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…dicated CentOS 5 series web server with 3GB RAM. While this is a relatively low-end box, it has plenty of horsepower for a single WordPress site and phpBB3 forum. web site For this GIG, I soloed on… transferring the site from a WAMP development server to the live LAMP server configuring an active firewall […]

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APC Cache Considerations for Virtual Hosting Environments

…stered by myself, not by the clients. I do not think APC is the correct cache for most shared web hosting servers, given the number of virtual hosts. You will probably have better results if you remove APC and concentrate on Apache performance tuning and MySQL cache. If your clients are adamant in their requests […]

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Auto Mailer Form with Validation and reCAPTCHA

…ank you for submitting a course Course Request. By providing this feedback you will help us to make adjustments to the schedule both now and in the future. “; }//end if(Form::isValid // is the form loaded for the first time, or does input need to be entered or corrected? // if so, display the form. […]

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I’ve been building websites since the early days of the world wide web. I know where it came from, and where it’s going. I can handle any level of website from a single page to a fully secure online business system. My clients include small businesses, manufacturers, non-profit organizations and developers in the Americas, Europe, […]

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WordPress Content Management

…easingly powerful, with an active development community building amazing plugins and themes that add to the software’s core functionality. is powered by WordPress, and so are many of my client’s websites. WordPress can also be combined with an existing website to add news, weblink and weblog functions. WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with […]

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SSL and CloudFront CDN Support for WebFonts via .htaccess

…rading to the latest development release had solved some other CSS issues. However, it turned out to be a browser security issue. Evidently this is a security measure to prevent cross-site attacks, but you can allow this via Apache mod_headers, to allow your specific CloudFront (or other) domain, specified in the .htaccess file. Some sites […]

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Varnish VCL and Config for WordPress with W3 Total Cache

I have been working on a Varnish front-end for Apache, to be used with WordPress sites. I described the architecture in Load Balancing Virtualmin WordPress Hosting Server with Varnish on AWS. I now have a configuration that seems to work for all WordPress features, including logged-out commenting. This configuration also works well with W3 Total […]

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Social Media — Facebook, Twitter, Blogging and Sharing

…like Twitter, and sharing/bookmarking tools like Digg, and Stumble Upon are all very important to your outreach to customers, not to mention the incoming links they provide, and the potential of exponential viral traffic. Add to this the need for regular blogging (on your site and other platforms) and email updates, and the management […]

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