Category Archive: HTTP
Posts about HTTP, SSL, et al
Some esoteric code phenomena for you today.. in this post I explain how PHP handles arrays when they are included in URL requests (via the query string). It’s something I failed to grasp until doing some in-depth work developing my professional WordPress firewall plugin. Now let’s jump in..
Here are some quick tips to help troubleshoot and fix image and file upload errors in WordPress. Hopefully it helps someone out there get things back on track with their uploaded images. I know it can be frustrating!
Here is a list of all types of Apache Request methods. GET PUT POST DELETE CONNECT OPTIONS TRACE PATCH PROPFIND PROPPATCH MKCOL COPY MOVE LOCK UNLOCK VERSION_CONTROL CHECKOUT UNCHECKOUT CHECKIN UPDATE LABEL REPORT MKWORKSPACE MKACTIVITY BASELINE_CONTROL MERGE INVALID If you know of any others, let me know — thanks! :)
Working on setting up Cron on ASO server for testing purposes.. just want to ping a URL/file, not save or send any output whatsoever. Here are my notes for future reference.
Here is a quick tip for sending links without including any referrer information. I found this service used at WordPress.com.
This .htaccess snippet can be used to restrict the total size of the HTTP request body sent from the client.
Here are a few steps to take if a website is online but you are not able to access it.
Recently discovered that emails were not getting thru. Looking into it, turns out that Plesk’s webmail feature was at 100% capacity so it was rejecting all new email. Not good.
Quick tip for diagnosing traffic and network issues with the traceroute command.
Quick guide for using your own custom email with Gmail.
An important aspect of website security is protecting sensitive data such as your server statistics. Here is an important security tip for Plesk users.
Here’s a simple, effective, and practical way to keep regular backups of your database using cron. After setting up the cron job, backups of your database are sent to you via email.