I’ve experienced problems with malicious websites that display my web pages within an Iframe on their own sites. If you’re not familiar with what an Iframe is, it’s an HTML tag that can be used display another web page in a split view. The Iframe tag was very common in the late 90’s and early 00s, but these days it is rarely used on legitimate websites. It is normally used by spammy websites as a method of hijacking content from other websites. StumbleUpon uses Iframe for functionality of its StumbleBar, which is not considered stealing, but still a practice that is controversial to many webmasters.
Twitter is a fun site to say anything you like. It’s even more fun when you have a lot of loyal followers who interact with whatever you tweet. If you want more followers who genuinely dig what you’re tweeting, I’ve got some tips for you. If you came here not willing to put in work though, this is not the post for you. This is not some sure way to get 200,000 followers overnight. Going that route will only get you 200,000 zombie followers who won’t care what you have to say. Follow these tips instead.
I recently attempted to get a new site up and running with WordPress and the WP Super Cache plugin on Dreamhost. After configuring everything and being confident things were working just great, I started receiving errors at the bottom of the page that said “Page not cached by WP Super Cache. Could not get mutex lock.” … Read more
For one reason or another, you may decided that you don’t want Google Adsense ads appearing within certain posts on your WordPress blog. It’s a difficult task since you most likely added the Adsense ad code within the template file. Using PHP and with just a slight change to your code, you can exclude Adsense … Read more
My websites have never been too decorated with graphics. I mainly focus on writing good content. But as I look around the web, I see many other websites using logos from other companies on many of their pages. For example, sites like TechCrunch or Mashable may have a picture of an Apple or Android logo … Read more
Lately I’ve been tweaking a lot of things on my sites to try to make the sites more ‘sticky’. I want people to stay around a bit longer and view a few more pages before they leave. Here are 3 things that have made a difference. Changed Related Posts Section I moved my Related Posts … Read more
I’m not really big on people telling me what to do with my Twitter account, but when it comes to tweeting for your business, it’s a whole different animal. They say you’re supposed to engage 80% of the time and advertise 20% of the time on Twitter. I would agree with that, but many businesses … Read more
People spend a lot of time trying to figure out different combinations of keywords to use in their posts. There’s so much focus on using certain keywords that sometimes writers don’t pay attention to the keywords that shouldn’t be included in their posts. I recently wrote a post about how to make it through a … Read more
Lately there has been a lot of concern about ‘content farms’; web sites that post small blurbs of information about a news story. At issue is how this style of journalism is undermining our traditional way of reading news. Writers are screaming about how the Web is in deep trouble because of these sites, trying … Read more