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Why functionality in themes is not always good.

25 August 2010 | 35 Comments | Joost de Valk

So you’ve switched over to a theme that comes with built-in functionality for titles and meta descriptions. Instead of using HeadSpace2, All in one SEO or another SEO plugin, you’re now using the theme’s built-in SEO functions and input boxes for title’s and meta descriptions. It just seems more logical doesn’t it? Loading one plugin …

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Debugging your XML sitemap with an XSL Stylesheet

28 June 2010 | 13 Comments | Joost de Valk

When you’re developing XML sitemaps, no matter on what platform, it’s pretty hard to debug them sometimes to be proper XML. You have to validate all the time and you can’t do a quick “glance” over to see whether your sitemap has the URL’s you were expecting. As mentioned before I’m working on my WordPress …

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Unleashing Quix

13 January 2010 | 104 Comments | Joost de Valk

I’ve been working on a secret (side) project for 3-4 months now, way longer than I ever intended to work on it, but it’s now ready for release. I’m ready to show you Quix, a tool I think is very cool, which I’ve shared with quite a few of my friends already who all like …

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Optimizing WordPress database performance

30 March 2009 | 71 Comments | Joost de Valk

I’ve been working with a plugin that was mentioned on the wp-hackers list last week, called debug queries, to optimize the performance on some of my sites, including this one. The plugin was pretty easy to use, and I’ve improved a bit on it. I’ve sent the patch to Frank, who authored the original plugin, …

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