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[23 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Few days back my hosting company send me a warning that disk space consumption on my server has hit 80%. I was shocked because no new client came on board. I became worried thinking if my server has been compromised or any account on the box has been hacked! I instantly logged into the server and tried to figure out the domain consuming disk space more than the allocated quota. Once I was able to figure out the domain, I instantly started analyzing it’s disk consumption folder wise. All this …

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[19 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]

Recently I was asked by a client of mine to upgrade her self-hosted WordPress blog to 2.71. from 2.6. I though it to be a smooth task as this was a pretty new installation without any plugins or themes and I had upgraded at least 10 other self hosted WordPress blogs (far bigger than this one) few days back without any problem. I logged on to the blog’s dashboard and upgrade warning from WordPress was flashing on the screen. I gladly clicked on upgrade button and thought the task is …

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[16 Nov 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

phpBB Group relesead version 3.0.3 of it’s widely used Open Source Forums solution phpBB. This release addresses numerous stability fixes, performance tweaks and general bugs fixed. Apart from some tiny new features, this version also introduces two major new features: template inheritance and a post-based queue. The new version can be downloaded from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads/.

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[2 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

Parallels (formerly Sw Soft), launched Plesk 8.4.0, though an official communication from the company is still awaited. Surprisingly, there is no mention of this release either on Parallerls website or forums. Good news for Pleask users is that Plesk 8.4.0 supports DomainKeys, long awaited anti spam solution promoted and used by Yahoo!. A small list of What’s New, showing from within the control panel, includes

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[18 Feb 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

phpBB Group relesead version 2.0.23 of it’s widely used Open Source Forum solution phpBB. This release addresses several bugfixes and some security issues. The new version can be downloaded from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads/.
From the changelog of this release we can see following fixes / upgrades:

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[31 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

To make sure that the AdSense account details, publishers provide to Google are valid and correct, it uses two methods of verification. First one is using PIN (Personal Identification Number) and second is Phone Number verification. In the past, Google would send out a PIN mailer to publisher once the earnings in publishers account reach $50. Recently, Google lowered the threshold of $50 to $10. This change will make many publishers see a PIN arrive in their mailbox sooner, as well as a prompt in Adsense account to verify PIN / phone number.

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[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Today, wordpress.com made an announcement to upgrade free upload space by 6o times from 50mb to 3000mb for all wordpress blogs hosted on it. This upgrade will give its’ users freedom to blog rich media withour having to worry about storage space left in their wordpress account. To remind you 1GB paid space at a normal web hosting company costs approx. $300 per year.