PHP mail() function simple test script

This is a simple script you can use to test the functionality of the php mail() function on your server: ?php $to = “your@emailaddress.here“; // <– replace with your address here $subject = “Test mail”; $message = “Hello! This is a simple test email message.”; $from = “sender@emailaddress.here“; $headers = “From:” . $from; mail($to,$subject,$message,$headers); echo …

How to patch/disable SSL 3.0 and fix POODLE vulnerability

SSL 3.0 is an old protocol for securing connections over the internet, its successors¬†currently used are TLS 1.1 ¬†and TLS 1.2. However, for compatibility reasons, most servers still support SSL 3.0 and default back to it if a connection via TLS cannot be established. To disable SSL 3.0 and thus protect yourself from POODLE, you …

Force redirect http to https

A simple and very straight forward way to force redirect http requests to https without amending your website code in environments where the server hosting your website is behind a load balancer (such as for most shared hosting/cloud platforms) is by using this piece of code in your .htaccess file: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{ENV:SSL} !1 …

Configure FTP access in Dreamweaver CS6

I will try to explain in this article how to set up the FTP connection¬† to your hosting space in Adobe Dreamweaver in order to start building your website or edit your existing one’s files. 1) From the main menu, click on “Site”: 2) Select “New Site”: 3) Set the name of your website as …