Drupal 7 Q & A .htaccess problem

David G - DrupalOn a recent Drupal Stack Exchange question a user said that many times designers have problems when moving a site from development to a production server due to issues with the .htaccess file. And, that these 2 lines in the default Drupal .htaccess file cause problems:

# Don't show directory listings for URLs which map to a directory.
Options -Indexes

# Follow symbolic links in this directory.
Options +FollowSymLinks

And that these 2 lines should be removed typically, and he what the common solutions are for this problem and how to secure the website if these lines are removed. Learn More

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SocialEngine 4: How to Optimize MySQL Tables

Andrew - SocialEngine

When you run a web platform like SocialEngine 4, WordPress or Drupal, you may not know that the database transactions can create overheads in the database tables. These overheads, as the name suggests, slow the database server performance since more memory is currently being used. So today we’ll give you a walk through on how you can optimize the MySQL tables to make your website more responsive. Learn More

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The MODX White Screen of Death

If a snippet, or sometimes a plugin, contains a fatal PHP error, you mayMODX logo end up looking at the MODX white screen of death. It’s usually a completely blank screen, though if you do a “View Source”, you may see the number one at the upper left of the screen — not much help.

In this article, we’ll look at a method that will sometimes tell you what went wrong. Learn More

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