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September, 2009

  • 28 September

    HTML, XHTML, and CSS

    When stepping into the world of web hosting, you will be inundated with abbreviations, acronyms, and recursive acronyms. Three that you should definitely know are: HTML, XHTML, and CSS. HTML is as old as the Web itself. It stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is the primary language of …

  • 14 September

    How to Index and Find Files in Linux

    Question: I have a virtual private server (or dedicated server) with lots of files from numerous websites. How can I keep my files indexed and search for them whenever I need them? Answer: There are two tools that make searching for files in Linux easy: locate and slocate. The only …

  • 11 September

    Custom Error Documents With Apache

    Question: I noticed other websites have flashy 404 Not Found pages instead of the standard boring Apache page. How do I create my own custom error documents? Answer: Creating your own error documents is easier than you think. Just follow these simple steps. 1. Design your pages the way you …

August, 2009

  • 28 August

    Web Attacks May Be Linked

    Mary Landesman, senior security researcher at ScanSafe believes that three major waves of SQL injection attacks may be linked, originating from the same attacker. Approximately 80,000 Chinese, 67,000 U.S., and 40,000 Indian websites are still infected by a botnet due to SQL injection attacks. At one point, millions of Chinese …

  • 24 August

    Microsoft Working with PHP

    Microsoft, which has long offered proprietary alternatives to open source web platforms and scripting languages, is now offering a toolkit that will make it easier for PHP developers to utilize it’s .NET data services. PHP, which stands for PHP Hyptertext Processor and is sponsored by the commercial organization, Zend Technologies. …

  • 13 August

    ICANN: New Policy Has Reduced Domain Tasting

    In past years, if you made a mistake when registering a domain name, whether a spelling mistake or some other type of mishap, you had five days to return the domain and get a refund from your registrar. This is called the Add Grace Period. ICANN would refund the registrar …

July, 2009

  • 30 July

    The Internet is big, really big

    According to new Internet data, there are now more websites than people in the world — over 1 trillion. With such large numbers, there are 150 domains per person, and it would take 31,000 to read all of them, even if you spent only one minute on each and never …

  • 30 July

    40% of small businesses have no website

    Part of what has pushed the domain industry to new levels is a drastic increase in the number of small businesses owning websites. With the majority of people in developed nations online, businesses have finally realized the value of the web. There are still quite a few firms stuck in …

  • 28 July

    Most web users ignore security certificate warnings

    How many times have you searched for the perfect site about the new summer action movie and clicked on a link only to be presented with a warning about a certificate. Do you stop and read the warning? Do you investigate the certificate? Would you even know if the certificate …

  • 24 July

    City of Eagan charges man with website coercion

    The city of Eagan, Minnesota in the United States has accused a man of trying to coerce a man who had an affair with his wife, using websites. The kicker of all of this, however, is that the websites in question could both be legitimate cybersquatting cases. The article about …