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SEO Technology

Google, GoDaddy and the HTTPS Conundrum

I like to stay active on this blog, and I love the constant tinkering on WordPress (right from identifying which plugins to install to customizing the theme). This is one of the main reasons I am able to blog on a regularish basis. Obviously, since it’s a content driven site, the bulk of my traffic comes […]

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Education foo Technology

Food for Thought: Part Three

Desperately trying to keep this series to a one a month affair, so that my blog does not look like a link farm … eep! I am even afraid to type that … but I have to say this .. I don’t want my blog to end up being a link farm. There I said […]

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WordPress Work

Mastering a Mammoth

As part of my work, I am also maintaining the corporate blog these days. Sadly, the content management system (CMS) on which the blog is based on is kinda out of date. So much so that it has become virtually impossible to recreate the same environment on my own desktop. What this means as a […]

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Technology

Google Fonts!

Came across Google Webfonts, decided to try it out on this blog. Instructions are pretty simple, as long as you are using CSS on your site. Otherwise you will be forced to CSSify your site first before implementing Google’s webfonts. Include the Google Font definition in your head section, and simply update the “font-family” attribute […]

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Business Work

Predicting Business Cycles

Back in August 2006, I had written a post on Dot Com Bust 2.0, sadly rediff BLOGS has a bad way of storing posts (week-wise instead of it being individual posts) passed away into oblivion. Revisiting that post was an interesting exercise, an excerpt – Do we see history repeating itself? A sudden surge in […]

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Technology WordPress Work

WordPress Theme!

Created or rather tweaked my first WordPress theme ever. Have taken the Magazine theme and with the help of Angad worked out a flashy new theme for our latest blog at work. Interesting to note that many people do only this for a living and some of the themes fetching a whopping $200 per piece. […]

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foo Personal

Targeting your blog’s content

It’s a thought experiment that I would want to share with you all – Divide the blog’s content into content which I want to share on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc Tag the posts accordingly Create separate feeds for each tag Sync the right feeds with the right media That way, intended audiences could be targeted […]