Https for the New Year

Changing hosting has opened a new opportunities, among other things it became possible to use my own SSL certificate for domain. For some time I tested https on site and free certification from StartSSL. IMO tests were quite successful, and the New Year is a good time for a changes. From now https on page is forced and all traffic will be encrypted.

Unless you have a very outdated system and browser, there should be no side effects – page requires a SNI support, so if for example you are using Windows XP and IE 8, you can not be able to open it. But this is one of the less important problems what you have with this configuration. 😀

WordPress multisite – a rewrite infinite loop bug

WordPress multisite – a rewrite infinite loop bugWordPress multisite – a rewrite infinite loop bug

When I create my new home page I use WordPress multisite feature. By the way, I noticed an interesting bug. When I try to view such a non-existent image from wp-content directory, the server returns an error with code 500 instead of 404. At first I thought it was a problem with hosting, but it turned out to be a bug in the default configuration of .htaccess for WordPress running as a multisite with path-based network. Read more

End of Battle-Watcher

End of Battle-WatcherEnd of Battle-Watcher

From today statistics of battles in Battle-Watcher are not updated. For a long time the service worked only partially, and I did not have  time or motivation to fix it. After change of hosting the next things stopped working and I decided that it makes no sense. Service remains in read-only mode, statistics of battles and users will be not updated. I do not plan a further development and improvements, so you can consider that it is the end of the Battle-Watcher.

English version of my home page launched

English version of my site has been implemented. Finally I forced myself to translate most of the content on the site. From now on I will try to post most of the entries in two languages.

My English is not brilliant, so if you find any mistakes, report them in the comments or by contact form.