How To Automatically Remove error_log Files

Apache has great logging features, but if you’re using shared hosting, then sometimes removing error_log files might not be very simple. Poking around the Internet did lead me to Lester’s site, where he has generously created and offered an error_log file cleaning script for free. Grab that script here. Just upload that script to your web server, run it, and any error_log file that it finds (it searches downwards recursively), it will delete. So if you’re looking for a way

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How To Add Cron or Cron-like Jobs To Mac (With MAMP or Otherwise)

The Mac runs on Unix, which makes it incredibly powerful. You might be running MAMP or a stand-alone version of Apache, and one of the things that you might want to run is cron, which is a scheduling tool. Instead of cron though, you could actually have your Mac just run a launch daemon. Just go to terminal, and type: cd /Library/LaunchDaemons/ Now type: sudo vim yourfile.cron.plist You’ll be asked for your administrator password, and after entering it, you’ll be

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How To Create And Use .htaccess Files For Apache Web Server in Microsoft Windows

Windows doesn’t support .htaccess files because of the naming convention. To Windows,.htaccess essentially is a nameless file, with a .htaccess file extension, similar in concept to having a file named .jpg. So you can see why file editors would complain if you try to save a file named .htaccess. You can workaround this by 2 ways though: Step 1: You can bring in the file, e.g. through FTP off a Linux box, and you can have it on your Windows

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