Monthly Archives: January 2014

Prepare your Site For Baidu

If you haven’t been paying attention to your traffic logs, now would be a good time to start. What you should look at more closely is where your traffic comes from.

If you are like most you will notice an increase in the traffic from China, and this should be of no surprise as China grows it’s middle class. In many forum posts some IMs, look for ways to stop traffic from countries such as China and Russia. but is that a mistake?

Major brute force attack against WP and Joomla sites

There is currently still a botnet actively attacking WordPress and Joomla sites. And probably more. It was extremely strong over the last week, and most likely you have seen a huge increase in blocked logins. If you have not, there is probably something wrong.

Robots Text File Required says Google

Are you keeping your site or pages from being indexed?

Google’s Eric Kuan stated, in an online discussion that Google won’t index a website if they can’t access the robots.txt file of that site.

An XML Sitemap does not guarantee indexing says google

In an online discussion, google’s Gary Illyes said that having an XML Sitemap does not guarantee indexing of the pages.