The Need for Speed : Website Optimisation

Question : What do people most hate about websites ? Answer : They take too long to load. Research has shown time and time again that if a website doesn’t load quickly, or isn’t easy to use than people will abandon the site and look for... Read More

Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

From blurb: “In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow. Thomas Keneally’s Booker Prize winning novel recreates the story of Oskar Schindler, an Aryan who risked his life to... Read More

A Simple Method to Deter Hackers

By default, the Apache web server will report lots of information about your web server within the http headers of a page eg: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) mod_ssl/2.8.12 OpenSSL/0.9.6b DAV/1.0.3 PHP/4.1.2 This isnt a great idea because a... Read More

Promoting Your Website

A google search for search+engine+optimisation will result in an avalanche of links to companies claiming they will achieve a top 10 rank for your website. This article advocates a multi pronged approach to Search Engine Optimisation which can get... Read More