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How to create a self signed SSL certificate and how to use it with your web Server.

SSL certificate is the foremost important aspect of any website. If your website is running without the SSL, the modern browsers will stop the users from entering the website. Of course, there are ways to bypass that, at your own risk. As long as your website has no commercial data exchange, sensitive user information, etc, you are still good to run a website without a proper SSL certificate. For example, a blog can run without an SSL.  Note that Google AdSense accepts websites without SSL.  But the topic of this post is about Self Signed SSL certificate. How to create one, how to use it, and where to use it.  Let us see where to use it. For any website which is used for internal purposes, it's always a good idea to use Self Signed SSL, instead of paying for a real SSL certificate. Internal I mean, within a company, team, or for personal uses, for testing purposes, etc.  Now, let us see how to create a self-signed SSL certificate.  What you need A Linux machine.  OpenSSL utility  A

VBA Code to find a record in the MS word mail merge

MS Word mail merge has an option to navigate through the records. The below VBA code will help you to type and search the record within the MS word document area, you do not have to go to the menu bar. This code first resets the document to the first record. This is required as the mail merge navigation is only forward. That means the VBA code cannot traverse backward. Reads a text from TextBox which is placed within the document. If the keyword entered and the current record is matched, then the Active document is activated with the current record. With ActiveDocument.MailMerge  .DataSource.ActiveRecord = wdFirstRecord End With Dim numRecord As Integer Dim searchText As String searchText = TextBox1.Text Set dsMain = ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource If dsMain.FindRecord(FindText:=searchText, Field:="Name") = True Then numRecord = dsMain.ActiveRecord End If End Sub Watch the complete step by step tutorial Download the Excel file and the word docum