CategoryMiscellaneous

How To Dynamically Insert Affiliate Links or Track Referrals With Aweber

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If you are looking to build an email list, and want to be able to use custom variables in the emails that you send out, then this guide is for you. Here are some example use cases: Tag subscribers to affiliates, so that you can add their Clickbank hop ID to all your links, in all your future email broadcasts/autoresponders Track total revenue based on where you acquired a subscriber. E.g. track...

How To Solve: Dell XPS Suddenly Showing Low Disk Space Warnings

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I have a Dell 13-inch XPS 9370 that I bought in June 2018. After a Windows 10 update, I suddenly got repeated “Low Disk Space” warning messages on drive D:, which I didn’t create. After Googling, I found the solution. It turns out that this new drive D: is the recovery drive, and is not meant to have a drive letter. So the fix is to remove the drive letter and the annoying...

How To Run Third-Party USB Ethernet Adaptors with Your Apple Macbook Notebook

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Ever since Apple started trimming down the ports on their Macbook notebooks, there’s been an increasing demand for adaptors to make up for the lack of connectivity. Today, I found out that I needed to access my Asus wireless router to set it up for a new ISP that I subscribed to. Unfortunately, I only had a third-party, non-Apple ethernet adaptor. In this case, it was a USB ethernet dongle...

How To Open .jar Files Automatically in Mac OSX

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A random program that I installed reset the default application (Java) for .jar files on my Macbook, and to reset the behaviour in Mac OSX took a bit more work than I thought. Turns out the “Java Launcher” isn’t in the list of applications that you can select from, in the “Open With…” list. You’ll need to select “Open With”, choose...

Which is Better: Creatine Capsules or Creatine Powder?

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Creatine monohydrate may be one of the most common muscle building supplements available out there, but there are so many questions about it. The most studied type of creatine is creatine monohydrate, and it is widely accepted for its performance and value for money. One such question is: what form of creatine is best? The most common forms of creatine are powder and capsules. No conclusive...

Multivitamin 101: How To Select the Best Multivitamin

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I’ve recently been getting very interested in getting the right nutrition, sleeping right, and exercising. I believe that it’ll improve my standards of living, and one of the things that I’m working on is what my supplement stack is. Besides the other specific vitamins and minerals, one of the staples of my supplement stack is a multivitamin. Why A Multivitamin Is Useful We live...

How To Use Wildcard Characters in MySQL statements

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You’ll need to make use of wildcard characters to perform powerful searches in MySQL. The 2 wildcard characters that you can use in “LIKE”-queries in MySQL are: % which matches 0 or more characters _ which matches exactly one character To search for a date, you can use a query like the following, which gives you everything that happened from 10 to 19 August of 2015, between...

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