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HDG Explains: What Is Ethernet & Is It Better Than Wifi?

Ethernet is the common standard for wired connections to computer networks. Devices using an Ethernet connection make use of a specific type of twisted electrical cable to connect with, send and receive data with other networked devices, as well as gain access to wider networks like the internet. Using an Ethernet connection, you can connect […]

HDG Explains: What Is JavaScript & What Is It Used For Online?

When you browse the internet, the web pages you interact with are presented to you using three technologies: HTML, CSS, and what we’ll discuss in this article—JavaScript. Of the three, JavaScript is the most advanced. It adds dynamic functionality to web pages, which make them much more complex and interactive. Without JavaScript, some of your […]

HDG Explains: What Is Markdown And What Are The Basics I Should Know?

If you regularly use online social networks or discussion forums, chances are that you’ve seen or used Markdown without even knowing what Markdown is. For many already on the web, HTML was the first and most elementary coding language they learned. However, Markdown is even simpler. In fact, it’s so simple that courses for it […]

HDG Explains: What is the BIOS?

Did you ever see the word BIOS pop up on your screen when starting your computer? Or heard people talk about changing things in the BIOS? But then you never see or hear about it again.  So BIOS is a thing, but we never really see it because it’s located on the motherboard, which is […]

How Secure Is the Military-Grade AES Encryption Algorithm?

There are plenty of companies that love to claim your data is protected by military-grade encryption. To anyone who is not familiar with tech-savvy jargon, this would sound like an impenetrable vault where your data is never in fear of compromise. After all, if it’s good enough for the military then it must be amazing.  […]

How to Avoid and Resolve DNS Outages

DNS outages can cause headaches for anyone affected by them. Sites experiencing issues can result in bad user experience and possible loss of money for the business.  DNS means Domain Name System. It is an Internet directory that matches IP addresses with domain names. Every website has its own web IP address. Users can type […]

How To Backup a MySQL Database

MySQL is a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). It handles database instructions and can manage many databases at the same time. For example, if you want to create a new database or add data to an existing database, you send a message to the MySQL server, give it the data you want to add, and […]

How To Backup Your WordPress Site

The process of setting up and operating a WordPress site can be pretty involved. But the last thing you want to do is stop there and never backup your WordPress site. Over time, as you develop content for your site and build traffic, there’s always a risk of a server issue or a hacking attack […]

How to Clear Recently Opened File List in Word

When you launch the Microsoft Word program on your computer, you get quick access to several of its main features right on the home screen. One of these is the recently used files list for Microsoft Word. This option lets you quickly access the documents that you were recently working on, and clicking on any […]

How To Compile Software Packages On Linux

One of the hardest adjustments for users who switch from Windows to Linux is the idea that not every bit of software you want to install is ready-made for you. Unlike Windows users, who (in most cases) get software pre-packaged in an EXE installer or ZIP file, Linux users often have to compile their own […]