Create reCAPTCHA API Keys

reCAPTCHA can be used to help prevent spam and abuse from the completion of the forms on your website. If you, are registering a domain for your own use, or to provide the reCAPTCHA API keys details for your website developer this guide will be of interest. In this example […]

Add Custom CSS to DNN Website

If you wish to add some custom CSS to your DNN website the Stylesheet Editor within the Admin pages offers easy editing. Not wishing to edit your DNN skin but wanting to amend the rendering of your DNN website? Using the Stylesheet Editor allows for overriding of the website’s skin […]

Slow the GoogleBot Crawl Rate

Internet robots such as Google’s may visit a website more frequently than the website can serve. The frequency may be considered detrimental to the website, with the potential to cause slowness for the website’s visitors. The crawl delay is specified in the robots.txt file. This file is included at the […]

Warning: Remote Host Identification has Changed

Using terminal program on Apple Mac book pro I had following error when connecting to a Linux server @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @ @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE IS DOING SOMETHING NASTY! Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)! It is also […]

HTML Frames

Here’s some old thoughts about the use of frames in HTML I found some notes about HTML frames written some time ago. Once upon a time long ago… frames were used regularly on websites. Using frames we are able to divide web page into two or more areas. This can […]

PHP Fatal error: include_path=’.:/usr/share/php:/usr/share/pear’

A fresh install and an installation of WordPress via the Debian apt package management gave the error PHP Fatal error: include_path=’.:/usr/share/php:/usr/share/pear’ On a development computer I chose to install WordPress via the package manager as opposed to creating Apache site directories. With MySQL and Apache installed WordPress is added by […]

Verify Database Backup

I was working with a new computer system. I had made a backup of the database. But could I rely on it? To confirm the first run of a database backup I wanted to test/verify it was OK. What I didn’t want to do was to restore the database over […]

Adapting Menu for Touch

Before the proliferation of touch devices website menus were controlled with mouse hovers and clicks. To view the child items associated with a particular menu item, simply hover over the item to pop up the child menu with the list of child items. If you wanted to view the parent […]