Internet Tools Content- Page 9
June 19, 2021 by cryan.com
If you ever watched one of Pleasant Green YouTube videos, you'll see that he mentions Grabify. He uses this service to track down where people are.
Grabify adds some tracking to redirect URLs. When someone clicks on the link, they get redirected to some location, and you get information about that person. You can learn where they are and what technology they are using.
It's a good tool to use when dealing with scammers who say they are from a particular location but turns out to be 1000s of miles away.
Grabify IP Logger URL & Shortener provides you with some of the most advanced and detailed statistical data and metadata for all clicks on your links. Your IP Logger link can access information about user's IP address, location tracker (country, city) and so on.
This IP Logger & Tracker tool is designed to be as simple as possible to use in a way to get you the most detailed and advanced analytic information on every click.
The URL Expander feature will check any URL you provide it to check for any URL for redirects and find out what is the final destination of any short link.
June 12, 2021 by cryan.com
In the testing world, it's very handy to know what browsers are popular. We all know that Chrome is leading the field. However, what about other browsers?
StatsCounter gives you the worldwide trends. It gives you the idea of what browsers that a percentage of users are likely to be using. It's a helpful resource to plan your testing strategy.
Ideally, you should look at your local stats. But getting the global market can be useful in the long run. Especially if your triaging bugs that only occur in certain browsers.
Stats are based on aggregate data collected by Statcounter on a sample exceeding 10 billion page views per month collected from across the Statcounter network of more than 2 million websites. Stats are updated and made available every day, however are subject to quality assurance testing and revision for 45 days from publication.
June 5, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
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.
Sample implementation of the Cool Background
May 29, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
A web app for simulating a waving flag.
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.Permalink
Business Name Generator
May 22, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
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.
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.
Why not try it out and see what names that it comes up with.
May 15, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
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
May 8, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
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.
Linux Cheat Sheet
May 1, 2021 by cryan.com
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.
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.
April 24, 2021 by cryan.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.
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.
April 17, 2021 by cryan.com
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%.
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.
I would recommend taking your own test: ShortPixel vs Optimizella.Permalink