WordPress version detection

WordPress version detection

Sometimes you’re browsing around and wondering whether a blog is a WordPress or not (at least I am)… So I created a small script that detects that, and show the version of the WordPress as well. A useful tool for all you blackhats out there too perhaps? Go grab the Show WordPress version Greasemonkey script!…

Why you should not use XML Sitemaps

Why you should not use XML Sitemaps

Update: This article is published in 2007. Nowadays XML sitemaps have found there way into our WordPress SEO plugin and we do recommend using them for any (larger) site. First of all: I do want you to use Google Webmaster Tools. It’s an incredible useful toolbox, so please, please use it. If you’re not using it…

Google Analytics: adding search engines

Google Analytics: adding search engines

I’ve been diving a bit in to Google Analytics lately, and one of the things you’ll notice when you run Google Analytics is that it doesn’t recognize every conceivable search engine straight out of the box. For instance, Ilse.nl, still quite popular here in the Netherlands, doesn’t seem to be seen as “organic” in Google…

Linklove monday

Linklove monday

Listening to Webmasterradio’s Strike Point, the linklove section came by and of course everyone should participate, so here’s a link to some great free clipart!

Readable nofollows

Readable nofollows

I noticed that on Dave’s great new layout, his nofollow comment links where unreadable… This was caused by my greasemonkey script setting a pink background but not changing the text color and so forth. I’ve now changed it to do that, so I can read the name’s in the comments. So if you’re using this…

WordPress theming: pushing trackbacks down

WordPress theming: pushing trackbacks down

I was playing around with my comments section as I wanted to style trackbacks differently from “normal” comments, and while playing around, I decided to just bump them down. The problem with the trackbacks was that they were interfering with the comment discussion. And as I want to keep that discussion as lively as possible,…