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Fatal error in phpld2.2

Cannot redeclare date_add() I recently had this problem at my uklearners.com directory: Fatal error: Cannot redeclare date_add() in www/uklearners.com/include/functions.php on line 1086 It seems the problem occurred since my webhosting upgraded php to php5.3 Here’s what I did to solve the problem: 1. In functions.php found the code function date_add and added an A...

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3 Useful SEO Tools

Searching for something over the internet is fairly easy, but the massive amount of results that appear before you are sometimes a bit frustrating. Search engines rely on the key words you type in to gather the broadest results available on the world wide web. It is not rare to have ridiculous findings or...

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Finding A Freelancer Online

In this day and age businesses or individuals that are conducting business have to be practical when hiring professionals that are needed to accomplish specific tasks. Before the internet, freelancers were called in to do these so called tasks and were usually based on referrals. This set up worked well with some companies and...

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Web Hosting

Websites have now become an essential part of every business. No website can survive without the aid of a web hosting service since they are the ones who provide the connection between you and the rest of the world. Web hosts  have servers which they own or lease, and they rent out space on...

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Buying text links

Many websites benefit from the purchase of links. This is a grey area to say the least. Matt Cutts at Google has come out unequivocally to say that sites that buy and sell links will be penalised. However it’s a fact that many household name websites purchase links. In addition, paid for directories that...

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Anchor Text

Anchor Text is the actual text that is hyperlinked to your site. In other words the bit of text that people will click on. Using good anchor text is important. Google uses it to assess what your site is about. It’s good to use your most important keywords in your anchor text. So if...

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Getting Links from other Sites

Generally speaking links are good! On the whole there are three types: One Way links – where the other site links to you Reciprocal or Two Way links – where the other site links top you and you link back to them Paid links 1. One Way links. These are good. Most people won’t...

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Adding blog comments

Adding blog comments

You can often leave a comment on someone else’s blog with a link back to your site. eg this screenshot at http://defdriving.wordpress.com/2010/02/03/defensive-driving-means-insurance-reduction-in-the-state-of-texas/ Navigate to “comments” or “post a comment” Fill in some info like this and click “Post Comment” Note – you must use a real email address (your own!) Put something like “Your...

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Getting visitors by blogging

Getting visitors by blogging

One way of getting more visitors to your site is by starting a blog. If you’re a driving instructor you could blog about latest test successes, traffic problems in your town, changes to test fees, current test waiting times etc. The benefits of having your own blog are that you can generate visitors to...

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Checking how many backlinks you have.

It’s often instructive to check how many people are linking to your site. You can do this in several ways. Two tools that I have found helpful are the Yahoo Site Explorer at http://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/ and Domain Pop Another alternative is BackLinkWatch. This site not only tells you which site...

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