Boost "provides static page caching for Drupal enabling a very significant performance and scalability boost for sites that receive mostly anonymous traffic". With the move of proxies to the WWW servers (January 2012), it is possible to install and configure it in the Stanford Leland web environment.
If you have a website at https://ponies.stanford.edu that is pointing to a Drupal install at https://www.stanford.edu/group/ponies/cgi-bin/drupal, and you want to force loading through the Vanity URL only (and avoid the broken CSS and links kerfuffle), you will need to modify the .htaccess file at the root of your drupal install, and add the following code right after the line that starts with
When public method (default) is used in file system, you cannot upload files and do not see images via WYSIWYG editor (e.g. TinyMCE) with IMCE module to upload images
Fix: (per email from mrmarco )
In the .htaccess file within your file upload directory (e.g.,
comment out the lines: