User agent is a value passed to your website servers each time a bot or browser opens your website pages. User agent is useful for several traffic analysis tools, but you can also use it for other website maintenance. This article gives you some tips for user agent logging and reporting.
Zero Code Tech
...because I also write quite a lot of tech stuff that isn't necessarily programming. Every article in this category is a technology article. Some are even problem-solving (or how-to) articles. But generally, they contain zero code (or maybe very little generic code). If you love tech, but are not exactly a software developer, you should be able to follow and appreciate the content in this section.
Virtual Private Networks or VPNs tell you through their advertising that if you want to stay safe from government snooping, you have few better alternatives than the services that they provide. This is misleading advertising though. Using a VPN doesn’t always keep you safe.
What if each time you open an email, the sender can see where you are? What if they know when exactly you open your email? While email tracking has been around forever, a new Gmail extension actually makes the technology very easy for anyone to use. Here’s what you can do to stay safe.
The Internet uses codes which instruct browsers how to function. One of the most important codes is the 301 redirect. 301 redirects instructs a browser to ignore an old link and instead visit a new one. This article explains the importance of the 301 code in more detail.
You can lose important files by inadvertently reformatting a memory card or an external hard drive. The data storage media can even become corrupted, thus erasing your files. There are ways to recover deleted files. This article discusses file-recovery options provided by memory card manufacturers, as well as Recuva, the free desktop file recovery software.
This article explores how you can determine the various computers and devices that are connected to your home Wi-Fi network with the help of a free application called Who Is On My WiFi. The necessary steps were briefly discussed, as well as other helpful tips.