All posts by Gary Oosterhuis

Mobile-geddon: Is your site mobile friendly?


On April 21st, 2015, Google made a major update to its search algorithm which favors mobile friendly websites. A mobile friendly website has larger text, easy-to-tap buttons, and resizes to fit the width of the device its being viewed on, regardless of the type of smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. Despite Google’s announcement […]

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Submitting Google Adwords Conversion Tracking Code via Ajax With Ease

Placing google adwords conversion tracking within the code that an ajax call makes reference to does not work well with Google. They don’t see to recognize request. Instead, us the conversion tracking code provided by Google Analtics and modify it as per below. Include this new code once your ajax request is successful. $.post(‘/ajax-call-file.php’, { […]

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Shellshock Bug Affects Hundreds of Millions of Hosting Servers

Shellshock bug affects hundreds of thousands of web hosting servers

A recently discovered bug found on many computer systems has server administrators and computer owners scrambling. The aptly named Shellshock bug is a flaw in a computer program known as Bash  which makes hundreds of millions of computers susceptible to hijacking. It’s extremely likely that the impact of Shellshock will exceed that of the Heartbleed […]

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Having an SSL Certificate Benefits SEO


Google has officially announced that having an SSL Certificate for your website will help it rank better within organic search results. Google says that having an SSL Certificate for your website will give it a small ranking benefit.  At the moment, it won’t give you a huge advantage over your non-secure competition but in the […]

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Google Analytics: Track Page View during Ajax Call


You’ve probably added google analytics tracking code to the <head> section of every page of your website. This tracking code allows google to track page views and additional information when making requests for new pages, but what track a page view without loading a new page. A perfect example is when requesting data using ajax. […]

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