If you are a web developer, you would have definitely seen the User Agent strings of the common web browsers. I have always wondered why the UA string began with Mozilla for browsers like Internet Explorer and Opera, which are not based on Mozilla code. I found the answer on WebAIM blog. History of the… Continue reading History of User Agent string
Category: Web Development
View currently running MySQL queries in realtime
Sometimes you might want to view MySQL queries as and when they are being executed. This is possible with the MySQL General Query Log. In this post, I try to explain how to use query logging feature to view live running MySQL queries.
Get free sms alerts when your website is down
Every webmaster wants their websites to have 100% uptime. But the truth is that not even Google is able to ensure that. So the next best thing we can hope for is to be informed whenever a website goes down, so that the necessary actions can be initiated to bring it back online. Unfortunately, it… Continue reading Get free sms alerts when your website is down
Enabling gzip compression if mod_deflate is not enabled
Enabling gzip support on server without using mod_deflate or mod_gzip Apache module. The technique uses PHP with Gzip support for compressing the files.
Google Analytics Reporting Suite on AIR
Today I am going to write about an excellent application, which I discovered yesterday. The main reason why I hated checking out my Google Analytics reports was that I hated logging in to my Analytics account. My personal Google account is different from the one I use for website related uses, including Adsense, Sitemaps and Analytics.… Continue reading Google Analytics Reporting Suite on AIR
Speed up page loading & save bandwidth by reducing page size