Entries for May 2012

Segregation of Duties: DNS, Domain Registration & Hosting 

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This blog focuses a lot of development and management of web applications in a secure manner.  In this posting I'm going to introduce a common principal of computer science, Separation of Concerns, and how a focus on separation is critical to the long term success and stability of your hosting environment.

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Development and Test DotNetNuke Installations and Search Engines 

Posted by Mitchel on Permalink

It is quite often that when working on a new version of a site that you will have a development, test, upgrade copy of the site that might be around for a while.  It is also possible that if you are working for a third-party that you might stage client sites on your server for a period of time before go-live.  At first glance this all seems common place and not something that you would be concerned about.  However, that is not the case.  Search engines have become overly aggressive in indexing sites, including those that have no direct back links but have been e-mailed to individuals or similar processes. In this post I'll discuss some important considerations when working with these "non-production" installations to help you ensure that search engines will NOT index the content and cause confusion.

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DotNetNuke Login and Auto Complete - How to Cope 

Posted by Mitchel on Permalink

Recently I have been getting a lot of questions regarding the DotNetNuke login and why when you go to login that "auto complete" is disabled on the username/password fields.  The typical follow-up question to that is "how can I change that behavior".  So after answering this question individually around 5-6 times I though it would be best to get this out here, at least my opinion on the issue.

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