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Entries Tagged as 'Tinterweb stuff'

The future according to Microsoft?

May 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Came across this on another blog and I have to say that the future according to Microsoft looks superb…

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ColdFusion and IsapiRewrite Gubbins…

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Had a minor issue today from a client using Open Mind Commerce that took a bit of time to track down and solve but the solution was quite simple so I thought I would share… Open Mind Commerce uses ISAPI Rewrite to produce search engine sexy (I don’t like the word safe) URLs so www.domain.com/store/d1-my-department/ […]

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You shouldn’t laugh but you will…

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

The amazing sleep walking dog 😉

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Vertical Scollbar Jumping

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Ever noticed how in some sites when a non-full width design is used, the design jumps slightly when the page is shorter than the full screen? This is because in Firefox, the vertical scrollbar tucks itself away when it is not needed i.e. the page is shorter than the screen display. This doesn’t happen in […]

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How to Shrink MS SQL Server 2005 Log Files

February 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Now any sysadmin know that MS SQL server can generate whopper log files for the databases especially if there are a large number of transactions taking place. It’s simple enough to shrink the logs periodically but I wanted to find a way to safely automate this. A quick Google turned up this very informative post […]

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Accidentally deleted your cPanel cron jobs?

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Well that s what I did with one slip of the command line. Instead of typing crontab -l for a list of the root cron jobs I used the -r switch by accident and poof, off went my root crons… Dopey I know but I needed to reset the cPanel default cron jobs so after […]

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WordPress permalinks are broken after upgrading to v2.6

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

The latest realease of WordPress (v2.6) has a rather odd bug that is not only annoying but a massive show stopper. I came across the bug myself when I recently upgraded the blog last month and it’s popping up all over the place so I though a quick post would help… In essence, the problem […]

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Is Google becoming the new PayPal?

January 11th, 2008 · No Comments

For the first time since its launch, traffic to the Google Checkout system has exceeded that of PayPals more established serviced. According to reports from Hitwise’s Robin Goad, for the first time Google has taken a small lead in the battle to become the number one eCommerce software payment provider of choice. Although only launched […]

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Think this chap got a bit confused…

November 15th, 2007 · No Comments

…over the true meaning of a bicycle pump… http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/7095134.stm Gotta love the beeb 😀

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Domainrenewalonline.com – Scam warning!

October 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Got an email this morning from a company called domainrenewalonline saying that one of my domains is due to expire in 90 days. The domain in question was indeed due to expire but it would be a clever trick as all my domains are through eNom. Looking into this company a bit further, there is […]

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