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Short articles list

My short articles available on Simoncox.com. These are my quick posts where I wanted to jot down a few notes about something of interest rather then try and extend it to a full blown article that may never get written! This really is more of a reminder for me than entertainment for anyone else but if you do findsomething you want to comment on then please chip in.

Short articles

Preventing deep linking

Why would anyone want to prevent incoming links? Lots of sites terms and conditions don't allow it!

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Main articles

How I add canonicals into Perch CMS sites

How I add canonicals into Perch CMS sites, Canonicals can trip up your sites SEO

The Canonical link in a page's header lets the search engines know where the original page resides. Originally conceived for situations where articles were duplicated they would reference the original. Google tends to choose the oldest version of a page that it can find (but not the only method it uses) and any other pages with the same or very similar content are considered duplicates and will not do a well on the Search Engine Results Pages - SERPs and we want our pages to do well there for the traffic. 

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How to solve the Apple mail Unable to verify account name or password issue

How to solve the Apple mail Unable to verify account name or password issue, Changed your keychain password recently? It may have wiped your passwords in Internet accounts

Have you changed your keychain password recently and then had issues with Apple mail and other services such as linkedin, Google, Flickr, Vimeo and others? I have exactly this and eventually solved it with a quick fix that will save you a lot of time.

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Using a CDN to help migrate your sites hosting

Using a CDN to help migrate your sites hosting, without having that DNS propagation wait

Moving a site to new hosting can be fraught with issues. Here is one technique that I find useful when moving to a website to a new hosting server.

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Halle Marchandise en bois

Halle Marchandise en bois, French meter gauge goods shed

A plaster model kit of a classic French wooden goods shed.

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Small Run Batch Deutz OO9 kit - part 2

Small Run Batch Deutz OO9 kit - part 2, Body work for the SRB001 Freelance DEUTZ Style 0-4-0DM

Completion of the SRB001 Freelance DEUTZ Style 0-4-0DM chassis including the running gear and motor withthe body work following.

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