Friday, November 17, 2006

Google Yahoo MSN join forces - Sitemaps

"Sitemaps are an easy way for webmasters to inform search engines about pages on their sites that are available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap is an XML file that lists URLs for a site along with additional metadata about each URL (when it was last updated, how often it usually changes, and how important it is, relative to other URLs in the site) so that search engines can more intelligently crawl the site."


Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Google - Virtual hosts vs. Dedicated ip addresses

Finally. The answer! Google makes no difference.

"Links to virtually hosted domains are treated the same as links to domains on dedicated IP addresses." - Matt Cutts


Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Google Custom Search Engines Open Worlds of Potential

The development of the Internet, and later search engines, has put a wider (and sometimes deeper) range of information at more users’ fingertips than ever before. What’s more, it has empowered users to find exactly what they’re looking for – the ultimate in “personal media,” if you will. But large general search engines have their faults. What if you could build a search engine that focused specifically on your own interests?"


Wednesday, November 01, 2006

The ultimate webdesign usability checklist

Nice usability tips!
"I noticed that I, and fellow webdesigners, keep making the same usability mistakes over and over. This checklist with 88 questions is a must read for every webdesigner who cares about usability."