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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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52 Things I Learned By Trying To Post A Blog Post Every Day For 100 Days

52 Things I Learned By Trying To Post A Blog Post Every Day For 100 Days

I tried to post a blog post every day for 100 days. I almost succeeded, I posted at least something for 99 days. And in the final, 100th post I list the 52 things I learned during the whole process.

How Fast Are My Web Pages?

How Fast Are My Web Pages?

More and more web searches are being done from mobile devices, so your website needs to be adaptive and function on all different screen sizes. And it needs to work well. Many websites designed for desktop viewing have become bloated with code that perform actions such as photo sliders, though this might look good on a desktop, it might not work so well on a mobile device. One tool that can help you ascertain how your site performs is Google's PageSpeed Insights. In this post we look at how some of Onsitenow's pages fared.

Experiments In Blogging

Experiments In Blogging

Day 55: A blogging addiction can damage your website's reputation with the search engines. Is there anything you can do about that?

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 2

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 2

Day 54: Yesterday I talked about one good reason why I shouldn't be posting a blog post every day. Today, I find another good reason to abandon the #100blogs in 100 days challenge. But will I....

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 6 - Schema.org

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 6 - Schema.org

Day 50: You may have lots of useful information on your website but do the search engines know what it is about? The chances are that they are using their algorithms to guess. But there is a way to tell them explicitly what your content is, and what it is about. Find out how in this post...

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 5 - Video

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 5 - Video

Day 49: In part 4 I looked at what Google's Webmaster guidelines said about images and how my website stood up against those guidelines. Today I'll look at what they say about video, though at present I have no video on the site, that was until today....

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.

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!?

20 Days Of None Stop Blogging

20 Days Of None Stop Blogging

Day 20. So I have been blogging for 20 days none stop. Is it going to help my Google ranking? You would have thought so wouldn't you.

Blogging Every Day For 10 Days What Effect Will It Have On My Google Search Engine Rankings?

Blogging Every Day For 10 Days What Effect Will It Have On My Google Search Engine Rankings?

Day 10. Time to look at the data. What progress are we making in our attempt to climb up Google's search results? Let's see...

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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