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Self-hosted Discord bots compared, which one is the best?

The popularity of chat application Discord has skyrocketed in the gaming community, where it is now the main communication tool. Discord has many advantages, one of the most important is the fact that it is open source and can be easily self-hosted. That means that you can quickly setup a server of your own, create …

Laravel for dummies – The ultimate guide

PHP is a programming language that remains by far the top choice for web development. While it is criticized for not being a clean language or a very fast one, the latest statistics show that almost 80% of all the websites in the world are PHP-based. It is used everywhere and provides the best compatibility, …

A guide to blocking bad bots with .htaccess files

One of the issues facing all webmasters is bad bots. Whether it’s comment spam, drive-by hacking attempts, or DDoS attacks, you’ve probably seen the issues some automated traffic can cause. In this blog post, we’ll be delving into an easy way of stopping common bad bots, using .htaccess files and mod_rewrite. If you’re using the …