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

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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

Amazing tricks in MS Word which are less known

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Write Anywhere How to write anywhere in the MS word document You can only move the cursor to the location you have already visited. But what if you want to type anywhere in the document? You can do so by double-clicking your mouse left button. Once you double click, the cursor will move to that location and you can start typing. Quick calculate How to quickly calculate big numbers in MS word Think about you have a big number and you want to know the total sum or the difference of the numbers quickly. You may copy the values into excel and find a sum or difference. Or you can use your calculator to do the math. What if you have the Excel-like option within the MS word to quickly calculate the sum or difference? Yes, you have that option in the quick access menu. That’s at the top left corner. First, enable the Formula item in the quick access menu, then to find the sum select the numbers and press on the formula button. You can see the result in the status bar.

4 Amazing WhatsApp features you should know

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A lot of new features have been introduced in the WhatsApp recently. You may know some of them or all of them. I am listing here 4 new features that are very handy. 1. Sending messages to multiple people - Message broadcasting Earlier there was no option to send messages more than one person at a time, without creating a group. But now, WhatsApp has added this new feature where you can send a message to multiple persons. Remember, you cannot forward a message to multiple people. It has to be your own message and not the forwarded message. If you want to broadcast a forwarded message, then you can copy and send it to multiple persons Follow these steps to broadcast a message to multiple persons. On the home screen of WhatsApp, select CHATS, then click on 3 dots, which will display a menu. You will find a menu item called New Broadcast, click on it. In the next screen, you will get an option to chose the contacts to which you want to broadcast a message. Select the cont