Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech


Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with this T0rnkit Tutorial

This tutorial is for system admins and will run you through how to Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with T0rnkit


FTP Tutorial : Overview

FTP is a commonly known and used acronym for the words ‘File Transfer Protocol’. FTP has become an imperative part of the World Wide Web (for both surfers downloading files and webmasters building websites) due


How to Create a Favicon for Your Web Site

Ever see those little custom icons next to a web site listing in your favorites folder or on your browser address bar? Have you ever wondered how to create one for your own site? Well


PEAR Primer

PEAR stands for ‘PHP Extension and Application Repository’ and has been slowly building itself over the last few years. There are classes for logging, compression, XML, and on and on. The most popular one is


Google Results Vs Yahoo Results

According to a Nielsen//Netratings study, Google holds the top spot for search engine destinations. However, if you take a closer look at N//N’s findings, you see that Yahoo and MSN share the second and third


PHP/MySQL Tutorial

By Graeme Merral : Open source has brought a lot more than Linux to the computing world. It has also given us PHP and MySQL. According to Graeme, PHP and MySQL are the world’s best


MySQL Database Design and Optimization

As the title suggests, Beginning MySQL Database Design and Optimization is intended for the range of users between novice and professional. It may seem difficult for one book to suit such a wide readership without


Setting up and rendering illumination in Brazil

Igor Sivakov writes: Brazil possesses rather flexible and state-of-the-art illumination calculation capacities, though it’s not the fastest renderer. Brazil has its own shader engine with universal interface. This engine is not as intricate as that


New Web Domain Names Get Preliminary Nod

Internet’s Key Oversight Board Gives Preliminary Approval to ‘.post’ and ‘.travel’


Build your own Web Service with PHP and XML-RPC

Harry takes us one step further into the world of Web Services. Here he explains how to build your own Web Service – a news feed – using PHP and XML-RPC.


Domain Transfers (and Hijackings) to Become Easier

Domain names could become easier to hijack as a change in domain transfer rules takes effect Friday. Under new rules set by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), domain transfer requests will


E-Commerce Hosting FAQ

This FAQ details the ins and outs of what is required when pursuing online sales. Learn what is involved, what the commonly used ecommerce terms mean and what is needed


Web Developers Can Be Successful Web Hosting Resellers

By becoming a reseller, not only can web developers create websites for their clients, but they can provide their clients with Web hosting, as another studio service. All you need to become a reseller, is


Is Your Website Ready For Prime Time?

So you think its ready to go live. After all of the hard work you?ve done registering your domain, making hosting arrangements, planning your site, and actually creating the pages. Who cares if there is


What Do I Need To Know About Getting A Merchant Account?

A merchant account is a relationship you have with a bank. In this trust, the bank agrees to allow you to charge people?s credit cards for goods and/or services you provide. The bank in turn,


What is DNS propagation and why does it take so long?

You?ve registered your domain name, and paid for hosting with a hosting provider, and uploaded your website to the web server. If this is all done, why can?t you see the results of your hard


Windows, UNIX, or Linux. Which should You use to run your website??

On the Internet you will find a multitude of Web Hosting Providers offering different packages on different platforms, each touting why theirs is the best and why you should host with them. Windows is better


IP Addresses : Static vs. Shared

One term that is familiar to anyone who has their own website, is the phrase ?IP Address?. But what is an IP address, and how does it affect your website? And what is the difference


Table Structures for Top Search Engine Positioning

Dave Davies writes: So you have a beautiful website that you paid a pretty penny for and you are completely happy with it… except no one can find it. Many web designers do not understand


To Blog or Not to Blog

Are Blogs Becoming More Popular than Forums, Newsletters & Ezines?