What is ‘Semalt’ and why does it keep sending visitors to my website?

20 October, 2014 by
Semalt is ostensibly a web analytics company offering a number of webmaster and search tools. However due to its spammy crawling techniques it may have a detrimental impact on a website’s site statistics and search engine page ranking.

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What is a bounce rate?

7 November, 2013 by
If a website user only visits one page and then exits, they can be said to have ‘bounced’ out of the site.¬†

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What is a cookie?

10 October, 2013 by
Unfortunately cookies of the website variety have nothing to do with the Great British Bake Off and aren’t anywhere near as delicious as their name might suggest.

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What are website breadcrumbs?

4 October, 2013 by
Whether you are lost in the depths of an extensive, multi-page website or a dark and scary Bavarian Forest, breadcrumbs can help you to find your way home.

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Three things you need to know about obfuscation

14 November, 2012 by
1) What is obfuscation? In the world of websites we use the words ‘obfuscate’ and ‘obfuscation’ when talking about protecting important information such as email addresses and telephone numbers from malicious web bots.

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Explaining some Ugly Lingo…

7 February, 2012 by
I watched Panorama last night with interest; as one of the many popular internet jargon terms was explained and moreover, one of the faces of the often anonymous participants of ‘Trolling’ was exposed.

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