I noticed on TechCrunch that Google Chrome has been updated. So I checked to see if mine was up to date.
Go to the spanner > About
Then on the About box you should get a Update Now button if there is an update.
Click that and you should be good to go!
Still on Pidgin in case you didn’t know already you can use it to chat with your Gmail buddies as if you are logged onto the Gmail website or using Google Talk.
How do I configure Pidgin for Google Talk?
Google Webmaster tools was complaining that my content had duplicate meta descriptions. I found that it was always displaying the blog description on all the pages.
I found quite a few meta tag plugins but I settled for the Improved Meta Description Snippets plugin with a small modification.
I added this else block at line 119 In the improved-meta-description-snippets.php
That displays the default blog description on the home page. Then I removed the default meta description in the header.php in my current theme.
How do I change my site’s title and description?
Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Improve snippets with a meta description makeover
Did you know you can get SMS reminders from Google Calendar in Sri Lanka? Well you can if your on Dialog or Tigo. Here’s how.
- Once in Google Calendar go to Settings (top right)
- Then go to Mobile Setup
- Select “Sri Lanka” for the “Country” and enter your mobile number like +94777xxxxxx
- Click Send Verification Code
- Enter the verification code you get on your mobile and click Finish Setup
Now when you add an event add a SMS reminder and you are set.
Google Chart API lets you embed small charts by calling a URL to Google’s service. Here is a Hello World example URL and the chart.
You get 50,000 charts a day free. With some local caching that can go a long way. I suppose later you will be able to rent the service.