Lifehacker: Index

Welcome to Lifehacker! Whether you are the first or the thousandth, you might want to browse our archives a bit. Here’s a helpful index of helpful posts, categories, and tricks to find what you’re looking for.

If you’d like to go directly to the index section, click one of the links below:

Section One: Lifehacker 101

If you are here for the first time, you are welcome ! Here at Lifehacker, we cover a variety of topics, from productivity tips and tricks to downloads for all platforms, savings strategies, and smart use of household items. We also use these tricks – or “life hacks” – over time, which means that if you haven’t come across a particular tool or trick before, you might feel a little lost.

With that in mind, here is a short list of posts that serve as an “introduction” to Lifehacker and what we all do.

This is also just the beginning. You can also find all kinds of introductory posts just by going to . Whether you’re looking for a guide on how to back up your computer, how to set up your first budget, or how to access your computer from afar, you’ll probably find it there.

Section Two: How to Find Any Post on Lifehacker

If you’ve ever wondered, “Has Lifehacker ever posted a post to _____?” The answer may very well be yes, and there is an incredibly easy way to find out: search!

The search bar in the upper right corner usually works well enough, but by far the best way to find anything is to search Lifehacker on Google . To do this, simply add to any Google search term. For example, if you want to know what messages we have done in Evernote, you should search for:

 website: Evernote

And you will get a list of links from Lifehacker related to that topic. Watch the video above to demonstrate and even catch a glimpse of how to embed this right into your browser.

Section Three: Popular Categories

You can also visit any Lifehacker post and hover over the appropriate tag next to the title to see all the tags in that post. Click on one to see other posts on this topic!

Section four: repeating functions

As in the previous section, there are also some tags that refer to the regular functions that we have in Lifehacker. Some of the more popular ones are:

You can also check out our best posts from each year to see some of the best posts in each category, which is a great way to catch up on Lifehacker’s last few years.

Section 5: Lifehacker Subblogs

We also have several additional blogs dedicated to their own specific topics. These blogs live on the domain, but are otherwise separate blogs – you won’t see all of their posts on the Lifehacker homepage (although sometimes you might see one or two). So, if you want to keep up with them, you will definitely want to add them to your bookmark bar, subscribe to their RSS feeds, or subscribe to them on Twitter. Here’s a list of our current subblogs:

This is a small list at the moment, but we have plans for the future. You can also view the full list of additional blogs by clicking the drop-down arrow next to the Lifehacker logo on the front page.

Section Six: How to Contribute to Lifehacker

Sharing your inspiration is half the fun, and here at Lifehacker we love to see what smart ideas you come up with. So, if you’ve ever wanted to contribute, here are some ways to do it.

You can also start your own Kinja blog.

If you have a commentator account on Lifehacker, you already have your own Kinja blog and you can use it for just about anything. Your comments and any articles you share are automatically displayed there. More importantly, you can also write your own blog posts . So if you post a cool tip, trick or article on your blog, please let us know and it can be uploaded to Lifehacker. You can also add specific tags, such as How I Work, to share across one of our regular series, such as Recommended Desktop, Recommended Workspace, Home Screen, and How I Work “. Be sure to learn how to flag posts on Kinja .

Finally, as we mentioned above, Hackerspace is a full-fledged Kinja blog that is completely run by our readers. This is the place we check every day for interesting things to share with Lifehacker. Anyone can comment on Hackerspace posts, but you must be approved to be a contributor. This helps deter trolls and spammers. If you’re curious, check out the complete Hackerspace guide for more information.



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