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Crawl Rate Tracker

My friend Patrick Altoft and I were talking about his crawl rate tracker plugin yesterday, discussing some possible new features. He mentioned that it didn’t work on 2.5, more specifically, that the install failed on 2.5. Luckily, Mezza had e-mailed him a fix, I tested it for him and it proved to work. Next to…

Winners!

First of all, I want to congratulate Idealizer with winning the free ticket to SES Hamburg. He understand best what these conferences are about for Marcus, Matt and me ;). I will contact you for the details! Thx to everyone who participated, hope to see you there! There’s a few other things I wanted to…

My redesign: the homepage

Quite a few people have been e-mailing me how I managed to get my homepage design done in WordPress, especially with the different featured blocks. So, since this site is all about sharing, let me show you! This is all done in the index.php file of my theme. The first block, the intro, is just…

WordPress Goodies

A small update to say I’ve fixed one plugin and added another resource for WordPress fanatics. First of all, I used to think that with the release of WordPress 2.3 and 2.5, the need for my Permalink Redirect plugin had gone away. However, I noticed that some friends of mine had loads of indexed URL’s…

The must read article about WordPress SEO

I’ve been working on this article about WordPress SEO for quite some time, and I’m very proud to be able to release it to all of you now. I can say all sorts of things about it, but this is really the biggest, and probably best, article I’ve ever written. Go read it now: If,…

Google translating search results

This morning, while discussing some issues with one of my German SEO colleagues, I was searching for [flug amsterdam] in google.de (if you know me you guess which client that was for). At the bottom of the SERP, I saw this: Basically, this is Google offering me, the user, to translate the search term into…

Win a ticket for SES Hamburg!

So SES Hamburg is close, very close, and if you haven’t bought a ticket yet, you can win one here! There are three reasons, according to Matt McGowan, to come to SES: Constructive feedback on how to improve your website’s visibility in the Search Engines – more relevant traffic, more sales Immediate feedback on how…

SEO Link Analysis 1.0.3!

I’ve been receiving “complaints” from quite a few people the last few weeks that my SEO Link Analysis plugin for Firefox stopped working on Yahoo! Site Explorer. It took some time, (actually it took 20 minutes, but it took some time to find that time) but I’ve fixed it now, so go download the new…