Making Chrome more beautiful

That’s right, I’m a Chrome-aholic.  I used to use Firefox for everything, but it was really Firebug that we all loved.  I switched to Chrome not long after it came out, and I’ve never looked back. One thing that can be fun to play with are the Chrome Flags.  These are internal feature flags which…

Web ARX Security

Securing websites can be a tricky business, but it’s something I pride myself at being pretty good at.  However, when you’re setting up and managing multiple WordPress sites, it can be hard to keep on top of them all at once. Step in Web ARX Security (affiliate link). In their own words… Website firewall, uptime monitoring and…

CA, CAA and CT in Cloudflare

There’s a lot of acronyms there, so I guess I should start by explaining what I’m talking about! Certificate Authority (CA) A Certificate Authority (CA) is where you go in order to get the certificate for your website, whatever flavour you prefer.  They have the power to generate a certificate for any domain, which is…

HSTS preloading

For a while now, my website has been using HSTS.  HSTS stands for HTTP Strict Transport Security, and essentially it’s a response header that your server sends back with your website to tell that browser that in future, this page should always be requested securely (via HTTPS).  I talked about it briefly last year in…

Sonarwhal via the command line

I recently posted about Testing your website with sonarwhal, a great dynamic analysis tool that you can simply enter your website address into, and they’ll scan and return a report. What I failed to mention (shame on me) is that you can also run this tool via the command line.  That’s right, they’re on npm as sonarwhal too. Install It’s…