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Why You Should Always Salt Your Hashes

Hashes are used almost everywhere on the web, behind the scenes, to protect your passwords. Learn why it's important to always add salt to your hashes.

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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.

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Output Caching for Beginners

High-traffic sites can often benefit from caching of pages, to save processing of the same data over and over again. This caching tutorial runs through the basics of file caching in PHP.

HTTP Status Codes for Beginners

All valid HTTP 1.1 Status Codes simply explained.