Happy Hosts

Who do you use?

I’m often asked who I recommend for web hosting, domain names, etc. Here’s the answer…

Domains
I register domains through Go Daddy. Despite pushy upsells and tacky advertising campaigns, they have been reliable over the years. Regardless of who hosts my site, all domains are centrally managed through one Go Daddy account. The only “add on” I recommend is the privacy option. There is so much spam and junk mail targeted at domain registrations it really is a worthwhile addition.

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Increase Traffic with Permalinks

 

IBlogging Tips from Rex Brownf you’re a WordPress user and you want to elevate your site’s visibility in search engines you should start with Permalinks. Changing the default setting for Permalinks for your hosted blog is probably the quickest and easiest Search Engine Optimization (SEO) trick on the planet!

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Drupal Images from User Submissions

Blogging Tips from Rex BrownA recent Drupal project involved capturing personal profile info and a photo for use in a directory page. Building the form was simple enough using the Webform module. I was able to restrict the size and types of files the user could upload (we once received a company logo in a Word document).  The catch was how to display the information to the public.

Instead of a copy/paste maneuver or manually re-keying everything I decided to try and create my directory page directly from the submitted data. Seemed simple enough… until I tried it!

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