Author Archives: brian

xcache Revisited

In an earlier post, I complained about xcache 1.2.1 doing nothing but bad things to my server. I ended up moving to eAccelerator for a while instead. Recently, I moved to some better hardware to handle my ever-increasing traffic, and … Continue reading

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SEO in a world where the “SE” doesn’t “O”

I spend a ton of time working on SEO aspects of sites I work on. I’m also a pre-release team member over at vBSEO, a 3rd party SEO software add-on for vBulletin forums. Today, I question why I do this. … Continue reading

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IE6 AJAX hang on readyState 3

I recently ran into a problem that took me a few days to find a work around for. Running a basic AJAX POST, IE6 would hang up on readyState 3 for 200 seconds, throw an “Unspecified Error“, and then finally … Continue reading

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Freelance Programming Feedback

This post contains comments from people whom I’ve done custom work for in the WordPress, vBulletin, and vBSEO worlds. I’ve asked those that I’ve worked with before to leave a few words here about my quality of work. If I’ve … Continue reading

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WordPress Permalinks on IIS with ISAPI_Rewrite

I’ve run WordPress here on my CentOS box for nearly 4 years and am quite familiar with the software. Recently, I had a client on a Windows system request a blog be added to their web store. Their webstore is … Continue reading

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Dreading Tax Season

Every year around this time, I start getting nervous. The fear of getting audited constantly crosses my mind. No accountants around me have a clue about internet marketing. It really is a special niche that most have zero experience with. … Continue reading

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