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Video - Optimizing the Order of Scripts and Styles
This video by Tony Gentilcore, software engineer at Goggle, shows you two easy-to-implement yet high-impact techniques for speeding up your web pages. For example, a script included before a CSS file may cause the browser to block. More ...

Create a Favicon for Your Web Site
A favicon is a small icon that appears to the left of the address in the address bar of your Web browser and to the left of favorites. Having a favicon makes your Web site more professional and is an element of branding. Fortunately, the process of creating a favicon is very easy. More ...

How to Hide From Robots
A "robot" is a program that search engines use to follow links, read web pages, and create indexes of the information they find on the web pages. There are several reasons why you might want to prevent robots from indexing your web page. More ...

Creating a Secure Website Using Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
When setting up a website that will require payment through credit card it is important to have a minimum level of security. One protocol that has effectively become the de facto standard for website security is Secure Socket Layer (or SSL). More ...

How to Redirect a Web Page Using a 301 Redirect
You've just redesigned some pages of your web site. The pages have high search engine rankings that you don't want to lose. How can you safely redirect web site traffic from your old pages to the new pages without losing your rankings? You can do this by using a "301 redirect" More ...

RSS Basics
Understanding and using RSS feeds is critical to today's webmasters and bloggers. Being able to syndicate news of new information added can drive traffic to your site. In addition to revenue from increased traffic, RSS provides many other marketing opportunities, such as in-feed advertising and higher search engine ranking. More ...

Increase Your Traffic by Recovering Your Lost Visitors
When an error is encountered, your server will display specific generic error pages according to the error. These error pages are not only dead ends, but they are also very frustrating for your potential visitors. More ...

What is AJAX?
One of the most recent buzz words going around the Internet is "AJAX". What is AJAX? Is it a new and extremely powerful programming language? Is it an all-purpose cleaner? In plain-simple English, what exactly is AJAX? More ...

Web Designer's Reference
Web Designer's Reference provides an integrated approach to web design. Each of the chapters covers a specific aspect of creating a web page, such as working with typography, adding images, creating navigation, and crafting CSS layouts. In each case, relevant XHTML elements are explored along with associated CSS, and visual design ideas are discussed. More ...

Don't Let doors.txt Take Control of Your Email Server
If you have an email contact form on your Website and you have received a message which appears to contain random text and the file name doors.txt followed by some digits, your mail server is being probed for vulnerabilities by a hacker. More ...

Web Design Blunders That Can Cost You Lost Profits
It's hard enough to bring people to your little corner of cyberspace,and once they're there, you have just a few brief seconds to catch their attention. Keep as many interested prospects on your site by avoiding these blunders. More ...

Various Types of Website Hacking
A hacker, virus or even a spam bot holds the capability of causing significant damage to your website. Website security is something that you should work on in order to protect your site from malicious activities. More ...