Configuring Lighttpd for WordPress with Rewrites

Today I had to configure a WordPress website to use Lighttpd. I looked for the proper rewrites to use and only received garbled information about the rewrites. So instead of forgetting it again for the umpteenth time, I will post my getting WordPress to work with Lighttpd tips / tricks here.

First up there are three key rewrites to get Lighttpd to work with WordPress. They are as follows: (note mod_rewrite will need to be enabled and this is in the lighttpd.conf).

url.rewrite = (
        "^/(wp-admin|wp-includes|wp-content)/(.*)" => "$0",
  "^/(.*).(.+)$" => "$0",
  "^/(.+)/?$" => "/index.php/$1"

The second key item is making sure that the error handler is set properly.… Read More

Pastebin like Service:

Dealing with code a lot and online help I tend to use Pastebin like services all the time. I have recently stumbled upon a rare gem called seems to allow a lot of control over your pastes (including encryption) as well as API setup without any type of monetary value or advertising (unlike the alternative, pastebin). is one of those service you are glad to stumble upon and hope that they stick to their ropes for the rest of their life span. With a very clean and simple to use interface, I can see going a long ways, as long as they keep regular updates to improve the system and listen to the users feedback.… Read More

Free File Recovery Software by Piriform’s – Recuva

Recently I had a pretty massive fiasco at work which nearly gave me a heart attack. Apparently one of the harddrives in our Network File Server decided to give out and the backups I had been doing stopped working (have not ran for a month or two) due to a Windows Patch...