Referrer spam is a black hat marketing technique that spoofs user agents and tricks webmasters into visiting a malicious web host. Referrer spam shows up in your traffic reports such as Google Analytics, and some webmasters are concerned that the spam affects SEO and search engine rank. This article describes referrer spam and how you can deal with it.
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.
Content management systems have the ability to maintain multiple user and admin accounts. Sometimes, it becomes necessary to deny users access to their accounts. This post explains options available to you in WordPress and the pros and cons of each.
DNS settings are a fundamental part of running a website. As your online business grows, you need servers that can handle the increase in traffic. Traffic is sent to multiple servers in a web farm. You could also have a load balancer. This article explains round robin DNS, load balancers, and how you set up round robin settings on your DNS server.
If you’re blocked from a network because of some MAC address filter that is set on a modem, router or firewall, you may want to spoof your MAC address so that the network will recognize your device and grant you access to connect. This article explains how you can spoof MAC addresses on a Windows machine.