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WordPress, Joomla, Drupal Dominate Open Source CMS

According to Water Stone, just like in 2010, the “big three” open source CMS services WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are dominating the market. And out of these three it is WordPress that outpaced Joomla and Drupal. This survey covered 35 systems – the primary focus of the survey was the adoption rate and strength of brand. For...
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New Version of Google Maps Brings Indoor Floor Plans to Your Phone

The new Maps lets airport patrons navigate sites like San Francisco International from the inside. Photo courtesy of Google Google’s Maps team has made fantastic advances in surveying and mapping seemingly every square inch of navigable ground on the planet. But for mobile users, those maps have always stopped just short of indoor spaces —...
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Beyond SEO: Retaining the Visitor

For the past couple months, I’ve been on a mission. I’ve been placing SEO and the psychosis of rankings on the back burner. For what in return you ask? To better the user experience. I had spent years placing all my concern SEO-ing sites to the fullest to maximize traffic potential. At the end of...
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Solar power: Google pulls the plug

Solar power was at heart of Google’s alternative energy efforts. But CEO Page has dropped the solar power and other energy projects to refocus Google on the Internet. By Alexei Oreskovic, Reuters / November 26, 2011 Solar panel installation at Google’s Mountain View, Calif. headquarters is seen in the 2007 file photo. Google began making investments...
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Google’s Battle for the Mobile Web

I was recently questioned by a colleague who was surprised to learn after all the talk about mobile apps and smartphones, that Google doesn’t have a library of apps. By that, I mean Google lacks native apps for platforms like iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone, and yes, Android. This is the heart of the industry-wide “apps...
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How To Create SEO-Friendly Content

Getting your voice heard on the internet is never easy. It can be like setting up your soapbox on a crowded street, and waving frantically to get passers-by to pay attention. You might be an expert in your chosen topic, with pearls of wisdom to dispense on X particles or Z-list celebrities, but how do...
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Google kills off seven more products including Wave

23 November 2011 Last updated at 07:44 ET Google develops many products, not all of which are hits with the public Google has announced that it is dropping seven more products in an effort to simplify its range of services. The out-of-season “spring clean” brings an end to services including Google Wave, Knol and Google...
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WordPress 3.3: The 11 Most Important New Features

Brian Casel is the founder of CasJam Media, a web design shop that works with clients worldwide designing custom WordPress CMS sites. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam. For those of us who work with WordPress every day, it has been exciting to watch our beloved content management system evolve over the years from a...
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In-depth: Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich — a new era for Android

Computerworld – Google’s Android 4.0 operating system is more than just another upgrade. Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, marks the start of a new era for Google‘s mobile platform. The release ushers in the biggest changes the software has seen since the launch of Froyo in 2010 — maybe even Eclair back...
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Top 5 Considerations For International SEO

Considering a global expansion in 2012? Extending your web presence internationally can be challenging, especially without local resources at your disposal. But, with the right preparations it can be done. Understanding the basic principles of International SEO will ready you to enter a new foreign market successfully. Here are five critical considerations to account for...
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