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How to find what robots have visited my website

Ever wonder how to find out what robots/crawlers have visited your site? If you don’t have robust log analyzer there is another way. If you are using apache there is a simple way from the command line to figure out how as been visiting. grep robots.txt /etc/httpd/domlogs/bumideas.com|awk -F ‘”‘ ‘{print $6}’|sort -k 1|uniq -c What [...]

List of places to ping a blog

Here is a ping list I found on www.prelovac.com that I am trying out. http://1470.net/api/ping http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping http://api.feedster.com/ping http://api.moreover.com/ping http://api.moreover.com/RPC2 http://bblog.com/ping.php http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2 http://blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC http://blogmatcher.com/u.php http://blogdb.jp/xmlrpc/ http://bulkfeeds.net/rpc http://coreblog.org/ping/ http://ping.cocolog-nifty.com/xmlrpc http://ping.blo.gs/ http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php http://ping.bitacoras.com http://ping.feedburner.com http://ping.fakapster.com/rpc http://ping.weblogs.se/ http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php http://ping.myblog.jp http://ping.blogmura.jp/rpc/ http://pingoat.com/goat/RPC2 http://ping.bloggers.jp/rpc/ http://pinger.blogflux.com/rpc http://rpc.icerocket.com:10080/ http://rpc.blogrolling.com/pinger/ http://rpc.tailrank.com/feedburner/RPC2 http://rpc.pingomatic.com/ http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2 http://rpc.britblog.com http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping http://rpc.wpkeys.com http://topicexchange.com/RPC2 http://trackback.bakeinu.jp/bakeping.php http://www.blogdigger.com/RPC2 http://www.blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates http://www.bitacoles.net/ping.php http://www.blogoon.net/ping/ http://xmlrpc.blogg.de http://xping.pubsub.com/ping [...]

How to ping a sitemap

You may have heard of pinging a blog, but did you know that you can ping a sitemap? Ping it to let the services know that you have some new web pages. Ask.com: http://submissions.ask.com/ping?sitemap=http://www.yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml Google: http://www.google.com/webmasters/sitemaps/ping?sitemap=http://www.yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml Yahoo: http://search.yahooapis.com/SiteExplorerService/V1/updateNotification?appid=YahooDemo&url=http://www.yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml Hopefully I can find a couple more.

Stopbadware – check your site for issues

Interesting site that works in coordination with google to protect your computer from badware.  You can check if your site is listed via this URL http://www.stopbadware.org/home/reportsearch Being listed can cause your site to diverted to a warning page by google and you could be losing traffic as a result.  They even include a brief history [...]

Matching the font in Adsense

though of course, google may at some point change their fonts… today at least this is their font scheme for their adsense ads. For the leaderboard Title line-height: 12px; font-size: 11px; font-family: verdana, arial, sans-serif; text line-height: 12px; font-size: 10px; font-family: verdana, arial, sans-serif; For the large rectangle Title line-height: 14px;font-size: 11px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; [...]

adsense earnings script

Looking for a way to automatically login to adsense and get a report of your earnings? here is a windows based script that can do just that http://www.adsense-monitor.com/adsense_money.php

mod_rewrite rule generator for .htaccess

this is a link to a cool little tool that will take a messy URL and translate it into a rule for use in mod_rewrite and .htaccess to clean it up and make it SEO friendly http://www.webmaster-toolkit.com/mod_rewrite-rewriterule-generator.shtml of course this will require apache and mod_rewrite to work…