August 2008 Entries

ASP.NET Custom Error not throwing 404

So I had an issue with Google the other day when I noticed my site was no longer verified.
So I went through the general process of verifying but Google complained that it was not seeing a 404 with the following message

We've detected that your 404 (file not found) error page returns a status of 200 (Success) in the header

Yahoo! Slurp and googlebot(at) causing Cannot use a leading .. to exit above the top directory

Since I launched my new site, I've been having this strange error.
As I have added ELMAH logging, I have been picking up a strange error. The error contains the following message:

Cannot use a leading .. to exit above the top directory.

It's with great pride and joy, I announce my new site: I have developed this with my partner in crime - Koldfu5ion - who as you can see has some wicked design skills. We initially launched this site as, solely focusing on Xbox game, but have now taken the leap to go multiplatform. It's been a long hard year, and taken many many hours of my free time away from family and social events to get this done. I can finally sit back, put my feet up, and marvel at a creation that has taken it's sweet time to come to be. But not...

Welcome to

So I've been meaning to start a blog for a long time now, I've just never got around to actually doing it. So I thought "What the hell" and went ahead and starting one.

So hear it is!

My name is ... uh ... WebDude I guess, and I've been a Web Developer for almost 9 years now. Now, time for my life story...