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Search Engine Indexing
11
Sep

Is my website on Google? Bing? Yahoo Search?

Another way of asking this, Is my website indexed? Having your website indexed is the technical term to is my website showing up on search engines, are all of my pages being found. You might be wondering why your search engine traffic might be low or you just want to know are the search engines finding you. It’s actually pretty easy to check. Head over to your favorite search engine – Google, Bing, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves Now in the Search Field you want to put in your web address with “site:” in front of it like this site:thedss.ca If your...
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General Computer Use
08
Aug

Anti Virus, Malware, Slow Computer where to start?

Everyone working in IT gets asked all the time by people; do I have Virus or Malware? Lets help you get by those first steps. So your computer is starting to get bogged down and more pop ups, ads, are showing up than ever before. What do we do? We start the checklist First off do you have anti-virus running? What anti-virus do you have? Is it up-to-date? How many times this year has this happened? Our Usual answers we receive are, I don’t know, I don’t know, It’s whatever you did last time, 2 or more. So that isn’t...
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The DSS Advantage
05
Jun

The DSS Advantage

One of the great things I like about being a Digital Support Specialist is that I’ve been able to do a lot of studying in a variety of areas of technology. These include: hardware, web development, graphic design, and analytics. This enables me to speak with both people who have next to no technical knowledge but use the tools, and those who are developing and designing them. This is an advantage when helping to solve problems with technology, and has really helped me achieve my Adobe Business Practitioner certification. Many times people find something that is a challenge and they know...
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20
May

Semalt.com Messing up your Analytics? Filter it out

Semalt.com is an annoying analytic service that loads up your analytic systems with referral traffic that is not real referral traffic and bloat your data. What it really is, is a crawler but doesn’t act like standard crawler systems, you should remove it from you analytics as it’s not giving you real information. These are not visitors coming to your site from semalt it’s just semalts crawler that is usually spammed on to your site. If you using Google Analytics you can remove this traffic with filters.
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Your website on mobile affects your search rankings
22
Jan

Your Mobile Website affects your Search Rankings

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with...
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07
Aug

Source Formatting your Code – Dreamweaver CC

So at my new position at the main company I work for I’m now working with other front-end/back-end developers and designers on a regular basis. The  biggest lesson I’ve learned is about how much easier a project goes if you have clean easy to read source code. For those not in the html world it means making sure all of your tags line up and are indented properly and easy to follow. As everyone uses different tools from various text editors to code editors (if your like me Dreamweaver, I know I’m not a purest yet using sublime….). So this...
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