7 April, 2015

How to Submit Your Website to Google, Bing, and Yahoo
By: Matthew Jackson

Submit your URL to Google:

1. Go to: http://www.google.com/addurl/?continue=/addurl
2. Login to your Google account (ie: Gmail)
3. Enter your URL, ie: http://www.stellarbuild.com
4. Enter the captcha text
5. Select “Add URL”

Submit your URL to Bing:

1. Go to: http://www.bing.com/docs/submit.aspx
2. Enter your URL, example: http://www.stellarbuild.com
3. Enter the captcha text
4. Select “Submit URL”

Things to consider:

  • Submitting to Bing will ALSO submit
  • ...

Tags: SEO

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2 April, 2015

Making a Blog URL, SEO Friendly With PHP
By: Matthew Jackson

The key to having a SEO friendly url is pretty simple. You want the title, which describes the article to be the url. Atleast that is the simplest way to do it.... It is much better than the id value of your blog.

Either way you want to format the text as follows:

function getSeoUrl($string) {
    //Lower case everything
    $string = strtolower($string);
    //Make alphanumeric (removes all other characters)
    $string =...

Tags: Blog, PHP, SEO

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13 March, 2015

Keeping Your Mac Book Pro From Overheating
By: Matthew Jackson

 

There are some simple solutions to keeping your Mac book Pro cool.

I take NO RESPONSIBILITY, changing your system with software or hardware can damage it. Please do anything at your own risk. We are not professional laptop specialists.

When it comes to Mac OS X there are some simple solutions:

  1. Go to System Preferences->Energy Saver->Higer Performance (for older Models)
    • Newer Models: System Preferences->Energy Saver-> Uncheck Automatic Graphics
    • ...

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20 February, 2015

Businesses Should Avoid Wordpress, Unless....
By: Matthew Jackson

We do design websites for both big companies and small, and most businesses should avoid Wordpress. Discalimer: We try to avoid developing for Wordpress though if a client insists we can and have developed for them in Wordpress. Sometimes it is a good idea to use Wordpress, but make sure the below do NOT apply to you first. Though this is specific to Wordpress we do believe it applies to any or most CMS.

 

Security

Wordpress sites get hacked alot. As a business this is the...

Tags: Wordpress

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