Learn about sitemaps

What is a sitemap? A sitemap is a file where you can list the web pages of your site to tell Google and other search engines about the organization of your site content. Search engine web crawlers like Googlebot read this file to more intelligently crawl your site. Also, your sitemap can provide valuable metadata associated with the pages you list in …

Google Webmaster Guidelines

 Webspam Content Violations Video Following the General Guidelines below will help Google find, index, and rank your site. We strongly encourage you to pay very close attention to the Quality Guidelines below, which outline some of the illicit practices that may lead to a site being removed entirely from the Google index or otherwise affected by an algorithmic or manual …

How Google Search Works

Learn how Google discovers, crawls, and serves web pages When you sit down at your computer and do a Google search, you’re almost instantly presented with a list of results from all over the web. How does Google find web pages matching your query, and determine the order of search results? In the simplest terms, you could think of searching …

Steps to a Google-friendly site

Check out our Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide! Things to do Our Webmaster Guidelines provide general design, technical, and quality guidelines. Below are more detailed tips for creating a Google-friendly site. Give visitors the information they’re looking for Provide high-quality content on your pages, especially your homepage. This is the single most important thing to do. If your pages contain …

How to stop Windows 10 from using your PC’s bandwidth to update other systems

By default, Windows 10 turns your PC into a server for distributing updates to other machines. Here’s how to make it stop. How to disable P2P updates in Windows 10 First, open the Start Menu and select Settings, then click Updates & Security.   Make sure Windows Update is selected in the left-hand navigation pane (it’s the default when you open …

Typographic Terms and Interactive Infographics

Type Terms is the perfect tool for designers to learn the basics of typographic terminology. If you are new to typography or here to refresh your memory, then Type Terms is perfect for you. Click on the image below to view the infographic.