How to create a 301 Redirect in c# and vb.net

If you need to redirect a page to another page or site, it's best to use a 301 redirect to help retain some of your SEO work. It's believed that a...

DropDownList SelectedItem.Value or SelectedValue not working when TabPanel is removed

If you're using the TabContainer, which is part of the Ajax Control Toolkit and have noticed that when you remove a tab you have issues accessing the values from a DropDownList...

How to see what channel your wireless networks is using PowerShell or Command Prompt

If you want to see what channel your wireless network, or the neighbouring networks, then you can run the below script in either PowerShell or the Command Prompt. Why look at the...

Enable use of # and % characters in OneDrive Business

If you're seeing errors syncing files and/or folders containing special characters such as a # and %, then it's likely because you haven't allowed syncing of these. For some reason Microsoft...

Map a network printer in a logon script

As long as your printer is networked, connected to a print server and shared, then mapping the printer via a logon script is fairly easy. Firstly consider adding an echo line of...

Force the compatibility mode in IE8

If your website doesn't display properly in IE8, then it's recommended that you amend your code, but in the meantime you could force Internet Explorer 8 to run in the compatibility mode. Simply add the...

Manage DHCP Filters via PowerShell Script

If you operate a list of allowed mac addresses on your DHCP server to prevent unauthorised users/devices from obtaining an IP address, it can be a pain to have to constantly...

Bullet point spacing with css

To increase the spacing between bullet points with CSS simple add the below code to your .css file: Obviously you can change the values to reach your desired spacing, but the above...

C# Detect HTTPS in a load balanced environment

Detecting HTTPS in your asp.net c# web app is fairly straight forward in a normal environment with a single server solution, as you can see from the below example: The problem comes...

How to delete files by age with PowerShell

You can easily use PowerShell to delete files that are older than x minutes/hours/days.  This is useful if you have a temporary folder which you would like to regularly clear down. ...

How to put an asp.net website in maintenance mode

If you need to take your website offline, for any reason (eg. database maintenance, site move etc), you can do so very easily by just creating one .htm file and dropping...

Stop the compatibility button being show on your website in IE8

If your website shows the compatibility button when you browse it in IE8 (Internet Explorer 8) then this is how to remove the button. Simply add the below line to the <head></head>...

Remove border lines around links in firefox

Have you noticed those nasty dotted lines around links when you click on them in Firefox? Well here's how to get rid of them, and it's quite simple really just add...