Posts Tagged ‘Web Design’

Finding Joomla! Module Positions

March 4th, 2010 No comments

To find the module positions in Joomla! you can, if logged in as admin, navigate to your site URL and add “?tp=1” to the end of it.


(Hats off to Mr. Steve Groombridge for this tip)

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MySQL in Danger?

January 1st, 2010 No comments


Oracle Finalises deal to acquire Sun
An announcement on their website ( ) states:
“we plan to engineer and deliver open and integrated systems—from applications to disk—where all the pieces fit and work together out of the box.”

(Note the use of small “o” in “Open”)

Help keep the Internet free


“A big part of the Internet is built on LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP/Perl/Python). Now Oracle is trying to buy Sun, which owns MySQL. Read more…

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Port Forwarding using Static NAT

November 25th, 2009 No comments

I was recently asked a question about port numbers on web servers. This answer will apply to any DMZ host, whether http, ftp, telnet or ssh.

The question as phrased was:

If you decided to use a different port for your web server (say port 8080), how would a user make requests to your web server?

Read more…

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Web Design: How to stop body background images from tiling

November 17th, 2009 No comments

When using the “body background” HTML tag, you might find that smaller images tile (repeat) across the whole page.

You can use this css to prevent this.

<style type=”text/css”>
background:url(‘your-photo.gif’) no-repeat;

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