As noted by PhotoMatt Googlebot has been randomly requesting atom.xml, index.rdf and rss.xml from many webservers in the last few months.
Not only does this suggest that Google is actively indexing RSS news feeds because it values them as a good source of information but also that people who publish RSS news feeds should Continue reading “Help GoogleBot Index Your RSS Feed”
Many people include the Robots META tag :
meta name=”robots” content=”index, follow”
In their website’s header section to encourage search engine robots to index the page (add it to their database) and... Read More
Bookcrossing is a great way to meet people in your area who all have one common characteristic … they love books and sharing them with other people!
The following are some useful links for Bookcrossing members:
Continue reading “Bookcrossing resources”
I struck an interesting problem recently when attempting to gain a contract from an advertising agency to provide website optimisation services for their clients…
I had outlined the benefits of designing a website using a holistic approach to take advantage of the benefits in using web standards like XHTML & CSS, combined with the Apache web server, PHP scripting and MySQL database with quantifiable benefits such as:
Continue reading “The Status Quo isn’t Good Enough”
I finally succumbed to reading The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown last week It seems that every man and his dog has read this book, except me (until now)
I thought it It wasnt as good as it was hyped up to be .. actually it reminded me of Ice Station Zebra... Read More
Please note all my photography articles have moved to http://www.roadlesstravelled.com.au/category/photography/
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I plan on using this web log (blog) to store useful information I find on the internet (like my Web Development articles).
If anyone else also finds the information useful, they are welcome to it :-)
The software doing all the work behind the scenes of... Read More
The Dilbert Principle: A Cubicle’s-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads is Laugh out loud stuff as Scott Adams lampoons modern management techniques :-)
You loved the comic strip; now read the business advice.
Or should that be... Read More
Question : What do people most hate about websites ?
Answer : They take too long to load.
Research has shown time and time again that if a website doesn’t load
quickly, or isn’t easy to use than people will abandon the site and
look for... Read More
“In the shadow of Auschwitz, a flamboyant German industrialist grew into a living legend to the Jews of Cracow.
Thomas Keneally’s Booker Prize winning novel recreates the story of Oskar Schindler, an Aryan who risked his life to... Read More