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Scheduled Downtime

Scheduled downtime for this server which is likely to last more than 30 minutes will be listed on the Downtime page.

System Backup and Maintenance

This web site and server will undergo automatic maintenance and backup procedures between the hours of 00:00-06:00 daily (local UK time). Performance when downloading pages during this time may be affected for short periods.

Links to External Sites and Pop-ups

Links to external web sites will normally be opened in a new browser window/tab. Some browsers may treat these new windows as "pop-ups" and try to block them - you can set your browser to allow pop-ups from this site. The method will be dependent on your browser.

Google PageSpeed Insights

Check out this site's ratings on Google PageSpeed Insights. N.B.: like many things, this may not work correctly with Internet Explorer, but you can manually enter the URL to be rated.

HTML Validity Checker

Like many things, the W3C HTML Validity Checker at the bottom of each page may not work with Internet Explorer, though you can enter the URL to be checked manually using the form on the Validator Home Page. Complain to Microsoft.


OpenBSD Logo. The computer running this web server uses the pro-actively secure operating system OpenBSD.

Nginx Logo. This web site uses the Nginx web server software.

Let's Encrypt Logo. This web site is secured by a free TLS certificate from Let's Encrypt.

BrownNet Logo. This web site is hosted on BrownNet. This web site was designed, created, and is maintained by Alastair F. Brown.