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Architecture for SEO

Check your XML Sitemap

An XML sitemap is a computer-generated map of your website (in eXtensible Markup Language) that tells search engines about every page on your website. As well as telling the search engines where it is, your […]

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Architecture for SEO

www vs. non-www Domains

Do you know the difference between a domain and a sub-domain? mysite.com is a domain. www.mysite.com is actually a subdomain. It’s the www. that makes all the difference. Chances are you also have a mail.mysite.com, […]

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Architecture for SEO

Make your site secure

You can tell the difference between a secure and an insecure site by the presence (or not!) of a padlock next to the URL in your browser. When you see the padlock it means that […]

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Architecture for SEO

When Architecture Goes Bad

If you’re going to put in the hours of toil, the pints of blood, and the gallons of tears required to create a great website, why on Earth would you accept it going offline? Not […]

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Architecture for SEO

Use a web host with good support

Problems happen and no technology, no hardware or software, is fault free. “If General Motors had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be driving cars that would crash twice a day for no reason […]

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Architecture for SEO

Why your CMS is slow (probably)

Most CMS platforms make poor use of resources. This is because, rather than your CMS being one “thing”, it is actually a collection of “things”, each thing made by a different person and none (or […]

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Architecture for SEO

Load Testing in a Nutshell

There are plenty of freely available loading testing applications out there that can test the speed of a website with simulated load/users and the right one depends on your chosen platform. No matter which way […]