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How to Protect Your Privacy Online with Safari in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Even Mac users sometimes need to take steps to protect their privacy. Snow Leopard lets you protect Safari against both outside intrusion from the Internet and from prying eyes around your Mac. Protecting [more…]

How to Plan Pages for Your Web Site in iWeb

iWeb is the Web site creation and editing application included with Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Every properly designed Web site has a purpose: to inform, to entertain, or to provide downloads or contact information [more…]

How to Add Elements to Your Web Page with iWeb

Snow Leopard’s iWeb application lets you design full-featured Web sites. In addition to text and images, iWeb lets you add sounds, movies, links, buttons, and more. The list of extras you can add to your [more…]

How to Publish Your iWeb Web Site

After you finish with a new iWeb site, Mac Snow Leopard makes it easy to get your masterpiece on the Web. You can publish your site by using your MobileMe account or publish to a separate server maintained [more…]

How to Store Account Information with Keychains

Your Mac OS X Snow Leopard account keychain stores all the username/password combinations for Web sites, file servers, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers, and the like, allowing you to simply waltz in [more…]

How to Use FTP from Terminal to Transfer Mac Files

You can use FTP to transfer files from your Mac OS X Snow Leopard computer with an FTP server by using the command-line interface (CLI); to use the CLI, open a Terminal, or shell, session. To use a Terminal [more…]

What Do You Need to Share Your Mac's Internet Connection

Sharing a single Internet connection among all your computers can be a boon. Mac Snow Leopard makes sharing one connection for multiple computers easy. To share an Internet connection, you need a few things [more…]

What Hardware Do You Need to Share your Mac's Internet Connection?

Probably the most popular way to share an Internet connection on your Mac OS X Snow Leopard is to buy a cable/DSL router, which is a hardware device that connects to your Internet connection, which then [more…]

How to Set Up a Hardware Internet Share in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

If you want to set up a shared Internet connect with hardware, you have to collect your modem, cables and router. Not only does using a dedicated piece of hardware free one of the Macs on your network [more…]

How to Create a New iWeb Site in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

When you open Mac OS x Snow Leopard's iWeb application for the first time, it creates a new Web site for you. You can rename and modify this default site to your heart’s content. In fact many people create [more…]

How to Add a New iWeb Page to Your Mac OS X Snow Leopard Web Site

Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iWeb application makes it easy to add pages to your Web site. For example, you might want to add Photo and About Me pages to a new site. After you add them, you can edit them. [more…]

How to Edit Text on an iWeb Page in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

If you have an iWeb Web site, you’ll want to personalize your pages with your own information. Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iWeb makes editing your page easy. To begin editing a page, click it in the Site Organizer [more…]

How to Change Images on Your iWeb Site

After you create your Web site and fill it with pages using iWeb — Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Web site creation and editing application — you can easily replace or resize images. If your page includes photographs [more…]

How to Create a Custom Dashboard Widget in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s Dashboard comes loaded with widgets, but did you know you can also create your own? That’s right, you can create your own miniature programs to do simple tasks for you. The following [more…]

How to Use Mac OS X Snow Leopard's Software to Share an Internet Connection

Mac OS X Snow Leopard has built-in software that allows a single computer on your network to share its Internet connection with others on your local area network [more…]

How to Use Mac OS X Snow Leopard’s iWeb Window

Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes the iWeb application to make creating a Web site easy. All of iWeb’s features and controls fit into a single window. From the main iWeb window, you can build your Web pages [more…]

10 Indispensable Mac Websites

Limiting any list to ten is difficult − especially when it lists indispensable websites about your trusted Mac. But even though this Mac website list isn’t comprehensive, it does include some pretty useful [more…]

How to Customize Your Mac Spotlight Search Results

You can customize search results in numerous ways on your Mac by telling Spotlight where to search and by telling it, in precise detail, the criteria to use in that search. [more…]

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