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Implementing hreflang using a strategy pattern

Recently I've been involved in a tech audit that was mainly around hreflang implementation. The hreflang attribute specifies the language of the site depending on location. Throughout the audit, I felt that things could have been a lot easier if the developers handled the hreflang implementation... More

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Everything really IS awesome!

Do you ever have one of those days where you go online and everything just seems so downbeat? It can be a faceless world where anyone and everyone can broadcast their opinion, whether it’s positive or negative, without any concern for the impact their words have on others. To be quite frank,... More

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How to make a simple web crawler in GO

Writing web crawlers is one of the most interesting parts of my job. The reason I love it so much is because it is both simple and complex. Simple because the basic idea is as easy as following these four steps: Send a GET request to the URL Extract the content from the response. Extract... More

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10 Effective Tips For a Web Developer to Meet a Tight Deadline

As a developer working in a creative agency, I get to work with a lot of different projects and, as I started off as the only developer, I had to adapt to the projects that came to my desk. This is in fact a belief I have: that such submission to tasks is what actually promotes one's abilities, and... More

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Cloud Computing on SEO

Most of us can't imagines our daily lives without the usual 'clicks' on Facebook, Twitter or how we 'Google' most of the tricky and rare words to get answers from all over the world. Every single business is running day by day on data analysis. Without consistent and significant data set, that is... More

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6 Dos and Don’ts for Preventing WordPress Comment Spam

As bloggers, we constantly deal with the pain of being spammed with comment spam!  Picture a scenario where you've put a lot of time and effort into producing an awesome piece of content (such as this blog post you're currently reading), shared it all over social media and sat down to wait for the... More

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Page speed as a ranking factor

There are incredible things which happen every second; about 11,500 Google searches take place, 11,500 Facebook statuses get updated and 2.8 million emails are sent. That's every second. But people browsing the internet do not have seconds to spare when they're wired onto the World Wide Web. In... More

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SES London 2014 – The Best 30 Minute Presentation From Any SEO Conference Ever

People tend to fall in one of two categories when dealing with search engine marketing conferences: love or hate. I tend to be in the latter group. They are often too fluffy, too general, too long, and too big league for me. I can see where they fit into the industry; I understand that a small... More

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ViewState: SEO killer or simply a hidden menace?

We have a client with a site running on asp.net – Microsoft’s proprietary coding system and in a recent audit or their website, we discovered that many of the pages were of massive weight, although on the surface there doesn’t seem to be much there to make up such huge file sizes. Looking... More