Cheap Domains Anyone?

Thinking of starting a website or blog? Forget URLs like or whatever. You can now get .info domains (like from GoDaddy for only $0.99/year. A usual domain, with a .com TLD, costs around $7-$10 yearly (I use 1and1, which is on the cheaper end of the scale). $0.99/year? Don’t tell me that’s out of your price range! You can’t get any cheaper than that.

So, you decided to get a .info domain from GoDaddy? Now you’re probably thinking “Now what?” You need a blog now. If you want really easy (and free), then get a account and point your domain at it (instructions on the site) Personally, I prefer Wordpress to Blogger, so I’d get free hosting from somewhere like Awardspace and point the domain there (make sure the domain is pointing to Awardspace before installing Wordpress).

Of course, I don’t really use free hosting. You could if you have a tight budget, though.

Weekly WTH: May 29, 2007

Welcome to this week’s What The Heck.

One Million Zunes Sold, 99 Million to Go: “iPod Killer”? I think not…

Google Turns a Page…In a Bad Way: What happened to “Don’t be evil”? Oh well, they’re still way better than Yahoo. My advice: Don’t buy Dell.

Microsoft Deal Makes Yahoo Buy More Likely: After buying Yahoo, maybe Microsoft will buy MySpace and some other sites I don’t like.

Illinois Raids Wellfare to Pay for Failed Videogame Violence Legislation: I can’t think of a comment for that. Make one yourself (post it in the comments if you want).

Earthle - Green Google

Do you want ridiculous? Take a look at Earthle, the “Green Google.” Their goal? They plan to help people save energy by rendering Google search pages with a black background instead of white, allegedly saving energy by not lighting pixels. Insane or what? I think I’ll stick to a white background, it’s easier on the eyes.

What’s the Most Annoying Ad Type?

Ads: They help keep websites afloat, and they annoy users. Well, it depends on the ad. Personally, I don’t mind standard AdSense-style ads. Others, though….

So what type of ad is the most irritating? Keep reading to find out.

The Contenders

Flashing/Vibrating Ads

Imagine this: You’re trying to read a webpage, but this distracting banner ad reading “You won [fill_in_the_blank]! Click here to claim your prize!” is flashing red and yellow…while vibrating. Doesn’t take much imagination, does it?

In-Video “Commercials”

Commercials belong on TV, not in online video clips. On IMDB you have to watch a stupid ad before you can view a trailer. On you have to watch an irritating commercial before a game loads. They’re slowly becoming more common, unfortunately.

Flash-Based Banners With Sound

At first, they look like any old banner ad. Then you hear stupid voice-clips and sound effects blaring through your speakers.

The “Winner”

The winner of the Most Annoying Ad Type Award goes to…… “In-Video ‘Commercials’”, with ‘Flash-Based Banners With Sound’ a close second. Despite the annoyance of having unwanted sounds blaring through your speakers, unwanted videos are worse. Do you really want to be forced to watch a 30-second commercial before you can see a 1-minute video clip? No way! If YouTube adds these, I’ll be very annoyed.

Does Design Matter In Blogging?

In response to Why Design Doesn’t Matter In Blogging @

I would say that design does matter in blogging, though it’s a bit complicated. A site with a…less than spectacular…design can do well. I’ve seen some sites with putrid designs, though the sites using the designs have good content. comes to mind. The site of a successful fantasy author, the design is in my opinion….lacking, though there is good content. The site has a PageRank of 5/10 according to

As I was saying, it’s complicated. As a commenter on NorthxEast said:

“With the ability to subscribe to an RSS feed, the most important thing is the content. The trick now is trying to figure out how to still get people to come and take a look since it’s been proven that if someone finds something pleasing aesthetically, then it will draw them back.”

That makes perfect sense to me. I’m a huge fan of RSS feeds, they let me check up on sites quickly every day. If you have a cool design (and use summaries in your feed instead of the full text. *Evil Laugter*), you could get your users to come to the main site…where you will proceed to make minuscule amounts of money off every one of their pageviews (*more evil laughter*).

Of course, you need more than a smashing design. If you have something unique or interactive on your site, you’ll draw more repeat visitors. If people want to comment, they’ll have to come to your site (fortunately, no one’s devised a technology to allow commenting without visiting a site). Make it fun to navigate your blog, and people will come back for sure.

In short, design matters and it doesn’t. Just make sure you have a good design anyway. It’s better to have a good design than to have comments about your bad design, isn’t it?

Technorati’s Different

Hey! Technorati changed a bunch of stuff. The design is totally different, and they seem to have been making some changes to the service as well. What do youthink of the new design? I haven’t decided yet. Most of it looks pretty cool, though I don’t like the black bar at the top (with the annoying ticker).

Why’d they get rid of all their nice whitespace? All in all, it looks okay…but different. I haven’t really decided if I like it or not.

Goowy Webtop

Forget iGooogle and Pageflakes! There’s something better! The Goowy Webtop goes beyond what other AJAX portals can provide. It’s truly amazing, though it currently operates a little slow.

When you sign up, you gain access to the Webtop, and you’re given a free email account accessible through the webtop ( Logging in, you’ll be greeted by a sort of computer desktop made in Flash. A bar along the bottom lets you call up your web-based apps.

The mail window works okay, though I still prefer GMail. The IM windows work nicely, very similar to Meebo. Unfortunately, the IM app can only access Yahoo and MSN accounts.

My favorite feature, out of all the others, is the centerpiece of the Webtop. The “Your Minis” option. You click the button and you get a version of YouMinis, the other product made by Goowy. So basically the Webtop is YouMinis plus other stuff.

YouMinis, in case you didn’t know, is an iGoogle-like product made with Flash. Thus, it looks more graphic than iGoogle. Unfortuantely it lacks snap, taking ages to load your RSS feeds.

The Goowy Webtop is very cool, though it needs a lot of work.

Weekly WTH: May 22, 2007

Welcome to this week’s Weekly What the Heck!

Flickr = Censorship: Bad, Yahoo. One of Flickr’s founders apologized, but….are the images and comments back?

ReadyBoost is Pointless: Why am I not surprised? How many “innovations” in Windows have actually been useful? Fools, you should’ve bought macs! You picked the wrong company to rule the world!

$139 Linux PC: Wow! 13.5GB of storage? That take only a week to fill up! Now, if they’d add a bit more RAM and storage, it wouldn’t be too bad of a deal.

How dumb does Microsoft think we are?: Very dumb.

Microsoft Integrating Live Search Pages: Cool! Where did they think of that? Oh yeah, here’s where they got the idea.

PHPBB3 Release Candidate 1: How long have we been waiting? I’ll check Wikipedia… What? Only five years? It seems longer than that. You’re too late, SMF is king now.

21 Cool Logos

The logo is yet another important part of a web site. It’s part of what tells a visitor where they are. A logo (or banner) represents you. Below are a few cool logos/banners. Inspire yourself. As Smashing Magazine put it:

“To get things done, you need inspiration and creative thinking. You need fresh ideas and elegant approaches. And you need to be able to find them as quick as it is possible.”

When you design a website, you generally do one of the following:

  • Design a layout around a finished logo.
  • Design a logo around a concept layout.

However you design, inspiration is always helpful.
Ready? Read the rest of this entry »

Tutorial: Make a Cool Blended Signature

Forum users, need a cool signature? You’ve come to the right place. This tutorial will teach you how to make a signature by blending images together. Let the tutorial begin! Read the rest of this entry »

come si somministra il cialis broncovaleas o ventolin e meglio il cialis o il levitra voltaren emulgel medicinale atarax sciroppo bambini aldara creme periode effetti collaterali farmaci zetia quanto dura effetto del viagra arcoxia va bene per il mal di schiena dopo il dostinex posso allattare aeroporto isola di cipro viagra massimo effetto farmaci antivirali aciclovir propecia effet secondaire permanent triamcinolone acetonide cuts feldene farmacocinetica comprar viagra generico contrareembolso voltaren ophtha goz damlasi 1mg ml 5 ml esiste in italia il cialis generico atarax disponibilité istituto comprensivo statale padre gabriele m. allegra di valverde escitalopram cash price voltaren dolo germany quanto dura effetto cialis 5 mg trazodone potentiate colchicine pericarditis nejm aciclovir antibiotico voltaren salbe analthrombose dividere compresse cialis rocaltrol capsulas nitrofurantoin contraindicated renal impairment quanto dura l effetto dell antabuse inderal pressione bassa lariam soldiers voltaren vs percocet differin vitamin a augmentin fa bene per il mal di gola risperdal dopo quanto tempo fa effetto misure costa allegra medicamento similar al orlistat se levitra non funziona triamcinolone acetonide lcms pill identifier lamictal 100 chloramphenicol resistant e coli chloramphenicol palmitate zinett viagra dolore muscolare la propecia non funziona trazodone+ssri+serotonin syndrome augmentin è mutuabile depo provera muscle deterioration farmaco lasix 25 protocol for late depo provera miglior cialis generico forum dulcolax principio attivo dulcolax picosulfato de sodio provera a inne leki cymbalta 60 scheda tecnica voltaren gel barn cipro auto a noleggio glucophage sindrome de ovario poliquistico triamcinolone cream 15gm 0.1 effetti collaterali di minocin feldene fast interazioni augmentin bambini opinioni dose augmentin bambini ml interrompere l'allattamento dostinex topamax perdita di peso ventolin si sarcina effet secondaire ventolin cipro voli milano triamcinolone acetonide cream poison sumac antibiotici augmentin prezzo che cos e il levitra confronto viagra cialis levitra viagra va prescritto dal medico costo di avodart levitra im alter provera period delay cymbalta e disfunzione erettile trazodone bipolar depression proventil aerosol inhaler motilium 10 mg suspension come si prende lo zoloft cipro tour dell'isola mosaici di cipro cipro codice postale fluvoxamine aggression pantoprazole diclofenac effet surdosage risperdal augmentin capsule prezzo come comprare il viagra online plavix generico prezzo conversion from citalopram to escitalopram il viagra fa male alla prostata ditropan vesicare comparison escitalopram ipertensione viagra generico a giugno cipro oral suspension 5 medicamento singulair 10 mg voltaren cistite bactrim cane effetti collaterali vendita del cialis olanzapine chlorpromazine augmentin bambini quanti ml per kg escitalopram philippines propecia alternativas simili viagra senza ricetta eccesso viagra ciprofloxacin giardia lamblia cipro lunghezza isola ranitidine and escitalopram cerco viagra senza ricetta cipro nord appartamenti augmentin 70 ml prezzo arret progressif risperdal seroquel prolong dopamin verdure concesse con coumadin augmentin polvere posologia voltaren e cardioaspirina moneta a cipro nord acheter colchicine opocalcium come procurarsi il viagra sotalol vs metoprolol for ventricular rate control trazodone pap allegra gucci foto augmentin ritarda il ciclo strattera concerta farkı antibiotico a largo spettro augmentin cipro in peru medicina natural igual viagra tegretol suspension storage viagra per donne menopausa generico do xalatan voltaren rapid 12.5 liquid caps viagra natural tribulus depo provera cramps but no period annunci immobiliari cipro voltaren fiale effetti indesiderati cerotti per la schiena voltaren olanzapine effet secondaire torta allegra ricetta pastiglie di voltaren pyridium bula posologia meglio viagra o altro benzac ac gel costo tenormin effet secondaire voltaren emulgel pericoloso propecia ogni 3 giorni albendazole chien cozi pasta allegra betamethasone prednisone conversion metoprolol succinate usp iniezione voltaren gravidanza voltaren tab 50 mg finasteride disfunzione erettile diclo ratiopharm voltaren si può assumere cialis e viagra insieme dove sono le spiagge piu belle a cipro come calcolare la dose di augmentin lamisil pret farmacie alimenti da evitare quando si assume coumadin ricetta torta frolla allegra quanto costa nizoral shampoo levitra bayer costo in farmacia voltaren čepići 25 mg www.viagra immagini nicosia cipro clomid rischio gemelli viagra pro e contro differin clareamento zantac in gravidanza chi può assumere il cialis per comprare il viagra occorre la ricetta generico do viagra-citrato de sildenafila foglio illustrativo di augmentin augmentin compresse indicazioni viagra 100 generico voltaren tabletten doping voltaren retard 1oomg anafranil contre indications voltaren diclofenac zalf clomid regolarizza il ciclo autocentri balduina cipro augmentin uti e coli augmentin bambini 5 giorni voltaren rapid 500mg que contiene risperdal posso bere alcolici sotto augmentin depo provera igne motilium e colite diflucan mal di stomaco lamisil creme pzn oral gonorrhea cipro viagra per donne spray voltaren da 100 visitare larnaca cipro dove acquistare viagra on line voli per cipro da venezia metoprolol er succinate recall levitra pillola levitra e bisoprololo does voltaren have penicillin cipro duration prostatitis dulcolax suspension dosage voli per cipro da bergamo finpecia sperm quality voltaren cerotti in allattamento metoclopramide latte cialis rossore al viso lariam periode documento valido per cipro antibiotico augmentin bambini dosaggio nome generico berotec atrovent clozaril monitoring wbc cialis generico fermo deposito cipro prezzi ristoranti costo del benzac ciprofloxacin bei salmonellen deralin 40 propranolol sostituire zyprexa deltacortril 5mg prednisolone augmentin quanti giorni prenderlo flomax 350 posologia quanto custa voltaren cipro allaitement apo salvent vs ventolin clindamycin iv po conversion cipro coste risperdal tod generico viagra araujo modna kuca allegra nome viagra generico metoprolol pareri lamisil ciuperca efeito colateral motilium lasix ci vuole la ricetta diltiazem iv drip to po conversion strattera und pille vermox ulcerative colitis allegra dicesare prevacid solutab dosage pediatric allegra tem generico dostinex fa venire i brufoli provera australia finasteride per ricrescita capelli voglio provare viagra ficha farmacologica de cytotec agenzia immobiliare roma via cipro voltaren tiene ibuprofeno clomid dopo i pasti teatro alfieri torino la vedova allegra cialis diario 5mg generico raiffeisen provera racuna atrovent aerosol posologia tronchetti provera junior ginseng rojo coreano viagra allegra d sam club musica spot voltaren farmaco inderal 40 viagra domande e risposte levitra pret in farmacii seroquel prolong trastorno bipolar voltaren gel on face apa guna voltaren linee guida sospensione plavix anausin metoclopramide grossesse metoclopramide fda approval date aciclovir 400mg ultrafarma voltaren 50 mg compresse prezzo voltaren pricing deralin 10 propranolol propranolol salbe heilbronn provera period twice metoprolol interaccion farmaco nutriente remedio orlistat ultrafarma nexium contiene glutine effetti collaterali del remeron generic bupropion anchen affitto auto a cipro viagra del mapuche capsulas carbenicillin ampicillin concentration prednisone fait grossir cialis fa durare di più ricette per viagra finasteride effetti collaterali cane investimenti immobiliari a cipro tegretol ultrafarma propranolol sfd allergy medicine allegra d cipro for uti prevention triamcinolone acetonide cream 30gm differenza tra alli e orlistat triamcinolone paste cost acquistare viagra online opinioni volare a cipro nord diflucan 150 interazione pillola strattera 40 mg hinta ramipril lisinopril conversion brevetto levitra scadenza albendazole constipation in quanto tempo si rimane incinta con clomid metformin insulinresistenz farmacia frattura via cipro tutela viagra albenza coupon galega officinalis metformin risperdal depo iğne offerte viaggi settembre 2012 cipro augmentin per quanti giorni minimo demografia cipro viagra natural aguacate triamcinolone acetonide .05 costo promedio singulair montelukast 10 mg propranolol creme prezzo cialis con ricetta storia del muro di cipro olanzapine in indonesia quando prendere augmentin prima o dopo i pasti precio strattera 40 mg depo provera vs copper iud risperdal consta insomnie escitalopram ireland acquisto cytotec+contrassegno volo trieste cipro tintoria via cipro roma strattera plus caffeine diovan vs nifedipine meglio il lariam o il malarone diflucan sospensione foglio illustrativo carafate diverticulitis augmentin dosage for periorbital cellulitis augmentin infezioni ginecologiche detrol la tolterodine tartrate decadron gocce scheda tecnica sterile triamcinolone acetonide suspension usp allegra d india dosaggio diflucan per onicomicosi actonel 35 foglietto illustrativo smettere cymbalta sintomi ciprofloxacin fluoroquinolone antibiotic dipyridamole protocol prometrium e perdite gialle tomar nolotil con voltaren dosaggio prednisone nel gatto farmacia online viagra italia cialis tutta vita voltaren gel 1 percent cialis generico fiable musique pub voltaren velo dostinex durante il ciclo feldene fast dolori muscolari acquisto cialis e viagra augmentin 875 mg 125 mg compresse rivestite con film vendita levitra bayer effet secondaire enalapril hydrochlorothiazide cosa non si può mangiare prendendo il coumadin levitra prezzo bayer clomid ciclo corto nitrofurantoin antibiotic class associazione furosemide idroclorotiazide bronchite asmatica ventolin comprare viagra su internet è sicuro novartis voltaren 100 mg cipro vitamins escitalopram con alcohol farmacie lugano viagra cipro vendita immobili voltaren 100 suppositories giacimenti gas naturale cipro confezioni di cialis 5 mg viagra e infarto cerebral centro tim roma cipro venta viagra puerto montt bactrim è una penicillina diflucan posologia candida finasteride capelli bianchi voltaren injetavel bula posologia clomid a stomaco pieno o vuoto crestor 10 mg è mutuabile voltaren gel frequent urination vizarsin o viagra chlorpromazine vs olanzapine prometrium e ritardo del ciclo finasteride e minoxidil risultati foto medicament voltaren resinat zoloft sintomi da sospensione farmacodinamia danazol cialis generico nome nome generico de claritin ristorante bufala allegra roma levitra generico si trova in farmacia voltaren gel per ginocchio risperdal e demenza il viagra come va assunto cymbalta cosa cura aricept 5 10 mg effetti voltaren emulgel serve ricetta estrace applicators cytotec per abortire come usarlo perdite scure dopo clomid pastiglie finasteride fisiocrem o voltaren voltaren mod smerter codeine potentiators promethazine viagra de vanzare in timisoara cipro immobiliare srl allegra lucarelli muscoril interazioni coumadin mucca allegra vermox foglio illustrativo costo tegretol 200 colchicine chondrocalcinosis medicina crestor rosuvastatina cipro con carta d'identità metropolitana di roma fermata cipro volagratis cipro clomid e dolori ovaie cipro vacanze estate 2013 wellbutrin farmaco nuovo medicament lioresal rifampicin isoniazid ethambutol combination dosi augmentin sospensione bambini propranolol dosierung bei portaler hypertension buy viagra per pill voltaren abdominal pain a che cosa serve aldactone musica al pianoforte allegra indocin dizziness naltrexone struttura voltaren rischio infarto zoloft e disturbi alimentari abilify disturbo bipolare prednisone per os il viagra per i giovani si puo prendere mezza pasticca di cialis triamcinolone acetonide cream vs cortisone flomax bustine foglietto illustrativo methotrexate 15 mg effetti collaterali clopidogrel nome generico cialis una volta a settimana ventolin ciaza pizzeria allegra brigata lipitor ne ilacidir aciclovir pomata herpes prezzo cipro letterhead sigla partita iva cipro tegretol suspension pregnancy per il levitra serve la ricetta zoloft a lungo termine farmacie online vendita viagra diclofenac (voltaren cataflam voltaren-xr) triamcinolone acetonide cream 0.025 price risperdal stitichezza anafranil e stanchezza la costa allegra consigliatemi una canzone allegra rocaltrol hypercalcemia meteo a cipro a settembre dostinex è un anticoncezionale efficacia levitra 5 mg medicinale femara effetti collaterali viagra leczy viagra generico informazioni effetti del cymbalta dilantin suspension dosage cialis generico e sicuro viagra e citalopram auto a noleggio cipro nord risperdal per depressione trazodone anziano remeron ingrassare zoloft per ansia generalizzata voltaren massagestuhl acquistare cialis contrassegno in quanto agisce vermox scadenza voltaren cipro forma di governo inderalici propranolol side effects cipro mycoplasma genitalium cipro flagyl compatibility viagra a 16 anni dostinex negli uomini come scalare prednisone voltaren emulgel stiff neck benzac principio ativo autobus termini cipro generico di singulair bactrim antibiotico costo metoclopramide sciroppo ultram voltaren interaction benazepril lisinopril conversion lamictal non funziona xenical ritirato dal commercio quando utilizzare il cialis vermox per i vermi principi attivi del cialis voltaren gel voltaren pastiglie indicazioni quinolone antibiotics doxycycline