How to easily monitor your web server using PHP

In order to make sure that your website is always available to the public, you have to monitor it. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how you can easily create a monitoring script that will check your website availability and send an email or sms alert to you if it isn’t.

10 ways to make Internet Explorer act like a modern browser

Like many other web developers, I definitely hate Internet Explorer, especially the version 6. At a time where new and powerful techniques as such as HTML5 and CSS3 are emerging, it’s not surprising that IE can’t handle them correctly. Luckily, a few tricks can make your life easier.

10 interesting projects from Google Code

I may not like how Google is building a monopoly on the internet, but, I have to admit that most of their services are useful. As developers, it is useful to know that Google hosts a lot of open source projects. Today, let’s have a look at the 10 most awesome projects hosted on Google code.

How to speed up your blog loading time

Often in blogging, you hear: “Content is king”. This is true, but this isn’t the only factor of a quality blog. Design is one of those other factors, and so is loading time. In this article, let’s have a look at how you can easily speed up your blog.

10 WordPress dashboard hacks

The dashboard is a very important part of a WordPress blog. In fact, it allows you to control your posts, your blog design, and many more things. When building a site for a client, it is especially important to be able to control WP’s dashboard. In this article, let’s have a look at 10 extremely useful hacks for WordPress’ dashboard.

Top WordPress hacks of 2009

2009 has been a very prolific year for WordPress hacks. In this article, I’ll show you the most useful hacks I came across during the whole year. Enjoy!