In one of my recent posts, I wrote about how using HTTPS is, while essential for many sites, one of those things which can cause a couple of problems if it isn’t implemented properly.
So I finally got round to sorting out Askimet on my website. It certainly took long enough. I just got lazy and couldn’t be bothered to reset the password every time I got distracted. Plus I did feel very, very mean not paying for it.
Because I just don’t talk about cats enough. Apparently.
A while ago, a gentleman who worked with me at my previous agency told me that you can use Python to do some awesome scraping action on websites. Obviously, I got needlessly excited and decided that as soon as I was next paid I would go out and get a book about Python and try […]
A secure version of a webpage can be identified easily; it will have the ‘https://’ protocol within the URL. For websites which require protected logins, it’s an essential.
In 2009, Google announced it would be supporting the rel=canonical tag. It’s a simple bit of markup with a simple enough function, but it’s still a tad confusing at times; especially when it comes to the flow of link equity. What is a canonical tag? Rel=canonical is a quick and easy way of informing […]
A soft 404 is one of those little niggling things which appears to make technical SEO that little bit more fiddly now and again. They can be a real issue, as they make crawling your site for 404s much more difficult, and can serve as a bottleneck for link equity. Soft 404s, often known […]
It’s very clear that search engines are used a great deal – Google, at present, holds the highest (by a long shot) percentage of search engine uses by consumers. The fact that “Googling it” has become somewhat of a verb in our vocabulary is testament to that. But what is it that people use Google […]
Because it’s so important that search engines can read your content, it’s key to know what a search engine can and can’t do. There’s not much point building something awesome in the hope of getting organic visits if it can’t physically be ranked. At the moment, there’s still a good number of things which search […]