Feed On: RSS Feed Posts RSS Feed Comments

Monthly Archive for February, 2008

WordPress and WordPress Plugins

If you are looking for a blogging tool for your business, look no further than WordPress. I believe it’s the best one out there, and it’s FREE. You can use it as a hosted solution or download the platform and install it on your own hosting account. It could actually replace your entire site, and [...]

Read Full Post »

Firefox and Firefox Add-ons

When designing and coding websites, it’s very important to make sure the site renders correctly in the most used browsers. Since IE comes with Windows, I recommend getting Firefox. Probably not news for most of you. Here are some FF Add-ons that come in handy while working on your site: Web Developer: Adds a menu [...]

Read Full Post »

FTP Client Built In Dreamweaver

More and more I find out that people are not aware of the FTP client built in Dreamweaver. People use 3rd party FTP clients to manage the updates for their own site. Although I do recommend in having a dedicated 3rd party FTP client, like FileZilla (my favorite), Dreamweaver allows you to easily maintain your [...]

Read Full Post »

301 Redirect Mod_Rewrite

Every website should have this implemented. It forces your site to always show the triple w’s before your domain. This prevents search engines from indexing your site twice and showing duplicate content, which could have a negative impact in your page ranking. Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine onRewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.domain.com/$1 [L,R=301] Add the [...]

Read Full Post »

US States Select Box

Save yourself time when creating a form and you need all the states in a drop down. <select name=”state”> <option value=”AL”>Alabama</option> <option value=”AK”>Alaska</option> <option value=”AZ”>Arizona</option> <option value=”AR”>Arkansas</option> <option value=”CA”>California</option> <option value=”CO”>Colorado</option> <option value=”CT”>Connecticut</option> <option value=”DE”>Delaware</option> <option value=”FL”>Florida</option> <option value=”GA”>Georgia</option> <option value=”HI”>Hawaii</option> <option value=”ID”>Idaho</option> <option value=”IL”>Illinois</option> <option value=”IN”>Indiana</option> <option value=”IA”>Iowa</option> <option value=”KS”>Kansas</option> <option value=”KY”>Kentucky</option> <option value=”LA”>Louisiana</option> [...]

Read Full Post »

cPanel AWStats Mod_Rewrite

Here is a quick way to access your AWStats (a statistics software that comes with cPanel control panel with your hosting account). RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(www\.)?(.*) [nc] RewriteRule ^/?stats(/?)$ http://%{HTTP_HOST}:2082/awstats.pl?config=%2 Allows you to view your stats without going to cpanel. To see your stats after adding the above code to your .htaccess file, go to: [...]

Read Full Post »