Category Archives: Coding
So I’m currently running an experiment on a student job site called JobDoggy.com. Initially the site had only been a place where we had a few articles and then a search box that led off to another job board site. We implemented a job board API, kept the articles, redesigned the site and relaunched. At first I saw some positive … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking a lot about pagination and how to navigate the rel=”next/prev” and canonical tags. I wrote a fairly detailed article about how I think rel=next, rel=prev and canonical tags should be implemented over on the Ironworks blog. I wanted to re-iterate some of the basic points that article attempts to address here in my own blog. Do not … Continue reading
I believe it to be common knowledge that search engines would want to place a lower emphasis on links or content located in a repeating nav bar or especially a footer. Greater emphasis is, and probably should be, placed on the more unique content and links found in the “body” of the page. Currently with HTML4, mark-up coders are working … Continue reading
Back in 2008 I posted an article about getting mod_rewrite working on a GoDaddy account. I thought it’d be a good time to update that information with another example. This time we’re going to be looking at making some changes on a GoDaddy account with a WordPress installation. —————————————- Options +FollowSymLinks Options -MultiViews RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^DirectoryName/(.*)/(.*)/(.*) pagename.php?paramB=$2¶mC=$3paramA=$1 # BEGIN … Continue reading
Skittles has finally fixed their IE sitelinks problem. Now their homepage is the Wikipedia page. Wins the award for most annoying navigation evar! Makes Hulk want to smash rainbow!!!
Ok, so I know this is a little out of the blue but a recently acquired SEO client is using GoDaddy for their hosting. Their domain name is something to the effect of www.chicago(businesstype).com. I’ve only been optimizing the site for a couple of weeks and we’re already doing well for keyword phrases using “chicago.” However, the client wants to … Continue reading