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How I add canonicals into Perch CMS sites

Perch Canonicals

The Canonical link in a page's header lets the search engines know where the original page resides. Google tends to choose the oldest version of a page that it can find and any other pages with the same or very similar content are considered duplicates Read more about How I add canonicals into Perch CMS sites [Web]

Using a CDN to help migrate your sites hosting

Coach and Horses at a country show

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. Read more about Using a CDN to help migrate your sites hosting [Web]

EU cookie consent law largely ignored

The EU has give the UK until May 28th 2012 to comply with the cookie consent law - how many of the organisations pinpointed by the ICO have met the deadline? Read more about EU cookie consent law largely ignored [Web]

Older articles

HTML Test Page for CSS Style Guide

This content is used to test that css has been covered for all tags used in content. Read more about HTML Test Page for CSS Style Guide [from the Web category]

EEUK11 report

The UK's first ExpressionEngine conference has taken place in Manchester in August 2011. I provide a report on the event itself and the surrounding activities. Read more about EEUK11 report [from the Web category]

Assets for ExpressionEngine

Assets is a new file management add-on for ExpressionEngine and brings a new way of managing assets in your website. I installed it and built a simple image Gallery. Read more about Assets for ExpressionEngine [from the Web category]

Responsive web design

Responsive web design has been emerging as a way forward over the past two years. Following inspiration from the way Simon Collison's crafted his personal website I have now implemented a Responsive Web Design on this, my personal website. Read more about Responsive web design [from the Web category]

WebFonts

With HTML5 finally emerging from the primordial soup I thought it was time to have a look at where we have got to with fonts on the web, what today's techniques are and what is new in the world of the digital hot metal. Read more about WebFonts [from the Web category]

Nibbler

Online testing suites are a very useful way of checking your website to see if it's up to scratch. I take you through Nibbler from Silktide. Read more about Nibbler [from the Web category]

New look for 2010

I have finally taken the plunge and updated the site and have switched over to ExpressionEngine. Read more about New look for 2010 [from the Web category]