Bing (and Yandex) no longer wants to be notified of updates to your website’s XML sitemap file anymore. Send the updated URLs directly with IndexNow API instead.
Firefox’s Reading Mode now prefers Dublin Core and Open Graph Protocol metadata when available over other metadata sources.
A new browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that gives people the choice to opt-out of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in favor of the open web.
Linode required me to agree to updated Terms of Service with not enough time to review them. Hetzner’s full contract was shorter than Linode’s preamble.
The new cost-free service helps you keep on top of service maintenance by sending you an email notifications before your HTTPS certificates expire.
SSLPing is a service that keeps an eye on the health of your TLS certificates and server security configuration. It’ll email you before your certificates expire.
Create a URL transition-plan and create redirects for old URLs. Take a few minutes to avoid losing traffic when you move domain names or reorganize your URLs.
Be wary when entering DNS TXT records in the Linode DNS Manager. The web interface doesn’t properly normalize user input.
All the steps needed for running periodic malware scans on your Fedora Linux installation. Recommended for Fedora Server setups!
Learn how to restore your Linode servers from backup using the Linode Manager.
Learn how to enable the new Brotli compression module alongside Gzip compression in the Apache HTTPD server.
Instructions for setting up auto-updates for the GeoIP location databases, and set up the PHP-GeoIP extension in Fedora/Ubuntu Linux.
Stop relying on IP addresses not changing in an IPv6-enabled world were devices randomly change their address at least once a day.
You can deter image hotlinking and reduce the associated bandwidth costs by reducing the image quality instead of outright blocking it.
A bug in the Apple News crawler caused it to get stuck in a loop sending 100+ requests/second to websites with HTTPS certificates issued by Let’s Encrypt.
How to move commenter data from cookies to localStorage. Reduces the amount of personal data needlessly transmitted with every HTTP request to your web servers.
A WordPress plugin for automatically archiving everything you publish and external links in the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. Help preserve your work.
A survey shows how many websites discriminate against and block all search engines and spiders except GoogleBot in their /robots.txt files.