Tag: http

Lots of people use web server for various tasks, but not all of them need a full-fledged web server which will take a lot of time to configure (if you are a naive) and will eat up system resources.

So, when you just need a webserver with GET and HEAD request handler, then you can use a module in python …

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Configure or Remove ETags in Apache/HTTP

There are various steps you can perform to optimize your site. One of them is to put some sort of cache/expiry mechanism so that if some client visits your site the second time then they need not to download the whole data, instead of that they just need to download the data which is changed respective of their last visit.…

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As my site is getting heavy day by day so few days back i thought of putting on http compression on my site. I did a little research and find out that i could use two modules to achieve my goal:

  • mod_gzip
  • mod_deflate

But what i didn’t find is the difference between these two modules and which one i could …

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Install Apache, Mysql & PHP on Linux

When i had been asked to install apache, mysql and php in my first job then it had been really hard for me to find a proper article which i could follow blindly and could install the stuff without wasting much time (which you usually don’t have in your first job).

So i thought of writing one full fletched article

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HTTP/Apache status/error codes

HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. This is an application level protocol used for serving web pages with the help of different web servers.
When a Web server respond to any request from a browser or any web client, the response consists of status line, some reponse headers, a blank line and a document. Example:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK…

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