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Get more link & ranking data from Google Search Console

Google Search Console is one of the very few places you can get free link and ranking data. Even when compared to paid sources it often has better link data and reports on more long tail keyword data because it's the only provider that has direct access to Google's data. Link & Ranking Data... More


How to build a Text Spinner UI Widget

Spinner widgets are one of the UI components that are often used in games, in which either a user interaction or an internal process changes the content of the widget, but instead of a static change, the widget transitions smoothly by spinning from the old value to the new one. You might recognise... More


JOB ALERT: We’re recruiting a Full Stack Developer

Job title: Full Stack Developer Salary: £25-32k Benefits: BUPA Healthcare + eligible for company bonus scheme We're looking for a bright, talented and friendly developer to help us create beautiful, engaging and original campaigns for our clients. About Us Verve Search is a busy and... More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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