Exposing the Deep Web to Search Engines
The Invisible Web (aka Deep Web) is that humongous slice of the Internet’s web pages that traditional search engines either have not indexed or cannot index. Often, if they cannot index a page, it’s because the page is database-driven and requires a human trigger before it is rendered in your web browser.
For example, you […]
Accessible Search Engine
Paul Crichton is a director of net-progress, a web analytic’s consultancy based in London.
He developed www.net-guide.co.uk, an accessible search engine that only lists accessible websites. net-guide was awarded ‘See it Right’ accreditation by the Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB). Google has since adopted a similar idea for an accessible search engine.
Forget iPhone, Think Google Phone
The Observer of London is reporting that Google might be working with HTC and mobile/telecom giant Orange to build a Google Mobile Phone, which could possibly have Google software inside the device, and would be able to do many of the web tasks smartly. The device, article speculates, could go on sale in 2008. (Of […]
Google Pagerank update January 2008
For those of you not yet aware or totally missed it (like we did) as of January 10th 2008, Google is updating its toolbar PageRank.
Each update causes a stir among the SEO community but does it really matter any more?
PayPal Email crashing Outlook [FIX]
This problem is due to PayPal not using a https when sending imagery causing Outlook to stall.
It will eventually open but can take some time.
However, here’s a quick fix to stop paypal email crashing outlook.
Google removed page numbers from search
An interesting development of the new instant search feature from Google, see’s the omission of Page numbers from the footer of search pages. This really does show Google’s focus on the SERP (Search Engine Result Page) hierarchy.
Paypal’s new checkout for Firefox
From September 1st 2010, Paypal has revised how its checkout looks, the Paypal checkout now resembles a normal eCommerce checkout, seperating the Order Summary and Payment methods with enough space to train the eye on the important aspects of the page. UPDATED: This new checkout only seems available on Firefox - Internet Explorer seems to […]