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GIDBlog Learning Journal

How to change your WordPress Permalink Structure

Today I sat down to modify the permalink structure for this web site. The URLs for this blog used to include the /YYYY/MM/ date parts in them, and until recently, I never really gave them much thought except to think that it was sometimes interesting.

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Redirect all subdomains to www

If you ever need to redirect all your subdomains to a main subdomain like www, here is a method for you to easily accomplish that. I kept these notes from when I wanted to implement it for my own site: www.gidforums.com.

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Class ‘HttpResponse’ Not Found

After I “upgraded” Fedora (to Fedora 19) on my main PC recently, I only had one other essential post-installation task to complete before I could get back to my regular programming on this machine. I just had to install the pecl_http PHP extension next.

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Invalid command ‘RewriteLog’

A couple of days ago, I “upgraded” Fedora on my main PC and everything seemed to be working really well until I tried to set up a local development version of one of my sites back on the machine.

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Configure sshd Securely

Every time I set up a server, the very next thing I do is secure the Secure SHell Daemon (sshd).

My checklist for doing that looks something like this:

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GIDForums News

Planned Network Maintenance on 2013-05-29

GIDForums will be briefly unavailable on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013.

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Configuring iptables for Webmin Servers Index Module

Earlier today I implemented stricter iptables rules on this web server – finally completing one essential task I have been ignoring for so long. Minutes later, just when I was beginning to feel good about myself, on a remote server some place else, the Webmin System and Server Status module there was reporting that it could no longer access this server!

Damn.

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Learning Journal

Compress Your Web Site

You know how to turn compression on for one or more web pages with PHP, but what if you want to enable compression for your entire web site?

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GIDBlog GIDNetwork News

And We’re Back!

GIDBlog.com was temporarily¬†shut down¬†for over a week, and now we’re back up again. Whew!

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GIDApp News

GIDApp.com is Moving

If everything goes as planned, gidapp.com will be served from a new server by Saturday, November 10, 2012.