The National Archives

Yesterday, Flickr announced that the UK National Archives are adding some of their collection to the Commons site. The collection contains photos, illustrations and documents all released copyright-free. Here’s a few examples from the collection to whet your appetite: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3507410878/in/set-72157608416657334/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3010671424/in/set-72157608416657334/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/4327205241/in/set-72157608619480138/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalarchives/3595079592/in/set-72157608732674049/ Hat tip to Billy at Universities and the Web.

IIS 301s

We don’t use IIS very much, but a third party application that we are integrating into the corporate website runs on IIS, and today I had a very pressing need to add a redirect to one of the default application pages to one of our corporate site pages. I discovered 2 very good solutions: Add […]

Learning Something New Every Day

Today, I learnt about cononical linking.  Canonical linking is a way of letting search engines know that your content is accessible through multiple URLs, by publicly specifying the preferred URL of page content. This prevents Google penalising your site for having duplicate content. I first came across the possibility of  search engines penalising sites for duplicate […]