Posts categorized: Blog

What is Options All?

Recently the question was asked, “what does it mean, Options All?” Here is the quick answer..

Useful .htaccess rules for all websites

Here are some of my favorite .htaccess rules that I add to most of my personal sites and client projects. These techniques have been collected and refined over the years, and can help improve the usability, performance, and security of any Apache-powered website.

Disguise all file extensions

This tutorial provides a technique for disguising all file extensions and serving them as .php files.

Protect .htaccess files

By default on properly configured servers, the .htaccess and .htpasswd files are protected from all external access. This is super important because you do not want anyone or anything to access these sensitive and powerful files. If you are unsure, or just want to be extra secure, continue reading to learn how to protect all […]

Site Redesign

This site first launched in August of 2012, along with the book, .htaccess made easy. In the years since then, the original design served the site well. But since then much has changed on the Web and the site was in growing need of a redesign slash complete overhaul.