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Moving from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, even on a "clean site" is a horrible task. Drupal 8 is fundamentally different and, to make it worse, for no obviously good reason existing services have been renamed (the old "modules" tab is now "extend." Drupal 8 is far more authoritarian than before but, did beneath the surface, and there are ways to make most things happen without resorting to changes in coding. It just takes a lot of digging.

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The return of the high-volume spammer and spammers who use proxy servers while using many different domain names means that the more common "block sender" spam control is less effective against them than against the relatively ad hoc spammer. But there is something you can do.

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We all hate them except the people who create them: LinkedIn videos are bandwidth draining, and annoying, making noises when we least expect them. But you don't have to suffer. Here's how to kill them before they even start.

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RSS is a way of allowing people to ask for automated notifications of information published on the Web. RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication" and it's a technology that's been around since more or less the time the 'web came into common use. It's a bit arcane but it works.

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Robert Kelley is a senior lecturer (in the American style, they call him an Associate Professor) at the University of Busan in South Korea. Contacted by the BBC, he started to give his views on the success of South Koreans as President Park was impeached and removed from power. Then, it all started to go.. well, some might say wrong but others would say his family are real tv stars, not reality tv poseurs. (free content)

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When you look at your visitor logs, do you see that your custom 404 (page not found) page is hit over and over again by search engines? We ourselves find that Bingbot is the primary culprit, despite our having filed with bing a request to stop it. But there is a brute-force solution and it's incredibly easy to apply.

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It's time for grandparents to remember when they had to recite their "times tables" at infants' school. And guess what, while those around you have lost their brains and reach for calculators for the simplest tasks, you are still able to do multiplication in your head, mostly by just remembering that one number times another equals a third.

Use these tables to help your grand-kids, because all too often modern schooling methods don't.

On this page, times twelve. Click the "Times tables" link at the bottom of the page for other tables

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It's time for grandparents to remember when they had to recite their "times tables" at infants' school. And guess what, while those around you have lost their brains and reach for calculators for the simplest tasks, you are still able to do multiplication in your head, mostly by just remembering that one number times another equals a third.

Use these tables to help your grand-kids, because all too often modern schooling methods don't.

On this page, times eleven. Click the "Times tables" link at the bottom of the page for other tables

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It's time for grandparents to remember when they had to recite their "times tables" at infants' school. And guess what, while those around you have lost their brains and reach for calculators for the simplest tasks, you are still able to do multiplication in your head, mostly by just remembering that one number times another equals a third.

Use these tables to help your grand-kids, because all too often modern schooling methods don't.

On this page, times ten. Click the "Times tables" link at the bottom of the page for other tables

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It's time for grandparents to remember when they had to recite their "times tables" at infants' school. And guess what, while those around you have lost their brains and reach for calculators for the simplest tasks, you are still able to do multiplication in you head, mostly by just remembering that one number times another equals a third.

Use these tables to help your grand-kids, because all too often modern schooling methods don't.

On this page, times nine. Click the "Times tables" link at the bottom of the page for other tables

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