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Every Saturday morning, I'll feature a cool Internet website that I find very useful. The basic premise is to highlight sites that I visit all the time to do some task. All sites featured are personal recommendations and are not sponsored advertising. If you know of any site that should be included, let me know!

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Internet Tools Blog Posts

Every Saturday morning, I'll feature a cool Internet website that I find very useful. The basic premise is to highlight sites that I visit all the time to do some task. All sites featured are personal recommendations and are not sponsored advertising. If you know of any site that should be included, let me know!

A list of all the Blog Posts in this category.

June 5, 2021

Coolbackground.io

Sometimes you need a little inspiration for a background image. One place to check out is Coolbackground.io.

You can generate all sorts of creative background images for your computer or website posts. It's a great place to go to be inspired.

Website Description

After laboring over your latest piece of writing, one of the hardest steps before hitting publish is finding an exciting background image to really showcase and draw attention to your post.

Cool Backgrounds is a collection of tools to create compelling, colorful images for blogs, social media, and websites. Beyond backgrounds, the images generated can be used as '? desktop wallpapers or cropped for '? mobile wallpapers.

Cool Background
https://coolbackgrounds.io/

Sample

Sample implementation of the Cool Background

Cool Background Bedit

Yogi Berra- Cool Background

May 29, 2021

flagWaver

flagWaver is a cool flag waving effect. Simply upload any image and instantly it becomes a flag blowing in the wind.

You can change the flagpole type to five different types: Standard, Horizontal, Outrigger, Crossbar or Gallery.

You can change the background: Classic, Blue Sky or Night Sky with clouds.

Website Description

A web app for simulating a waving flag.

Flag Waver
https://krikienoid.github.io/flagwaver/

Using a screen capture, you can easily add this to any video project. For example, you could have the school logo as a flag for the intro to a school video.

May 22, 2021

Business Name Generator

Coming up with a good business name these days can be tricky. Wouldn't it be great if there was a tool that could suggest something useful. Something practical to let people know about the business.

firstsiteguide.com has a great solution. Simply enter in some keywords related to your business and instantly get some great ideas. What's more you also get a list of matching available domain names that you can use to promote your business.

Website Description

Name ideas

Enter your keywords in the tool to generate unique business name ideas. To get the best ideas, enter highly specific words. Whether you are looking for a company name, a blog, or a startup our generator will help with the process.

Search results

Browse the search results conveniently divided into sections. The business name ideas most relevant to your keyword come up first. Take your time to explore word variations.

Business Name Generator
https://firstsiteguide.com/business-name-generator/

Why not try it out and see what names that it comes up with.

May 15, 2021

ThreadReaderApp

If you're a frequent user of Twitter, you probably have seen the latest trend where people post stories in multiple tweets. Wouldn't it be great if there was a way to read it all at once?

There is! Thanks to ThreadReaderApp! Simply reply to any tweet with the @ThreadReaderApp and you get all the posts in one place. In addition, you can copy the URL of a post and paste it into threadreaderapp.com for the same thing.

Website Description

I'm @ThreadReaderApp a Twitter bot here to help you read threads more easily. To trigger me, you just have to reply to (or quote) any tweet of the thread you want to unroll and mention me with the "unroll" keyword and I'll send you a link back on Twitter

Thread Reader
https://threadreaderapp.com/

May 8, 2021

Cookie Bookmarklet

If you need to implement Cookies to test a website functionality, and you are frequently typing it in, why not save some time and make the cookie action a Bookmarklet. This way all you have to do is click on the link in the bookmark bar and instantly add a cookie.

cookie-bookmarklet-generator.com makes this process super easy. Simply put in your Cookie Name and value and instantly a link on the page is generated for you. Simply drag and drop it to your bookmark bar.

Website Description

Need to easily manipulate cookies when visiting a website? Why not use bookmarklets? This tool makes it super easy to generate them. Just type in the values you want and press the button to generate the links, then drag those links to your bookmarks. Next time you're on the page, click one of the bookmarks to create or delete the cookie.

Cookie Bookmarklet
https://www.cookie-bookmarklet-generator.com/

May 1, 2021

Linux Cheat Sheet

Linux is a great operating system with a lot of tools built-in. It can be tricky to learn all the various commands.

The folks over at PC & Network put together a very cool Linux Command Cheat Sheet. It's not a typical cheat sheet that you see all over the internet. They walk you through all the most commonly used Linux commands and explain why you would use them.

Website Description

here are hundreds - possibly thousands - commands available in Linux. Remembering every command is not possible and it can be quite daunting for a novice user. The good news is that you don't need to remember each command. Only a very small subset of those commands are used on a day-to-day basis.

This cheat sheet offers a set of commands that you can use for quick reference. I have prepared this Linux Commands Cheat Sheet as a quick reference for both experienced and basic users.

Linux Command Cheat Sheets
https://www.pcwdld.com/linux-commands-cheat-sheet

April 24, 2021

UpsideDownText.com

Have you ever wanted your comments to stand out on social media? Try something different, make your text upside down.

UpsideDownText.com makes it really easy to flip your text. Simply type in the phase and instantly it gets converted. Then copy/paste the text into any social media text box.

Website Description

Tired of Times New Roman and Arial?

Well, **** them. Introducing UpsideDownText.com - the text converter, that takes boring ol' letters, and flips them 180 degrees. Whether it be just a word, symbol, or even an essay, we can take what you got, and make it 100x cooler. So WOW your girlfriend, or annoy your teacher, using the fast, simple, free, and totally awesome UpsideDownText.com.

Upside Down Text
https://www.upsidedowntext.com/

April 17, 2021

Optimizilla

Optimizilla is "yet another" online image compressor. It's an easy way to drag and drop 20 images.

It's good, however it doesn't beat the compression done by shortpixel.com. In my test, I compressed the same image using Optimizilla and ShortPixel. Optimizilla was able to compress the image 13% while ShortPixel was able to compress the image by 65%.

Website Description

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.

optimizilla
https://imagecompressor.com/

ShortPixel

I would recommend taking your own test: ShortPixel vs Optimizella.

April 10, 2021

InkyDeals

If your looking for great graphic deals, the place to go is InkyDeals. I have purchased several of their graphic packages. InkyDeals have some of the best collection on the Internet.-

You can't beat their deals!

Not all their graphic collections are paid packages. They have some great freebie collections that are free. In fact, they have 35 freebies that you can download.-

Website Description

Since 2011 Inky is bringing great Designer Deals every day for creatives all around the world. InkyDeals.com was created from the desire to offer our fellow designers (beginners and veterans alike) high-quality resources at unbeatable prices.

Inky Deals
https://www.inkydeals.com/active-deals/free

April 3, 2021

Collection of Louvre Art Museum

You can now do a virtual tour of the famous Louvre Art museum. You can see all the famous artworks that is in their collection.

You can see 300+ works of Leonardo da Vinci.

Website Description

The Collections database consists of entries for more than 480,000 works in the Mus-e du Louvre and Mus-e National Eug-ne-Delacroix. Updated on a daily basis, it is the result of the continuous research and documentation efforts carried out by teams of experts from both museums.

Louvre Collection
https://collections.louvre.fr/en/