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Exactfactor is a free web based service that enables you to analyze the positions of keywords of a website in major search engines.

It lets you to add competitors & compare your website’s results with a competitor.

SEO Keyword Compare

Another nice feature is the ability to add alerts. You can get alerts when:

  • keywords you mentioned become the top 1, top5, etc. in the search engines
  • your website beats a competitor for the given keywords

Exactfactor is very easy to use with a clean interface & considering search engines are the most important "factors" of traffic, the service is definitely helpful.

Last week, a post at WebResourcesDepot had announced a giveaway of 3 Server Supervisor licenses. Winners of the giveaway can be found at the end of the post.

To remind:

Server Supervisor is a software for monitoring any network & website for minimum downtime.

It is easy to use, can be setup instantly & managed from a web-based interface.

Website Uptime Monitor

Here are the winners:

  • Nick Kerschgens (comment #26245)
  • nikos (comment #26336)
  • n0nam3 (comment #26280)

Congratulations to all winners & thanks to everyone for contributing the giveaway.

P.S. The query at the giveaway announcement post was ending with LIMIT 10, which was not true. It is updated to LIMIT 3.

Circular is a set of 100+ quality & free icons ideal for any web application.

Icons are in 16*16px size & transparent PNG format.

Free Circular Icons

The set includes icons like:

  • arrows
  • add-remove-edit
  • folders
  • currency
  • play-stop-pause
  • flags
  • e-mail, tags & more..

ecommr is a website presenting interface & design elements of e-commerce websites in a well-categorized way.

Besides the element categories, designs can be reached by retailer names too ( for ex: you can simply focus on the design elements of Apple Shop).

E-Commerce Design Showcase

It has a growing collection of elements like:

  • add to cart buttons
  • banners
  • product detail pages
  • shopping carts & much more..

ecommr is definitely a handy inspiration resource for anyone into e-commerce related design.

Server2Go is a portable web server environment built to be used in CD-ROMS, memory sticks & similar portable media.

It has almost everything you need to run a web application:

  • Apache 1.3.x, 2.0.x and 2.2.x
  • PHP 5.2.x with a lot of extensions. Downgrade packages to 4.4.x and 5.0.x available)
  • MySQL 5 support
  • Perl 5.8 with many CPAN modules integrated

CD-ROM Web Server

Server2Go auto-configures all the settings that may vary in every environment like ports & proxy settings.

It starts the server environment at the background when the CD-ROM is run & closes it automatically when the browser is closed.

Seadragon is a technology, by Microsoft, for deeply zooming images of any size. It provides almost perfect transitions independent from the sizes of the images.

Seadragon Ajax is an interface for using/embedding this technology to any website.

Seadragon Ajax

Seadragon can be used in 2 ways:

Developers can customize viewers & controls with the Seadragon Ajax Library. It is also available at the Silverlight platform.

Grape is a simple open source web statistics application with a clean interface.

It can display several statistics information like:

  • Visits (unique & total)
  • Referrers
  • OS of the visitors
  • Spying on users
  • & more

Open Source Web Stats

There is an admin interface which allows you to add new statistics tracking extensions.

Statistics are stored in a MySQL database & can be queried for any time interval.

Grape works both with PHP4 & PHP5 without an OS requirement.

Visión is a simple image viewer script built with PHP.

It dynamically scans for the images in a folder specified, preloads & displays them within a good looking interface.

PHP Image Viewer

Preloading feature helps it to display images faster, on the other hand this makes the script more suitable for displaying limited number of images.

The script is cross-bowser compatible & its look can be totally updated via CSS.

P.S. A tutorial on "how to setup Visión" can be found here.

deploy* is an open source web application that enables you to create your web project framework with ease.

It lets you to choose the:

  • x(html) document type
  • css file (blank or with resets)
  • jQuery to be included or not. If yes, ask for some popular plugins
  • major directories like images, includes to be added

Web Project Structure Builder

Once the link that creates to project framework is bookmarked, same framework can be created with just a click.

The idea itself is very nice: "instantly starting a project with the preferred structure". If more libraries, CSS frameworks would be supported, it can become much more flexible (as it is open source, anyone can add these).

s3Slider is a jQuery slideshow plugin inspired from smooth slideshow (but for jQuery rather than MooTools).

It creates the slideshow from an unordered list & can be implemented easily.

jQuery Slideshow Plugin

Information about the images in the slideshow can be displayed at almost any part of the image as the script can be styled totally via CSS.

The plugin supports a timeout option for setting the time between slides.

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