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17 Gmail Hacks

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Gmail  has become a cultural force and not only another email program being largest email service provider. But Gmail can still get better with few hacks and apps floating around the Internet can help in making your experience with your Gmail more enjoyable. These 17 amazing add-ons will make you a Gmail pro.

  1. Find out if there are any Websites which are selling email addresses to marketers on adding “+” sign

Gmail will recognize the “+” sign so as to create an alternate version of email and start monitoring when you receive spam to the new address.

  1. Sortd

Sortd which is a smart skin for Gmail helps in transforming your inbox from just messages to useful lists which can be customized to fit your individual workflow.

  1. Ugly email

Ugly email will notify you regarding which among your emails are getting tracked even before you open them.

  1. Mixmax

It helps in making scheduled meetings much easier and tracks when someone has opened your email so that you will know when can you bug that Person. Also, it lets us create one-click templates.

  1. Mailburn

This is an iPhone app which automatically shows all your Gmail conversations only with natural or real people only. The idea is that all the newsletters, insurance related messages can be taken care with the system but on the phone, only real people conversations are displayed.

  1. Unsubscriber

It helps its users to unsubscribe from many newsletters and spam. This helps to get rid of unnecessary subscriptions from various companies or advertisements.

  1. Mailtrack

This is a chrome extension which helps its users to know when their email was being sent and when the mail was opened. Thus, a track can be kept of all your emails easily.

  1. Snapmail

This chrome extension adds a button right next to “send” button of Gmail which sends self-destructing emails for you. So, when the recipient person opens it, snapmail will inform that in sixty seconds it would self-destruct.

  1. Gmail offline

When the connection is not good or spotty, this feature can come in hand helping you use Gmail even when there is no connection.

  1. Gmail Giphy

Giphy being the world’s great GIF searching company now has a chrome extension which when installed, a little rainbow like Giphy icon starts popping up near formatting icons which lets us make our boring emails a little dramatic.

  1. Gmail dropbox

By using this feature a lot of space can be saved through integrating our dropbox with our Gmail.

  1. Boomerang

This is a plug in which works with Firefox,safari, chrome with the Option ” send later” which helps it’s users to type the email normally and then with the help of calendar set a date on which it should be sent.

13.Finding Big Mail searches

Big Mail is a program that scans the Gmail account and finds some largest files with some attachments etc which is eating up a lot of space. Thus, they can be deleted and space can be saved.

  1. WiseStamp

This is another chrome extension helping you to customize your regular signature  with different color,size etc adding a cool outlook.

  1. Send through Gmail

It is a chrome extension which will make sure Gmail is the default always and so whenever you type an email address it lets Compose window to pop up Gmail.

  1. Grexlt

This chrome extension will create Gmail labels. With these shared labels option, you can add a label to an email conversation in inbox showing your colleagues’ inboxes which is of great help in keeping a track of assignments given.

  1. FullContact

This is a chrome extension which will show you everything you want to know regarding any person who’s sent an email to you. Their tweets, facebook updates can also be checked through FullContact.

Web Design Terms You Need to Know

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Professional web designers on a global designing platform quite essentially need to be aware of acronyms and buzz words of technicality. This aids in the development and implementation of new technologies and ideas. The frameworks, libraries and languages along with tools are more complex than ever. Thus, it’s quintessential to understand the buzz words.

Let’s take a quick look at it!

  1. HTML, CSS & JavaScript


HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) popularized with HTML5 now and is considered the web language. A piece of content is treated by a web browser with the help of HTML. It allows usage of several tags for the designer to mark the content for semantics as paragraphs can be considered as text copy, also images can be imported.


CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a visual rule set to formulate as to how elements should be rendered in a web page by the browser. It modifies text, background, size, position and shape of various parts of the page.


JavaScript a scripting language by its name. It supports designers in creating interactions in a web page. Earlier it was principally used for validation of forms and the pop-ups alert boxes that appeared when a mandatory field is empty (as a telephone number). While now it helps in providing visual effects and loads new contents with no need to reload the page.

  1. Responsive design

Responsive web design is captivating the world with a standard approach of adapting to user’s device in all designs. Irrespective of the web-connected device the content is displayed most appropriately for the view. For example, a page re-paginates with changes in screen size (into multiple columns on desktop or single on a Smartphone)

  1. Semantic markup

Semantic markup a method to coding HTML to describe content and access relevant metadata on the content using markup tags. Like, part of data not directly relevant to the primary content of the page can be marked by <aside>.

  1. SaaS

SaaS (Software as a Service) provides a software platform for delivery of services from or through the cloud. A few examples are Photoshop Express, latest versions of Microsoft Office online and Google Docs. The services provide desktop-like experience to the users without the need of installation of any software, as they are directly accessed from the web.

  1. A/B Testing

A/B testing is a procedure for accomplishing the same result through experimentation and achieves the most effective solution. It tracks the number of users converting to paying customers through alternate layouts using various trail layouts for web pages.

On a continuous repetitive process of assessing, prototyping and conforming, it increases the rate of conversion of individual pages considerably.

The above buzz words and acronyms are to be learnt for better implementation and innovation of a web page or website design. These form the basis for understanding the creation of web pages without which it’s technically impossible to make any. With web- designing ruling the markets, those who seek to utilize the opportunity, try harder to understand.

Stay tuned for our Part 2 of web design terms you need to know!

20 Interesting Facts About the Internet

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Everyone has been using the internet for decades but you’ll definitely be blown out of your mind reading these interesting facts about the internet. Know more about the internet through these list of facts below.

  1. Ever wondered who holds the backup power to restart the internet in case of any catastrophic event? Well, there are seven persons who hold the key to the internet. In the case of any event which makes the internet shut down, these 7 people have a key to reboot its internal part.
  2. All of us are familiar with the browser names like Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. But the very first and popular web browser was known to be Mosiac which started its services in the year 1993 and was a major part of internet till 1997.
  3. It is a known fact that the internet has taken over TV at a fast pace, but the figures will amaze you. The Internet has gained about 5 million users in just 5 years. It took 13 years for TV to gather these many users.
  4. There are over 1 billion internet users today which are about 20% of world’s population.
  5. An average surfing session lasts about only 51 minutes.
  6. Sweden has the most number of internet users across the world with about 75% of the population using it.
  7. The satellite-based internet availability has made it possible to access the internet all over the world. Still there are certain countries like North Korea and China who are denied the access by the government.
  8. It is estimated that people who use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are likely to spend their 10% of lifetime on it.
  9. Asia is a continent with the largest number of internet users i.e. about 42% and about 80% of the world population still not using it.
  10. A good figure of 19% married couple meets online, making it a suitable marriage bureau.
  11. ‘Wake me up’ by Avicii is the most played song on Spotify, an online playlist website.
  12. The first tweet was sent by Jock Dorsey in the year 2002, March 21.
  13. The first ever image on the internet was uploaded by Mr. Berners Lee. It was an image of a joke band of women. The picture was uploaded from the nuclear research lab CERN.
  14. About 16% to 20% of the Google searches are the searches which have never been Googled before. Now this is news!
  15. Mr. Wilhite mentions the correct pronunciation of GIF as ‘jiff’.
  16. ‘Insurance’ is the most expensive Google Adwords keyword.
  17. The first email was sent Ray Tomlinson to himself in the year 1971, he doesn’t remember the contents though.
  18. The fastest rate to log in to Gmail is recorded as 1.16 seconds.
  19. We spend more time browsing on mobile devices than on computers.
  20. The internet is 8352 days old. You can check the latest update on

So, these were some of the amazing and interesting facts about the internet not known to everybody.