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Facebook is watching you 9 May 2012 | 09:39 am

Lifehacker has an interesting article on how to prevent Facebook from tracking your every move. I knew Facebook followed you through the Like or Comment links on other web pages, but the extent to whi...

Solving signal problems with ADSL modem 24 Jan 2011 | 08:45 am

We are experiencing signal problems, and bandwidth cappped at 4Mb because apparently that is how they solve intermittent connection problems. A small reduction I can understand, but since we're appare...

Improving download speeds. 28 Dec 2010 | 10:04 am

Following the advice on the PageSpeed plugin for Firebug, I am making the following changes. Logged in as Administrator, go to Admin > Site Configuration > Performance Enable Page Cache, Block Cach...

Creating a Honeypot for rogue and spam-bots 28 Dec 2010 | 07:21 am

The robots.txt file is supposed to stop spiders from crawling your site and access areas you don't want them to. However while some (google, yahoo etc) may follow the rules, mainly because their repu...

Moving Wordpress sites to a new domain 21 Dec 2010 | 11:34 pm

I've recently developed a wordpress site that necessitated the development on a test platform. Moving it to the new, final destination proved tricky as it kept referring to the old, test, URL To chan...

Rutherford Eco Design 10 Nov 2010 | 08:47 am

A new website built in Wordpress. http://www.rutherfordecodesign.co.uk

Cleaning up email addresses 9 Oct 2010 | 10:16 pm

Isn't it amazing how quickly you sign up for all sorts of "enter email here" type lists. They all seemed important at the time, but now I have hundreds of list emails and it seems to be hiding the re...

Website visitor analysis 11 Sep 2010 | 09:09 pm

A new website visitor analysis tool I've come across recently is Woopra, http://www.woopra.com/ I might try adding it to a site or two and compare it to some other analysis tools.

Embedding Block content in a node $content 26 Jul 2010 | 09:55 pm

To display a block-content in a page node, the following code is used <?php $block = module_invoke('block', 'block', 'view', 26); print $block['content']; ?> read more

Expanding Ubercart categories to show the products 24 Feb 2010 | 11:06 pm

I've recently put up an Ubercart application, and wanted the Categories in the block to expand showing the products below them. The products were all showing in the grid in the main section, but not i...

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