After years of development WireGuard, a revolutionary approach to Virtual Private Networks (VPN) was finally fast-tracked to the Linux kernel. Now, at long last, WireGuard is in Linus Torvald’s code tree. That means WireGuard should appear in the Linux kernel 5.6 release. This may be as early as April 2020. [Read more…]
Let’s bust some common misconceptions about SEO.
If you’re in charge of managing a website, you’re probably always looking for ways to make your site smarter, faster and more relevant to users so it ranks higher in organic search results. Though, due to the unpredictable reputation of SEO, there have been many SEO myths circulating around how to achieve higher organic rankings.
What is a backdoor?
So; say you wanted to rob a house. You see a “Protected by…” security sign staked in the front lawn and Ring doorbell camera. Being the insidious burglar that you are, you hop the fence, go around back and see that there’s a backdoor, cross your fingers, try the knob and boom, it’s unlocked. To the casual observer, there are no external signs of a burglary. In fact, there’s no reason you couldn’t rob this house through the same backdoor again, assuming you don’t trash the place.
Computer backdoors work in much the same way. [Read more…]
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Google announced that now was the time for the nofollow attribute to evolve. Introduced almost 15 years ago, the nofollow attribute was brought about with a vision to eradicate spam and combat links that nurtured on the advertisements or were paid for. It clearly became a Google favorite to take care of the latter. The Google link policy is here to witness new changes again.
Here’s a snippet from the official announcement:
The web has evolved since nofollow was introduced in 2005 and it’s time for nofollow to evolve as well. [Read more…]
Having your own website and running it through good rankings is quite an accomplishment. Obviously, there are webmasters who resort to adopting various ethical and unethical ways to boost their site ranking. However, establishing rankings without facing Google Penalties can be a steep hill to climb.
One of the most common ways of boosting website rankings is through link building. A great link-building strategy makes sure that your website is receiving ample amount of traffic through all the inbound and outbound links present on your site and other websites that you are exchanging links with. However, a lot of sites end up getting penalized by Google for these links or their performance.
Google Penalties are a serious disadvantage for your business website and an advantage for your competition. What are the Google Link penalties exactly and how can one avoid them when implementing new link strategies? [Read more…]