Accessing your Files through FTP

Accessing your Files through FTP

The process by which files are transferred to the web server is called “FTP” (File Transfer Protocol). You have unlimited access to your account by both SSH (only some web hosts) and FTP 24 hours a day. Online services which offer an Internet gateway, such as AOL, CompuServe, and Prodigy may have a built-in FTP interface. […]

Majordomo Commands

Majordomo Commands

Majordomo is an email list manager developed by Brent Chapman of Great Circle Associates. It is written in Perl and works in conjunction with sendmail on UNIX and other operating systems. How do I get started using Majordomo? If you requested a digest when you requested Majordomo with your web host, you are set up with […]

Fun with .htaccess – A Tutorial with Examples

.htaccess File Tutorial: Let’s Have Some Fun With .htaccess [Examples]

The Apache web server has some configuration options that are available to the server administrator. In a shared hosting environment, you don’t have access to the main Apache configuration, so you’re stuck with the default settings. However, it is possible to override some of the default settings by creating (or editing) a file named .htaccess. This […]

Your “index” or “home” Page

Your “index” or “home” Page

If you want your visitors to see a home page by typing http://yourdomainname.com/ instead of http://yourdomainname.com/mypage.html, you need to define a “default” page. On some servers, this page must be named index followed by an allowable extension. Allowable index page names are: index.htm index.html index.shtml index.cgi index.php