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Debugging .htaccess with Helicon Ape

Helicon Ape incorporates a profound tool for debugging of web-sites as well as .htaccess files, e.g. rewrite, proxy and other directives in your httpd.conf, .htaccess and .htpasswd files. The debugger will show how the server processes your requests in real … Continue reading

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Running Python WSGI applications on Microsoft IIS

WSGI – is a web-server to web-application interaction protocol used by many applications written on Python. It is in fact a standard for all Python web-applications. Most popular web frameworks, including Django, CherryPy, Tornado, Flask, Google App Engine support WSGI. … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with SilverStripe

SilverStripe is an open source content management system and framework. It supports SE-friendly URLs but for Apache Web Server only. In this short article we will show how to use this feature with ISAPI_Rewrite under IIS. In this article we … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with MediaWiki

MediaWiki is a powerful and very popular wiki-engine which was originally written for a popular free encyclopedia – Wikipedia. In this short article you will see how to configure SE-friendly URLs in MediaWiki and how ISAPI_Rewrite can help you with … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Drupal

Drupal is a very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SE-friendly URLs. It is designed for usage with Apache Web Server and has no default solution to use with IIS. But of course you can use this CMS with … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with WordPress

WordPress is state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards and usability. No surprise it supports SE-friendly URLs. This short article describes how to setup WordPress for usage with ISAPI_Rewrite 3. In this article we suppose you already … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Mambo CMS

Mambo is the very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SEO-friendly URLs. t is designed for usage with Apache Web Server, and it has no default solution to use with IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite. But of course you can use … Continue reading

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Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs with Joomla

Joomla is a very popular CMS (Content Management System) that supports SE-friendly URLs. It is designed for usage with Apache Web Server, and it has no default solution to use with IIS and ISAPI_Rewrite. But of course you can use … Continue reading

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Running Django, Rails and Mojolicious on Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7

Recently released  Helicon Zoo is a repository of popular web frameworks for Microsoft IIS. It makes installing and running Django, Ruby on Rails and Mojolicious on Windows Servers a piece of cake.

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Сounting downloads from your site

If you have some downloadable content on your site (installation packages), you’ll probably want to monitor the statistics of downloads. But the popular Google Analytics system cannot count that as it is working only inside html-pages. Another option is analyzing … Continue reading

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