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How We Defeated a Proxy Jacker (Google Web Spam Syndrome)

A few months ago, we had an interesting issue with another website stealing our content in an unusual way. Essentially they ran a proxy service on a similar domain (a .com.ar instead of .com) and then replicated our site, replacing our ads with their own. They also ran our content through a content replacement algorithm, […]


On a website I was working on recently I added the Google Analytics tracking code to the footer of a Smarty template, like this: footer.tpl: However, since the javascript used by Google Analytics includes { and } tags, also used by the Smarty template engine, it tries to interpret this code and depending on your […]



I recently had a problem where I was opening a browser window from an e-mail client. After taking a survey, I wanted a button to close this same window. In IE, it was fine to simply use window.close(); to close the window. However, Firefox, the evil genius that it is, will not let you do […]