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Monthly Archives: January 2011

My review of the Kontera PPC advertising program

I’ve been trying out the Kontera advertising program on one of my sites this past week, so far here is my Kontera review. Continue reading

January 31, 2011 Adsense & Other Advertising Networks, Uncategorized, Webmaster tips

Is your Apache server slow as molasses? Check your KeepAlive setting!

Your Apache KeepAlive setting or MaxRequestsPerChild setting might be killing your server’s performance Continue reading

January 29, 2011 Apache Tips, Linux Server Tips

Keep Facebook’s Like Box from slowing down your page load

Reduce your page loading time by postponing Like Box loading until after your page has fully loaded. Continue reading

Javascript Tips, Programming Tips

Capitalizing the first letter of each sentence in Javascript

If you’ve ever had to work with user-submitted text, you’ll know the use of capitalization today is appalling. I started to write my own Javascript sentence parser to help deal with this problem, when I realized, why duplicate the effort, … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 Javascript Tips, Programming Tips

Apache Error: “Invalid command ‘ExpiresDefault’”

Need help fixing the error: “Invalid command ‘ExpiresDefault’, perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration, referer: http://xxxxxx” ? Continue reading

Apache Tips, Linux Server Tips

Apache Error: “Invalid command ‘ExpiresActive’”

Fix the 500 internal server error caused by “Invalid command ‘ExpiresActive’, perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration, referer: http://xxxxxxx” Continue reading

Apache Tips, Linux Server Tips

Apache Error: “Invalid command ‘header’”

Solve the annoying 500 error caused by: Invalid command ‘Header’, perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration, referer: http://xxxxx Continue reading

Apache Tips, Linux Server Tips

Ubuntu/Linux quick and easy command-line backup

Looking for a quick and easy command line based backup method on your Linux or Ubuntu machine? You can use many tools such as rsync for a powerful, very configurable backup method. However, if you’re just looking for something quick … Continue reading

Linux Server Tips

Why is my Google Analytics bounce rate ridiculously low?

An easy-to-fix HTML mistake made my Google Analytics bounce rate go almost to zero. Continue reading

Traffic and Web-Analytics, Webmaster tips