Monthly Archives: December 2012

10 Essential Chrome Extensions for Web Designers and Developers

With its simple interface and speedy performance Google Chrome’s popularity has gone from strength to strength with no sign of slowing down and it’s currently the most widely used browser in the world with over 200 million active users. Extension support was added a year after release and today the Chrome Web Store now hosts over 10,000 extensions, here is my pick of useful extensions for web designers and developers.
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Display a Site Maintenance Page Using .htaccess and mod_rewrite

Have you ever wanted to display a maintenance page to all of the visitors to your site, whilst still being able to view it as normal yourself?

This small snippet will do just that, as the title suggests it requires a .htaccess file and mod_rewrite so it’ll only work with Apache servers that have the mod_rewrite module enabled.
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