A keyboard layout file sits between your physical keyboard and the operating system. It tells the computer what should happen when you hit a certain key on the keyboard, for example the key labeled “Z” or the combination of shift (⇧), option (⌥) and 7.
Most common usage of keyboard layout files is to make language specific physical keyboards work as you would expect. If you bought, for example, your MacBook in France chances are high that the upper left letter keys are labelled “A” and “Z”, and not “Q” and “W” as on an US keyboard. And indeed, if you hit the upper left letter key on your French MacBook it’ll type the letter “A” into your text document. Continue reading U.S.-TF: A Custom Keyboard Layout for OS X
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I agree, it’s wunderful that WordPress exists. However, two WordPress links, one in the footer, the next one just 200 pixels away, in the Meta widget, that’s one too much.
OK, let’s assume we are fine with just one link, then we could get rid of the one in the footer, right? As a side effect this would free up some precious space for something useful, such as date and time of the most recent post update!
Nothing easier than that:
That’s the moment to make use of the child theme that we’ve already created. Continue reading WordPress: Customize Footer
Today I had a look on my 404 log to check if there were any broken links or orphaned slugs on my site. The log was more than a couple of days old and … rather long. Since I made some “experiments” with my site recently, it was likely that the majority of the 404s have been triggered by myself, that is, from my Mac, behind a dynamic IP address.
So, how to filter out these not-so-interesting entries? Continue reading Keep a History of your External IP Addresses
The Wuala cloud storage isn’t a bad service in terms of security. Storage is encrypted and the servers are (supposedly) located outside of the US. But by shutting down the free storage plan as of 1/1/2015 they likely pronounced its death sentence.
For a clean uninstall follow these instructions: Continue reading Uninstalling Wuala properly (OS X)
This great site just saved me a couple of hours of work.
What does it do? Yes, it creates favicons for your website, but not just one
favicon.ico file, it creates a complete set of 27 favicons in all needed sizes and types to satisfy any browser, from Internet Explorer to the iPhone 6. Continue reading Real Favicon Generator