Category Archive: Headaches

Jan 22

How to fix URL problem on Windows hosting with Godaddy

Here is another tidbit that made me lose some sleep over the past few days. Well, not actually sleep, but a few good hours pulling my hairs and another hour on the phone with the Godaddy support. I have to admit that they are quite polite and nice to talk to.

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Jan 12

Canadian cross-border shopping or “Amazon Canada, get off your high horse and face the facts!”

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Like many Canadians I was quite happy a while back when Amazon decided to amp up the canuck version of their store. Imagine that: all the US goodies, well, almost all, now available to Canadians too. And by goodies I’m not only talking about products, but also deals and general prices, not to mention great customer …

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Jul 26

Adding PayPal donate button to ASP.NET page, the easy way

I’ve been looking all over the Internets for a simple straightforward way of adding a donate button to my ASP.NET page but all I could find were bloated plugins or simple GET forms. Since I had quite a huge parameter called “encrypted” in my PayPal button generated code, sending it in the URL might not …

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