Category Archives: Surviving the Internet

wordpress HTTP and header related tickets

I’ve done some massive HTTP stuff lately which included a full re-read of some (all?) HTTP releated RFCs – some of them I first studied years ago. It’s not that simple as it was back those years, but it’s good … Continue reading

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Test: Firefox’s new Plugin Container Process

With the latest / since Firefox 3.6.4 plugins are run in their own process. That’s great news because it will help to gain more stability. And it opens a lot of new possibilities. For example you can create your own … Continue reading

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HTTP Status Codes in Use

This is a collection of HTTP Status Codes references by the IETF that are currently in use

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HTTP/HTML: Missing HTTP-Body/HTML on Redirect

This bothers me often: unfriendly redirects.

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WordPress Outage Feedback

WP.COM was down the second time this year at the end of last week. Well that’s certainly not a news any longer and good so, the dust of buzz has lowered a bit. What’s interesting about the outage for me … Continue reading

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Control your site’s usage in frames

A nice way to improve your website against click-jacking and framing is now available for Internet Explorer 8, Safari 4 or Chrome 2. And for Firefox users who are using the No-Script plugin. You as web-developer only need to add … Continue reading

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Stripslashed to death? – End the Madness!

Another highly biased post with much #WTF potential as it’s typed on twitter: In WordPress there is some pretty stinky code. I always make a joke about the plain wrong slogan “Code is poetry” [sic!] where if that would be, … Continue reading

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Tweak Internet Explorer 6 for todays use

I didn’t knew this great Setting for years: As describben in the MSDN, with a simple registry tweak you can disable stylesheets in Internet Explorer 6. Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main Name: Use StyleSheets Value-Type: REG_SZ Possible Values: no or yes Set … Continue reading

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