UTF-8 is your friend – Part 2

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In part 1 of this blog post series we have spoken about integrating the UTF-8 character set in your server side scripts. In this second part, we will introduce how to integrate UTF-8 in your database using MySQL as an example.

After having collected your data using PERL (or any other programming language) and successfully transformed the . . . → Read More: UTF-8 is your friend – Part 2

Website monitoring full report

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As mentioned in a previous blog post, we were working recently on full reports for the monitored websites and are happy to announce that these are now available. The full reports enhances and complements the information already present in the various tabs (overview, last ten probes, server software, etc) of your monitored website and introduces dynamic . . . → Read More: Website monitoring full report

UTF-8 is your friend – Part 1

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This is the first part of a series of three blog posts explaining how crucial it is to implement correctly UTF-8 character encoding in your web application, when dealing with content in various languages or encodings.

Having to deal with websites and their respective character encodings is not as easy a task as it may sound. This . . . → Read More: UTF-8 is your friend – Part 1

Alternative ways to access your monitored website

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Your life has just been made slightly easier: starting from today it is possible to access your monitored website without using its “www” prefix. This is of course only valid for websites using “www” in their fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example instead of entering “www.protonmail.ch”, one could just enter “protonmail.ch”; both ways would now . . . → Read More: Alternative ways to access your monitored website