Switch Your DNS to CloudFlare to Be Protected

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Remove All Instances of Thumbs.db on Your Linux Web Server

I help run a few web servers and one thing that bugs me is when you end up with all these Thumbs.db files hanging...

Redirect Examples Using .htaccess

Ok, after a lot of research, trial and error, and pulling out of my hair, I found some good mod_rewrite (.htaccess) examples that work...
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Help! PDF Files are Not Opening in Chrome

I've seen a number of people talking about how clicking on PDF files no longer works with the Google Chrome web browser. I mainly...

Google’s Disavow Tool

This is interesting. If you have bad links (or what you think are bad links - not everyone is thinking correctly when they do this...

How to Survive Hosting Downtime

This is something I posted at Webstix but I thought it was something worth posting separately here. There are ways to minimize damage if...

What is DNS and How Does it Work?

DNS stands for "Domain Name Service" (or "System") and once I explain what it is, that'll make sense. What DNS does is convert domain names...

Is it Better to Use the “www” Version of Your Domain Name?

When setting up your domain name and website, one error I see a lot is that both the "www" and the non-www version of...

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