Posts tagged as apache

Pretty URLs For Everyone!

Have you ever visited a website, and wondered how the person managing it is able to have their pages display without having the file extension on every page? I used to. Turns out, it's not so hard to get what is commonly referred to as "pretty URLs." It's as simple as adding a few lines of text to a special file most people have on their host servers: the .htaccess file.

Fixing an odd bug in .htaccess

I don't know if this is relevant to anyone else, but I've been experiencing issues with some of my sites where I get a 500 (server configuration) error. Something like this:

falcon1986 is my hero...

I've been looking for ways to make this site more responsive (especially the aggregate pages, like Articles, Tutorials, etc.). Some of these pages can get pretty long, so anything that would optimize how they get from me to you is most welcome.