Most of the content on this page is blatantly copied from WordPress.org. We figure they know their system better than anyone, so are in the best position to describe it. When you build a WordPress site, this is what you get. WordPress is free to download, free to install on your hosting, and free to […]
Here at Gecko Gully, we build LOTS of eCommerce web sites, mainly using WordPress and WooCommerce. Built into the admin of every new web site is a series of WordPress and WooCommerce video tutorials, but we also make our own videos teaching small snippets of information that people have asked us about. You can view […]
This video introduces RSS as a way to subscribe to websites and save time on the Web. An “old vs. new” theme illustrates how RSS differs from visiting web sites independently, including: The new and old ways of reading news on the web An introduction to RSS Readers (using Google Reader as an example) How […]
Encryption is fundamental part of using the Internet securely, but it is mostly invisible to the user. This video explains the basic idea of encryption and specifically the two types of keys that are used online: symmetric and public. It teaches: • Why encryption matters on the Web • An example of encryption used in […]
This video will show you how you can add an image to your WordPress site, that you have stored on your computer.
A quick video on how to create a .csv file from your mySQL database. You can then open this file in your spreadsheet software (like Excel). This is a good way to get a dump of, for example, your customers’ details. [svpVideo v=1]
The debate on Net Neutrality is about the future of the Internet and the outcomes that could impact every internet user. This video explains what net neutrality is and why it matters, by focusing first on the idea of neutrality.
• What neutrality means outside of the Internet
• Why utilities, like providers of electricity, are designed to be neutral
• Why the internet is currently similar to a utility
• How the internet experience could change without neutrality
Right now, there are once again fires raging in South Australia and Victoria. Every year, hundreds of homes are burnt out around Australia, or floods or other natural disasters pretty much ruin peoples’ lives and businesses. Those of us who are lucky enough to be not affected by the disasters are often feeling like there […]
1 – Content, Content, Content! Adding new material to your internet sites is essential to getting social traffic, organic traffic and encouraging your visitors to purchase. In a WordPress blog site you can include short articles in a structured method (with categories), you can arrange them to appear at a date in the future and […]
Web browsers are among the most frequently used software on any personal computer or device, yet they are often misunderstood. This video covers the basics of web browsers and explores features and tools that may be new to many users. It teaches: The concept of the browser as software that makes web pages easy to […]