Programming, Technology, Traffic, Various Languages

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 100,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.

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Programming, Technology, Traffic, Various Languages

Change a File Extension in Windows

In this article I will review how to make file extensions visible in MS Windows so that one can change the file type. I’ll also cover how to do this in MS DOS. I’m not going to cover how to globally change the settings in your control panel, but instead how to change the settings while viewing the file with the extension you’d like to change.

Overall the basics have stayed the same in the many iterations of Windows. However each new version of Windows seems to introduce one or two gotchas into the process.

If you find this article interesting, please take a look at related articles I have published. Continue reading “Change a File Extension in Windows”

HTML, Programming, Technology, Traffic, Various Languages

Set up Google Authorship and Publisher – My Ongoing Adventures


Recently Google Webmaster tools was updated with a new look and feel as well as new Webmaster options. As part of that update I have noticed that authorship and site publisher links between your Web presence and Google+  have gained importance.

The Google Structured Data Testing Tool gives Webmasters a quick and easy way to check if the link between their blog site and Google is properly configured. In my case I had authorship properly set up, but had not even heard of establishing a publisher link.

After a bit of investigation, it’s clearer to me what authorship and publisher mean to Google.

If you’ve found this article interesting, please have a look at similar articles on my site. Continue reading “Set up Google Authorship and Publisher – My Ongoing Adventures”