Archive for the 'SEO' Category

Content-to-markup ratio bookmarklet

Mar 5th, 2009

When you care about performance, or SEO (or just doing a good job as web dev) an interesting data point is the ratio of page content vs. the markup used to present this content. Or… how much crap we put in HTML in order to present what the users want to see – the content. […]

 

The “best programmer ever”

Sep 17th, 2007

Go ahead, do a Yahoo search for “best programmer ever”. Not surprisingly #1 result is the blog of yours truly For some inexplicable reason, I’m not #1 in Google search results for the same query. Bizarre, isn’t it? Not even on the first page. But hey, there a difference between being yet another piece of […]

 

No! to pagerank

Jul 22nd, 2007

Joining an initiative started here. Basically the idea is to stop worrying about page rank. I think the web will become a much better place if webmasters stop reading, discussing, worrying about their pagerank. If they altogether forget pagerank ever existed. Better for the webmasters (they’ll have more time to think about their live visitors), […]

 

Marquee search-engine spam

Nov 10th, 2005

Stumbled upon an example of using the long-forgotten marquee tag to spam search engines.