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SEO for Developers by Detlef Johnson

Major update: I've been hired on as a ninja with Jim Boykin's Internet Marketing Ninjas as technologist / technical SEO.

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


Twitter
Manish Singh / TechCrunch
Twitter has partnered with Dailyhunt to bring Moments to the Indian news app to showcase curated tweets pertaining to news and other events in India  —  Five years after its launch, Twitter Moments is growing beyond the American social networking platform.  —  On Monday, Twitter …

Facebook
Benedict Evans
Social platforms are neither communication services nor publishers, and society will have to evolve new norms to regulate speech on them  —  Facebook has close to 2bn users, posting over 100bn things each day.  The global SMS system, at its peak, had 20-25bn messages a day.

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