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Facebok Login

Internet, Web Design
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Obviously this doesn’t do anything, I just thought it’d be funny with the recent login kerfuffle, especially with the intentional misspelling of Facebook I might get a few hits on Google. I’m aware that I’m a bastard.

A guide to Search Engine Optimisation for clients of web design companies

Internet, Moans, Web Design

A lot of clients who hire some designers to design & build their website will pay a third party for SEO, often too much relative to what their paying for the design and development. Here are the steps you need to follow for budgeting.

  1. Take the number of sales you make to Search Engine’s spiders (which is 0)
  2. Prefix it with your local currency’s symbol (for UK visitors £0)
  3. Spend that much on SEO
  4. Take the money you were going to spend on SEO and hire a copywriter.

Because good content is important, maybe if it was called Potential Customer Experience Optimisation (PCEO™) clients would pay silly money for it.

New Design

Web Design

There are 2 reasons for the new design

  1. I’m working at 5mm for the next couple of days and as there’s absolutely nothing planned in the tech world for that time I figured it would be interesting to talk about my use of CSS3 selectors.
  2. The old version was over designed…

Theres a few bugs in IE, who cares?

Magyar

Food, Internet, Web Design

The recent snow meant my delivery from Tesco didn’t was cancelled, but 2 great things.

  1. They sent me a £10 off voucher, which is nice
  2. Their website has a ‘My recent orders’ section, I can add everything from the last order, with the correct quantities, in a few seconds.

A bigger threat than terrorism and other links

Apple, Moans, Random, Web Design

Oldest First

Internet, Web Design

It’s especially bad when the comments are paginated, so when you’re going from the last page to the first you just have to hope no-one adds a new comment.

You always want the oldest first so you can read it in order, so when someone refers to a previous comment you’ve already read it.

You never want the newest comments on a blog post or article first, here’s why…