a free 3D slicing software developed by Raise3D. At the time of posting this article, IdeaMaker 3.6 was the latest version that you can download by clicking here.


System Requirements
  • OS: Windows XP or higher, macOS X v10.10 or higher, and Ubuntu 14.04 or higher
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD Athlon 64 Processor with a frequency above 2GHz
  • RAM: 2GB or higher
  • Hard Disk: >2GB free memory
  • OpenGL 2.0 capable system
  • 512MB or higher dedicated VRAM
  • 1280 * 800 display with 32-bit color
Features
  1. User-Friendly interface
  2. Supports multiple input formats like STL, OBJ, 3MF & OLTP
  3. Exports file format - g-code
  4. Compatible with most FFF 3D formats
  5. Create & Manage multiple printing profile for different requirements
  6. Remote Monitoring & Print Job Management]
  7. Adaptive Layer height, modifiers, and sequential printing
  8. Cross-section view of the models
  9. Auto layout for multiple files in one print job
  10. Repair features for repairing poor quality models
  11. Cloud facility with RaiseCloud to manage, upload, and assign printing jobs to printers
Imported STL File
Imported STL File
Slicing Settings
Cross Section view after slicing

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Free & Open Source 3D Modeler software for 3D Printing | Windows, macOS, Linux and Unix

  About FreeCAD 

     FreeCAD is a free and open-source parametric 3D computer-aided design software written in C++ & Python. FreeCAD was initially intended for mechanical engineering product design but due to its open-source nature users gradually added additional features for electrical and architecture purposes. To download the software you can click here

FreeCAD System Requirements

    The FreeCAD website does specify any exact system requirements other than the operating system so I have added my system specification which should give you a brief idea. With my system specification, I am able to work pretty smoothly most of the time.

  • OS: Windows 7 & above, macOS 10.11 & above, Unix and Linux
  • Processor: AMD A10 with frequency 2.5GHz
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 2GB

FreeCAD Features
  1. FreeCAD allows you to create 3D models from 2D shapes and it also allows you to create 2D shapes from 3D Models.
  2. FreeCAD reads and writes in many formats like STEP, STL, SVG, OBJ, DXF, IGES, IFC, BAE and also has its own file format FCStd
  3. You can also get help from the huge FreeCAD community for problems you're facing with your installation or with your design
  4. You can add addons like workbenches and macros from the Addon manager which are created by the FreeCAD community
  5. You can record a macro or download & execute macro which is created by the community members
  6. For Beginners, you can read their tutorials which have detailed explanations on how to get started and how to use the software. To read the tutorial please click here.
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