Upgrade your WordPress!!

Upgrade your WordPress!!

WordPress 2.3 “Dexter” has been released, and it’s cool, so upgrade NOW. If you’ve upgraded ad you use my Robots Meta plugin, you’ll see two new functions: “Enforce a trailing slash on all category and tag URL’s” and “noindex the comment RSS feeds”. Especially the second one is a reason to upgrade, as it allows…

How to check your image search stats and keywords

How to check your image search stats and keywords

A few people have been asking how to check their image search stats and which keywords were used, after they’ve applied my Google Analytics image search “hack” or when they’re using the Google Analytics WordPress plugin. So, instead of typing this in each email, here’s a small howto. Go to Google Analytics Traffic Sources -> Search…

Extracting click data from Google Analytics

Extracting click data from Google Analytics

Small note: Quite a few people asked how to check the outbound click and download data from Google Analytics, so I compiled a small howto on checking your outbound click stats. Update: I added a few more: How to check your image search stats and keywords Creating a Google Analytics filter for image search

Checking your outbound clicks in Google Analytics

Checking your outbound clicks in Google Analytics

Using Content Drilldown to see your outbound clicks Since the release of my Google Analytics WordPress plugin I’ve had the question several times: where can I find my outbound clicks and download stats in Google Analytics? You do that by using the Content Drilldown function. You can find the content drilldown function as a submenu…

Click here to read all about a natural link profile

Click here to read all about a natural link profile

Sint Smeding IM’d me tonight, pointing me to this post on his blog, which basically is the Dutch version of what Brian Clark is talking about: whether or not to use “Click here” as anchor text for links. The first thing I had to think of was a post by Jennifer Slegg about choosing the…

Nice and cheap internet marketing products?

Nice and cheap internet marketing products?

DealDotCom is creating quite the hype at the moment… They’re promoting themselves as the Woot! of internet marketing, or for the Europeans among my readers: the iBood of internet marketing. I’m very curious as to what they have to offer, as this looks quite tempting: If you’re involved in Internet Marketing in any way, shape,…

Exporting your users and / or commenters to a CSV file?

Exporting your users and / or commenters to a CSV file?

If you have a huge blog, you might want to create a mailinglist for your readers as well. Now to start that mailinglist, you could get all the people who once commented on your blog, or just those who registered for your blog, into that mailinglist. If you’re running on WordPress and want to do…

Google Analytics for WordPress: my latest plugin

Google Analytics for WordPress: my latest plugin

I just wanted to let you guys know that I’ve thrown the first version of my Google Analytics for WordPress plugin out there. You can download it from here, while you wait for me to write the page for it on this site! It automatically tracks outbound clicks from posts, comments, blogroll, it tracks downloads,…

Searching for freshly indexed pages

Searching for freshly indexed pages

The post Matt did about better date search inspired me to create OpenSearch plugins which allow you to search for pages indexed in the last 24 hours or the last 7 days. Find them on this page, or just install them from here: Results from the last 24 hours Results from the last week

Optimizing your WordPress titles

Optimizing your WordPress titles

I’ve recently redone my entire category structure, going from a large group of categories to only six of them. I did that with a plugin which adds an ajaxy bit of interface so you can easily add and delete categories to posts from the category overview. This plugin is called wp-cats. Now after doing this…