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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 ...

What is a Web Service?
Try to find an article on the Web that explains, in plain English, what a Web Service is and you'll be going around in rhetorical circles with no simple explanation, and no examples. 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 - 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 ...

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 ...

Understanding SSL Certificate
A secure web hosting service provider ensures safety protocols are in place by encrypting the data that is submitted on an e-commerce website. A customer can identify if a website is secure by checking for the padlock icon next to the URL. The address bar will also show the URL as https instead of http. More ...

Update Your Entire Website Instantly Using Server Side Includes (SSI)
Imagine my plight... I have 100+ pages on my website and I have to change my e-mail address and the copyright info on all the pages. The reason... My mail box is over-flown with junk mails. 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 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 ...

Six Ways to Center an Element on a Webpage
This article gives you six different ways to center an element on a webpage, the one you choose depending upon whether you need to add other elements to the left or right of the centered element and how robust and browser version compatible your method needs to be. More ...

Seven WordPress Security Tips
Most WordPress users are not aware that the chance of getting hacked is higher than they think. Here is a list of tips that can greatly improve the security of your WordPress website. 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 ...