Archive for Tips and Tricks

01 Jan 2009

Why use Google Analytics

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Since writing my tutorial on inserting Google Analytics into an iWeb site I have received several e-mails asking me what is the point of it. I did touch on the subject in the original post, but now I will try and explain the rational behind inserting the mother of all hit counters into your iWeb site. Read more

26 Dec 2008

Make your text into an image

24 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials, Web Design

If you have spent ages on your iWeb site design, the last thing you want is to be restricted to which fonts you can use. In iWeb it is simple to change all of your text into images so that you can use that totally funky font that you always wanted and all your site’s visitors will see it exactly how you planned it. Read more

26 Dec 2008

SEO for iWeb – Part 5 – More on keywords

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In my previous post on Keywords for iWeb I discussed how to insert the ‘keywords’ meta-tag into your iWeb site, but in truth there is much more to keywords than that. In fact, many of the larger search engines don’t even use the keyword meta-tag as they are well aware that ‘dodgy’ web-site owners will just fill it up with unrelated words just to get higher in the search engine rankings. In this post I want to talk about where else keywords will apply to your iWeb site. Read more

14 Dec 2008

Internet Explorer on your Mac

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I have mentioned many times before on this site that if you take your iWeb site seriously you should be testing it in all manner of browsers first before going live. There is no point in spending hours, days or weeks creating a work of art in iWeb if it falls apart as soon as some-one opens it in the worlds most popular browser. Read more

18 Nov 2008

Protect your e-mail address in iWeb

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Are you getting fed up of the amount of spam you seem to be receiving since you added your e-mail address to your iWeb site? Every site should have some way of contacting the site owner (unless it’s a small personal thing of course) but as soon as you add your e-mail address you leave yourself open to spambots which trawl the internet looking for e-mail address and then bombard them with dreaded spam. With this tutorial I will show you how to effectively ‘hide’ your e-mail address from those spambots and therefore stop you pulling your hair out as you delete the latest collection of viagra ads in your inbox. Read more