Category Archives: Tech
From Jakob Nielsen: Summary: Browser tabs separate the stages of collection and comparing and serve as memory aids to keep many alternate pages available for consideration as users are shopping or researching. Follow 7 UX guidelines to better support this … Continue reading
“Printer not found on network” is the new PC LOAD LETTER ERROR.
Are you old enough to remember Simon, the electronic memory game? It turns out it’s older than you and me.
I needed to print something. I fought the printer for 10 minutes, doffed my hat to the victorious output device, then quit the field of battle.
WordPress installations often get broken into by brute force guessing of the password for the “admin” account. Changing the administrator account to something other than “admin” is the single best thing you can do to improve WordPress security. My favorite … Continue reading
Harvard Journal of Law and Technology – Using a Competitor’s Trademark as a Keyword for AdWords is Not Trademark Infringement: The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that the use of a competitor’s trademark as a … Continue reading
I figured out a way to make a million dollars. I’m going to make a smartphone that’s exactly like the iPhone in every way except it vibrates loud enough you don’t miss half of your calls.
I got this email from GoDaddy saying that the transfer of lesjones.com to GoDaddy failed. I didn’t try to transfer my domain. So what happened – did someone try to hijack the domain?
I had an advertiser who wanted his link to appear in the right sidebar of the site, but only on the home page of site. Sidebar widgets usually appear throughout the site, so I had to figure out how to … Continue reading
Last week saw a 17% increase in page speed compared to the control period before using Cloudflare. I had a feeling I wasn’t seeing the full speed boost. Because lesjones.com has so many pages and images, it seemed likely that … Continue reading
Last week I routed the lesjones.com domain through Cloudflare. Their service serves as a content delivery network (CDN). They have locations around the world and can deliver files faster than my one location. When a browser requests a file, Cloudflare … Continue reading
Speed is good – there are plenty of studies linking server speed and sales conversions on e-commerce sites. I’ve set a goal of getting our average page load time below three seconds as measured by Google Analytics. One way to … Continue reading
Quick background: A robots.txt file on your website will tell search engines and other bots that obey the robot exclusion standard what files and folders they can and can’t index, or whether they can access the website at all. I’ve … Continue reading