The website of Garry Conn is about computers, coding, CSS, HTML, Linux, MySQL, PHP, SEO, web design, web hosting and web servers. I enjoy working with computers, writing a few lines of code here and there, developing websites and learning as much as I can about Linux. These are the topics that I mainly write about on my website.
Google Custom Search has been around for many years. Here are a few custom search engines I have created. In due time, I will add more. I actually create these for my own personal use and figured if they are useful to me then they could be useful to everyone else. Enjoy!
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Free and Fun Classic Games
Here are a few free and fun classic games you can play.
I also recently launched a new games section on the website and have been adding new games to the list. I enjoy playing classic arcade games and fortunately it seems like many of then have been converted into flash.
How To Encode and Decode Files In Terminal - This is a really handy tool to have available if you would like to encode and decode files. This includes just about any file you want including graphics. Published on Fri, Oct 05 2012
How to Repair Bad Sectors on a Hard Drive Using Linux - You could easily spend hundreds of dollars purchasing commercial software that is claimed to repair bad sectors on hard drives. Here is a way to do it for free using a basic Linux command. Wednesday August 8, 2012 5:26 am
How to put a stop to other websites stealing your content - There are many websites that scrape RSS feeds and repost the content. In some cases the reposted content ranks better than your own in Google. Here's how to put a stop to other websites that steal your content. Published on Sat, Mar 16 2013
How to Design Search Engine Friendly Drop Down Menus - To me, creating a perfect drop down menu is one of the most important parts of web design. Unfortunately, and I have no problem admitting this, my drop down menu design skills are not the best they could be. Partly this is due to limiting myself to designing drop down menus with HTML and CSS. However, here is finally an excellent tutorial on creating a search engine friendly drop down menu with HTML and CSS that looks just as good as others designed with Java or Flash. Monday August 13, 2012 12:30 pm
Should Google Chrome be Automatically Bundled with Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader? - With all the security issues that have been surfacing up with Adobe Flash, I have had to update this software multiple times within the last few months. Doing so has drawn my attention to how Google Chrome, by default, comes bundled with the Adobe Flash Player installer. It makes me wonder how much Google is paying Adobe to bundle Google Chrome into Adobe's installer? Do you think it's right for Google Chrome to automatically download and install on a users computer? Not only that, but do you think it's right for Google Chrome to also be automatically setup as the system default web browser? Published on Sun, Mar 24 2013
Who Needs a Sidebar? - Are sidebars in web pages really needed? I guess that all depends on the website. Published on Mon, Oct 22 2012
How to Display Google AdSense To Search Traffic Only - Here is an easy, practical and simple way to display Google AdSense only to visitors referred from search engines and display nothing for everyone else (ie regular visitors). Tuesday October 2, 2012 12:21 pm
What Are the Most Popular Blogs About Web Design - Here is a list of the most recent posts from some of the top best blogs about web design. On this page you can read the most recent posts from these blogs and get some of the best tips and tricks about website design quickly and easily all from one page. Monday August 13, 2012 1:21 pm
How to Find Low-Cost VPS Web Hosting Services - Compared to shared web hosting, VPS hosting services are expensive! However, with VPS you get so much more. And now it doesn't have to come with a high price! Take a look and see how you too can enjoy VPS web hosting for the same price as shared web hosting. Wednesday October 3, 2012 1:24 pm
What is the Oldest Running Web Server Online? - I run this website along with many others on a very old web server, a Compaq Proliant ML-350. So, I wondered what was the oldest active and running web server online today. Here's what I found out. Published on Thu, Oct 04 2012
How to fix the bash: rsync: command not found error - In the process of setting up an automatic web server backup I discovered that there was an issue with rsync. I noticed after getting everything setup, backups were not being made to my remote server. Monday August 13, 2012 6:20 pm