How to Prepare for a Blog Emergency?

How to Prepare for a Blog Emergency?

We've all heard about what's happened and is still going on over in Japan. It's got to be a nightmare for the people and the families of those who live there. I'm not going to point any fingers and say they should have been better prepared, because in any disaster, you really can't prepare 100% for it because you don't know what will happen exactly. But we can take some pointers from the aftermath of what has happened over there and apply them to our blogging. 1. Backup Emergency: If you're not backing up your blog on a regular basis, I don't care (9 comments)

Google Blocked Co.CC Domains from Search Results

Google Blocked Co.CC Domains from Search Results

In an unpredictable move Google deindexed and blocked all Co.cc domains and sub domains. Co.cc domain is quite popular among BlogSpot bloggers and many of them are using it as a custom domain. Even Co.cc could be used for Adsense approval but now this won't even work. Co.cc is a bulk free sub domain provider and in last couple of years, it's heavily been used for spamming, adsense for parked domain and spam sites. As mentioned by Matt Cutts, when ever Google sees large sites spamming from any freehosting service, they take action against it. Since (18 comments)

How to Integrate Google Page Speed with W3 Total Cache

How to Integrate Google Page Speed with W3 Total Cache

Earlier I wrote about How to configure W3 Total cache and also about Google Page speed. Latest version of W3 total cache allow you to integrate with Google page speed to see the performance of your site. Faster your site is, better it's for search engine ranking. In this guide, I will be sharing how to enable Google page speed inside W3 total cache. I assume, you must have installed w3 Total cache plugin. In case, if new to W3 total cache, it's a powerful caching plugin for WordPress, which helps in faster loading of your site. Once you have (8 comments)

Google +1 Metrics & Webmaster Tool Integration: Everything you Need to Know

Google +1 Metrics & Webmaster Tool Integration: Everything you Need to Know

As a webmaster you must have noticed that Google has added  "+1" Metrics into Google Webmaster Tools.  But, Do you know the exact reason behind doing so? If your answer is No, then you may carry on reading this article further. In this post, I will figure out areas which you need to know about "Google +1 Button" , "Google +1 Metrics" and effect on this button on your search engine results. Google +1 Button : You may think that "Google +1 Button" is only a sharing button for your content for your blog post, like any other button like Facebook, (5 comments)