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SEO for Developers by Detlef Johnson

Covid19 State Stats

Quick reference table for United States Covid19 cases.

Coding for SEO 101

Understanding source code, compressed code and compiled code.

5 ways to level up your Vim skills

Level up your Vim skills and kick your text editor up a notch with a few fun tricks.

Coding for SEO

Here's how you can use JavaScript to track COVID-19.

Head request response tool

Markdown rendering tool

Powered by VueJS a helpful little markdown editor is handy for your readme.md at GitHub and wherever else.

Headlines

Facebook
Wall Street Journal
Sources: Facebook plans measures for possible post-election unrest, like slowing the spread of viral content, that it previously used in countries like Myanmar  —  Tools include slowing the spread of certain posts and tweaking users' news feeds  —  Facebook Inc. teams have planned …

Privacy
The Markup
An overview of tech issues on the ballot in November: the status of gig workers, warrantless phone searches, privacy rights, publicly-funded broadband, and more  —  Voters in states and cities across the country will decide some of technology's biggestquestions

Google
John D. Stoll / Wall Street Journal
Fitbit CEO James Park says its app reached 500,000 paid subscribers this year and talks about expectations for life under Google, competing with Apple, more  —  Fitbit CEO James Park discusses the company's new products and competition as it prepares to close its acquisition by Google

Javascript Indexing Details

Good extra information on SEO for JavaScript Indexing, including feedback on Angular, React, and Vue from Google's Martin Splitt. What's especially interesting is the ongoing discussion where Martin talks about indexing whereby he used to author a site which used a custom 404 page for the app page. The SEO consultant pointed this out to him and the rest is history.

SEO for JavaScript

The SEO for Developers column at Search Engine Land started in January. Tools on the back end for powering up interesting front end pieces like that are underway. It's an effort to build a proper Search Engine Land companion in Search Return. React and such is forthcoming but not until a need arises for content that begins largely static, however.

0day WordPress Security Woes

A security researcher dropping some 0days may have an axe to grind considering how bad the plugin ecosystem is. It has a "dizzying number of buggy, poorly-audited plugins in the WordPress repository."

The Prodigy Concert