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Google tapping into the invisible web

One of the most exciting Google announcements in recent months has to be how it is going about trying to find some of the hidden web. Google's determination to ...
(Filed in Blog, May 4th, 2008)

sIFR and Font Replacement Techniques, inc CSS3 @font-face

We are finding an increase in the use of font replacement techniques, such as sIFR (scalable Inman Flash Replacement), being implemented by our clients' web agencies and internal developers. sIFR ...
(Filed in Blog, August 10th, 2007)

Googlebot doesn’t get images.

The answer to a recent question from one of my clients is worth passing on. Google's main indexing spider, the 'Googlebot' retrieves only the HTML that it finds for each ...
(Filed in Blog, September 20th, 2005)

Non-human traffic in web analytics

I was asked recently about bots, agents and non-human traffic breakdown in web statistics. My reply reminded me how critical it is to have an in-depth understanding of web analytics ...
(Filed in Blog, September 14th, 2005)

Google Cache adds Crawl Date

The Google Cache improves. A useful addition to the information stored in the Google Cache and subsequently published to the web for our consumption, is the precise date and ...
(Filed in Blog, August 2nd, 2004)