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Update vulnerable Flash-Plugin for browser on mac os x

Sunday June 26th, 2016 | by PhilVanB
This post explains how to get Flash running again when the error message "This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated." appears in the Firefox browser on your Mac OS X and Flash is being blocked. The approach described here basically works in other browsers (e.g. Safari) on your Mac-system as well.

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Google Pagerank check for your website

Saturday September 19th, 2015 | by PhilVanB
On the 7th of March 2016 Google has officially removed the PageRank-Api for external users. But in-house Google carries on to use the PageRank. Thus the PageRank of a domain cannot be determined anymore by particular tools. More information here

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Multi-lingual website with PHP-gettext() on Linux System

Wednesday June 24th, 2015 | by PhilVanB
Multi-lingual websites or webapplications are of quite an importance for webdevelopment. Even if it is not absolutely necessary, multilingual versions of a website never are a disadvantage.

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The difference between the PHP-functions include(), require(), include_once() und require_once()

Wednesday June 24th, 2015 | by PhilVanB
Difference include() und require() The four functions include(), require(), include_once() and require_once() play an important role in webdevelopment with PHP.

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Sending e-Mails with SSMTP from localhost

Wednesday April 2nd, 2014 | by PhilVanB
In webdevelopment projects are first of all developed locally before the go live. Is the mail()-function used during the development with PHP, then it’s necessary to be able to send e-mails from localhost.

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Flashplayer for Iceweasel – Installation for Linux Debian

Tuesday April 1st, 2014 | by PhilVanB
After the installation of Linux-Debian it might happen that the Iceweasel-Browser doesn’t play flashvideos. This post tells you how to fix that problem by explaining the proper installation of the flashplayer for Iceweasel on Debian-OS.

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Thunderbird E-Mails Backup

Monday March 31st, 2014 | by PhilVanB
If you are using POP3 as protocol to retrieve your e-mails, for instance because of security reasons, then it might be necessary once in a while to save your e-mails. Say you want to install your Operating System once again and move your e-mails to the new installation, then these e-mails need to be saved somehow in advance.

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Enabling Mod-Rewrite for Apache Webserver on Linux Ubuntu

Sunday March 2nd, 2014 | by PhilVanB
Mod-Rewrite is a software-modul for the Apache webserver. It's basically used in webdevelopment to modify the appearence of a web URL. That way an URL for example becomes search engine friendly:

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Locating IP-Adresses using Maxminds GeoIP

Saturday March 1st, 2014 | by PhilVanB
If, concerning Webdevelopment, locating IP-Adresses is of any interest for you, for instance in order to detect the point of origin of your websites’ visitors, this article is just right for you. Preassumption is that you are using a Linux-System.

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Zend Framework 2 Installation on Ubuntu System

Thursday February 28th, 2013 | by PhilVanB
In order to install Zend Framework 2 for webdevelopment on your Linux Ubuntu System we first of all have to consider some requirements: A working Apache Webserver should be installed, with mod rewrite enabled.

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