Web Design Leeds My Daily Musings

What does a Leeds web developer think about and get up to on a daily basis? Find out in this Journal which is part of a #100blog posts in 100 days challenge.

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Distasters Can Be Useful!

Distasters Can Be Useful!

Day 40: If something bad happens it can be a rich source of blog posts.

1 Way You Can Learn From Blogging

1 Way You Can Learn From Blogging

Day 39: Blogging can help you clarify your thoughts and help you to get to know your subject better.

Blogging Can Be Hard Work In Ways You Didn't Think.

Blogging Can Be Hard Work In Ways You Didn't Think.

Day 38: The mechanics of blogging are quite involved and it can take a bit of time to get used to the process.

Blogging Addiction

Blogging Addiction

Day 37: I'm addicted to blogging! It was good to start with when I was thinking about what I was writing, but now it has become an obsession to just keep going despite not having enough time to complete any decent articles.

A Minimum Viable Blog?

A Minimum Viable Blog?

Day 36: Partial surrender as I decide I cannot sustain longer articles in this 100-day-post-a-blog-every-day-challenge

Using Google's PageSpeed Insights

Using Google's PageSpeed Insights

Day 35: I test my site against Google's PageSpeed Insight, how did it do...?

My MODX caching policy

My MODX caching policy

Day 34: Caching is a vital part of making you website run at it's optimal speed. There are lots of different tools you can use in MODX to make sure you have the best caching that matches your website updating activity.

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 4

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 4

Day 33: The final set of photos from my bike ride at the weekend. Really, with this sort of countryside, why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 3

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 3

Cycling In The Yorkshire Dales

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 2

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 2

Day 31: My second lot of photos from my cycling trip in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend.

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 1

A Web Developer's Day Off - Part 1

Day 30: Cycling in the Yorkshire Dales is a wonderful way to spend a day. Here are a few photos of one of the things that I like to do on a day off.

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 4: Images

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 4: Images

Day 29: Images, are different to text, when people search for images the way they scan the results is different to lists of websites, this might be worth looking into...

How To Find If All The Images On Your Website Have Alt Tags

How To Find If All The Images On Your Website Have Alt Tags

Day 28: Bash shell script to help you track down all the images on your website that don't have alt tags. Google like's them so get hunting, and get them put in.

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 3

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 3

Day 27: Alt tags, valid html and broken links all get my attention today, what might they reveal, and what changes may I have to make?

Improving My Website's Performance, A Penny Drops!

Improving My Website's Performance, A Penny Drops!

Day 26: While systematically reviewing my websites's performance, I realise something I have been doing has been impacting the speed of my web pages, what can I do about it?

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 2

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 2

Day 25: The task continues of comparing what way Google suggests that a website should be constructed against how I have constructed mine and seeing if I should make any changes, I should....

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 1

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 1

Day 24. I start, what I think is going to be a long process, comparing my website with Google's Webmaster Guidelines, and seeing what I might have to change to improve it's performance in the search engine rankings.

Does The Speed Of Your Website Have Any Effect On Your Google Ranking?

Does The Speed Of Your Website Have Any Effect On Your Google Ranking?

Day 23. The post mortem continues as I look the the importance of speed on a websites ranking.

Some Research Using Webmaster Tools

Some Research Using Webmaster Tools

Day 22. Today I started a post mortem into the drop in my rankings since I started blogging, are they really that bas!?

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Day 21. I think most people start out in business with a genuine product and a genuine desire to make money by giving other people something useful in the form of a product or service. But then there are other more cynical players who pray on people's hopes and dreams...

An experiment in blogging

This is an experiment to see what effect posting a blog post every day for 100 days will have on this website's Google ranking.

If you would like to receive a full search engine optimisation (SEO) report on the results of this experiment and the techniques I used at the end of 100 days then leave your email in the form below.



 

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