27 Oct 2008

Useful sites for an iWeb blogger

3 Comments Blah blah, Tips and Tricks, Web Design

Over the past 4 weeks or so, I have been spending a lot of time concentrating on the building and designing my first custom iWeb theme that I plan to give away in my freebies section of this site. Once I have ironed out the last remaining bugs and it has had its final testing it shall be released, but in the meantime I have been looking for inspiration for other themes that I may give away and, in particular ‘blog only’ themes. iWeb is becoming a popular blogging tool, and although it may never reach the popularity of WordPress, more and more people are finding out about its ability to produce good looking, simple to run blogs. So in my search for inspiration I came across the following sites that I though I might share with you all; they provide some interesting views on blogging as well as some useful advice. Read more

20 Oct 2008

SEO for iWeb – Part 3 – Keywords

14 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tips and Tricks

Following on from Part 2 in this series on how to improve your search engines standings, this post is all about keywords. I touched briefly on the subject when I wrote about meta-tags, but this time I want to delve into the deepest, darkest depths of keywording your iWeb site. Read more

07 Oct 2008

SEO for iWeb – Part 2 – Meta-tags

15 Comments SEO for iWeb, Tips and Tricks

As promised in Part 1 of this series of posts on Search Engine Optimisation for iWeb sites here is Part 2. This time it’s all about meta-tags, what they are, where and how to insert them and how to make them work for you. To do this I shall also be delving into the world between the ‘head’ tags of an iWeb site.

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06 Oct 2008

Theme Beta-testers required.

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A quick request for you all this time, I am very close to completing an iWeb 08 theme that I plan to offer on this site under the ‘freebie’ section, but before I do offer it I was wondering if anybody would mind installing it on their machine and giving a bit of a run through then let me know of any problems 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