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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 ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Frames
I've kept away from using frames in any of my work where possible. As much as I like some of the features that frames offer, such as a static header area and side menu bar, there is still a number of negative aspects to their use. 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 ...

How To Effortlessly Use Streaming Audio
Are you looking to add professional impact to your website and newsletter for almost little or no cost. How about introducing an audio ezine or other informative audio stream to your web site? More ...

How to Set Up a Google Search Box on Your Website
A search box as an element in enabling site accessibility and navigation. A search box provides an alternative way for people to find things at your site. This article explains how to embed a Google search box on Your Website. 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 ...

What is that Double Forward Slash in the URL?
Someone is accessing your site with a URL that contains a double forward slash. This causes all relative links on the page will be broken. This means any relative linked scripts or styles will not be loaded. 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 ...

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 ...

Video - HTTP caching
In this video, Stephen Lamm, who works at Google in Web Performance teaches you about browser caching and what you can do to configure your web pages so that they're cached properly in browsers. More ...

Basic Dynamic Website Security
There are many things a user can do to cause you annoyance, but the biggest threat is an MySQL injection attack. This is where a user types in some PHP and SQL code into a field in your form. 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 ...