Category Archives: Servers

My New Synology NAS

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Hyper Cache My New Favorite WordPress Plugin

WordPress creates each and every page on-the-fly. Even with a fairly powerful server this can take some time. Hyper Cache makes a copy of each page and serves that up in a fraction of the time it takes for a … Continue reading

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New ISP Changing Server IP

I just changed ISP’s and as a result needed to change the IP addresses on my FreeBSD servers. When I first set up the servers I just entered the settings into the FreeBSD setup wizzard but now I needed to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Google Won’t Index WordPress Pages Created by Plugins – Solution

On my WordPress site CapeParrot.org I have a number of pages created by plugins: a forum, a picture gallery and a store. To use these Plugins you just place a shortcode on a single WordPress page and they do their … Continue reading

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