Site update

Site News Posted on 03 Apr 2006, 05:59 AM Posted By Chris Smith  Unrated
I finally got around to adding an area for users to submit articles.

You have to be logged in to submit an article - that saves me having to worry about the form being used for spam, random php scripts trying to be used to hack the site and so on..

So, if you want to submit something, go for i...
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Creating a Cache

Site News Posted on 02 Apr 2006, 07:08 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
I decided to create a simple cache system for this site, to cut down on the number of database queries being run.

Here's a look at how I did it, what it caches and how simple it is to get up and running.
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Comment Spam

Site News Posted on 26 Mar 2006, 07:10 AM Posted By Chris Smith  Unrated
I'm glad I set up comments with comment-spam in mind. They are not automatically authorized, and I added checks in to make sure you can't send mail through them (I don't get notified when a comment gets made, it's just put into the system without being authorized).

I'm starting to see a few spam ...
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Site update

Site News Posted on 16 Feb 2006, 05:31 AM Posted By Chris Smith  Unrated
Hi all,

There have been a couple of site updates in the last few days.

Site searching should work properly now. It wasn't paging properly but that has been fixed.

When you display an article, it will show related articles in case there's something else that might be of interest.

I've add...
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New Site!

Site News Posted on 13 Feb 2006, 06:50 AM Posted By Chris Smith  Unrated
Hi all,

Welcome to the new designmagick site!

Hopefully this site will be easier to maintain and attract a few more contributors (hint hint!).

If you notice any problems or have any questions contact me and I'll get them sorted out.

If you have any suggestions for tutorials send them thr...
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