If you’re like me, you hate the extra junk that some artists put at the beginning and end of tracks.
If you’re also like me you hate the “hidden track” that artists stick on to the end of their albums. Why should we deal with 10 minutes of silence before another song starts playing? Why not just make it a track on the album? Why is the hidden track always one of the best songs on the album? These are questions that used to keep me awake at night, but I can rest easier once I found out you can easily crop and edit songs in iTunes.
The solution is to take a track that has a hidden song, crop out the useless bit of silence and split it into two songs in iTunes.
One problem with Google Analytics is that your account number is viewable to anyone. To see any site’s Google Analytics account all you need to do is simply view source and find the GA code.
It’s so easy to find anyone’s account number that you may find yourself viewing your analytics one day and see some strange behavior. Read this post to see if your Google Analytics account has been hijacked and how to fix it.
The problem with many sites is that they have pages that are identical or nearly identical. This can happen when your site has many categories, paths, and dynamic data.
The solution is to use the canonical tag. The canonical tag is a tag used to tell search engines which version of a page is the desired or preferred version.
You want to be clear to search engines which version of the page they should index because if you have many versions of the same page then that page is unlikely to rank well at all.
Pierre Far, Google Webmaster Trends Analyst, has announced that Google is recommending responsive web design for use with mobile devices. Read the official announcement on the Official Google Webmaster Central blog. Bing also recommends responsive web design.
Google has this to say:
Sites that use responsive web design, i.e. sites that serve all devices on the same set of URLs, with each URL serving the same HTML to all devices and using just CSS to change how the page is rendered on the device. This is Google’s recommended configuration.
So you’ve reached the dreaded 25 account limit in Google Analytics. You will see something like the error message below:
Account Limit Reached
You have reached the limit of 25 accounts. Please reach out to your Google Analytics support contact for assistance.
Google Analytics is a great tool for tracking your web analytics. It’s a must if you want to keep track of visitors and their habits on your website. It does have some quirky functionality that you will want to be aware of.
Tracking subdomains in Google Analytics is a little tricky since there is no “easy” button to push. You will need to configure analytics properly to track and display data correctly.
In this guide you will learn how to:
- Install Google Analytics for each subdomain
- Set up profiles for each subdomain
- Display subdomains in the main profile