Alex Schenker

Alex bring a series of in-depth articles on search marketing and content management systems as well as troubleshooting tips to We Rock Your Web's collection. He is an avid tennis player, nature enthusiast, and hiker, and enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and dogs, Bella and Lily.

Want to Place Drupal Adsense in the Middle of Your Content?

Drupal comes with many handy modules, not the least of which are the Adsense and Adsense Injector modules – which let you control the look, feel, and placement of your Adsense ads within your Drupal pages. The problem? The Adsense injector, while having the right intentions, isn’t quite to the level where it will allow you to “inject” ads into the middle of your content. We show you how to tweak your template files and allow automatic insertion of ads after a particular number of paragraphs…

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Adsense Alternatives: Media.net vs Adsense vs Chitika vs BuySellAds vs Infolinks vs Bidvertiser & More!

Guide to ppc advertising for publishers

As a web publisher, you want to maximize revenue to pay for all the time and effort you’re putting into creating a highly trafficked, content-rich site. While creating engaging content and making sure your site is maintained properly is important, those tactics don’t give you an immediate return on the investment of your time and money. Let’s explore PPC as a quick and easy solution to earning money by allowing companies to advertise on your site and read our reviews of the most popular PPC platforms to find the best one for your bottomline…

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A Complete Guide to URL Escape Characters

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In order to prevent the misinterpretation of special characters such as a space, bracket (< and >), or % in the URL (which stands for Uniform Resource Locator – it is the address you see in your browser’s address bar indicating the location of the website you are visiting), browsers parse certain special characters using escape characters. This explains why when you click on a link such as: domain.com/page one.htm you see it parsed in the address bar as example.com/page%20one.htm. In this case the %20 is the escape character for the space…

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Amazon Associate Context Links Load Unbelievably Slow

Amazon has a new associate program, namely context links, similar to “content sensing” technology such as that used by Google’s Adsense. The script works fine, basically creating links out of targeted words on a page, that, when hovered over, reveal a user-styled box advertising a product on Amazon.com. The problem? It’s slow as hell! We …

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Look N' Stop Updated to 2.06

For those of you who have been using Look N’ Stop 2.03 for a long, long time, you’ll be happy to know that Look N’ Stop has been updated to 2.06! Features of Look N’ Stop include: Blocks spywares and keystroke loggers. Makes your PC invisible to hackers. Fast download and fast setup. Out of …

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Custom Firefox Styles

You can define your own styles in Firefox by renaming the following file (Windows users): C:\Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\\chrome\userContent-example.css to “userContent.css” Voila 🙂 Now you simply define custom styles. For example, say you want to add a dotted red border to all your links. You would add the following code to userContent.css: a:link { border: …

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How To Set CCK Teasers Without Hacks

Getting teasers to work in CCK has been a long-running issue in the Drupal community. The current approaches are summed up nicely by warco in his post on Developing CCK teasers the right way. I attempted nearly all those approaches. While they all have their merits, there are problems with all of them. The patches …

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