November 16th, 2013

Here is a little bit of php code to use if you just want to get it done without all of the hoop jumping that twitter now requires you to do. Note: it's not 100% bulletproof .... but then again neither is the API, it seems.

November 15th, 2013

It seems like the problem exists in the font-face definition... ensure that the font-family line does not contain the words "bold" or "regular".. Instead split the font-face definition for the family into two.

August 10th, 2013

Responsive web design describes a web site's ability to change it's layout based on the screen size of the device viewing it (mobile phone, tablet pc or computer screen). It is considered an essential component of any modern website and certainly puts you at a disadvantage to large slice of the pie if you neglect either mobile or home computers in your site design. That said there are are huge number of websites that do not have responsive design and it may take a few more years yet before the majority of sites are actually up-to-date with the technology.  Its something you need to think about when deciding to create a new website or upgrading an existing website.

April 12th, 2013

YESTERDAY I received 37000+ bingbot index requests to my server causing the system load to increase to 44, sending my server into heavy swap, and causing all of my client sites to become unresponsive. I was able to fix this immediately by blocking the IP address of each of the offending servers that were indexing my host.

February 26th, 2013

If you are looking to start a website from scratch you will likely be searching in google for terms like "how to start a website",  "local web site developers" or "free websites".    All of these search terms will likely produce an endless list of search results each more daunting than the next.   I've written this blog entry to help point you towards the BEST options based on how much time and energy you have to invest.

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