Measure Your Site's Speed with Google Page Speed


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Page speed is an important factor to increase the traffic of a site. Survey shows that most of the people ignore the sites that takes more than 3 seconds to load. Though the loading time depends mostly on the net speed. But excessive use of flash, JavaScript, Images can down the speed of any page even on a fast network. 

In this post I'm gonna tell you how can you measure your site's speed. There are several methods. As a standard way, I'm talking about Google Developers.


Let's test the speed now.
  1. Visit this page- Page Speed
  2. Now type your site's URL in the box (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com) and hit the analyze button. 
  3. Within few seconds you will get the result as below: 
The page Marks PC Solution got an overall PageSpeed Score of 95 (out of 100).



With this report, you will get some tips about how to optimize your site's loading time. Here are some tips to speed up your side: 
  • Avoid unnecessary Java Scripts.
  • Try to use compressed images.
  • Try to avoid flash contents if possible.
  • Do not place any unnecessary gadgets in the page


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Activate Windows 8 Just by Double Click (All Versions) !!!


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Couple of weeks ago the final version of Windows 8 has been launched by Microsoft. Versions are- 
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
These are the main versions which have other segments too. ie. Pro N, Pro VL, Enterprise N, Enterprise VL etc. 

If you've any trouble to activate Windows 8 you can solve it just by double click. Have any doubt? Try it now! 

Whatever the version of your Windows 8, a single activator can activate any all versions. Follow the steps below:
  1. Download the zipped file from the link below.
  2. Now extract the file. (It can also work in zipped condition)
  3. Then double click on the file Windows 8 Activator.exe. 
  4. Now within 2/3 seconds your PC will be restarted.
  5. After restarting you will get some message about activation. Hit OK button in the all boxes that appear. 
  6. Enjoy the benefit of full version. 

Download Link




If you can successfully perform this task, then your Windows activation status will be as image shows below:




Most of the people found this activator working. If this doesn't work for you, then try the following one: 


Windows 8 Activator for All Editions (Guaranteed) !!!



I think at least one of them must work for you.


Troubleshooting Tips:

Many of our visitors have reported that this doesn't work at all. Instead of activating Windows, after rebooting, they got only black screen! 

If you wanna get rid of this problem, please don't install any other third party security software like Avast, AVG, Norton or Kaspersky. 




Also read these posts if you face any problem with these issues:





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Place Alexa Traffic Widget on Your Site- Get Higher Ranking!




This post is a part of serial tutorial on Alexa. Earlier I wrote about- 
And in this post I wanna tell something about Alexa Traffic Widgets. If you're a regular visitor of blogs and websites you might notice some widgets than shows Alexa Traffic Rank of that site. But this widget doesn't only show the ranking of that site. It does something more . . . 

Guess what? Helps to boost the ranking. 
How? When someone visit a site and if there is Alexa Widgets, then Alexa got information of that site usage information from this widget. Thus it can increase your rank.  


Okay, I'm gonna stop the discussion and start the procedure. 

Method 1: 
  1. Visit Alexa Rank Widget page. 
  2. Now copy and paste your site URL in the box and hit on the Build Widget button. (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com)
  3. After pressing the button you will get 3 widgets. You can choose any of them. Copy the HTML code from any of the boxes. And then paste it in your site. 
If you are having trouble to understand the process then follow- 

Method 2: 

  
To use this one, use the following code:
<a href="http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/http://www.markspcsolution.com"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://xslt.alexa.com/site_stats/js/s/a?url=http://www.munnamark.blogspot.com'></script></a>



To use this one, use the following code:
<a href="http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/http://www.markspcsolution.com"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://xslt.alexa.com/site_stats/js/s/b?url=http://www.munnamark.blogspot.com'></script></a>



To use this one, use the following code:
<a href="http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/http://www.markspcsolution.com"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://xslt.alexa.com/site_stats/js/s/c?url=http://www.munnamark.blogspot.com'></script></a>

Copy any of the above codes and paste it in your site in appropriate place. I'm gonna show you the way for Blogger only. 

Sign in your Blogger Account > Design > Layout > Add a Gadget > HTML/ JavaScript > Paste the above code in the content box > Save > View or Blog.  

Don't forget to replace the URL http://www.markspcsolution.com with your site's home page URL. 

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Dot Net Framework 3.5 Not Installing on Windows 8? Fix it Now!



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You may face a common problem while using Windows 8. Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 is not installed with Windows 8. And several programs may ask you install this. And you can't install this from your PC. It will ask you to connect to the net and use Windows Update. 


By default Windows 8 comes with .Net Framework 4.5 and it doesn't include 3.5. When you try to install .Net 3.5 that you previously downloaded from web the you will see the following message. 



App requires .net ramework 3.5


And you will get the same message while installing some some programs that is developed using .Net 3.5 platform. And you will not able to run those programs on your PC! This is a very bad job by Microsoft. A great trouble for Windows 8 users. 


But today you will get the solution. You've install this using command line. I mean you have to use Command Prompt. And surprisingly you Windows 8 DVD includes the .Net Framework 3.5! 



Method 1 (Offline Installation using cmd):
  1. Enter your Windows 8 Installation Disk on DVD Drive.
  2. Now run Command Prompt as Administrator. (Hint: Start > Type cmd > Now right click on Command Prompt and hit on Run as Administrator from the bottom)
  3. Now copy the following command and paste it in the command prompt window. Or type the following line in command prompt. Press Enter (To paste the command in command prompt, click the right button of mouse and select paste)
  4. Now .Net Framework will be installed within few minutes. 

DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All /LimitAccess /Source:h:\sources\sxs


Remember: h is the drive letter of DVD drive. Change it with your DVD drive letter. 


Method 2 (Online Method using Windows Update): 

If you follow all the instructions of method 1 you will be able to install .net 3.5 properly. But if there is any problem for example- you don't have DVD drive, or your Windows DVD doesn't contain it then you can install it directly from Windows Update option. More or less you've to download 200 MB data from internet. 


Follow the instruction below: 
Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows Features on or off > Mark the option .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) > OK. 

Now you will see a window like the image above. Hit on Install This Feature. And make sure you're connected to the net. That's it.  


Secret Tips: If you upgrade to Windows 8 from Windows 7, then you get .Net Framework 3.5 automatically enabled !!


Installing a Windows language pack on Windows 8 before installing the .NET Framework 3.5 will cause the .NET Framework 3.5 installation to fail. Install the .NET Framework 3.5 before installing any Windows language packs.


Don't forget to share this troubleshooting tips with your friends. 




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Claim Your Site in Alexa: Increase your Ranking!



A common tendency of bloggers and web masters is to increase their sites' ranking. The most popular ranking system is Google Page Rank. A page is ranked from 0 to 10 in Page Rank system. 

And another method is getting popularity day by day. Yes, I'm talking about Alexa Traffic Rank.  This ranking system still not as popular as Page Rank. But in the future it will be very popular. Couple of days ago I wrote about the importance of using Alexa Toolbar

And today I'm gonna show how to claim a site on Alexa. Definitely, if you claim your site in Alexa, it will give you a higher ranking in return! 

Okay let's start our mission. 
  1. At first create an account on Alexa following the normal rules as you usually do. 
  2. Now follow this link to claim your site
  3. Type your home page URL (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com)  in the Get Started box and hit on Claim Your Site.  
  4. Now you will get the sign up option. Choose the Free option. 
  5. There will be 2 options. Follow any method that is suitable for you. 
  6. Then hit on Verify button. 
If you are facing problem to verify then read more about the 2nd option. 

Option 2: (Tutorial for blogger)
  • Sign in to your blog and go to the design.
  • Hit on the Template button from the left panel.
  • Click on Edit HTML and proceed.
  • Now copy the verification ID you got from option 2. Your ID will be looks like this-  1EQnm0p93wIjUt6s49kputZxfXQ
  • Paste this ID anywhere in the head section as the image shows below. 
  • To find the </Title> press Ctrl+F and type </title> then search.



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