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.htaccess Tutorial Part 1 - Introduction Introduction In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow yo...
Introduction In this article I'll show you some quick and easy ways of instantly boosting your website credibility. This will help your run a better website, sell more online or receive more leads. Either way, you'll be adding an extremely simple an...
Free and commercial software recommendations for FTP, image editing, and website development, as well as links to online tools to help with designing and promoting your website. Links will open in a new window. SOFTWARE - FREE AceFTP Free [http://...
Website positioning is a long-term strategy, requiring persistence, willingness to learn, and a lot of patience. For quick results, you will need to use Google Adwords or other paid advertisements. To attain good natural rankings in search engines like...
Many factors contribute to a successful website. Here are some basic principles. Think strategically. How does your web site fit into your overall marketing plan? A small amount of planning and consideration can save a lot of money and frustration do...
Usability on the web is of utmost importance. Why? Because the web is an interactive medium, and you want your visitors to interact with your website, not leave in frustration. Here are some basic tips to give your viewer a better experience. Think lik...
9 Extremely Useful My Green Mailing List Tips For AISO's mailing list system. Introduction If you're not familiar with MyGreenMailingList, it's an email marketing solution that is used to create and send professional-looking newsletters,...
WordPress is developed on PHP as a programming language and supports MySQL for it's database. It has many themes, templates, plugins which help increasing the functionality of the website, but can slow wordpress itself down. Over the years it has been i...
Introduction One of the best and most obvious ways to gain new clients is by ranking better in the search engines. If you can't afford to hire a professional search engine optimization (SEO) company such as AISO.Net, then read this article. What is...
Introduction Google AdWords is the most popular advertising platform in the world, making Google billions of dollars in avertising revenue each year. When used correctly, Google AdWords is one of the most affordable ways to promote your products or se...
Introduction As many of us web developers already know, Google is rated by many as the number one search engine in the world. We personally know that our websites get about 90% of their search engine traffic direct from Google searches. Getting ind...
What is hotlinking and bandwidth theft? Bandwidth theft or "hotlinking" is direct linking to a web site's files (images, video, etc.). An example would be using an <img> tag to display a JPEG image you found on someone else's web page s...
There is no fool-proof method for image protection. But a simple way is with the 'no right clicks' script. You can stop right clicks with a script (copy and paste it from this page if you want to) in the HEAD section of your page. <script type=&q...
A 301 redirect is the most efficient and Search Engine Friendly method for web page, web site, or folder redirection. It's not that hard to implement and it should preserve your search engine rankings for that particular page. If you have to change file n...
Modern search engines like to find your site naturally, through links to your site from other sites. Google especially relies on your incoming links to determine your popularity and relevance. You can also submit your site directly to Google using Go...
Step 1 & 2 combined You can skip step 1 & 2 by using this web site: http://tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon/ Step 1 - creating the image Using your favorite graphics software, create a 16x16 pixel image depicting your icon Most web sites use a s...
The eaccelerator folder can fill up the tmp directory pretty quickly. To flush the cache: tmpwatch --mtime --all 8 /tmp/eaccelerator That will flush cache older than 8 hours. Add that to a cron like the following: 0 2 * * * /usr/sbin/tmpwatch --...
There are two types of META tags, HTTP-EQUIV and tags        with a NAME attribute. HTTP-EQUIV tags are similar to HTTP headers. The        HTTP header is the information that is transmitted after a request is        made for your ...
Limiting what search engines can index using /robots.txt Various search engines such as Google have what are called "spiders" or "robots" continually crawling the web indexing content for inclusion in their search engine databases. W...
Introduction Running Google AdSense on your article website is a quick and easy way to generate revenue for your writing efforts. After some testing and research, there are various techniques you can implement to optimize your AdSense ad’s and ...
bitmapped (or rasterised) graphics When producing new versions of a graphic from the original, always use the original to make each new version . This will retain as much of the quality as possible. And always ensure that the image mode is on rgb color . ...
Practical solutions concerning the use of the .htaccess file Table of contents * What is .htaccess for? * .htaccess syntax FORBIDDING ACCESS: * Forbidding all files * Allow access from a certain IP address * Forbid access from a certain IP...
THESE COMMANDS ARE ONLY FOR DEDICATED SERVER/CO-LOCATION CLIENTS. WEB HOSTING CLIENTS DO NOT GET SSH ACCESS INTO SHARED HOSTING ACCOUNTS DUE TO SECURITY. Common SSH Commands or UNIX(Linux) Shell Commands: ls : list files/directories in a directory, co...
Introduction Today it seems that everyone has their own blog, or web journal. People use them to comment on everything from politics to business and digital photography, but as a web designer with your own business, have you ever thought about startin...
There is a wealth of free information available on every topic related to creating, maintaining, growing, and promoting websites. Here are links to our favorites.Links will open in a new window.GeneralSitePoint - Many articles on all aspects of web ...
WordPress uses a file called "wp-cron.php". It is a virtual cron job (a scheduled task on the server), and is used by WordPress to in order to automate commands that need to happen certain times of the day, week, etc. These tasks may be checking for WordP...