Posts from ‘July, 2008’

Making the Woopra analytics code valid xHTML

Woopra is a ground-breaking web-analytics service that is seriously better than Google Analytics. However, the default javascript code is flawed, in the sense that it doesn’t validate as xHTML strict. The default code looks like this : where ‘XXXXXXXXXX’ is the website ID. To make this valid xHTML, you just need to add type=”text/javascript” to […]

Start My Computer with Folder view activated

By editing an entry in the registry, My Computer can can be started with the Folder tree activated. Normally, this can be activated by clicking the Folders button above the address bar; but if you use the folder view frequently, you might wish to permanently activate it. Click on Start>Run. Type in regedit. This will […]

How to set up a sub subdomain

I’ve been getting quite a few hits from Google to the DNS Guide post from people searching for how to set up a sub subdomain. It’s quite simple actually. Say you want to set up a sub sub domain sub2.sub1.domain.com. All you need to do is create an A record for sub2.sub1.domain.com and point it […]

Prevent duplicate indexing of phpBB3 threads by Google

In a default phpBB3 installation(without an SEO mod), the same thread can be accessed through many URLs. For example, the thread Favourite Animorphs fanfiction can be accessed through these different URLs : http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&p=659#p659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=60 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&st=0&sk=t&sd=a http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&st=0&sk=t&sd=a#p659 The agressive Googlebot might pick almost all of those links and it might lead to […]