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URL Rewriting for Beginners

A beginner's guide to URL rewriting, with plenty of examples.

Block Referrer Spam (Updated)

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.

Ignore Directories in mod_rewrite

HTTP Status Codes for Beginners

All valid HTTP 1.1 Status Codes simply explained.

.htaccess Error Documents for Beginners

Apache allows you to customize the server at the directory level, using .htaccess files. This tutorial explains how to use them to serve custom 404 error (page not found), and other common error pages, to your users.