Archive for the tag 'browser'

Save paper. Look before you print.

April 23rd, 2008

Today’s Green Fact: The average employee prints 6 wasted pages per day, that’s 1,410 wasted pages per year! [learn more]

I think a lot of that wasted paper comes from people printing pages off the Internet.

Below is a quick video with some page saving tips when printing with Internet Explorer.

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5 favorite Firefox extensions for web design

August 8th, 2007

As a web page designer, I am please with all the options that the Firefox browser provides. Even though Microsoft has made some significant advances with the release of Internet Explorer 7, they simply haven’t matched what Firefox has been able to accomplish.

I consider the vast collection of Firefox extensions its biggest strength. Here are my five favorite extensions for web page design:

  1. MeasureIt
    Draw a ruler across any webpage to check the width, height, or alignment of page elements in pixels.
    measureit
  2. ColorZilla
    get a color reading from any point in your browser
    colorzilla
  3. Aardvark
    See how the page is created, block by block
    example01.png
  4. Web Developer
    Adds a menu and a toolbar with various web developer tools
    webdev.png
  5. IE View Lite
    IE View Lite opens your current page in IE with just one-click

Change your Homepage

January 8th, 2007

changehomepage Make any website your homepage. Change the homepage by:

  1. visiting the website that you want as your homepage
  2. drag the icon in front of the address over the house button on your toolbar
  3. click ‘Yes’ to approve the change

That’s it! Your done!