Putting Your Site Down For Maintenance – Temporarily


I was recently asked if a site should be put in “maintenance mode” when it is being worked on – and if it is easy to do. The short answer is “yes” – the longer answer requires code. How exciting! Whenever you are working on a site it is smart to put it in “maintenance mode.” […]

Mod_Rewrite Made Easy-er


I am bold enough to admit that I do not know everything. Today I learned about mod_rewrite and all it’s fun quirks. There were, in my opinion, two obstacles to overcome. The first was my self and my own expectations. The second was the expertly written articles and blogs I read in trying to learn […]

Debugging Varia-bug-les


Note from the author on February, 5 2015: I have updated my class to give a better description of the variable that is being processed and to add more functionality. I have added several ‘if’ statements to reveal the type of input with description. Also, I have included a ‘die’ statement that can be triggered […]