M3talinks for Jul 26th

Today’s M3talinks for Jul 26th

  • Setting 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable headers with Apache .htaccess – When temporarily taking down a website to perform maintenance, it's a good idea to return a "503 Service Temporarily Unavailable" header so search engines know to come back later. This post shows how to set this header using an Apache .htaccess file, and also how to show a response page to users with PHP so they know to try again later.