Archive for: November 2012

An afternoon with mod_pagespeed

mod_pagespeed recently came out of BETA and released into the world as a stable mod for Apache which prompted me into action. The results are somewhat impressive for the effort I expelled in installing and configuring the mod was very little.

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Faster HTML source debugging

Today I’ve found a faster way to debug / develop page layouts using Firefox. This isn’t a ground breaking technique but something which I’ve been unaware of and so others may also be unaware of this little tip.

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AWS Update London

I was recently invited to attend the AWS Update London at The Mermaid Conference & Events Centre
Puddle Dock which I was happy to accept.

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Non-Literal Numeric Select

I came across an odd situation a recently which highlighted some interesting points surrounding the choice of field types, their uses and a workaround.

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Heart Internet wp_cron.php

Wordpress uses wp_cron.php to run a host of time sensitive functions and tasks which require running at a specific time of day. If your having problems with the wp_cron.php running as it should and hosted on Heart Internet or even on other hosts with similar setups you may find this extremely useful.

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