At Sitemason, when I begin to write for our blog or marketing pages, I often run through a checklist of SEO best practices. Not because I'm especially concerned with being technically perfect and appeasing the search gods (AKA Google), but because what's good for search engines is good for readers.
In this article I present a 17 point checklist for things to consider when writing with SEO best practices in mind. Read more for the complete list.
The Coda 2 List Transformer Plugin was recently updated by Tim for the Coda 2.5 beta and upcoming plugin store. Major improvements include automatic recognition of list type so there are now 20 functions that apply to 5 different list types: Comma, Line Break, Space, Tab, and Unordered/Ordered Lists. That's 100 total functions, including new math functions too! Original text from 5/29/2012 is after the break.
Fourteen years after Telalink was sold to PSINet, the story behind the deal offers an intriguing look into how a a Nashville-based Internet service provider navigated its way through the "speed-dating" process that ultimately resulted in its acquisition.
Heading into the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, we are announcing the release of the Sitemason Status Page located at status.sitemason.com. It's not the most exciting announcement we've ever made, but an extremely important one for transparency and accountability.
At Sitemason, we're lucky to work with a lot of really talented design partners. We also work with designers at various stages in their career. When working with beginners, we often see folks with tons of design talent, but sometimes they're a little green when it comes to designing for a successful web project.
After the break we consider design best practices for a project's ultimate success from the view of the client and web developer.
It's kind of like high school- who likes whom; who's doing what to get whose attention; whose parents are allowing whom to do what and when with each other. Except no curfews and everyone wanted the geeks.