Author Archives: Mark

Snapchat Rio Live (riolive2014)

Earlier today Snapchat started adding Rio Live (riolive2014) to some (or all) of its users Spanchat “My Friends” recent updates causing quite a bit of confusion. The only control supplied to users is the ability to toggle a message reading “Rio Live is a collection of Snaps from users in the city of Rio de […]

Robots.txt BIG Mistake – Blocking css and js

When running larger sites, especially ones build on platforms such as Magento and WordPress it’s good practice for the webmaster to give search engines a little help with the crawling and indexing your site. As well as some other advanced tactics, using robots.txt and sitemap.xml files are common ways to do this.

Bing Ads – A Viable Alternative to Adwords?

Most people heave heard of the name AdWords and know that it’s a pay-per-click product from Google, but not so many people would know what the alternative from Bing or Yahoo alternative is called. Well let me introduce to you Bing Ads. A pay-per-click platform that runs on the the ‘Yahoo! Bing Network’.

The New Magento is Here! But it’s Not v2.0 :(

For those who don’t know, Magento is the industry leading platform for eCommerce websites. It’s used to power stores for small companies right up to large multi-nationals. While this latest release might not be version 2.0 that we’re all (still) waiting for, Magento 1.9.0 has a few interesting features: