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The Lorem Ipsum treasure hunt

What is Lorem Ipsum

 

“Lorem Ipsum” is dummy text used by the print and web industry as a placeholder for real content. The goal of Lorem Ipsum is to prevent the reader from getting distracted by the readable content of a page when they should be looking at its layout. See some randomly generated text here http://www.lipsum.com/feed/html

 

How the Hunt Works

 

Because “Lorem Ipsum” text is so often used as placeholder text we can use it to hunt for random content/urls that are freshly indexed by google.

This is what i found in my search

Lorem Ipsum search

 

How to Hunt

 

  1. Type in “Lorem Ipsum” in your Google search
  2. Press the “Search Tools” underneath the Google search box
    Step 2
  3. Select the “Any time” dropdown and change it to “Past hour”
  4. You should now see the latest “Lorem Ipsum” content that Google has found.
  5. Happy hunting

 

In my experience by the time you go to the page the “Lorem Ipsum” page the content has already been replaced by actual content articles.

Interestingly

 

Lorem Ipsum was first used +- 500 years ago by an unknown printer for the placeholder text, the same as we are using it today.

 

blueprintphotography.co.za

Here is a recent website project of mine commissioned by my Johan Vosloo. For blueprintphotography.co.za the goal was to keep the focus on images and not on traditional text content. I proud of the way if came out. View the site here and leave comments below if you have any suggestions.

Blueprint Photography

 

Quick install for Laravel 4

Laravel 4 is the fourth major version of the Laravel framework. A stable release date of May, 2013 was announced by Taylor Otwell at Laracon Washington on the 23rd February, 2013. The first beta was announced by Taylor Otwell on the 15th January, 2013. Version 4 was officially launched on May 28, 2013.

 

  1. Create a download diretory
    curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php

    Follow onscreen instructions if the download failed

  2. Installing Composer
    Mac/Linux

    mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer

    or

    sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer

    Windows

    Download and run Composer-Setup.exe https://getcomposer.org/Composer-Setup.exe

  3. And you’re done

 

Now to install Laravel you onlly need to call the following line:

composer create-project laravel/laravel

 

From here on you can follow the Laravel Quickstart documentation.

 

I hope this helps, Let me know in the comments.

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