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How to Create a website that your customers will love and search engines will like

It is important that when you are creating your website that you keep both your customers and the search engine algorithm in mind. I know, I know, you are looking for a website that can draw customers to your business, increase sales leads and do mor

Why Local Huntsville Businesses Should Hire An Expert SEO Marketer

Henry Ford once said, "Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping a clock to save time." Most business owners think that they can do a one time SEO (search engine optimization) check up and their website will be fine. However, SEO is an

Building Your Huntsville Business Brand Reputation Through Reviews and SEO Optimization

Online reputation is the perceived value of your brand or business through the use of search engine optimization and customers posting reviews and comments about your business. Most of the Huntsville small business owners I have met have been focu

Connecting to Mysql Database in Java for Selenium Web Driver testing

I have been scraping websites using pure php for some time now, mainly through php library tools and simple dom. However, I have discovered Java Selenium WebDriver which makes things a whole lot easier and with the use of ANT and Maven you can do som

PHP Google Map API Class with physical address as data input

[caption id="attachment_505" align="alignleft" width="651"] Get Your Local Business on Google Places[/caption]If you ever wanted to create a simple php class to render Google maps. Here is one that you can use This section must be in the head of the

Php array of minor and major search engines and crawlers

[caption id="attachment_349" align="alignleft" width="323"] Building Backlinks to Improve Search Engine Ranking[/caption]I was just working on a script to examine traffic and thought this may help someone. Web developers are always looking for arrays

How to Convert Zen cart database to Opencart

I have built eCommerce websites using both Zen cart and Opencart. Both have their plus and minuses. I prefer Opencart because of the ease of use and quick back-end navigation. If you need help to changing from Zen cart to Opencart here is a step b

Setting php Mail Bounce Email Return Path on Godaddy Shared Hosting

A spent quit a while going thought php.net, stackoverflow.com and godaddy.com looking for a solution on how to set return path for mail on Godaddy shared hosting accounts. I saw that a few responses to inquiries on the Godaddy forum did not provi

How to deal with bad url or html link in simple html dom parser

Simple html dom parser is truly a simple script to parse website data that you can quickly post into perhaps a mysql table. However, when you are parsing large amount of data the parser can come across urls that are bad or just non existent. This

How to extract of scrap url from string using regex preg_match

Are you working on a url scraping project? Here is a quick way to extract urls from string using preg_match in php. Very simple. You can incorporate it into a function, etc if(preg_match("/[a-z]+:\/\/\S+/",$article,$matches)){ foreach($matches a