This page includes a number of websites that I find very useful. Clicking on the name will take you to the website in a new tab or window.

Gibson Research Corporation – excellent website with a range of useful data from an expert in internet security.

w3 website validator – this is the official website validator for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web.

ismysiteworking – a simple tool to assess the basics of your website.

The Spamhaus Project – excellent anti-spam resources.

websiteoptimization.com – Free website analysis tool giving a lot more detailed information.

my-ip-neighbors.com – my IP Neighbors lets you find out if any other web sites (“virtual hosts”) are hosted on a given web server.

alistapart.com – a List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices – good to get more detail about website design.

httparchive.org – The HTTP Archive tracks how the Web is built – interesting for internet trends.

gtmetrix – Analyze your web site’s speed and make it faster. GTmetrix gives you insight on how well your site loads and provides actionable recommendations on how to optimize it.