10 more sites that stupidly try to ban you from linking to them
July 15, 2012 – 6:44 pm | One Comment

Even more sites that try to bank you from linking to them in the terms. Make it stop.

Read the full story »
Internet
How to
Newspapers
Twitter
SEO advice
Home » Archive by Tags

My posts about: Guardian

MPs’ expenses: the best tools and resources on the web
June 21, 2009 – 10:59 pm | One Comment
MPs’ expenses: the best tools and resources on the web

Interested in the MPs' expenses scandal? Here's a round up of the best resources and tools.

Google’s results for MPs’ expenses are rubbish
May 18, 2009 – 10:08 am | One Comment
Google’s results for MPs’ expenses are rubbish

The results from Google if you search for MPs expenses are rubbish. Last week they had pages from the BBC first and the Telegraph 2nd - even though the Telegraph is the primary source of all this material. Today the results are even worse: they're absolute garbage.

That Shane Richmond / Charles Arthur Twackdown in full …
April 22, 2009 – 6:20 pm | 13 Comments

The full text of the row that erupted live on Twitter between @shanerichmond (Communities editor and technology blogger at Telegraph.co.uk) and @charlesarthur (The Guardian's Technology editor).

Newspaper sites: PLEASE improve your readability
April 20, 2009 – 12:35 pm | 6 Comments
Newspaper sites: PLEASE improve your readability

Newspaper websites are failing in some obvious ways to make their stories readable. Too many are using small fonts, long off-putting paragraphs, no subheadings, no in-content boxes or pictures, and no in-content links.

90 minutes later, some newspaper sites haven’t published the football score
April 1, 2009 – 11:26 pm | No Comment
90 minutes later, some newspaper sites haven’t published the football score

20 minutes after the Englang game finished at 9.55pm, half the major UK newspaper sites hadn't published the results.

Google street view: which news sites linked?,
March 20, 2009 – 12:56 am | No Comment

Newspaper sites did very badly at linking to google's new street view service.

Comic relief: which news sites gave a proper link, and which didn’t?
March 19, 2009 – 9:55 am | One Comment

News sites are bad at linking out. Which of them managed to link to charity site rednoseday.com on its big day - and which failed to make mentions into proper hyperlinks.

Fark: It’s the Sun wots winning it
March 2, 2009 – 10:22 pm | 2 Comments

When it comes to Fark, it's the Sun wots winning it. The Guardian come second - and yet again, the FT, Mirror and Express come last.

Guardian tops newspaper Reddit submissions
February 25, 2009 – 9:17 pm | One Comment

The Guardian has had more stores submitted to Reddit, the user-submitted news site, than any other UK newspaper website.

Telegraph tops Digg list
February 20, 2009 – 1:14 am | One Comment

The Daily Telegraph has had more stories submitted to Digg, the social news website for sharing content, than any other UK newspaper site.

Times Online top of newspaper Stumble league
February 19, 2009 – 1:05 am | One Comment

Which newspapers are stumbled a lot - and which are not ...

Newspapers, football, sitelinks, and London bias
February 4, 2009 – 8:22 am | One Comment
Newspapers, football, sitelinks, and London bias

How newspaper sites' sitelinks appear in google - and what that tells you about their reporting bias and site strucutre

The Guardian and accessibility
October 20, 2008 – 11:07 pm | 2 Comments
The Guardian and accessibility

The Guardian's redesign of its comment section breaks its own accessibility policy by relying purely on javascript. Not only that, it's a usability nightmare.

Guardian hides user profiles from google. An SEO trick?
August 12, 2008 – 10:49 pm | 2 Comments
Guardian hides user profiles from google. An SEO trick?

The Guardian is using some sort of javascript to avoid showing user profile pages to google.