The ‘HTTP’ Archives
Posted February 10, 2018 by

How to use twitter search : Advanced tips and techniques

He dropped out of NYU a semester prior to graduation, modeled for a while, invented open-source software still in use by some taxi-cab drivers and went on to be named in the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35 (2008) and devised what […]

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 http://tech-recipes.com

Category HTTP

Posted December 27, 2003 by

Rewrite domain.com to www.domain.com using htaccess in Apache

You may want all visitors to your site using www in front of your domain name (www.yourdomain.com) instead of just your domain name (yourdomain.com). By implementing a simple .htaccess RewriteRule, visitors to yourdomain.com 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.

Category HTTP

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.