You’re probably already using HTTPS (that’s SSL/TLS on HTTP – it encrypts people’s connection to your websites), but if you’re not you really should be.
I came across an issue today where Internet Explorer was rendering my development environment in IE7 emulation mode.
Freenom (the provider of .cf, .ga, .ml and .tk domains) will be giving away .gq domain names from 1st December 2014.
Azure Websites (Free and Shared instances, specifically) like to shut themselves down if they receive no traffic for a while. This can lead to slow page loads when a user arrives to the site after a period of activity. Monitoring the site will poll it on a regular basis which, in turn, keeps the site … More Keep Azure Websites Warm with Pingdom
IIS, by default, blocks access to any file types it doesn’t recognise. If a dot (.) is in the URL, IIS assumes its a file name and blocks access. To allow dots in a URL on an IIS site (perhaps for domain names/email addresses/etc. in a MVC routing path) you have to make a couple … More Allow Dots in URL (IIS)
The keen-eyed among you may have noticed @averagejoedev’s tweets have recently been including little previews of the linked articles! This is a feature of Twitter know as Twitter Cards.
#173899005 / gettyimages.com Getty Images has made the news recently for making a load of their photos free to embed on blogs and social media sites. The images are available in an iFrame format as shown above. I thought I ought to compile a list of my favourite stock photo sites which have photos available … More Best Free Stock Photo Sites
2014 is set to be a big year for domain names! Hopefully not all will have too much of an impact on the wallet for domain lovers like me…
LaTeX can be used to show mathematical formulae or equations on your WordPress blog.
If using IIS Express (the default for debugging web applications in Visual Studio), you can use domains other than localhost but its not particularly intuitive.