Webmaster Resources

Assorted webmaster resources, tutorials, tips, guides, and help.

How To Create A Swapfile And Change Swappiness Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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This tutorial explains how to create a simple swapfile and how to change the swappiness value, which will help increase the overall performance of your system. If you experience out of memory issues, or have a server with a limited amount of ram you'll want to check this one out. Continue Reading...


How To Check Sever Time and PHP Time Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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Have you ever wondered what the exact time your hosts web server happens to be going by? How about PHP time? And, are they exactly the same or different?

This simple php script will allow you to do so. Continue Reading...



How to use 1 php.ini file for all directories with suphp
12-24-11
One of the drawbacks or issues with trying to increase various php settings with a php.ini file on most suphp configured servers is where to actually put the file...

Free Uptime and Performance Monitoring
6-1-11
If you would like to monitor your website uptime you might be interested in this easy to use free service...

How to create an email address with cpanel
5-19-11
How to create a professional email address specifically for your domain using your hosting control panel - Cpanel...

How to Render and Output HTML as Text
9-8-10
At some point you may want to provide or post the actual html code without rendering it either on your web site or elsewhere. This tutorial will show you a quick way to post and display html code as text...

How To Block Traffic Coming From Specific Sites
08-13-10
This tutorial shows you how to block, forward and redirect incoming traffic from a specific site or link. Useful for sites that do not want visitors from some sites. Can be used to save bandwidth and server resources too...

Search Engine Optimization SEO and Your Site
04-08-10
This tutorial will show you some techniques and concepts for Optimizing your Boonex Dolphin 7 web site. It will show you some of the basics of on-site SEO and provides several examples and tips...

Submit RSS Feeds to Google Webmaster Tools
03-23-10
This tutorial will show you how you can add various RSS feeds from your site to Google Webmaster Tools. Help Google find your blogs, articles, forum posts, news, and other content...

Post Articles & Blogs to Facebook & Twitter
03-17-10
Post Your Articles, Blogs, and more to Facebook & Twitter Automatically using RSS Feeds. Easy to set up and configure. Save yourself time manually posting...

Google Alerts
03-08-10
You can use Google Alerts for a number of different useful things. You setup the particular alert and when Google finds something that matches your alert terms you receive an email with a brief description and a link to the particular site or post...

Simple php to Check Server Status
10-19-09
Simple Basic php Coding to Check Your Server Status Ever wanted to find out information about your server like what your current memory usage is? Disk usage? What type of processor you ha...

How to create a robots.txt file
10-18-09
How to create a robots.txt file for your web site. Whether you have a Boonex Dolphin site or any other type of site, and regardless of the company you use for web hosting...

How to generate and get traffic to your site - Intro
10-14-09
This is an introduction about how to generate and get traffic - visitors to your site. This will be continued in several parts. I will explain the basics. In part 2 and above I will get into more ...

Create and Generate Sitemap Files for your Site
10-08-09
Create and Generate a Sitemap for your website. A detailed guide to creating sitemaps for any site. Including how to add a sitemap to Google, Yahoo, and MSN so they know...

301 Redirect why you should use it
09-26-09
Using a 301 Redirect www or non-www and why you should use it.Should you set up and configure your site with or without the www? Does your site work with both www or without the www? (http://www.d...

Google Internal Pagerank Checker Tool
09-26-09
FREE Google Internal Pagerank Checker ToolWhether you are familiar with Google Pagerank or not at some point you may want to check your websites Internal Google Pagerank. Some people just check th...

How to make URL's and Links Shorter for Twitter
06-01-09
How to make URL's and Links Shorter for Twitter:I think by now most people have heard of Twitter. It has really gotten popular in a short amount of time. Last time I looked Google already gives it...

How to turn off directory folder browsing
05-28-09
How to turn off directory / folder browsing:What is directory/folder browsing?Directory browsing is when you can see all files and folders in a particular directory by name by simply entering the ...

Dolphin Group Error Bug
12-12-08
This error / bug was reported by a member of this community regarding groups.When you go to a group Such as:http://www.yoursite.com/groups/entry/Name-Of-Groupthen click on "view all members"On a p...

Set Google Crawl Rate Tip
12-09-08
For those of you that are not familiar with Google Webmaster Tools, you really should get one of these FREE accounts from Google. Like all other Google related products and sites it is relatively ...

How to Create a Sitemap
11-24-08
How to Create a Sitemap and the Importance of a Sitemap. What is a sitemap and what's the big deal you might ask. A sitemap is a special file that contains all your links to your sites pa...

Change the layout and design with Firebug
11-18-08
This information, guide, tip is intended to show you what you can do with the Firebug add-on for Firefox. How simple it is and how it can save you a lot of time. Quickly change your sites layout...

How To Install Dolphin On WAMP
11-09-08
I recently had an opportunity to play around with Wamp and Xampp. If you have never heard of them WAMP is short for - Windows - Apache - Mysql - PhpXampp is a spin off of Wamp, I'm not sure how th...

Update your Awstats whenever you want
10-24-08
Let's face it everyone loves Awstats. It is a good stats script available within most hosting control panels. It gives a number of useful easy to understand statistics about your visitors. And com...

How to Create Automatic Mysql Database Backups
09-22-08
One of the most important things you can do is backup your database regularly. The more often the better actually. Database backups and downloads are generally compressed so they t...

Help your site get indexed by Goolge, Yahoo, and MSN
09-19-08
So we are all aware of the 3 major search engines I think by now. Google, Yahoo, and MSN. But how do we get our site listed and indexed by these?Google eventually finds your site and over time doe...

Backup and Restore a Mysql database using Cpanel
09-19-08
I personally prefer to use cpanel to backup and restore a mysql database over the Dolphin Admin Backup feature. This will be based on the popular cpanel hosting control panel.You should download b...

Prevent Direct Access to Periodic File
09-11-08
Ok folks here is another one I recently thought of that nobody should be allowed to view. To see if might affect you or your site enter the following into your web browser:http://www.yoursite.com/...

Security Hardening
09-11-08
Security Hardening thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for users who have shared hosting:Block "libwww" bots and "remote file includes"These lines in your home directories .htaccess will block ANY th...

How to "Block IP's"
07-23-08
Blocking ip's with .htaccess: The goal is to block as many unwanted ip's as possible with as little code as we can without catching some good ones in between. If we add too many our .htaccess fil...

How to Prevent direct access to files and folders
07-23-08
Block and Prevent direct access to files, folders, and directories with .htaccess. What this does is if someone tries to access a folder or directory by manually typing it into a web browser ...