Category: Google

Google Time Machine

I put together a little video with screenshots of Google’s start page throughout the years. It still amazes me how little has changed. I bet there have been many web designers who have wanted to sink their teeth into the design and totally redo it.

I added the year to the bottom of  each frame so you can see what year the start page is from. What year do you think Google had the best design?

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Increase Traffic & Pay Less for Adwords!

If you run an e-commerce website you are probably looking for methods to increase your web shop’s traffic. You might already be advertising with Adwords and you know how much it costs to buy traffic. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could increase your “free” traffic and lower the cost per click  for your Adwords ads? Does it sound too good to be true? Keep reading and I’ll explain why it isn’t.

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Are forms crawled by Google?

The reason why I wanted to know was because I discovered some odd urls in Webmaster Tools that looked like search urls.  So to find the answer to this question I first set up a page with 3 forms.

Form 1: Using the form GET method my page would get a new title and content if form was submitted. The URL would be different since I added a URL variable to the original URL.

Form 2: Using the form POST method. If this form was submitted the original page would have new content, just like search page.

Form 3: Using the form POST method but with a different action URL than the form page itself. I did this to check if Google would discover the “secret” action page.

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