Home / Tag Archives: username

Tag Archives: username

July, 2010

  • 19 July

    What is Anonymous FTP?

    By default, FTP servers require the user to login in order to upload or download files. Many web hosts, however, additionally offer the ability to use anonymous FTP. It basically gives you the ability to allow users to login to the FTP server without providing a username or a password. …

  • 12 July

    Troubleshooting Database Connections

    database connection error

    When MySQL works correctly, it can be a thing of beauty, but when something goes wrong, it can drive you mad. Here are a few things you can do to troubleshoot connection problems: 1. Make sure your username and password are correct. 2. Double-check the hostname. Although “localhost” works on …

June, 2010

  • 21 June

    How to Login as a Different User in Linux

    Sometimes when I am working on a project and come across a new powerful Linux command, I need to test it. With a live dedicated server, that can be a recipe for disaster. Rather than taking such a risk with your websites and possibly the websites of customers (if you …

August, 2009

  • 4 August

    Check username availability with Namechk

    There are all sorts of tools out there for checking domain availability, but what about social networking usernames? Namechk is a free tool that will check the availability of any username on 130 websites. Why is this relevant to domainers? Website marketing these days is all about social networking. Before …