Have you ever tried to express who you are and what you do, on a single web page? Do you already have a business website up and running, but you’d like another one that reveals other sides of your personality? And would you like your one page online presence to link to your main site, to show updates from your social profiles, and include a contact form?
about.me lets you do just that. You can create a one page online ID, with photos, bio, apps, and links, and you can start connecting with people on the about.me page straight away. And sure enough, you can also get in touch with anyone from your social networking circle and even outside of it with your short, personal URL, for instance, about.me/jamrelian. You even get a free about.me email address to promote your page, and business cards too, if you are heading into that direction.
Use Favicon.cc to create favicons as easily as drawing in a paint program. It works in your browser, so you don’t have to download anything. Once you’ve finished drawing, you can download the favicon to your PC, or share it with others. A favicon is a tiny icon that is associated with a web site or page, and you usually see it next to the page title on the browser tab, or in the list of bookmarks.
What’s great about Favicon.cc is that you can preview how your favorite icon will look in the browser, in its actual size, while you work. Favicon.cc updates the favorite icon of the editor page, in real-time, so you can view it in your current browser tab, and see how it compares to the favorite icons of other opened sites:
Do you have a free Dropbox account? This means you have a Dropbox folder where you put all kind of data that is saved in the cloud, and also synchronized across all your devices. Thanks to Site44, you can now create multiple websites inside your Dropbox account for the world to see.
It’s very easy to setup your website: just go to www.site44.com and click the big, blue “Sign in with Dropbox to get started” button. Sign in into your Dropbox account and allow Site44 to access your Dropbox account. You will now be able to create up to 5 websites into your Dropbox folder: click the “Create a new website” button and pick a domain name for your site. You can use a site44.com subdomain, like mysite.site44.com, or you can use any domain name you already own (like www.mysite.com).
Go ahead and try Scroll Kit: if you know how to browse the Internet and drag things around with your mouse or finger, then you can build your own webpage. You don’t need technical or design skills.
You get a blank canvas where you can add pictures, text, shapes, or draw with your mouse. Then you have a button called Publish. That’s it, you now have a website on the Internet.
Micropayments startup Gumroad wants to help people sell anything they create, without having to set up their own store or use an existing commerce marketplace. Anyone can sell digital things like unreleased music, a blog post, well-written poems, exclusive videos, their best photos, app invites, class study guides, unpublished lyrics, source code. Or physical things like music albums or T-shirts.
The process is very simple: you just choose the product you want to sell and attach a price, a description and an image. You get a unique webpage that you can share with your fans or potential customers via Twitter, Facebook, or any other channel.
Many (or most) websites on the Internet are hosted on a shared server. This means that your own website may share resources with other dozens, hundreds or even thousands of websites.
If one of your neighbors uses too many resources or runs bad code, the entire server may go down, including your own site. So it’s always good to know your neighbors. Just enter a site URL or IP address in the YouGetSignal’s Reverse IP Domain Check tool, and the tool will attempt to discover other web sites using the same server.
When you click on a small image or photo in a web page, the full image usually loads as an overlay on top of the page. A lot of websites or popular social networks (like Facebook) use this type of effect when showing large photos or images.
Do you want to create your personal or business site and want to see if your domain name is still available? DomainTyper is a great online tool to quickly find this information: just type the domain name you want to purchase, and DomainTyper will show you domain availability information in real-time, while you type. No button to press, no page to refresh.
If you are lucky and the domain name you are looking for is available, you get links to buy it, and pricing information. If someone has stolen/purchased your domain name, you get links to visit their website, or get information about their identity.