Going HTTPS with Cloudflare

Having already made my WCG Online project secure (as detailed in a previous post), it’s been on my list for a while to do the same with this website. But I’d heard good things about Cloudflare and wanted to give them a try. Well I’m glad I did, it was so easy and straight forward.…

Response headers – an update

I previously wrote about what response headers I was sending back from my website – now I have an update. Part of the problem was that extra headers were being sent, which I didn’t particularly want to be sent. So I’ve been working on getting rid of them. X-Hostname I believe this is added by…

To advertise or not to advertise

…that is the question! Let’s face it, web hosting costs money.  And we want to cover that cost, as best as possible. My WCG Online project already has advertising, as provided by the lovely Google Adsense (who else?).  I’ve tried to keep it to a minimum, with one thin advert at the top, but it’s there, and…

Response headers

One thing that you need to decide when creating a site is what response headers to send when someone requests your page.  There are also a couple of different ways of sending them. Using .htaccess <IfModule mod_headers.c>   Header set Connection keep-alive </IfModule> Using PHP code header(“Connection: keep-alive”); So what headers am I setting on my…

Making WCG Online secure

I’m going to talk about one of my projects – WCG Online.  This project has been online for a couple of years, and it’s designed to give you, a valued member of the World Community Grid community, access to some more detailed statistics, as well as some lovely pretty graphs.  I’m hoping to add more functionality…