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A Printable Checklist of On Page SEO Factors

Following is an easy to reference, printable checklist of on page SEO factors; essential tips on how to structure your site and its pages and directories optimally for search engine optimization purposes…

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Useful XML and XSLT Tutorial with Example Stylesheet

XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language. XML is a meta language based entirely on user-specified semantics. It is therefore possible to create a page structure with user-defined tags and a DTD or XML Schema to describe the data. In other words, the XML describes itself. XML was designed to store, carry, and exchange data; not to display data…

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Backing Up and Restoring Drupal Using a Migrate Module

Protecting Drupal data is slightly more complicated than a locally stored, static-file website, since all the data is stored in a database. Therefore the key to backing up your data is to backup the database. Here I outline a process that works for me. I do not make any guarantees as to the correctness of this information nor will I be held responsible for any problems you encounter as a result of its use.

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Exporting and Importing Drupal Nodes

Before Drupal, I used development environments where I could comfortably update snippets of content on multiple pages (at times literally hundreds) in seconds. Since delving into the CMS (Content Management Systems) world, and particularly Drupal, I have become fond of all the features, and especially the support community, that CMS users benefit from. However, I wasn’t able to find a way to easily update all my nodes.

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Domain Name With or Without Hyphens?

Hyphens or no hyphens in your domain name? Technically hyphens are recognized as a separator (or space), so they should be used in instances where search engines may not correctly discriminate your keywords. But do they carry an additional advantage over non-hyphenated domain names when it comes to search? …

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Web Design And Development Contract Templates

Whether you’re a web designer/ developer yourself, or you run a business and have a web developer on staff, it’s important for you to have a contract that protects you and your company from fraud and liability. Liability protection, even for corporations, has many loopholes. For this reason discuss and provide web development contract resources for those interested.

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How To Fix “503 Valid RCPT Command Must Precede DATA” Error

We recently got this error when trying to send an email in Outlook. The culprit? Apparently this occurs when a server is expecting to receive mail before sending. This is usually results from server authentication priorities (for example, you attempt to send mail before your “spam filter” has finished its receiving process.) Here are several ways to resolve this error.

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How to Transfer a Domain From Another Registrar

Domain transfers, because of a registrars interest in retaining domains, can be confusing, especially if the domain you wish to transfer resides at another registrar. I break down various transfer scenarios and give advice on how to transfer domains with minimum hassle…

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What’s In A Name? Startups: How To Name Your Business

Why did we choose the name We Rock Your Web for our website? We went back and forth for a long time between this name and many more creative possibilities (Wild Web Tamer anyone? Or Wild Web Wizard? šŸ˜‰ ). And for those that don’t know, this website grew out of a web development outfit calledĀ Contract Web DevelopmentĀ (yawn, that’s as boring and straightforward as it gets right?). But we’ll show you there’s a place for both creative as well as straightforward names, depending on your niche.

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How to Find Your Google PR (PageRank)

Google’s PageRank algorithm is a ubiquitous SEO feature that has been around for years. Names after Google founder Larry Page, PageRank was established as a way to measure the “importance” of a website…

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