Posts Tagged ‘xampp’

Enable Curl on Xampp

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

I generally do my development work on a local windows machine with the latest version of installed. I was recently toying around with the tayst twitter feed, and was having trouble using curl with xampp.

The problem?.. curl was not enabled by default in Xampp.  You receive the following error:

  • Fatal error: Call to undefined function curl_init() in C:\xampp\htdocs\tayst\\index.php on line 4

The solution?  These simple steps! (more…)

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Disable Google Search Wiki

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

To disable google search wiki, just add the following to the end of the url after doing a search:

&pws=0

You can also sign out of google’s personal web search program in your account settings.   Even if you do not use the search wiki to vote results up or down, google does appear to be trending and custom tailoring results based upon your traffic patterns.  In doing SEO, it is important to know that the results you are looking at are not biased.

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