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W3C Cheatsheet

W3C Cheatsheet

An easily overlooked, but important part of SEO is creating compliant markup (HTML) that can be read easily by search engines – and of course browsers. I’ve recently come across this W3C cheatsheet that provides a rather handy searchable quick reference to W3C compliant markup: http://www.w3.org/2009/cheatsheet/ As summarised by W3C: The W3C Cheat Sheet is an open source […]

SQLOLEDB Connection Strings

This post is a little off track, but after spending quite some time trying to figure a technical problem out, I thought it might help out another lost soul, so I’m posting under Technical Architecture. If you need to use an OLE style connection string to connect to a SQL Server database (for example, you’re […]

WordPress 3.0

It’s been a while since I posted anything, due to various other commitments, so I’ll ease myself back in slowly with a short, not particularly SEO related post. WordPress 3.0 is out and has a number of nice new features – I’ve upgraded 2 websites automatically (one from 2.91, one from 2.92 on different hosts) […]

New Google Webmaster Tools data great for SEO

New Google Webmaster Tools data great for SEO

Google Webmaster tools is useful for checking that your site is being indexed properly, looking at back-links and identifying 404’s, but the top ranking search stats have never been particularly useful. A recent upgrade has seen a graph and table of ranking and click through stats added, which is actually very handy. It shows how […]