Monthly Archives: March 2011

Avoid duplicate content from index.html or index.php

Todays SEO post is a quick and easy one to avoid duplicate content. http://www.craigharris.org http://www.craigharris.org/index.php Both this links return the same page and would be considered duplicate content by Google. To fix this include the following bit of code in … Continue reading

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More To WWW or not to WWW that is the duplicate content question!

See my first post on the subject here: http://www.craigharris.org/2011/03/18/to-www-or-not-to-www-that-is-the-duplicate-content-question/ about the importance of using only one URL for web content to avoid duplicate content and resulting penalization in search results. Which URL do you choose? WWW ie: http://www.craigharris.org or non-WWW … Continue reading

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Submit Your Sitemaps with robots.txt

A sitemap is a list of content on your site that makes it easier to find. Sitemap.xml files are designed to make it easier for search engines to index your site. If you have a small simple website that is … Continue reading

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Speed Up Your Website with Compression

In my quest for better search engine optimization (SEO) I’ve found that Google considers how fast your site loads in its ratings. There are a lot of things you can do to clean up and reduce the size of your … Continue reading

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Map of Every Country that Doesn’t Use the Metric System

In 1968 the US Congress authorized the U.S. Metric Study, a three year study of the feasibly of switching to the metric system. In 1975 Congress passed the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 and created the U.S. Metric Board for … Continue reading

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Apache Server Catchall

One more trick to keep traffic from getting away. When setting up the Virtual Hosts section on an Apache web server add the following VirtualHost at the end of the list: # # MUST REMAIN LAST IN LIST!!!! # <VirtualHost … Continue reading

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Duke Nukem Never Comes Early

Breaking News: After waiting fifteen years Duke Nukem Forever has been delayed again!!! U.S. release has been pushed back to June 14th. “I’m very sorry for the added delay. We’ve all been working extremely hard and are very eager to … Continue reading

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Error 404 Pages

Today I got to thinking about those dreaded error 404 pages. They are really terrible for sites. I hate landing on a 404 page. Is that page gone? Moved? Is the entire site gone? Search engines hate them too. WordPress … Continue reading

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Herrin Suspended And Put On Probation, Graves Motorsports Fined

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (March 21, 2011) – AMA Pro Racing announced today that penalties and an accompanying fine have been assessed against Josh Herrin and Graves Motorsports, respectively, as the result of actions during the March 12 Daytona 200, specifically … Continue reading

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To WWW or not to WWW that is the duplicate content question!

Google is really hip on removing duplicate content from their search results. In the old days we would submit our sites in every way possible to get more results in searches i.e.: http://www.craigharris.org/ http://craigharris.org/ http://66.281.47.79 http://www.craigharris.org/index.html http://craigharris.org/index.html You get the … Continue reading

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