2009

How to install the Go programming language on your server or VPS?

Assuming you’ve logged in as root in Debian 5.0, to install the Go programming language by Google, Add these environmental variables for Go in .bash_profile: export GOROOT=$HOME/go export GOARCH=386 # for 32 bit architectures. Use GOARCH=amd64 for 64 bit architectures export GOOS=linux export GOBIN=$HOME/bin PATH=$PATH:$GOBIN Install the Mercurial ‘hg’ command: aptitude install mercurial Fetch the …

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PHP: Subject String Length Limit of Regular Expression Matching Functions

Here’s a quick tip for those who have encountered this very same problem that all regular expression functions of PHP such as preg_match() and preg_replace() stop working when the input string (subject string to be searched or matched) is too long or large. If you believe your regular expressions should work but didn’t and the …

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Cool Suffixes and Prefixes for Brandable Domain Name Registration

With all the good ones taken, branding the common keywords / keyphrases may be a better approach in this era of web. Below is a list of short but sweet prefixes and suffixes that I have come up with and that you can use to brand the generic keywords to have an available domain name …

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How to change CJ password? (of Commission Junction)

This question has been asked a thousand times on the web and Commission Junction has apparently decided to make it harder for the affiliate publishers to find out how to change the password of their account. To change your CJ account password, Log into the account area or control panel, Click “Account” of the top …

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How to recover lost Firefox bookmarks? Where is my Firefox bookmarks folder?

IE records all bookmarks or favorite web shortcuts in a folder named Favorites, but where does Firefox store all the bookmarks? Below are a list of very probable locations where Firefox would save your bookmarks by the OS you are using. Windows 95 (without Desktop Update) C:/Windows/Mozilla Windows 95 (with Desktop Update)/98/Me C:/Windows/Application Data/Mozilla C:/Windows/Profiles/<Windows …

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Firefox 2 Download: The Latest Version of Firefox 2 – Because Firefox 3 Sucks Big Time!

Bloated! Simply bloated to a point that’s not geeky any more. We need to revert to Firefox 2 and this is the download link of Firefox 2 setup executable file, the latest version Firefox 2.0.0.20, for Windows. http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/2.0.0.20/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%202.0.0.20.exe Otherwise, you can view a list of historical releases of Firefox from the Mozilla team. Not convinced? …

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If you are not a professional designer and don’t want to look stupid

I have a few tips for you: Stick to simple white design. Use no more than 4 colors other than grey scale (white, black, grey). Actually 2 would be perfectly enough for text information intensive sites. Design the site as if it’s a chapter in a print book. Plan blank areas. Be goal oriented and …

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Create and moderate your own hosted vBulletin forums, free!

Jointly Hosted Forum is now open for forum applications. Please follow the steps outlined in this post to get your own forums. You will own a section of forums dedicated to topics of your choice (must be family-friendly) and be a moderator of the forums and users. The service is completely free for all, though …

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Introducing Kavoir Backyard

Update: I finally decided to move the whole vbulletin installation over from jointlyhosted.com to kavoir.com. It’s called Kavoir Backyard. I created a sub-forums section at Jointly Hosted for Kavoir.com, feel free to register an account, it’s here: http://www.jointlyhosted.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=4 For now, almost all the boards are dedicated to technical topics (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, etc.) …

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vBulletin: Enable Signature after Certain Number of Posts or Days of Registration

vBulletin allows all newly registered users to create and edit signatures by default, which potentially increases the spam in user registrations. Someone would just sign up and put a few spamming backlinks in the signature and leave, without contributing a little bit to the community, probably writing 1 or 2 spamming posts as well. Therefore, …

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Amateurish DIY Logo

I was bored and then I made this logo. It’d make great profile avatar for forums and other online applications! I would also like to create a logo in this style. Have your say!

Jointly Hosted – Non-profit shared dedicated hosting service

Jointly Hosted is one of our latest ventures. Basically it’s a non-profit shared dedicated hosting service that provides dedicated hosting at shared hosting price tag, yet much better in terms of server performance than other shared solution providers. How do we do that? We make no profit by selling servers themselves. The server is provided …

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How to get rid of “Powered by vBulletin” in the homepage title of a vBulletin forum?

By default the homepage of all freshly installed vBulletin forum will have a title trailing of ” – Powered by vBulletin”. While it’s forbidden to remove the copyright notice from the footer if you haven’t bought the anonymous license, you are allowed to wipe out this title trailing. How does one do that? First log …

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DreamHost Discount Code: Firefox 3 Sucks!

Why haven’t Google integrated their toolbar into Chrome yet? Firefox 3 absolutely sucks in the loading time and browsing speed. Scrolling through a heavy web page with lots of visual elements such as images is just a pain in the ass and on average, I have to restart the so-called most advanced modern browser 3 …

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My confession as required by the US government

As far as fellow bloggers and affiliate marketers are concerned, there’s an update of new rules to the FTC guidance of how to give endorsements and testimonials in advertisements and affiliate promotions. The giver of endorsements and testimonials for the promotion and marketing of a product or service should make clear of the behind-scene material …

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Free 2GB HTML static web pages hosting

For every free Dropbox plan, it comes with 2GB online backup storage that has a public folder in which you can publish HTML web page files that are publicly accessible around the Web. It will give you a URL that you can hand out to your friends so they can view the page on the …

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