Some must-have & free online development tools

Below is the list of some good & free online tools that can assist you in web development in ways like validation & optimization: Front-end tools: JS Beautifier – Beautify, unpack or deobfuscate JS, HTML, JSON etc and make them readable JSON validator – help with debugging JSON and making them readable HTML Formatter – …

Online Marketing is more like Product development

Online marketing is all about building marketing strategies for promoting products/services through the Internet. The reason Online/Digital Marketing is more like Product development is: Needs create customer experience. Effective way to generate new revenue. Integral part of brand & its strategy. Requires innovation & creativity. Enable to achieve competitive positioning. Highlights core competency. Your thoughts??

Open Url from Command prompt?

Thinking of scripting a way to open URL directly from command script of batch file?? Here is a cool way to open the URLs, type below rundll32 command on the prompt on Windows machine & press Enter: rundll32 url.dll, FileProtocolHandler “http://www.technowide.net” References: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/164787 Enjoy!!

Dealing with multiple sitemaps? Have Sitemap Index file

Sitemaps are the way to tell search engines crawlers about the URLs hosted on your website and there role become even more important when pages are dynamically created rather than static HTML files. Thus, they play one of the most critical tool in SEO. Now, consider a situation where your website is constructed from multiple …

Website Performance: Golden rule

Only less than 20% of overall response time is spent downloading actual HTML document; rest over 80% of time is consumed downloading components associated on the page. Strange? but its true. And if we further drill down the scenario here, we would find that the HTML generated for most of dynamic website are actually through …

SEO: W3C Compliance & On-Page Optimizations

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C for Short) is an international standards organization that sets the standards for building and Rendering Web pages, including HTML, CSS, SVG, device APIs, and other technologies for Web Applications. A W3C compliant page is known to: Be Spiderable – search engines can read & rank webpages using programs like robots, …

Forcing IE browsers to behave properly??

You can explicitly tell IE browsers to use its latest available rendering engine using a meta tag. This also prevents IE to open Quirks mode while rending page. You need to add below meta tag at page level to accomplish this.

In above meta tag, IE=edge tells IE to use its latest rendering engine. …