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Cron Jobs & SSH Using PHP 5.3 on HostGator’s Shared Hosting

A quick tutorial explaining how to enable PHP 5.3 for your HostGator shared hosting. In this article, we cover both steps needed to ensure all of your scripts will run using PHP 5.3.

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Google’s Webmaster Tools Blunder Highlights the Importance of Cross-Browser Compatibility

Google’s most recent update with its Webmaster Tools product was not fully tested for cross-browser compatibility before it was rolled out. The result? The product was virtually unusable for a full week for visitors trying to access it using Firefox 3.6. Do you test your website for cross-browser compatibility before you introduce it to the web?

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Create a Custom WordPress Database Error Page

If your website gets more traffic than it can handle or if your web host is having problems, visitors to your WordPress site may see a blank white screen with an error. Here is how to create a custom database error page.

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How to Activate PHP 5.3 on HostGator and GoDaddy

More and more applications are starting to require PHP 5.3, even as most websites have yet to upgrade from PHP 5.2. With this quick tutorial, learn how to enable PHP 5.3 on your HostGator or GoDaddy hosted website by adding one or two lines to your .htaccess file.

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htaccess Help: 301 Redirects for URLs with Spaces

With .htaccess files, setting up 301 redirects is very simple. However, if your url has spaces, you might run into a problem. Read this article to see how to setup a 301 page redirect for a url that contains spaces.

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GoDaddy’s Discount Domain Club: Is It Worth It?

Owning a lot of domain names can be very expensive. So finding a new way to reduce domain registration and renewal costs can be very exciting. Recently, GoDaddy’s created a new way to save called the Discount Domain Club. But with a membership fee of $89.99, are the savings on registration and renewal prices really worth it?

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5 Reasons GoDaddy Shopping Cart Beats Yahoo! Merchant Solutions

GoDaddy and Yahoo both provide shopping cart software that makes managing an online store easy and cost-effective. But there are big differences between their products. Here are 5 reasons you should choose GoDaddy’s Quick Shopping Cart over Yahoo! Merchant Solutions.

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Pros & Cons of Hosted Shopping Cart Solutions

There are many different options available for setting up an online store. In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of hosted shopping carts.

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