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21
Oct

Massive Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016

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Internet-wide DDoS attack October 21 2016 Today’s (October 21, 2016) wide spread global DDoS attack was a big event, and a bad one: An attack on the Internet, not just on a website. A DDoS attack is when bad actors flood a server with redundant or duplicate requests to freeze it up and make it […]

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02
Oct

Give User-Agents a Clear Server Pathway

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User-Agent Journey over Your Web Server: A Pinball ride or a directed Path? As this blog has noted many times before, Google is penalizing poor site technology. Make sure you give all user-agents, search bots and browsers, a clear pathway over and across your server. If you send them ricocheting all over the place like […]

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01
Apr

Be Web Local To Anywhere From Anywhere

Posted by | · · · · · · · · | Content · Digital · Links · Local · Page · semantic Web · Server · Site · User Experience | Comments Off on Be Web Local To Anywhere From Anywhere

Be local to a customer next door — or the other wide of the world Local optimization is about getting a website found for search queries made nearby, for for small scale, metropolitan area, and regional queries But “localization” can be applied on any scale, from a street up to global. With the right combination of content, […]

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25
Mar

templates & plugins 2

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Templates & Plugins 2 — Tips for using Plugins As discussed here, plugins can cause a heap of problems.  Following are some tips for using (or not) plugins and ensuring your CMS offers a clean content menu, not a multilingual hodge podge: Audit your CMS and review which of the installed site-wide plugins you really need […]

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14
Mar

Google squeezes badly built poorly structured sites

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Brand audits · Content · Digital · Mobile · Optimization · Page · Performance Measurement · Server · Site · User Experience | Comments Off on Google squeezes badly built poorly structured sites

Google squeezes badly built, poorly structured websites Google is evaluating website technology more critically, which will especially impact SME sites. Here’s how to avoid bad practices that will be punished. Recently — apart from all the content updates — we’ve seen Google: Requiring responsiveness and mobile friendliness Penalizing server errors Preferring secure sites in some […]

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17
Jan

templates & plugins

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Generic page templates & plugins common to content management systems (CMS) An earlier post looked at tips for using WordPress. This post goes into a little more detail on some of the structural pitfalls of generic templates and plugins found in CMS like Joomla and Drupal as well as WordPress and Magento. CMS can ease the […]

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26
Nov

Tips for using WordPress

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Using WordPress as a Website Content Management System (CMS) WordPress is a great product but it can cause problems unless it’s set up and used correctly. Below are some helpful hints for those using or thinking of using it. WordPress is a Content Management System or CMS. A CMS is piece of site-wide software. It […]

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