A common trick for spammers is to inject pages into sites belonging to someone else. If vulnerabilities are present, pages are easily inserted into a site without the site owner knowing. As a result of injecting these pages, the spammer can get dozens or hundreds of new pages into the Google index; pages with links to their own sites, or to… Continue reading "Bulk Remove Spam Links from the Google Index"
Whenever you do a Google search, Google will default to displaying only the first 10 organic results (usually accompanied by numerous ads and other junk). While this is sufficient in most cases, there may be times when you want to view more than just the top 10 without having to keep clicking on ‘Next’. By changing a simple setting, you… Continue reading "Increase The Number of Results Displayed in Google Searches"
You may not have realized that since Google Analytics made the switch to its Universal Analytics code you event tracking code has to change. The common error resulting from using classic analytics event tracking syntax with the new Universal Analytics code is: Uncaught ReferenceError: _gaq is not defined This is because the new code uses ‘ga’ instead of ‘_gaq’. Also,… Continue reading "Google Analytics Event Tracking for Universal Code"
Yesterday Google released a new Chrome extension that allows you to initiate a voice search from the Google search page by simply saying “OK Google”, much like you do in Google Now for Android or iPhone. This is a very handy feature that works quite well. Unfortunately for those outside of the US, this feature won’t work by default. There… Continue reading "Using Google Voice Search Hotword Chrome Extension Outside the US"