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July, 2010

  • 7 July

    Preparing Images for the Web

    images for the web

    Nothing is worse for an Internet user than to get to a website and have to wait a long for it to load, especially if that long load time is the result of one seemingly tiny image at the bottom of the page. Here are a few tips you can …

May, 2010

  • 11 May

    Self-Signed SSL Certificates

    SSL allows you to serve encrypted web pages to website visitors over the HTTPS protocol. Certificates must be signed in order to not set off browser flags that will question your site’s authenticity. But OpenSSL also provides the option to create a self-signed certificate, and many web hosting control panels …

April, 2010

  • 16 April

    The Latest in the HTML 5 Saga

    For the past year, we have been following the development of the HTML 5 standard, particularly as it relates to streaming video, an issue of importance for both web hosting providers and their clients. There are some new developments that may change the situation for the better. Originally, HTML 5 …

March, 2010

  • 24 March

    Forcing a browser to prompt to save certain files

    Question: I am distributing sensitive forms to my clients and want to make sure they download them rather than opening them in their browser. Is there a way to force the web server to prompt them for download rather than using a browser plugin? Answer: Yes, using .htaccess you can …

  • 12 March

    iPhone and smartphone SSH with WebShell

    You cannot be at your desk 24/7 even if you are the best system administrator the world has ever known. You also cannot predict when your server will need attention or where you will be when it does. We live in an age where mobile devices are as common as …

  • 5 March

    Microsoft may soon step up its HTML 5 game

    Just days after we posted news about Google’s acquisitions that position it to make a large impact on HTML 5 video development, suspicion is floating around the tech world that Microsoft is planning a big announcement for Internet Explorer 9, the next installment of their declining browser. If Microsoft intends …

June, 2009

  • 17 June

    Opera to turn browser into web server

    Opera is introducing a new service called Opera Unite that will run a tiny web server on a user’s computer, allowing them to sharing media over he web. The services are loaded on demand and can share files, stream MP3’s and share photos. Users can even create their own web …