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Logrotate for a Web Server: overview and examples

It’s always important to keep your server logs around for as long as it makes business sense. These maybe required for auditing system access, discovering abuses, or to identify root causes to problems, among other reasons. The challenge, though, is that depending on the service being provided and the amount of traffic received, your logs are capable...

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Should I use Angular.Js for my site? Would it harm my SEO?

The short answer, if you are after that, it is no you shouldn't, yes it will create more trouble than benefits … especially if you are going for the 1.0 route. That said, if you have more time, let me guide you through my rationale. With an almost steady growth, Angular has been implemented on over 450K sites out of the 1m analysed by BuildWith...

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Closely follow Google Panda doesn't make sense

Last week Google Panda 4.2 update was officially launched. Google said the new refresh will take months to fully roll out. A revelation that comes with a cost, at least for SEOers and companies who closely follow Google’s algorithms. Google’s logic behind this new approach is to assess the sites closely to improve the SERP quality, thus encouraging...

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2 lessons I learnt during my past 6 months as a growth hacker

Growth hacking works fine with SAAS business but… In order to get results, your SAAS product should liaise directly with the final users. If the business (A) makes a profit only when A customers cashflow increase due to their sale, things become inevitably complicated. Not being able to influence the final moneymaker decisions, will probably end...

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SEO investigate HTTP server responses

As of 2014, there are plenty of tools that allow observing HTTP traffic from and to your browser. As a default, nowadays browsers come with an integrated Developer Tool offering – among many things - a visual interface for such tests. Why is valuable investigating the HTTP connections? From an SEO standpoint, this investigation proves to be helpful...

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Combining multiple CSV files with your Mac OS X

If you have ever used a Windows or Dos based system, one thing that you may have appreciated is the possibility to use wildcards while searching for files and directories. Unfortunately, this opportunity it exists on Macintosh, but you have to remember to specify the exact path where you are looking for the files. Failing in this, LS will nastily...

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