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A collection of posts on website development, WordPress, SEO and various resources we can point our clients to.


406 Error Fix

Are you or others receiving a 406 error when visiting your site? Most likely it is caused by mod_security, which acts as a firewall to protect web application attacks.

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Posted in Website Development, Website Hosting on October 21st, 2010. ⋅ Tagged: ,

Redirect Only Specific Files from HTTP to HTTPS

We had a hard time finding a solution to redirect only certain files from HTTP to the secure HTTPS. We found all kinds of ways to redirect the entire site to HTTPS but none for specific pages only. After a few hours tinkering, a solution using the following code in a .htaccess file was found:

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Posted in Website Development on June 27th, 2010. ⋅ Tagged: ,

“301” Redirects for SEO

Search engines will often regard www.example.com and example.com as two different websites. Because of this, websites usually experience the effects of link fragmentation (inbound links point to both www.example.com and others to example.com). For example, if www.example.com has 5,000 inbound links and example.com has 2,500 inbound links you could potentially combine them so you have all 7,500 links pointing to www.example.com.

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Posted in Website Development on March 4th, 2010. ⋅ Tagged: , ,


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