Tag Archives: google

Google Page Speed Service (speed up your website with Google)

I came across Google’s Page Speed Service today, here is the description of their service: Page Speed Service is an online service to automatically speed up loading of your web pages. Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices and serves them to end users via Google’s servers across the globe.  […] You can run tests to measure the speed up of your site in a few minutes. Page Speed Service is currently offered free

Rich snippets in Google and WordPress using GD Star Rating

[this post needs to be reformatted and elaborated on, but for now here are the links that helped me get both AUTHOR and RATING rich snippets working on my blog :-)] VERY nice info on configuring GD Star Rating http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/add-rich-snippets-reviews-wordpress-blog/ Good general overview of the task at hand and all the related info http://yoast.com/rich-snippets-everywhere/ http://www.sakthiganesh.com/integrating-google-rich-snippets-wordpress http://wpprobusiness.com/4390/add-rich-snippets-wordpress/ How to test to see if your rich snippets are formatted correctly and visible to Google http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets

301 Redirects on IIS A Tale of Two URLs

301 Redirects on IIS A Tale of Two URLs Most websites, including mine, have the same content for their domainname as well as for www+their domain name. For instance at my site in the past if you went to jdhodges.com you’d get the same thing as www.jdhodges.com. The problem with this is that Google and other search entries treat www.yourdomain.com and yourdomain.com as two completely different sites, this can result in your pagerank being split between multiple sites and duplicate