computer how-to's

  • Clear Your Browser Cache
    Browsers cache the webpages you're viewing. When we're working on a website, sometimes you'll need to clear that cache to see the updated version. See more on how to do it in your current web browser.
  • Send a Large File
    Need to email a large file to someone? Don't attach it to an email message, use one of these online services to ensure it gets to the recipient.
  • web hosting & domain management

    • Set Up a Domain Name
      Doing your own website setup using separate vendors for hosting and domain name? Use this reference to see how to link the two together.
    • FTP Instructions
      Have direct access to your web host? See this guide for all you need to know to access those remote files from your own computer.
    • Get Site Info for Existing Site
      Don't know where your site is hosted or with whom your domain is registered? These tools should help.
    • downloads

      • Download Google Chrome
        Fast browser that auto updates and has great integration with your Google account. Google Chrome is on the cutting edge of web standards and features. Highly recommended over all others.
      • Download Firefox
        Firefox is in the category of "Better than Internet Explorer"... but just barely. It's a somewhat speedy browser that's primary feature seems to be it's optional Add-ons.


      I provide these links and resources merely as a reference. In my line of work I often get asked tech related questions that may or may not be directly related to the scope of the project. I'm happy to do what I can, but if you require technical assistance, please contact an IT professional.

how can I help?

I'm not a computer fix-it guy, but I do get asked questions often. Hopefully some of what you find within these resources will help you answer some questions before you need to ask.