Articles in Category: general

Replace Windows Shell

If you're like me and like the bash interface on linux then here is a really quick and easy way to replace the windows shell with a linux based bash interface

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Google Page Rank

I just read a very interesting article on how to boost and maintain your Google Page Rank in which it discussed the merits of link building. Interstingly it suggested that you should concentrate specifically on the content of your website and then, and only then, try and build your "back links" by:- List your website on popular directories like Yahoo, Dmoz, or CitySearch

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Joomla Configuration Manager

As a Joomla web developer, one of the many problems I encounter is how to store my many Joomla sites on my testing server at work/home. Effectively, I should need an entire Joomla install for each client

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DNS Propagation

... and How to test DNS propagation before it's happened I came across this really neat trick the other day and am sure that it should be much more widely used

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Email down

Who knows best Today, ends 48 hours of struggle with my Service Provider, trying to convince them that they had an error on their email server which was preventing me from collecting my email from them

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