The ‘HTTP’ Archives
Posted September 30, 2008 by

Redirect webpages or URLs using .htaccess

The .htaccess file is a powerful tool that most casual users have not yet discovered. Here I’ll show how to use it to redirect users from one site to another. For this example, we will redirect users from /techrx/test to

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Posted January 22, 2006 by

Friendster: Remove the Friendster Logo Using CSS

The following tutorial describes using CSS to hide the Friendster logo found on your profile.

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Posted January 22, 2006 by

How To Reboot the Apache Server Safely

What do you do when your server freezes? The following tutorial explains the safest steps for rebooting your Apache web server.

Posted August 25, 2004 by

HTML Printing: Use a Style Sheet to Force a Page Break

Designing web pages for printing can be difficult. This tutorial explains how to force a printer to insert a page break.

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Posted December 27, 2003 by

Rewrite to using htaccess in Apache

You may want all visitors to your site using www in front of your domain name ( instead of just your domain name ( By implementing a simple .htaccess RewriteRule, visitors to will see the URL change in their browser as they are redirected to the correct URL.

Posted October 8, 2003 by

Password protect a web directory with .htaccess

Apache references the .htaccess file in web document directories for access control information and other uses. A simple configuration allows password protection with multiple username/password combinations.

Posted September 29, 2003 by

Meta Refresh to Redirect

This tech-recipe describes how to easily redirect a web visitor using meta refresh.

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Posted September 24, 2003 by

Test the Apache Configuration File httpd.conf

After making changes to the Apache configuration file, testing the configuration before implementing it is a good practice.

Posted September 24, 2003 by

Stop Apache server processes

This command will safely stop apache server processes.

Posted September 24, 2003 by

Restart Apache without closing open connections

After making changes to Apache’s configuration file (httpd.conf), it is necessary to restart Apache for the changes to take effect. A normal restart will close active connections which may cause problems for users.