how to access ftp servers and transfer files in linux without an ftp client

accessing ftp server using dolphin in kde

Many times softwares are hosted on ftp servers, especially open source and not so popular ones. FTP servers are also good method to transfer files and folder between machines. This means that you will need to occasionally connect to FTP file servers either to download or upload files. If you happen to work with FTP servers a lot, then it…

seo: is your website getting indexed? if not, why and how to fix it

chrome developer tools

An important requirement when it comes to Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) is that your webpages and content are getting crawled and indexed by various search engines. Without getting indexed, you will not rank in any search query or search pages no matter what you do. There are several different types of traffic that drive users to your site. You can get…

how to delete private data from mozilla firefox when you close the browser

firefox custom privacy

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers in the world. As with any web browser there is a lot of data collected as you browse the web. These set of data contains many different types of information: the browsing history, the site cookies, the cache, and personal data among others. Many times you might want to delete…

7 of the best web browsers that you can use in linux

vivaldi browser in linux

Everybody needs a web browser. The web browser is probably one of mostly widely used tools in this day of cloud computing and internet. Google even made an operating system out of a browser. What browser you use depends much on its feature set and your own preferences. Almost all of the popular web browser today, have a very similar…

how to change line spacing or line height in html

html line spacing css

When coding html pages for a website, the line spacing of the text content is probably one of attributes that is usually left as default. Most of the time, you do not even think about it and the default works the best. The line spacing or line height is the vertical height between lines of text in a rendered html page….

seo: how to find the total page size of a webpage

chrome developer tools

As you start to optimize your webpage, the first and foremost thing you probably want to know is the current total page size. This is the starting point of almost all web page optimization. The total page size is an indicator of many things, especially the rendering time of the webpage. In most cases, you want to render the webpage…

how to enable or disable javascript in mozilla firefox

Mozilla Firefox: Javascript Disabled

JavaScript is an integral part of most modern day websites. It was not long ago that JavaScript (JS) was considered a major security concern. It still is, but the functionality that it provides to most websites far outweigh the security concerns. Also, the JS implementation has got more robust in all web browsers. JavaScript is a programming language that is…

the pros and cons of using 3rd party external scripts in websites

Scripts from different domains

Most modern-day websites use several different features that are provided by third-party vendors. The use of these third-party features or plugins allow you to easily incorporate common and popular functionalities without having to develop them yourself or in-house. Many of these are implemented using JavaScript and CSS technology. Just to give you an idea as to what these are: some of the common…

firefox password manager: remember passwords in firefox also view, save and delete them

Firefox Password Manager

Most modern web browsers provide the ability to save and remember passwords for various web sites. Mozilla Firefox is no exception, it gives you the ability to save and sync your passwords across multiple devices. Firefox Password Manager is a feature in Mozilla Firefox which allows you to store and use usernames and passwords for multiple websites. In order to remember…

how to use google fonts (web fonts) in webpages

Google Fonts

There are several inherent font issues that you deal with when designing a website. Many of these issues resulted in very few fonts being available to the designer and effectively used on the web pages. Web designers had to specify multiple fonts some as backup or fallback fonts and to rely on font families. None of these were the ideal…

seo: specify image dimensions to improve the page rendering speed

Dimensions in img tag

Images are one of the most resource intensive elements on a webpage. It can negatively affect the rendering of a web page as well as one of the major factors affecting the page load speed on your webpages. There are several steps you can take to improve the performance of the images while rendering. First and foremost, you should optimize…