It has been announced that the 30 million Windows Live Spaces customers are being moved to WordPress.com. Windows Live Spaces (previously MSN Spaces) is Microsoft’s free blogging service. This is obviously a massive boost for WordPress which already powers an estimated 8% of Websites; not only … [Read more...] about Microsoft moves 30 million Blogs to WordPress
A Full Path (also called and absolute path and absolute pathname) is the location of an object relative to the root directory. Occasionally files may be required to be added, deleted or amended and the full path is required to be known. If you are wanting to know the full path of your hosting … [Read more...] about How to find your Full Path
The .htaccess file is an extremely powerful and efficient means of performing configuration on your Website. .htaccess is typically used for blocking visitors, rewriting URLs, cache control, customizing error messages and access control (security) among other things. One of the best 'quick guides' … [Read more...] about How to use .htaccess
I know this is not new however this surely remains topical; Bing, the Microsoft Search Engine, advertises on Google (i.e. Google Adsense). I was performing a search today for a map of Lindfield (in Ku-ring-gai which is part of greater Sydney) and noticed the ‘sponsored link’ as per the image. So, … [Read more...] about Bing Adverts on Google
I received quite a few messages after my last post about black hat SEO examples with many requesting information about techniques that are sure to result in a Website being blacklisted (or deemed as full of malware). There are many black hat SEO techniques but here are three that used to work … [Read more...] about 3 SEO activities that WILL get you banned
There are hundreds of Internet Search Engines. The most popular Search Engines command the vast majority of Searches. In the U.S., Google, Bing/Yahoo and Ask enjoy over 98% of Search volume whereas the next 66 most significant Search Engines shared 1.94% of the Search volume (data from Hitwise, July … [Read more...] about Go DuckDuckGo!
Black hat Search Engine Optimization (SEO) may be defined as deliberate deception in order to manipulate Website visitors and/or Search Engines. Black hat SEO is unethical and, although it does occasionally yield desired results, will eventually result in the Website being penalised by Search … [Read more...] about Black Hat SEO Example
WordPress originated as Blogging software. Since those early days, WordPress has developed into the leading Content Management System (CMS) used by large to small organizations as well as individuals. The key strengths of WordPress is its ease of use and robustness that makes it simple enough for … [Read more...] about How WordPress Fits Together