PayPal IPN sends requests with no User Agent string set in the HTTP header
Came across this issue today while troubleshooting problems with PayPal payments on a site. PayPal kept sending the “PayPal Instant Payment Notification Warning” messages and eventually sent a “PayPal Instant Payment Notification Disabled” one and obviosuly no transactions could be automatically
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Disable Federated Media spambot using CSF or other firewall software
Well, what do you know: the big guys in the blogging business are not averse to stooping this low! I’m checking referrer logs on all my sites from time to time for any signs of irregularities – break in attempts and the like. Lo and
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Facebook hid the logout button (again!)
Have to leave this computer but cannot log out of Facebook because the logout option is gone? You are not alone! The option is still there, Facebook has just hid it from view, here’s how to find it (2012 edition )
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Sitemap Mod for SMF 2.0.2
I’ve been supporting a few forum sites based on SimpleMachines.org SMF 2.0.2 software and it’s kind of hard to miss that an off-the-shelf SMF install is missing an essential feature – a sitemap script.
There are surprisingly few modifications (mods) adding sitemaps to SMF installs (in contrast with WordPress) and
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This is a quick follow up to my earlier post on Google stopping sending referral data for logged in users and users of Google’s SSL host at https://www.google.com/.
There have been various values for the number of affected searches floating around. Matt Cutts has mentioned “single digits” for example. I though it would be useful
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1-Script.com is 10 years old!
Time flies… A cliché that it may be, it’s still amazing to me that the little site I started back in February 2001 is already 10 years old! A lot has happened since February 2001 and I would have to admit that back then I had no idea about where
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