Once upon a time,, way back in Nineteen-Forgotten, there was a need for WWW, Those little four characters (do not forget the dot!) were added not as a romantic way to show people it was a website on the World Wide Web. It was actually added for a practical DNS reason most people under 40 don’t know, in-addr.arpa. Today we call it reverse DNS. You see, back then we had not learned how to forward and reverse DNS to the primary Zone. Today we do, so today the www. is just a waste of energy, space and time.
For those wanting to be more green, www. increases the carbon footprint of your website!
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As they say, it is the little things that mean so much. Like how to add a human readable dynamic title to a machine generated Google sitemap. That is just what I am about to show you using a simple little modification anybody with a little edit skills can do. Best of all you can even do this on your Multisite WordPress install, and ALL domain names will benefit.
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Understanding Sitemaps: What are the two most important things you need to know about Sitemaps? As a teacher I often need to provide answers to questions like these. Many people today still do now know what a sitemap is or how you can read one. This will teach you the basics you NEED TO KNOW about Sitemaps and why you need one.
A search engine is so called because it searches the Internet. It starts off with a list of domain names. Names like aLanTait.Net or AngBarato.Com. It goes to these domains and fetches the “Landing Page!” From there is crawls or spiders to other places by following the links. So you need to have a link to any page that is not the landing page for your domain. Search Engines like Google and Bing cannot find stuff without a link. No link, No Index! A Sitemap helps Google and Bing Find your stuff!
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Essential SEO is about people who “Click Through” and look at your site. This guide is about using Meta Descriptions for SEO! Good rank is not enough.
Many of the so called SEO experts focus solely on getting the highest position on the SERP (that would be Search Engine Results Page, not licking an ice cream!). The problem with this thinking is that it focuses on getting the position on the page or the impression. What really matters is the Click Through!
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FilaZilla has been my favorite FTP client for many years. Anyone running any website needs FileZilla. Certainly I need FileZilla as I use it all the time. So I needed to add FileZilla and migrate my settings and passwords.
This is part 3 of my Ubuntu Cheat Sheet series. Read also:
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With a brand new load of Ubuntu running on my new computer, (see Ubuntu Cheat Sheet Part 1 – The Load), I realized how much data I had in simply the Bookmarks, saved Passwords, and even the History of Firefox. I needed to migrate Firefox onto my new computer. It will take me forever to do it all by hand.
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If you read Super Typhoon Yolanda / Haiyan Destruction you know my computer is having many problems and I am afraid of losing nearly everything. This is about migrating Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (Precise Pangolin) to a new computer. This is sort of a cheat cheat so I can document what I did. But you could use it to load a new computer also!
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Super Typhoon Yolanda / Haiyan
We survived Super Typhoon Yolanda / Haiyan with only property damage! Some say this was the most destructive storm in the history of the world!
However, thanks to the Lord Yeshua that Marie, baby Zoe and I are all safe and unhurt, other than our racked nerves.
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Today I decided to sort a bunch of Bible related files based upon what book of the Bible it was base on. I decided to make one folder for each book of the Bible. Gosh Batman, that means I needed to create 66 folders… The thought of doing this by hand bothered me a lot. I decided to find a better way.
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Looking at a large CSS property all at once can seem a bit daunting. I am sure that many people have taking a look at someone’s style sheet and been so discouraged and dismayed as to believe “I could never do anything like that!”
But the trick to CSS is to address it the same as any other computer script, a line at a time. In this post, Simple CSS Style for Web Forms we will start to style our the Email Form we created in Forms for Websites ~ A Template for HTML5 or WordPress
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