A web buddy of mine sent me a link to phpSpeedy via StumbleUpon, and asked me what I thought of it. It seems like a good idea for a topic, and a waste if I just replied in email, so I figured I’d write my thoughts here. What phpSpeedy claims is that it speeds up [...]
If you frequent web design forums you will see threads going back and forth about the value of the meta description tag. Some say it’s critical, some say it’s outdated and worthless. Now Google has published a post on their blog explaining how important this particular tag can be. From the article: Why does Google [...]
I’ve noticed that the Slurp bot that Yahoo throws around has been going crazy on a couple of my forums over the past few days. Right now there are Slurps coming from 23 different IP addresses on one of my forums. Sure, 23 isn’t all that many but it’s a small forum with only about [...]
What follows is the robots.txt file that I’m using for a photography forum I’m an admin on. The idea is to tell robots not to crawl pages that I think shouldn’t be indexed, or that I feel may be causing duplicate content problems.