If you have your own development server like us that are accessible across the internet using public IP or a domain name you may be having problems where somehow Google and other search engines find your development server and starts indexing it! This is very frustrating when you actually do not want projects being leaked […]


The other day a colleague was having a very puzzling problem with PHP POST Variables, he was posting an array of values from a large form but some of the values were missing from the $_POST variable. After looking through his code a couple of times we came to the conclusion that the code was […]


So I’m sure everyone has heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL, it appears SSL has not been as secure as you would think – anyone is able to fetch stored SSL directly from the server and read the contents. Luckily there has been an update released to fix the Heartbleed vulnerability, and all you […]


I came across a very weird and extremely annoying “feature” of Apache recently when configuring a clients web server. When linking to a file on the server, you could directly link to a file without specifying it’s file extension. so linking to: http://mysite/favicon Would link directly to: http://mysite/favicon.ico I can completely understand how useful this […]


This is something that has been irritating me for a while now, I like to remove and force removal of the www. in front of all websites that I own and host. However the only examples I have ever found online use the domain name in the re-write rule. Which means that every .htaccess file […]


Hey everyone ,So recently I noticed that Google had indexed my whole Development server! To combat this I immediately inserted a robots file into the root of my Apache server so that Google would stop indexing everything. After a month it was still listing pages for my development server but was no longer updating (so […]

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