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Vanity URL Squatting

Vanity URL squatting: Is it Right or Wrong? I believe that vanity URL squatting for profit is wrong, such as what happened when Facebook first[...]

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Using Magento – multiple stylesheets for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome etc.

Magento Tweaks How to use multiple CSS style sheets and create a website that is balanced on every browser. Designing on the web would be[...]

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Magento Text Area Above Individual Products Using Custom Layout Design XML

I recently wanted to add a text area above a selection of products on a Magento site in order to advertise that they we on[...]

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How to Disable the Annoying Magento Notifications

Does it annoy you to see “Reminder: Change Magento`s default phone numbers and callouts before site launch” every-time you log into your Magento back-end –[...]

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Google CTR (click through rate) Table – Positions 1-102

After working with a large web marketing consultancy recently on a project, I thought I’d share the below table with the world. It is, as of date of[...]

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EU Cookie Law Implied Consent

Well done to the EU! In a time of austerity with countries going bankrupt the bureaucrats in Brussels have made it even more difficult to sell on-line by[...]

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Configuring an Adsense Account on Multiple Analytics Profiles

I know it sounds easy to achieve but it took quite a bit of fiddling around to figure out how to get my AdSense account[...]

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Using Custom phtml Template Files Rather Than Static Blocks in Magento

Magento’s CMS static block system strips out code it doesn’t like causing problems for developers who would like to add for example a javascript feed in areas[...]

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Adding A Static Block to Your Magento Menu

These instructions give information on how to add a Static block to the left menu template… Firstly set up a new static block (using standard[...]

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Beginners Guide to Getting Rich Snippets Star Ratings in SERPS

We have recently managed to get Rich Snippet Star Ratings showing up in Google SERPS! As such I thought I’d share it with the world in the[...]

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