Archive for Tutorials

26 Nov 2008

Add Google Analytics to your iWeb site

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UPDATE: The proper way to add Google Analytics to your iWeb site is either through iWeb SEO Tool or SEIntelligence. Please click on the links to watch the proper way of adding Google Analytics using these tools.

 

 

Google Analytics is a fantastic tool for getting every sort of statistic for your site that you could ever dream of. It is so much more than number of visitors to your site, and if you are serious about your iWeb site you need the sort of information Analytics can provide.

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18 Nov 2008

Protect your e-mail address in iWeb

14 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials

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

25 Sep 2008

Add a tag cloud to your iWeb blog

5 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tutorials

If, like me you are a regular reader of blogs all over the internet you may have notices a large number of them have (usually in the sidebar) a ‘tag cloud’. For one of the best examples I have found on the net check out the side-bar of Web Designer Wall. Although this may look like a random collection of words, related in someway to the web-site or blog you are visiting it does, in fact have a very real purpose. In this tutorial I want to show you how to create your own tag cloud and explain why than can help your blog. Read more

15 Sep 2008

Better RSS in iWeb

10 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials

A few weeks ago I received an e-mail from Debs over at gofrolic asking me if I knew of ways of improving the default RSS feed that iWeb produces. She publishes recipes on her site and noticed that her feed did not include all of the pictures that she had inserted into her post that showed the various stages of the cooking process. At first I had to admit defeat but am now able to offer a solution to the problem, which not only allows images within posts to display in an RSS feed but also will allow you to put an RSS button anywhere on your site (rather than just the blog, thanks iWeb!) Read more

12 Sep 2008

In-Line comments on a non-MobileMe blog – Update

22 Comments Tips and Tricks, Tutorials

Since I published my previous post on inserting in-line comments into iWeb blog that isn’t hosted with a MobileMe account I have received several e-mails asking for advice as they don’t seem to be working as I published. So I followed my tutorial and found no problems and tried to offer advice as best I could. However, over the last few days I have found that I too am having problems and no matter how hard I try to follow my previous tutorial, in-line comments do not seem to work. Well now I have found a solution and here it is. Read more