Our Articles – Get You Online https://getyou.onl Western MA, Web Hosting, Web Design, Development Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:42:26 +0000 en-EN hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 SSL and Your WordPress Site https://getyou.onl/ssl-wordpress-site/ Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:20:21 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=2074 What many website owners do not realize is that SSL encryption has other very important benefits for small business owners.

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LEMP Commander – Shell Based LEMP Control Panel https://getyou.onl/lemp-commander-shell-based-lemp-control-panel/ Sun, 09 Oct 2016 14:10:18 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=1277 So… in my quest to create the perfect web server, I stumbled into an issue. An easy(ish) way to manage it. There aren’t too many control panels for nGinx that setup the server the way I need it to, in order to get the performance and scalability needed for the sites I run. I initially […]

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High Performance WordPress and Server – Part II – Theme Development https://getyou.onl/high-performance-wordpress-server-part-ii-theme-development/ https://getyou.onl/high-performance-wordpress-server-part-ii-theme-development/#respond Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:28:01 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=1264 In part I, I walked you through my server setup to achieve a 1 second load time for my site.  It is a WordPress site, with a custom theme I developed. I gandered at the possibility of by-passing WordPress’s front-end engine, however, I found myself needing some of the built-in functionality WordPress offers.  Items like custom […]

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High Performance WordPress and Server – Part I – Server Setup https://getyou.onl/high-performance-wordpress-server-part-i-server-setup/ https://getyou.onl/high-performance-wordpress-server-part-i-server-setup/#respond Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:16:45 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=1239 I have successfully managed to get under a 1 second load time on my WordPress site, While getting 250 concurrent users over a 1 minute test period.  (Source: https://gtmetrix.com/reports/getyou.onl/I858GlQs & https://loader.io/tests/f3cb1673bbecf7176954d39be612f838) This was done with a combination of items, stemming from the server install up to WordPress theme development.  Here is how I did it, […]

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Linux/Kernel Tweaking ~ Team-DomPop Style https://getyou.onl/linux-android-kernel-tweaking-team-dompop-style/ https://getyou.onl/linux-android-kernel-tweaking-team-dompop-style/#respond Mon, 07 Sep 2015 19:15:01 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=981 I wanted to make sure I got this here, before I forgot what I did to make these awesome tweaks.  They should be pretty universal, so long as you can make the edits to the kernels ramdisk.  (See your kernel provider for permission and details).  I’m going to break this up into sections to make […]

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Cpanel Nginx Install and Configuration https://getyou.onl/cpanel-nginx-install-and-configuration/ https://getyou.onl/cpanel-nginx-install-and-configuration/#respond Fri, 05 Jun 2015 02:18:46 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=759 Install & Configure Nginx on Existing Cpanel Servers cd /usr/local/src wget http://nginxcp.com/latest/nginxadmin.tar tar xf nginxadmin.tar cd publicnginx ./nginxinstaller install Once installation completes, login to WHM for that server Scroll past ConfigServer Security&Firewall to see Nginx Admin and click it Add the 0 */1 * * * /usr/sbin/tmpwatch -am 1 /tmp/nginx_client to crontab -e on the server Click ‘Configuration Editor‘ Copy/Paste into the field […]

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Backup Procedure and Script for SQL Server https://getyou.onl/backup-procedure-and-script-for-sql-server/ https://getyou.onl/backup-procedure-and-script-for-sql-server/#respond Fri, 15 May 2015 12:47:19 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=727 This procedure and script are meant for use in situations where your SQL server may not have SQL Agent installed, and used for backing up a database

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Choosing NGINX for growth with WordPress https://getyou.onl/choosing-nginx-for-growth-with-wordpress/ https://getyou.onl/choosing-nginx-for-growth-with-wordpress/#respond Tue, 12 May 2015 20:59:14 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=720 Do it Because They Do WordPress.com is the cloud version of WordPress that is hosted and supported by Automattic. WordPress.com serves more than 33 million sites attracting over 339 million people and 3.4 billion pages each month. Since April 2008, WordPress.com has experienced about 4.4 times growth in page views. WordPress.com VIP hosts many popular sites including CNN’s Political […]

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Those Darn Bots & How to Protect Against Them https://getyou.onl/those-darn-bots-how-to-protect-against-them/ https://getyou.onl/those-darn-bots-how-to-protect-against-them/#respond Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:58 +0000 https://getyou.onl/?p=986 Every new site wants to get their piece of Google, Yahoo, & Alexa.  Yes I said it, Alexa 😉 There is a bit of a risk when allowing these bots to traverse your endless universe of pages, posts, and other niceties that you want to get out there an noticed.  Keep in mind, these 3 […]

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cPanel Configuration Files and Handy Commands for Shell https://getyou.onl/cpanel-configuration-files-handy-commands-shell/ https://getyou.onl/cpanel-configuration-files-handy-commands-shell/#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:14:09 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=690 Since I use cPanel and CentOS alot now a days, I want to make sure that I have a handy place I can keep and search for anything I might need for configuring or managing the servers. Without any further ado, I present you the most comprehensive list of cPanel Stuff, I have ever seen […]

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Setup SVN With Attached Drives on CentOS https://getyou.onl/setup-svn-attached-drives-centos/ https://getyou.onl/setup-svn-attached-drives-centos/#respond Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:45:11 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=674 These are the step that I took to create a SVN server using CentOS 7, while attaching drives as repositories instead of creating a monstrous system drive and importing everything there. If you follow to a “T”, you too can have the play-ground I have =) I will lay out my exact steps, including creating […]

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My KitKat Performance Tweaks https://getyou.onl/kitkat-performance-tweaks/ https://getyou.onl/kitkat-performance-tweaks/#respond Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:24:43 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=669 Been awhile since I’ve posted anything… holy moly has it! So, as I am sure most of you are aware, I am a programmer/developer by heart and soul, so it was only a matter of time before I started (finally) getting into doing some tweaking for Android devices.  As a result, I have made up […]

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Performance Tweaks for Big WordPress Sites https://getyou.onl/performance-tweaks-big-wordpress-sites/ https://getyou.onl/performance-tweaks-big-wordpress-sites/#respond Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:32:50 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=633 Post revisions This is a weakness of WordPress. On this site there are over 30,000 revisions for the 14,000 posts. That makes the table bigger and it’s slower to search in it. WordPress users realized this three years ago. Tip #1 We backed up the the wp_posts table and then used a simple MySQL command […]

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PHP Image Upload Resizer https://getyou.onl/php-image-upload-resizer/ https://getyou.onl/php-image-upload-resizer/#respond Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:04:18 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=617 Need a good way to resize your uploaded image?   While keeping the height/width ratio? Why would you need to do this?  Well, like most of you, I did not need to keep full sized images that I upload on page, and needed a good way to create thumbnails, and resize the originals down to a […]

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Simple Navigator Snippet for ModX Revoltution https://getyou.onl/simple-navigator-snippet-modx-revoltution/ https://getyou.onl/simple-navigator-snippet-modx-revoltution/#respond Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:44:31 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=608 I found myself needing a really simple way to pull in my sites menu, but also wanted the ability to have some placeholders for the links as well.  The following code should be created as a snippet, and called un-cached [[!YOUR_SNIPPET_NAME]] What’s it do? Well, simply put it generates a navigation block, and throws all […]

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.Net DataReader Wrapper https://getyou.onl/net-datareader-wrapper/ https://getyou.onl/net-datareader-wrapper/#respond Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:01:38 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=566 UPDATE 2.0!!! Wow, just realized it’s been awhile since i posted anything… well kiddies, time for some new code. Although I have grown up loveing, carressing, and mutilating Visual Basic, I have decided to take a stab at some C# since most of my projects lately have comes across in the form of PHP.  While […]

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Moving a ModX Revolution Site to Another Server https://getyou.onl/moving-modx-revolution-site-server/ https://getyou.onl/moving-modx-revolution-site-server/#respond Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:47:19 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=596 Since I am currently running into this issue right now as I type this, I though I would share my experiences with moving a ModX Revolution site from one server to another.  It is not an easy task, but can be accomplished rather easily. The first thing you will need to do is to verify […]

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ModX Revolution Friendly URLs https://getyou.onl/modx-revolution-friendly-urls/ https://getyou.onl/modx-revolution-friendly-urls/#respond Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:28:51 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=593 I have become quite the ModX lover lately, I use it to run my site, as well as a great number of client websites and find that it is extremely speedy, easy to use (from my perspective), and easy to teach. There are a few things I don’t like about it, but this post is […]

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Setting up a Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Machine on Ubuntu Server https://getyou.onl/setting-windows-2008-r2-virtual-machine-ubuntu-server/ https://getyou.onl/setting-windows-2008-r2-virtual-machine-ubuntu-server/#respond Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:32:41 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=585 Well kiddies time for another installment into my mind. 🙂 Today I am going to tell you how I managed to install Windows 2008 R2 Server on a virtual machine on my Ubuntu Server.  Being a developer jack-of-all-trades I needed to have a very stable environment for some of the sites I develop, but still […]

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.Net DataReader Wrapper Part II https://getyou.onl/net-datareader-wrapper-part-ii/ https://getyou.onl/net-datareader-wrapper-part-ii/#respond Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:23:02 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=576 Hey kiddies, I thought I may make an extra post about this.  You may have seen lately that I’ve gone and updated the C# wrapper and made it way more efficient.  Well, I’ve gone and converted what I did there to VB, so all you VB lovers out there will have an opportunity to enjoy […]

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Simple Way to Use Apache as a Reverse Proxy https://getyou.onl/simple-apache-reverse-proxy/ https://getyou.onl/simple-apache-reverse-proxy/#respond Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:47:48 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=569 I… Am a developer.  As a result, I know a multitude of different programming and scripting languages ranging from Visual Basic to HTML and just about everything between.  As a result I do a multitude of projects.  Now my main server…. the one I do the most development on is a Ubuntu Linux server… but […]

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Why Responsive Web Design Is So Important https://getyou.onl/responsive-web-design-important/ https://getyou.onl/responsive-web-design-important/#respond Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:53:39 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=513 Mobile internet browsing is on the rise people!  As of this posting the number of people browsing the internet from a mobile device is up to 18% vs. a declining 82% browsing from a desktop computer.  These numbers are up 6% since this time last year. ~ http://gs.statcounter.com/#mobile_vs_desktop-ww-monthly-201209-201309 What does this tell us? Well, plain and […]

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Hosting Multiple Websites with ModX Revolution https://getyou.onl/hosting-multiple-websites-modx-revolution/ https://getyou.onl/hosting-multiple-websites-modx-revolution/#respond Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:51:29 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=478 This is a neat and tidy way to have multiple TLDs for one installation of MODx. Within MODx Go to System > Contexts and Create New for each domain. Name each one using camelCase (e.g. websiteOne) as you can’t use spaces here. This name will be seen in the site tree within the Manager and you […]

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SQL 2012 With Linux Shared Data File Storage https://getyou.onl/sql-2012-linux-shared-data-file-storage/ Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:27:02 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=471 I recently “upgraded” my local server, and finally made the jump into Linux servers.  I am now running Ubuntu 13.04 Server for everything from hosting to file services.  As a result of this jump (and the need to still be able to develop for .Net and other MS web based services), I still needed to […]

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Windows Hosts File Manager https://getyou.onl/windows-hosts-file-manager/ Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:59:40 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=463 I had an issue recently, with a router I had purchased for my home network. Being a developer, I host alot of my own websites, as a result I tie the real life FQDNs to them.  What I found was that I was not able to browse any of my development websites from inside my […]

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SQL 2012 ZipCode Radius Search https://getyou.onl/sql-2012-zipcode-radius-search/ Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:17:26 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=455 In building my MySQL Store Locator, I figured that it may be a good idea to do the same thing for MS SQL.   Since I have 2012 installed, I built this particularly for that version, and am unsure if it will work in previous versions.  I do know that the Geo datatypes have been […]

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PHP Twitter User Timeline Feed Renderer https://getyou.onl/php-twitter-user-timeline-feed-renderer/ Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:39:13 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=447 Today kiddies, we’ll be giving you some code that will enable you to utilize the new Twitter API (which by the way, v1 was removed yesterday un-beknownst to yours truly).  This will use the new authentication methods now required, and pull a users Timeline feed. I’ve commented the snots out of this, so if you […]

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Simple PDO Wrapper Class and Functions https://getyou.onl/simple-pdo-wrapper-class-and-functions/ Fri, 31 May 2013 13:41:28 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=427 Hey folks, since PDO is taking over, I figured it was prime time for me to jump the bandwagon of direct db access, and take the plunge into PDO. As a result, I have built myself a nice and simple PDO Wrapper class and some extra functions to do all the work that one would […]

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MySQL ZipCode Radius Search https://getyou.onl/mysql-zipcode-radius-search/ Thu, 30 May 2013 14:29:01 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=434 Today, boys and girls we’ll be talking about how to do a Zip Code Radius Search in MySQL; how to set it up, and how to use it. This has been tested in MySQL 5.1+, so please do not try it in anything lower than this, because it probably will not work. Now, you may […]

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Quick Way to Speed up Your ModX Site https://getyou.onl/quick-way-to-speed-up-your-modx-site/ Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:41:25 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=416 Hey folks time for another quick article to get your ModX site running tip-top.    This one will allow you to ‘prefetch’ your sites pages for a faster browsing experience.   Now ModX has a pretty fantastic caching mechanism already built in, but I find that if your site has a lot of pages, sometimes […]

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YUI Compressor GUI part Deux https://getyou.onl/yui-compressor-gui-part-deux/ Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:50:42 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=313 I’ve made some major modifications to the YUI Compressor GUI I posted a while ago. This one no longer uses the Java library that was previously needed in order to run it.  I updated all code to .Net 4, added in a progress bar, and converted the entire application from a WinForm projects into a […]

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Clearing Your Browsers Cache https://getyou.onl/clearing-your-browsers-cache/ Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:50:40 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=305 Here’s a question and an issue I see all the time… ME: “Ok, your site has been re-designed and is up and running.  Please make sure to clear out your web browsers cache so you can see the latest version.” CLIENT: “I still can’t see the latest version, how do I clear my web browsers […]

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Nano in Ubuntu Server – Copy/Paste https://getyou.onl/nano-in-ubuntu-server-copypaste/ Wed, 20 Feb 2013 19:38:27 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=302 Since I forget about this all the time, and continually have to look it up, I thought I would post this priceless resource.   Here is how to Copy/Paste while in a Ubuntu Server Shell (or command), while using the text editor ‘Nano’ Use the Alt-6 key combination to copy text to the “cut buffer”. Similarly, use […]

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Highlight First Sentence in Each Paragraph https://getyou.onl/highlight-first-sentence-in-each-paragraph/ Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:17:33 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=299 I recently worked on a custom CMS project, where one of the requirements was to make the first sentence of each paragraph on each page render bold. While there is no 100% sure-fire way to do this, I found the following very helpful in achieving what I was after. First and Foremost, the function that […]

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Linux Video Conversion https://getyou.onl/linux-video-conversion/ Tue, 15 Jan 2013 17:54:30 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=287 I have recently made the transition from Windows to the latest Ubuntu distro. After being a long time Micro$oft user/abuser I figured it was time 🙂 As a result I am finding that things are much different now that I am on this platform and recently came up against converting a *.mp4 video to multiple […]

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PHP Send email with Attachment https://getyou.onl/php-send-email-with-attachment/ Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:42:38 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=276 The following code will allow you to send an email, with a file attachment without the need for a 3rd party library. This code assumes that you already have the upload and form fully operational. function XMail( $from, $fromname, $to, $subj, $text, $filename) { //Open our file, rb = windows machine, you may need to […]

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Quick PHP year Select Populator https://getyou.onl/quick-php-year-select-populator/ Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:37:28 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=274 I recently needed to add in a credit card expiration date year selector, and just wanted to share the code I used to populate the options. As always, please use this as you see fit. function ExpYear(){ //Get today's Year $curYear = date("Y"); //Just in case it's needed, get 2 years ago $sYear = $curYear […]

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Simple PHP CAPTCHA https://getyou.onl/simple-php-captcha/ Thu, 01 Nov 2012 21:51:50 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=237 Here is a little snippet for anyone who needs it. What it does?   Generates a random character string, stores it to a session variable (for verification), then renders a png image with a white background and random colors of the random characters. Change any variables you need.  And call is using a simple <img> […]

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.Net Page Routing Without Global.asax https://getyou.onl/net-page-routing-without-global-asax/ Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:16:23 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=200 I found myself recently needing to get rid of the Global.asax file.  In building a CDN for myself, having a global.asax file forces cookies to be sent with requests, and for the static content I am serving through my CDN, this is a no-no So what to do?  I still need to do some page […]

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Speed Up The Web Part III https://getyou.onl/speed-up-the-web-part-iii/ Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:01:06 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=194 Boy oh boy, it’s about time we go another one of these “Speed Up The Web” articles out here. As with our last article we showed you how you can develop your ASP.Net website and automatically concatenate your scripts and stylesheets. This article will show you a nice and easy caching mechanism for all your […]

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IIS WarmUp Part II https://getyou.onl/iis-warmup-part-ii/ Wed, 18 Apr 2012 20:41:03 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=172 I explained in my earlier post the importance of “warming up” your sites in IIS, especially using the latest .Net frameworks. Here is a major update to the code posted in that post. This one will allow you to “warm up” every site in IIS on your server. All you have to do is set […]

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IIS Site Warmup https://getyou.onl/iis-site-warmup/ Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:37:07 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=167 Hey folks, ’bout time for me to come around with a little tip. Thanks to IIS 7.5 Extensions and Microsoft (well… really Windows 8, and IIS 8 I guess…), we can now prime our Application Pools, when IIS starts. Now, though it would be nice to be able to simply plug it in and go, […]

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URL Rewriting without 3rd Party Add-Ons https://getyou.onl/url-rewriting-3rd-party-add-ons/ Thu, 01 Mar 2012 15:35:44 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=55 .Net 3.5 Brought to developers of MVC applications the wonderful world of Page Routing. This allows us .Net developers to not have to worry about SEO friendly URLs (pretty much) any more, as we can simplify the URL rewritting process and get rid of those pesky 3rd party add-ons. .Net 4 brings this Page Routing […]

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YUI Compressor Windows GUI https://getyou.onl/yui-compressor-windows-gui/ Tue, 04 Oct 2011 21:04:24 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=76 Well, I finally broke down and decided I was sick and tired of having to type in a command prompt what I needed done with the YUI Compressor for my CSS and javascripts. This is sort-of a beta version, but I would like to know if anyone comes across any bugs in it… maybe someday […]

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7 Basic Rules of Great SEO https://getyou.onl/7-basic-rules-of-great-seo/ Thu, 21 Jul 2011 13:37:33 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/index.php/2011/07/7-basic-rules-of-great-seo/ 1. Understand User-Intent Keyword research is the cornerstone of any SEO campaign. Understanding user-intent when conducting and selecting your keywords is critical to getting your SEO off on the right foot and helping the right audience find your site. For instance, are “gym shoes,” “sneakers” and “tennis shoes,” the same thing? For some consumers those […]

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5 Common SEO Mistakes https://getyou.onl/5-common-seo-mistakes/ Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:48:49 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=57 SEO (search engine optimization) is the way to boost your online presence by getting better search engine rankings. Google has been doing a lot to improve the search quality. If you are not on google, you are not on the Internet. In this post I will outline the methods you in order to comply with Googles […]

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Speed Up The Web – Part III https://getyou.onl/speed-up-the-web-part-3/ Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:14:35 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=54 Welcome my friends to a second installment and follow-up to our Speed Up The Web series. In this installment we will be discussing another similar technique that was previously discussed in Part II. Minifying and Concatenating your stylesheets and javascripts. The previous process discussed a method to do this for your .Net website automatically by […]

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Quick Way to Get Rid of Duplicates https://getyou.onl/quick-way-to-get-rid-of-duplicates/ Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:07:11 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=6 What a great thing .Net 3.5+ is.  Thanks to the advent of Linq, we can now get rid of duplicated values from an array extremely easily without having to code your brains out. [crayon lang=”vb”] Dim TmpArray() As String = New String() {“VW”, “Audi”, “BMW”, “Chevy”, “VW”, “Audi”} Dim Qry = (From n In TmpArray.Distinct […]

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Speed Up The Web – Part II https://getyou.onl/speed-up-the-web-part-ii/ Wed, 09 Mar 2011 13:04:04 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=51 Welcome my friends to this next installment of the ‘Speed Up The Web’ series. Today boys and girls we’ll be delving deep into the mysteries of optimizing your scripts and stylesheets. There are a couple things to bear in mind as you develop a website. Place all your .css stylesheets in your head tag.  This […]

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Speed Up The Web – Part I https://getyou.onl/speed-up-the-web-part-i/ Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:05:21 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=47 Today is an age of broadband. More and more people are going this route determined to experience the web and it’s multitude of services as quick and painless as possible. Coupled with the move to broadband, more and more people are experiencing the web via their mobile devices, and it is this, that most developers/designers […]

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Do Your Own SEO https://getyou.onl/do-your-own-seo/ Fri, 03 Dec 2010 14:15:16 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=43 Does the whole idea of Internet marketing intimidate you? Are you thinking of hiring a professional? Well, we’ve got great news for you. It’s really not difficult to do search engine optimization (SEO) yourself – you can save hundreds of dollars, and get the same results as the professionals do. You will probably get better […]

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Dynamic Parameterized Queries https://getyou.onl/dynamic-parameterized-queries/ Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:37:28 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=32 In my mind there is no more efficient method to programming and development that organizing your code into re-usable chunks. Any time you can re-use something you have already developed, it should be placed in an include file (php, and classic asp) and called when the chunk of code is needed.Thus said, I had a […]

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Reasons Why You Should Choose an SEO Friendly Website https://getyou.onl/reasons-why-you-should-choose-an-seo-friendly-website/ Sat, 02 Oct 2010 11:46:59 +0000 http://kevin.pirnie.us/?p=40 When you think of designing a website for yourself, chances are that  you dream of a website with all the bells and whistles – flash movies,  stunning images, streaming audio – the works! But, unknown to you, these  elements may actually be damaging your business prospects because what  appears attractive on the surface is detractive […]

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