Setting up WordPress permalinks on IIS 8 is pretty straightforward. If you know what you’re doing of course. In this post I’ll show you how to set this up using the rewrite module on IIS. For those that don’t want to know how this works, but just want the end-result: at the end of the post you’ll find a working… Read more »
Ever wondered why an application or site crashed? Think it’s too much work to start up your eventviewer? Use Powershell instead! In this post I’ll show you how to use Powershell to find out what happened.
Lately some people are complaining about their menus that suddenly stop functioning. Only the first option shows and the mouse-over effect doesn’t seem to work. This seems to happen to all kind of WordPress theme’s. For example Photocrati users are complaining about this. In this post I’ll show you how to work around this, the hard and ugly way.
The easiest way to further secure parts of your site is by blocking access to it by default. This way only you can log on to the admin section of your site. This way your site is a little bit more hardened. I will show you how this works.
Recently a colleague of mine wrote an article on setting up a CDN (Content Delivery Network). This made me experiment a bit with some IIS settings. It is possible to set up IIS to rewrite all outgoing requests in such a way that your static content (e.g. images, style-sheets, etc) will be downloaded from a separate location. The main benefit… Read more »
Ever wanted to get Magento working with a web.config instead of .htaccess files on IIS 8 ? Use the following rules to get this working:
In this snippet a nice and easy way to block people from accessing certain elements of your website on IIS. We’ll assume you want to keep access yourself, so we’ll exclude our own IP from this blocking.