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Google

Google Hosted jQuery or Other Scripts not working – Google CDN Down

Today we’ve had a flood of errors with customer websites where google hosted jquery and other scripts from loading.

On most PC’s trying to access the Google Content Delivery Network (CDN) will give you a 404 error of the file not found!

If like me you have used Google’s DNS you might be confused because everything is working fine, however it seems OpenDNS has stopped access to the Google Datacenters due to a phishing scam??!?

Seriously? Good way to break half the internet guys!

OpenDNS Credit goes to:
https://twitter.com/#!/matbennett/status/154492602559897600/photo/1

Seems like I would suggest using a fallback script to local, this will then be bulletproof!

This sort of thing would work:


Or if you're using MooTools using Google Hoosted / CDN Try this:


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Cool Stuff Website Design

Funny 404 Error Pages

error404No one usually pays that much attention to 404 error pages, We generally just do not bother with them in the sort of sense of, I’m not going to delete any pages etc etc, however shit does hit the fan some times and people will see yours at some point in time.

It’s fast becoming a trend to have a funny, whitty pun in regards to 404 Error Pages, and theres all sort of gallery type sites now that exclusively show 404 Error Pages, Perhaps a good way to incle in some extra traffic?

I’ve included some of my top 5 custom 404 error pages that I’ve come across:

http://www.designbombs.com/404
(I liked this site anyway, but the 404 is imba)

http://fryewiles.com/templateserrors/404.html

http://agens.no/404
(I really like the graphic work)

http://anidea.com/404
(This could be made to be fantastic)

I’m pretty sure you can find some bettle ones on google so let me know if you find any more cool examples!