Latest Version of WordPress Released

Latest Version of WordPress Released

By Neville Hobson September 25, 2007
The latest version of the WordPress blogging platform was released late yesterday.

Google Sandbox Playing Favorites?

I don’t write as much as I used to or would like too. Web development takes up most my time these days.

There Is No Google Sandbox

No less an authority on search engine optimization than Shari Thurow has claimed the fabled Google Sandbox, a holding pen for sites new to the index, does not exist.

Does Google Use Whois for Sandbox?
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SEW looks at whether Google might be using Whois information when determining the legitimacy of a particular web site.

Yahoo News Tests Trackbacks, Enhancements

Yahoo News is gearing up to implement trackbacks.

TrustRank + Sandbox = TrustBox??

There seems to be a new term emerging around the whole sandbox/trustrank issue. In this article I look at that new term and discuss it’s implications in the SEO field.

Did Google Admit To Having A Sandbox At SES?

Apparently they did, or at least they didn’t deny it when asked about it. For those who may not know, the Google sandbox has been the subject of many discussions.

Release from Google Sandbox Only to Search the Playground

The Google Sandbox Effect has been discussed at length in our case study of a new website first crawled in May by Googlebot.

MSN Search Playing In Silicon Valley Sandbox

They’re a distant third to Google and Yahoo, but Steve Ballmer says they’re going to be a search contender. Tonight they’ll tell you why over drinks in San Jose.

Discussing The Google Sandbox

Monitoring how your site performs with respect to the search engine industry is a key aspect of business in today’s era. As a result, the growth of SEO-related services has been tremendous in recent years. Once SEO services are administered, being the creatures of instant gratification that we are, site owners expect to see results immediately.

Yahoo Has A Mythical Sandbox As Well?

One of the bigger excuses reasons used by those who may not have the search engine presence they so desire is to blame something called a the sandbox effect.

Yahoo, MSN, Google Lost in a Sandbox

Seventy-two days ago Googlebot first showed up and crawled over 250 pages of a brand new domain in an experiment that has had an odd cartoonish character to it, where unexplained things happen with sometimes dark foreboding, a kind of Fantasia online.

Big Sandbox for Google, AskJeeves & Yahoo. MSN Indexes Quickest

Listing delays that have come to be called the Google Sandbox effect are actually true in practice at each of four top tier search engines in one form or another.

Does The Google Sandbox Allow For PageRank Increases

While it’s true that the impact of Google’s mythical PageRank score can be debated ad nauseam, one thing remains clear, whether or not a high PageRank is beneficial, many still harbor concerns over low scores and wonder how to improve them.

President Bush And The Google Sandbox

By now many of you have heard of the President Bush Google/link bombs that have gone off since our world changed in 2001.

Playing in Googlebot’s Sandbox with Slurp, Teoma & MSNbot Spiders Display Distinctly Differing Personalities

There has been endless webmaster speculation and worry about the so-called “Google Sandbox” – the indexing time delay for new domain names – rumored to last for at least 45 days from the date of first “discovery” by Googlebot. This recognized listing delay came to be called the “Google Sandbox effect.”

Google’s fresh link filter discussion on SEO Radio
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Google’s alleged fresh link filter is on the minds of many website owners and search engine optimization professionals. If indeed, Google is filtering new links into web pages, and not providing full link popularity transfer, then SEO is a whole new ballgame.