Third-Party Resources

Below lists various external resources from third parties which I have have used over the years and feel require special recognition.

Please note that whilst external links are periodically validated, the content of these links cannot be completely guaranteed both in their content or their validity. Please visit these links at your own risk. If you find an external link to be incorrect, malicious or contain questionable content please report this via the contact page or contact via email to

Facebook Sharing Debugger

Facebook Sharing Debugger ensures that you have correctly added markup when website content is shared on Facebook.

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Google Search Console

Google Search Console provides tools and reports to help fine-tune websites and increase SEO rankings.

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Google Structured Data Testing

Google provides a Structured Data Testing Tool to check that the correct meta data is present within web content.

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Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority which allows you to SSL your site free of charge.

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mRemoteNG is an open source, multi-protocol (including SSH and RDP), remote connections manager.

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MxToolbox provides a large number of free DNS diagnostic tools, allowing testing of domains from a third party.

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Notepad++ is a free Notepad replacement with support for tabbed editing and several languages.

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Pingdom Website Speed Test

Pingdom provides a reporting tool which allows you to see where your websites are slowing down when loading.

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Qualys SSL Server Test

The SSL Server Test from Qualys provides deep analysis and report of the configuration of SSL on web servers.

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SQLyog for MySQL

SQLyog is a powerful MySQL administration tool, allowing easy management of MySQL databases.

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Twitter Card Validator

Twitter Card Validator ensures that you have correctly added markup when website content is shared on Twitter.

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Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a source-code editor with support for debugging, Git control, and syntax highlighting.

Visit Site provides a concise report and advice to resolve performance and accessibility issues with your websites.

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