Monthly Archives: June 2008

How Do I Flush a DNS cache?

This article was written originally to help those who could not access Photobucket after a DNS attack, but is retained here, to help anyone who needs to flush their DNS cache. Because of the nature of dns, a dns problem … Continue reading

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Photobucket hacked – and how not to handle your customers when you get hacked!

Above: Photobucket down – site as seen by some users yesterday. Photobucket was hacked yesterday, using what seems like a dns hack* *see “what is a DNS hack?” at the bottom of this post. Because the Photobucket outage was dns … Continue reading

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Firefox 3 – Download Now Available!

You can now download the Firefox 3 beta! The new version of the popular Firefox browser is available for download here. According to the Firefox 3 release notes: Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, which … Continue reading

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Persepolis – Film Review

Persepolis, an animated film showing life in Iran during the Islamic Revolution, and the Iran-Iraq war, is an exceptional film. I would go as far as saying that it is the best film I’ve seen so far in 2008. When … Continue reading

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What’s a “NO FOLLOW” tag?

What is a no follow tag? A no follow tag, or “nofollow” (if you want to be one of those hip new-speak people with “nospaces” between words), is a tag that websites and blogs sometimes add to stop search engine … Continue reading

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How to Write for Google – SEO Article #2

This is a continuation from: How do I get my site into Google? – SEO Article #1 SEO Article #2: “How to Write for Google“ (and some stuff about toads). I’ll start with my usual caveat: you should write content … Continue reading

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How do I get my site into Google? – SEO Article #1

Getting your site into to Google is the easy part, getting it to appear in relevant Google searches is quite another. But let’s start with how you get your site into the world’s most popular search engine. SEO Article #1: … Continue reading

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What is an Internet Ghost? How does SEO use Internet Ghosts?

What is an Internet Ghost? How does SEO use Internet Ghosts? – This article explains the terms and how they can work for you. Continue reading

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