Friday, February 22, 2008


Reviews and Coupons for Hostgator is a well laid out and nicely designed site which provides reviews of the most popular hosts, like BlueHost, LunarPages and this Hostgator review.

We all want inexpensive web hosting, but the cost is not the only factor that you should take into account. One good reason is that many hosts offer cheap hosting plans initially to gain a market share but then can't keep up with the demand. As a consequence, the level of service suffers. For many webmasters, it makes more sense to use a web host that has been around for a while. reviews most of the established hosting companies and provides a detailed over view of the packages and services they offer. If you're looking for cheap web hosting, then this is the kind of site you need to study, as it gives you the facts along with opinion and experience from people who've hosted plenty of sites.

Friday, February 01, 2008


Compliance with UK Building Regulations

The UK Government have introduced building regulations that require new homes to undergo an 'air tightness test', which is also known 'air permeability'. The building is sealed and pressurised, and the amount of air leaking from the building can be calculated. These regulations will help to reduce the energy required to heat buildings and tests must be carried out by an approved testing company.

Air naturally leaks from most buildings around doors and windows, and through gaps and cracks in walls and floors. However, excess levels of air leakage leads to uncomfortable draughts for the occupants and high heating costs.

A number of companies in the UK now offer air tightness testing for new build homes and commercial buildings. Some can even help private home owners who want to improve the energy efficiency of their houses. These companies should be registered with the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing and be able to test air leakage to the standard required by Local Authority Building Control and the Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association (ATTMA).

Leema Technologies are fully qualified to these standards, and can also call upon in-house architects who can offer advice on how to comply with regulations and sustainable building techniques. Leema Technologies are based in the Midlands and test buildings for airtightness throughout the UK. Visit their website at for more air permeability testing information.


Tuesday, January 08, 2008


Don't forget - Search Engines Like Valid Code!

Why is it important that your web pages use valid code?

Well, search engines have to parse (read) the code of your site to find the content and decide how to classify and rank the page. If the code contains errors, your SEO efforts may be wasted because the search engines won't be able to read the page.

Most major search engines are fairly robust and can deal with minor errors in HTML code, but do you want to take the risk? Your code is one of the few things you have complete control over from an SEO point of view so you may as well make it as good as possible.

The best way to validate HTML code is to use the W3C HTML Validator - they make the rules so they ought to know. Popular HTML editors such as Dreamweaver usually have built in validation tools as well.

Friday, November 09, 2007


Web Design for SEO

Some webmasters seem to forget that it is a bit of a waste of time getting visitors to a site if they don't stay on the site and convert into customers.

The design of the site is a major factor in determining what they do on your site. Do you want them to click on advertising links, buy an item, fill out a contact form? The design of the site needs to point them towards the course of action you want them to take.

Blogx10 is a new blog with some interesting design ideas and tips for webmasters. It also highlights some other great resources available on the web. Worth a look.

Thursday, August 02, 2007


Free DIY SEO Info

Find out more about the pages and content available on Free DIY SEO here. This page provides shortcuts to some of the best information and resources on the blog.

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