Always one for finding how to do this, and then forgetting where I found and it and which sites I applied it to, I decided to update and post it for my own sanity. The goal is to use a background image on a website, that will automatically adjust to cover the entire browser window at all times. It has to; Fill the entire page with image, no white space Scales the image automatically Retains aspect ratioRead More →

As more and more people are getting to grips with Google+ I’m seeing an increase in the number of questions being raised about linking your feeds for auto-posting purposes. I tried to tackle this issue late in 2012, looking for an altnerative to Facebooks’ “RSS Graffiti” but found that Google hadn’t made their Google+ posting API available. This all changed in January 2013 when became one of the early Google+ Page Management API partners.Read More →

Is Google Authorship Important? Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman, has a new book coming out, and The Wall Street Journal published a number of short paragraphs from it, including one that points to the future value of Google Authorship: Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results. The true cost of remaining anonymous, then, might be irrelevance.Read More →