Historical

Friends System Help – Notification Assistance

Why Is It So Hard? It’s been brought to my attention that the system which allows people to request and receive notifications when someone updates an entry is a little difficult to navigate. To be fair, it is somewhat challenging. Part of the reason it’s so challenging is because I’ve tried to give people the …

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SSL Comes To DearDiary.Net – And Other Changes

SSL has been a requirement for Google optimization when it comes to searches for probably nearly a year now. Sites that don’t support SSL (secure) connections won’t get the little padlock in the corner and a penalised in search results. Also, it’s not good because your login details are sent in the clear across the …

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Another New Server

So, after migrating the enormous mess that calls itself DearDiary.net to a new host the other day it became apparent the hosting plan it was on was completely unsuitable for such a massive site. There’s over 3000 diaries registered on the new system (contrast that with around 60,000 on the legacy site though!) and they …

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Server Moved…

So, after much humming and harring (that is a real word you know) – I have actually got around to finally moving the DearDiary.Net service to a proper hosting provider again. It was previously hosted on a server in my house, running over my own broadband connection. Whilst this was nice and cheap, it was …

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