About James Shaw

James Shaw (jameswork@shawthing.com) (CoverYourASP) (http://www.coveryourasp.com/)
Handling 404 errors with email – and a twist…

Everyone has seen an HTTP 404 error at some point. You follow a link on a web page, and BOOM – File not found. Perhaps the author spelt it incorrectly, or the page was uploaded to the server by mistake. I’ll show you how to handle this gracefully*, and send an email to yourself so the problem gets fixed. But first, what did I mean when I said “Make money from error handling”?

Hiding Your Meta Tags

Serious web sites spend a lot of money and effort getting premium placement in the search engines. One of the most popular ways that search engines index your site is to look for META tags in the of your page, as shown below: