How to get to the top of Google

One of the top questions I’m asked when working with any client is “How can I get to the top of Google?” or something along those lines. It’s a question I usually answer by saying “You need to produce lots of high quality, relevant content and your site needs to contain more content than competitors” …

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How to set up Amazon S3 buckets with a custom subdomain

In the words of Amazon, Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) “is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers”. Developers (including this one) use it to store stuff in ‘the cloud’. You *could* host a file on your own server, but your own server and configuration probably isn’t as fast, …

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How to set up CloudFlare’s Flexible SSL on WordPress

In August, Google announced they were going to start using https as a ranking signal for various reasons. At present, most developers and SEO people (deliberately refraining from using the word ‘expert’ because it’s thrown around far too much in the SEO world) agree switching a site from http to https has no real impact however Google did …

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New PC

6.5 years is a long time in the world of technology. When i bought my last desktop PC, Man Utd were European Champions, Windows Vista was the flagship operating system from Microsoft, the original iPhone was the only iPhone on offer, the iPad hadn’t been invented yet and Myspace was still the largest social network …

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How to make a responsive shield shape in pure CSS

I couldn’t find a shield shape written in pure CSS that would scale up and down to any size easily, so I decided to create one and i’ll share it with you. The reason i wanted a css solution and didn’t use a font icon was because i wanted to place something inside the shield… …

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