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October 2011

Google+ Pages are Here

Google+ took off like a rocket. It only took 16 days for the social media platform to reach 10,000,000 users. Now Google+ has launched pages for businesses, organizations, and institutes. What does this mean for the Academic Health Center? Looking Under the Hood Here we see the Google+ page for the University of Florida. As you…

VirtualBox: Testing IE on Your Mac

As a long time Windows user recently converted to Mac, I’m surprised that I don’t miss more programs than I do. Unfortunately, Internet Explorer hasn’t run natively on Apple’s operating system since 2003.

New Security Enhancement To Your Website: Limit Login Attempts

It’s been a busy week here at Web Services! Today we have implemented a new security enhancement to your WordPress-powered website: a failed login monitoring and lockout tool. If someone has entered the wrong login information 5 times in a row they will be locked out of the system for 20 minutes. This timer will…

Importance and Implications of IT Security

Information security is a hot topic nowadays. As a web programmer, I am responsible for making sure the web applications are as secure as it can be. When I work with other web developers, I noticed that there are still people out there who aren’t aware of the stakes involved with IT security.  To them, IT security…

Importance and Implications of IT Security

Information security is a hot topic nowadays. As a web programmer, I am responsible for making sure the web applications are as secure as it can be. When I work with other web developers, I noticed that there are still people out there who aren’t aware of the stakes involved with IT security.  To them, IT security…

Website or Blog

In some people’s minds, there are big differences between a web site and a blog. Websites seem to be considered a more serious vehicle, while blogs tend to be thought of in a less serious, or even frivolous, manner.

Website or Blog

In some people’s minds, there are big differences between a web site and a blog. Websites seem to be considered a more serious vehicle, while blogs tend to be thought of in a less serious, or even frivolous, manner.

New Tool: Broken Link Checker

Website administrators using the new UF&Shands website theme will begin to see a new tool rolling out in the next couple of weeks: automatic broken link checker. This tool will automatically crawl through your website checking for broken links in your content. If it finds any broken links, it will send you an email every…