If a site or service has asked you to set up a TXT DNS record, it’s usually to prove that you own the domain (or at least have authority to update the DNS records). It’s a quick and simple process–here’s how to do it on Cloudflare.
Grids is a third-party Instagram desktop app for Mac that offers a great way to view Instagram feeds as well as tools to upload photos and videos to Instagram directly from your Mac. Here’s how it works.
There’s a lot to like about working from a home office. But being your own tech support isn’t one of the most fun. These cloud backup services offer peace of mind to protect against losing your data when your computer or hard drive fails.
If you’re looking to manually create WebP versions from JPGs (or any other image file formats, for that matter), XnConvert is free, multiplatform, and is especially good at handling large batches of images.
There are only a few options for compressing RAW image files. Rawsie is a new app that uses sophisticated algorithms to drastically reduce the size of those thousands of RAW files taking up space on your hard drives.
An appealing YouTube thumbnail is essential for drawing viewers to your video content. It’s your first chance to grab a viewer’s attention, and if done right, it can significantly increase your channel’s engagement.
Make your YouTube videos stand out with this guide to the ideal YouTube thumbnail size, the best file formats to upload, and more. Get tips on how to enable and use custom thumbnail images to give your videos the attention they deserve.
You can find various apps that automatically and schedule backups of photo collections to different cloud storage options. CloudBerry is a user-friendly choice that supports a wide range of cloud services.
When you’re switching from HTTP to HTTPS, changing your domain, or updating links on your website, you may need to perform a site-wide search and replace. This can speed up the process of making changes. Here are some choices for WordPress users to consider.
Instagram doesn’t offer any built-in way to schedule posts, and it even discourages automated scheduling, but it can be done. Some options play by the rules better than others. Here’s a rundown of the options.
If you have a lot of photos in your Wordpress Media Library and are looking for a better way to organize them, the WP Media Folder plugin provides a way to create virtual collections without messing up your underlying filesystem.
For years, there have been hard drive docks that allow you to connect naked hard drives using USB. Now, there’s a new dock with a Thunderbolt interface that claims to offer double the speed. However, it may not be suitable for everyone.
The WD MyPassport Wireless is a portable hard drive that can be used to stream media to mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. But it’s also a cost-effective option for backing up your photos while traveling.
Memory card backup devices combine a battery-powered hard drive with a memory card reader so you can back up your photos and videos without a computer. Here’s my hands-on review of the ColorSpace UDMA2.
If you use a lot of images on your WordPress site and are serious about speeding it up, image optimization is a great place to start and can give some really impressive gains for very little work or expense.
If your kids’ grandparents are all over Facebook, more power to them. If they’re not, here are some ideas for sharing baby photos with the grandparents in ways that provide a lasting memory they can hold in their hands.
Storing and backing up photos isn’t the most exciting part of photography, but it is crucial. And a cloud-based solution is now a good option. But not every cloud storage service is a good fit. Here’s a roundup of some of the best cloud storage for photographers.