Genesis Theme Framework – How to remove dash

“I recently installed the the Genesis Theme Framework for my WordPress blog and now I have a dash in the web browser title bar. How do I remove this?”

Try this:

  1. Log into your WordPress blog
  2. Go the leftside menu and click on ‘Genesis’ and then on ‘Seo Settings’
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  4. Look for the ‘Document Title Separator’. Delete the dash (-) inside the box and hit the ‘Save Settings’ button at the bottom of the page
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Now go load up your website in your favorite browser, this should take out that separator out of the title.

How to delete Tumblr account

“How do I delete my Tumblr account?”

1. Log into your Tumblr account you want to delete.

2. To remove your Tumblr account go to the Account Management page here.

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3. On this page you can remove your Primary blog, this will also remove all secondary blogs under this account. The Tumblr URL will also be be opened for other Tumblr users.

How to find a replace text in Notepad

“I use Notepad on Windows a lot. Sometimes I need to replace a certain word in a file. Is there an easy way to find and replace text in Notepad?”

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1. Open Notepad and the file you wish to edit.

2. On your keyboard, press ‘Ctrl’ and ‘H’ at the same time.

3. A window should appear in Notepad. Type in the word you are looking for and enter something to replace that word.

4. Hit the ‘Replace All’ button to replace that word.

How to disable Growl on the Mac

“I keep getting update notifications for updating Growl on my Mac. How do I disable it or turn it off entirely?”

1. Go to ‘System Preferences’ by clicking on the Apple logo in the upper left-hand corner.

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2. Click on the ‘Growl’ logo.

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3. Click on the ‘About’ tab.

4. At the bottom of the window uncheck ‘Check for updates automatically’. The developers recommend you should have version 1.2.2 before disabling updates. If you are not you can get it here.

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How to download free fonts from Google

“How do I download free fonts?”

1. Go to Google Fonts webpage.

2. Search for font(s) using the search box.

3. When you have found the font you want to download click on ‘Add to Collection’.

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4. The font will be added to your collection. To download the font head over to the upper-right section of the page. Click on the ‘download icon’.

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5. A dialog window will appear. Click on the zip file download link located at ‘Download the font families in your Collection as a .zip file’.

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6. Your free fonts should now be on your computer. All you need to do now is install it. We have a guide on how to install fonts on a Mac.

How to install a font on a Mac

“How do I install a font I’ve downloaded onto my Mac laptop running OS X?”

Install Fonts on a Mac:

All Mac’s running OS X v10.3 and later come with a little handy application called Font Book. Font Book lets you view, organize, install and remove fonts easily on your Mac computer.

To install a downloaded font simply click on the font from your Mac. Font Book should open by default.

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A preview pane will open displaying the font. To install the font onto your Mac hit the ‘Install Font’ button.

To intall multiple fonts I recommend opening Font Book and going to File -> Add Fonts. Find the fonts on your computer. Hold the Command key and select each font. Click ‘Open’ to install all the selected fonts onto the Mac.

If you want to manually install fonts check out this Apple support guide.

How to create a disposable email address in Yahoo

“How do I make a free temporary disposable email account in Yahoo Mail?”

1. Log into your Yahoo email.

2. Head over to the top-right corner of the screen and click on the ‘gears’ icon.

3. Select ‘Settings’ from the drop-down menu.

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4. Scroll over to the left menu and hit ‘Security’.

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5. Now it’s time to make our disposable email address. In the ‘Disposable Addresses’ section click on ‘Create base name’.

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6. Enter a base name in the text box. Click ‘Create’ when done.

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7. So now we got our base name we still need to add a second part to this name. Click the ‘Add’ button.

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8. We need to create a keyword for this disposable email address. This will help you distinguish this email address with other disposable email addresses if you want to create a lot of these. Type something in the text box.

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Don’t forget to change the ‘Sending Name’ if you want to use a different alias. Hit the ‘Save’ button to complete the process.

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You have just created a totally free disposable email address using Yahoo Mail. If this gets hit with to much spam simply come back to this panel and delete permanently and create a new one.

How to show images in Yahoo Mail

“Yahoo never shows images in my emails. How do I change it so I can see images in my Yahoo Mail?”

1. Log into your Yahoo Mail account.

2. Scroll over to the upper right side of the screen and click on the ‘gears’ icon.

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3. Click on the ‘Settings’ from the menu that appears.

4. Select ‘Security’ from the menu on the left hand side.

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5. In the ‘Show images in emails’ section click on the arrow and select ‘Always, except in Spam Folder’.

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You should now be able to view images in your Yahoo Email account.

How to invite someone to Pinterest

“How do I invite someone to Pinterest?”

1. Log into your Pinterest account.

2. Click on your name in the upper-right corner of the screen.

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3. Select ‘Find Friends’ from the drop down menu.

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4. You will be able to invite friends using Twitter or Facebook by clicking the buttons.

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Click the ‘Invite Friends’ button to find friends in Google+, Gmail and Yahoo!.

My Xbox One wont turn on

“My Xbox One is not turning on. Any suggestions?”

Your Xbox One power supply might be improperly connected or just not working. Here are a few things to try:

Does the Xbox One have power? Check to see if you have proper power to the Xbox One.

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1. Unplug everything. Unplug the power cord from the back of the Xbox One, unplug from electrical outlet and unplug the cord from the power supply.

Now plug everything back in firmly. Turn on the Xbox One. Is the light on the power supply on?

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The light on the power supply is a good indicator if it’s working properly.

Your power supply is working if it’s lit solid white or solid orange.

If your power supply is not showing any light it may need to replaced. Before you replace it, try these solutions first:

1. Plug the Xbox One in a different electrical outlet.

2. Don’t use a surge protector.

3. Let the power supply cool off a bit by unplugging the power supply and wait 30 minutes before plugging it back in.

The power supply may need to be replaced if it’s still unlit. If your Xbox One is still under warranty you can it replaced from the Xbox Online Service Center.