Useful Guides

Quick Tips to Optimize Page Load Time

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Page loading speed is very important for both usability and SEO. The fast loading time will provide better user’s experience. Based on research, people will leave your site if your webpage loads slower than 3 seconds. Moreover, Google considers page loading speed to be one of ranking factors in the search ranking results. Here are the 11 tips to help you optimize your website for fast loading.

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How to Submit a Website to DMOZ

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The Open Directory Project called DMOZ, is supposed to be the highest authority directory on the Web. People are always want their websites to be listed in this most comprehensive human-edited directory. Here is the step by step instruction on submitting a website to be indexed into DMOZ.

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Underscore Vs Dashe in URL

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Google recommends that you use hyphens ( - ) instead of underscores ( _ ) in your URLs.
For better understanding, watch the following video:

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10 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Presence

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Social media like Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon are indispensable tools capable of boosting your ROI. Yet, it could kill your marketing campaign if not used appropriately. Nothing discourages your clients from keeping the conversation lively like a dead social media platform. Explosive growth within the social media industry has made it a necessity for businesses to move beyond the traditional marketing systems.

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How to Build Quality Backlinks to Your Website

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Backlinks are one of most important signal for ranking in search engines. Backlinks are also known as incoming links or inbound links. Last decade, every backlinks are counted. Today, only quality and natural backlinks are counted. When talking about backlink, most of the time, people are penalized from wrong link build practices.

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How to Increase Website Traffic Guide Collection

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There are many creative ways to increase traffic to your website. From creating good and original content to social network marketing. Always think of user’s experience and providing value when driving traffic to your website, you should see a natural increase in traffic.

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How to Improve Your PageRank the Right Way

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PageRank is a way of measuring the importance of website pages. According to Google: PageRank works by counting the number and quality of links to a page to determine a rough estimate of how important the website is. The underlying assumption is that more important websites are likely to receive more links from other websites.

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Why Nested Tables are Bad for SEO

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What are nested tables? They are tables within tables. Some people think that using nested tables is easier in designing a website. For highly optimized website, nested tables are not recommended for a number of reasons.

  1. Nested tables require a longer load time which will affect your overall page load time.
  2. Tables can also cause issues for screen readers and the printing of your pages.
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Quick SEO and User Friendly URL Guide

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User-friendly URLs or SEO-friendly URLs are Uniform Resource Locators intended to improve the usability and accessibility of a website by being immediately and intuitively meaningful to non-expert users.

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How to Protect from Email Address Harvesting

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Email harvesting is the process of obtaining lists of email addresses using various methods for use in bulk email or other purposes usually grouped as spam. Spammers use various method in harvesting the email address. One of the common method is the use of special software known as "harvesting bots" or "harvesters", which spider webpages to obtain email addresses from public data.

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How to Create a Print-friendly CSS for Your Website

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When your website’s contents provide useful information and value to users, chances are people are going to print your webpage. Printing is still one of popular ways for people to receive and share information from the Internet. Therefore print friendly CSS is very important when talking about printing the webpage.

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HTML Language Code Guide

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The lang attribute is used in the <html> tag to identify the language of the content on a webpage. It can also be used in div, span or any other element to describe the language of a given section on a web page.

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HTML Declaration Guide

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Each HTML document must begin with a document type declaration that declares which version of HTML the document is written in. You must add <!DOCTYPE> declaration in your HTML document before the <html> tag.

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How to Do WWW Resolve

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WWW resolve is the best practice for solving the duplication problem on your own website by using server’s configuration file to either force www or without www before the domain name.

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How to Solve IP Canonicalization Problem

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The IP canonicalization problem occurs, when a website’s IP address and website’s URL display the same page, but do not resolve to the same URL. Let’s consider your domain name is example.com and its IP address is 25.50.50.25 When IP address 25.50.50.25 is visited.

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Deprecated HTML Tags and Alternatives Guide

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What are the deprecated tags? Deprecated tags are those that have been replaced by newer tags or flexible alternative. Deprecated tags are declared as deprecated in HTML4 by the W3C.

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Custom 404 Error Page Guide

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What is 404 page? A 404 page is what a user sees when they try to reach a non-existent page on your website. There are several reason that bring users to the 404 page:

  1. They have clicked on a broken link.
  2. They visit on the page has been deleted
  3. They have mistyped a URL in a web browser.
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Character Encoding Guide

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Web browser must know the character set / character encoding that is used in a webpage in order to render and display it correctly. All HTML 4 processors support UTF-8 and all HTML5 and XML processors support both UTF-8 and UTF-16.

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How To Remove Your Website's IP From Blacklist

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There are people who send spam emails to random email addresses for various purposes especially advertising. For this reason, there are companies that blacklist these websites'IP that send the spam emails.

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How to Turn Off Server Signature

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By default, Apache will shows web server signature including Apache version and operating system information on the error pages such as 404 not found, 403 access forbidden pages. It also includes the PHP version information when the PHP serves the request. You can see the image below for more understanding.

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