Monthly Archive: February 2008

Quick SEO Checklist

Quick SEO Checklist

SEO isn’t the mysterious and magical art some people make it out to be. It is rather straight forward and mostly involves just using some common sense. Some of the following points are more important than others and It will be addressing each of them...

Web Fundamentals Bloggers Should Know About

Web Fundamentals Bloggers Should Know About

I’ve had the chance to talk to quite a few fellow bloggers recently, some new to it, others more seasoned, and I’ve been really surprised to find that so many of them don’t know as much as they should about some important web fundamentals. A...

How To Prevent Your Blog From Leaking PageRank

How To Prevent Your Blog From Leaking PageRank

In simple terms, PageRank leakage/dilution is when outbound links siphon off PageRank which would normally be distributed to internal pages, therefore reducing your sites overall PageRank. How much of an effect it has on your site will depend on the strength of your internal linking...

Forcing www (or no-www) in domain name

Forcing www (or no-www) in domain name

One of the first things I do when I begin implementing a site is to force the www (or no-www) in the domain name. Why would I want to do this? For search engine optimization of course. For example, naseerahmad.com redirects to www.naseerahmad.com. What this...

Unicode Data with PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1

Unicode Data with PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1

Unicode background In the ever expanding world of e-commerce and information technology, one thing above all is coming to the forefront of internet design – globalization. For many large companies, web documents are translated into many different languages. However, the computer technologies we use for...

How to – Using PHP To Backup MySQL Database

How to – Using PHP To Backup MySQL Database

There are at least three ways to backup your MySQL Database : Execute a database backup query from PHP file. Run mysqldump using system() function. Use phpMyAdmin to do the backup. Execute a database backup query from PHP file Below is an example of using...

How to Block your Stolen Mobile Phone

How to Block your Stolen Mobile Phone

To block your mobile phone call at 021-5682222, 6583334 to CPLC (Citizen Police Liaison Committee) or to 15, you can also call directly to PTA at the following number 0800-25625. They will get some basic info and the IMEI number of your lost mobile set....