How a bot sees your website?

By |2009-01-20T03:05:51+01:00January 20th, 2009|Web Development|

This time, I’ll write about SEO, i.e. Search Engine Optimization.
First of all let’s agree on one point, we should build websites for people, not bots, but people find us through bots.
So keeping in mind to build “useful and good content“, let’s see how a bot sees your website?
First of all, for some people who are completely new to the topic, a bot is a kinda program (or software) used by search engines to browse the Internet and saves all the information it can read in the search engine’s index, and bots, basically are Text Browsers, and they read your website, they don’t see it the way humans do!
…So that way search engines know about everything!
Bots travel through websites by following links on one page and jumping back and forth […]

MyBlogLog Widget is SLOW!

By |2008-12-10T18:24:30+01:00December 10th, 2008|Web Development, Wordpress|

I’ve been using MyBlogLog widget from Yahoo, from the beginning, and I was really happy with it at first. I used to find out who visited my site and if they’ve had a blog or website, it helped me to find and visit it easily.
Now that Gibni is expanding and I get more and more visitors per day, I am worried about the speed and loading times, so I am trying to make pages load faster and faster.
I’ve been using caching techniques, CSS sprites and other optimization techniques some developed by myself and some mostly inspired from AskApache ; and managed to get the best possible loading speed.
Today, I feel it’s going to be the last day for MyBlogLog widget on Gibni. And within the next 12 hours, […]