How to Stop the Diggbar (or Anything Else) from Owning Your Site

the new diggbar: How to Stop the Diggbar (or Anything Else) from Owning Your Site web design social media marketing seo sem javascript Recently Digg has overstepped its bounds by framing the content of websites it links to with its new “Diggbar”. Internet marketing savvy site owners are, shall we say, less than happy about this. It’s tough to tell if they are being obnoxiously greedy or are just plain ignorant of internet etiquette. Not to be quick to judge, but I have a hard time believing they are that ignorant. Read more on How to Stop the Diggbar (or Anything Else) from Owning Your Site…

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The Ultimate ‘Show Nofollow Links’ Bookmarklet for Link Building Research

When doing link building research for Search Engine Optimization, it’s important to find pages have links that pass link juice. To do this, you need to be able to see which links on a site are nofollowed (rel=”nofollow” in the link code).

JavaScript bookmarklets can be useful because they help you quickly identify which links on a page are nofollowed. There have been plenty of bookmarklets floating around that do this, but none of the others accomplished everything I would like them to. Some were coded in such a way that they only picked up about half of the nofollowed links, because they don’t account for the fact that you can have other rel values in addition to nofollow. (For example, instead of rel=”nofollow”, some have rel=”nofollow external”, etc. and these aren’t picked up by most of the other bookmarklets.) The others that did pick these up didn’t alter the CSS very well. Read more on The Ultimate ‘Show Nofollow Links’ Bookmarklet for Link Building Research…

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Detect User-Agents: Cloak and Dagger for Web Sites – Part 2

“I’ve heard of User-Agents…”

In a previous post, I introduced you to User-Agents. Now let’s find out why you need to detect them, and how. Read more on Detect User-Agents: Cloak and Dagger for Web Sites – Part 2…

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