Month: May 2011

Understanding FTP File Permissions in Linux (inc CHMOD)

Understanding FTP File Permissions in Linux (inc CHMOD)

Uploading anything more complicated than basic HTML (for example, a PHP script), usually requires some fiddling with permission settings to make things work properly. Whether you’re battling an error or just following the instructions to install a new script on your server, knowing how to set permissions is essential. Many webmasters try to set their […]

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5 Personal Skills Every Webmaster Needs

5 Personal Skills Every Webmaster Needs

Running a website isn’t just about technical skill – although it clearly helps to know your stuff.  But thanks to CPanel, WordPress and other popular tools, you can get by without much technical knowledge at all. In fact, if you’re willing to use a free hosting service, you can normally opt to use a site […]

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Your TOS

Since TwitPic’s recent controversy over its terms of service, which saw the company backtrack from an aggressive TOS that prevented its users from reselling photos they had uploaded to the service, a great deal of new attention has been focused on the contracts and agreements we sign every time we register with a new service. […]

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