Category Archives: Web Development
HTML email with images broken in Windows Live Hotmail and Firefox
If you’ve ever had to design/build HTML emails for work or fun or whatever, you might have run into a bit of an issue getting your email to display consistently in the multitude of email clients out there. I tend to just test my emails in Gmail, Outlook, Windows Live Hotmail and occasionally Mac Mail. […]
Mod rewrite URL with 2 question marks?
A colleague asked me for some help with a few RewriteRules in his .htaccess today. One of the links he was trying to rewrite was unusual in the fact that is had 2 question marks “?” in it. Let’s say the url looked like: www.site.com/2009/1/is-this-a-legit-url?-i-don’t-know?www.site.com/2009/1/is-this-a-legit-url?-i-don’t-know? and you wanted to rewrite that to: www.site.com/2009/1/is-this-a-legit-url-i-dont-know/www.site.com/2009/1/is-this-a-legit-url-i-dont-know/ You might […]
Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Website
I’ve been watching/listening to October 07’s FOWA presentations and the latest one I’ve heard – by Yahoo’s Steve Souders – struck me as worth a quick look. Who wouldn’t want to speed up their websites? Steve describes 14 rules that make up a ‘best practices for speeding up your website’: http://developer.yahoo.com/performance/rules.html And there’s also a […]