Webmasters Weekly Newsletter
Webmasters Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

How should websites handle hostname with trailing dot?

I read this question How can URLs have a dot . at the end, e.g. www.bla.de.? and realise that FQDN should contain a trailing . for the root label of the DNS tree: example.com. instead of example.com ...

domains url  
asked by user47113 6 votes
answered by dhaupin 1 vote

Does Googlebot support SPDY?

When SPDY is available for a site, does Googlebot use it? If so, sites which are SPDY enabled would appear faster to Googlebot.

googlebot spdy  
asked by DD. 5 votes
answered by John Mueller 5 votes

How should an expired content be handled?

Let's imagine this simplified case: An auction website has "auction detail" pages. A few weeks after the auction is over, the "auction detail" page is no more available. We are simply serving a ...

seo 301-redirect http-headers expires 410-gone  
asked by Toto 5 votes
answered by Stephen Ostermiller 1 vote

Is a different sitemap per language OK? How do I tell Google about them?

The website is very, very large and I have created: sitemap_fr.xml sitemap_en.xml sitemap_es.xml Is this solution OK? If so, do I have to insert a tag to inform Google about the different ...

seo sitemap xml  
asked by user47215 4 votes
answered by Andrew Lott 4 votes

Usage of special characters in the URL path instead of query-strings to allow relative linking in a web proxy

I've received complaints that the links that my software is generating aren't following the W3C URL-specification. http://www.w3.org/Addressing/URL/url-spec.txt The links generated looks like this: ...

url proxy query-string path  
asked by emilhem 3 votes
answered by Stephen Ostermiller 0 votes

How do search engine crawlers deal with imported HTML using link rel import tags?

Consider the HTML5 tag named link. Is this relevant to web-crawlers? <head> <link rel="import" href="/path/to/imports/stuff.html"> </head> Say there are images in this linked ...

html links html5 import  
asked by FlavorScape 3 votes
answered by bybe 3 votes

How to exclude traffic based on geographical location in Google Analytics

I see a lot of traffic coming from 1 city in a country on which my site is not even focused. I also know it's not a real user, so I want to exclude all traffic coming from that city in my reports, ...

google-analytics geolocation reporting  
asked by Flo 3 votes
answered by Stephen Ostermiller 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How do I add the copyright symbol to my webpage?

How do I add the copyright symbol to my webpage?

html  
asked by smithjack 6 votes
answered by paulmorriss 15 votes

What is the Google Chrome equivalent to Firebug?

I'm looking for a tool that can: inspect HTML elements manage/debug JavaScript profile performance modify elements in real-time

development performance google-chrome profiling  
asked by Evan Plaice 21 votes
answered by Mark Hatton 23 votes

Can you answer these?

How to remove categories from Jekyll Kasper theme blog post URLs

I started using the beautiful Kasper theme for Jekyll. However my blog post URL contains the categories. I don't want it to have them there:. ...

url blog theme jekyll url-keywords  
asked by Jas 1 vote

Website Speed Index for SPA applications

I have a large SPA website, when measuring performance is there a standard metric to measure the time to transition between virtual pages? I know about speed index, but that only seems to cover ...

web-development performance  
asked by Rob White 1 vote

How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain at a different port with IIS

I am trying to set up as following control.domain.com to http://domain.com:8880/ Plesk is running on that port. Infact if I would like any website hosted on the server if accessed with "control.*" ...

redirects url-rewriting iis plesk windows  
asked by user2544596 1 vote
Subscribe to more Stack Exchange newsletters


Unsubscribe from this newsletter or change your email preferences by visiting your subscriptions page on stackexchange.com.

Questions? Comments? Let us know on our feedback site. If you no longer want to receive mail from Stack Exchange, unsubscribe from all stackexchange.com emails.

Stack Exchange, Inc. 110 William St, 28th Floor, NY NY 10038 <3