The ePrivacy Regulation and It’s Impact

The ePrivacy Regulation will replace the ePrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 2002, which was implemented in the UK in 2003. The fact that it is a regulation is important, as this means it will be a legal act and will be immediately enforceable in its entirety across all EU member states, as opposed to a directive, which allows states to introduce their own mechanisms, provided they match the spirit of the original directive.

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21 Warning Signs of a Low-Quality Web Hosting Company [Infographic]

One of the basic foundations of all websites is a web hosting. A good web hosting will ensure that your site is easily accessible by users and search engines at all times. It will help keep your site safe and secure from potential harms like virus, spam, malware and hacking. Also, it will make it easier for you to incorporate new technologies which will help you stay ahead of your competitors in this online world.

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Remove all .svn folders, recursively

Whenever I’ve left a website to a client for an extended period of time I feel the need to update the files in my repository to make sure it’s up to date. Before you replace the files in trunk with the files from the server it’s essential that you get rid of those pesky .svn system folders that will have been pushed to the production server when the site was deployed.

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Silverstripe, TinyMCE and complex HTML

If you’re using Silverstripe and you’re an experienced web developer you’ll notice, at some point, that there are some objects you can’t add into the HTML window of the editor. It’s not Silverstripe causing this, it’s TinyMCE. There are a list of snippets you are allowed to add and anything else will be removed. It’s easy to fix this, since I know you want to. I have discovered two methods. The first I found searching the web, must be for an earlier version of Silverstripe cause the file location and name didn’t match my install.

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