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WordPress

It had to happen sooner or later. I finally migrated an old blog I had over to WordPress. With some 75 million website powered by WordPress it must be worth something. About 19% of self-hosted websites are WordPress (like this one). More WordPress statistics are here, and here. It’s not like I’ve never used WordPress […]

Google’s search results algorithm Panda

I just came across this article that talks about changes to Google’s search results algorithm. http://www.seomoz.org/blog/beat-google-panda The five “penalties” listed are: 1. Heavy Template Footprint 2. Empty Content 3. Overlapping and Redundant Articles 4. High Ad Ratio 5. Affiliate Links and Auto Generated Content But the two significant points from this review are 1) how […]

Google Analytics Premium

Everyone uses Google Analytics. Did you know they now offer a “premium” service? For the low, low price of $150,000 you can get Extra processing power, Advanced analysis, Service and support, and Guarantees. More details here.

Windows 8 on a Tablet

I’m a Microsoft fan. I’m also considering the convenience of a tablet. Should I get an iPad? Sorry, I just can’t bring myself to bite the apple. What shall I do? Well, I can hope when Microsoft gets into the tablet game they will do it cost efficiently and effectively. How Microsoft Can Succeed with […]

Determine the image for the Facebook Like button

When adding the Facebook Like button to a page, be sure to add the image Property meta tag: <meta property=”og:image” content=”<full path to image>”/> Here are other tag that can be added: <meta property=”og:title” content=”<Title of the page>”/> <meta property=”og:site_name” content=”<Title of the site>”/> Here is the Facebook Like button generator: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like/

SSL Security Tool for Windows Servers

IIS Crypto is a free tool that gives administrators the ability to enable or disable protocols, ciphers, hashes and key exchange algorithms on Windows Server 2003 and 2008. It also lets you re-order SSL cipher suites offered by IIS. https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto/Default.aspx