14 September 2006 | 172 comments | code, howto, cheatsheet, development, regex, regexp, expressions, reference, programming, tips, regular
Regular Expressions are very powerful, and many people find their unusual syntax hard to get to grips with. This A4 reference serves as a guide to regular expression patterns and options.
12 June 2006 | 168 comments | online marketing, conversion, howto, business, marketing, design, tips, web, webdesign, usability, seo, ecommerce, tutorials
Why worry about getting twice as many people to visit your site, when it can be far easier to double the number of sales from the people already visiting? Here are 10 ways to improve your website conversion rate.
4 January 2006 | 15 comments | howto, marketing, tips, seo, optimization, google, online marketing
Why sites usually drop in the SERPs and what to do if it happens to you.
14 September 2005 | 43 comments | howto, webdev, server, spam, referrer, wordpress, htaccess, admin, apache
Referrer spam is becoming increasingly common. At best, it will only render your log files useless. At worst, it can cause your site to be dropped by search engines and your running costs to skyrocket. Here's how to block spurious referrers.
24 May 2005 | 145 comments | cheatsheet, webdev, development, mysql, reference, programming, web, php, database, guide, sql, webdesign, howto
A quick reference guide for MySQL, including functions (both in MySQL and PHP), data types, and sample queries. Available in PDF and PNG formats.
10 May 2005 | 181 comments | howto, webdev, mod_rewrite, development, server, cheatsheet, reference, programming, web, htaccess, apache
A quick reference guide for mod_rewrite, including server variables, flags and regular expression syntax. Also includes examples of commonly-used rules.
30 April 2005 | 221 comments | webdev, cheatsheet, development, tutorial, reference, tips, programming, design, web, webdesign, css, html, howto
A quick reference guide for CSS, listing selector syntax, properties, units and other useful bits of information.
15 March 2005 | 101 comments | howto, webdev, security, programming, php, password, protect, sysadmin, htaccess, website, apache, directory, generator
A tutorial explaining how to retrict access to a directory on a web server using .htaccess.