Getting Started with Zend Framework 1.9
This tutorial is intended to give an introduction to using Zend Framework to write a simple database driven application. It has been extensively rewritten for version 1.8 of the framework and takes full advantage of the Zend_Tool command line script and Zend_Application for bootstrapping. Other components used include Zend_Controller, Zend_View, Zend_Db_Table and Zend_Form.
This tutorial has been tested on...
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Google AdSense Optimization Tips
1. Don’t Feel Shy – If you are seriously willing to monetize your website with AdSense, make sure that you place advertisements in prominent locations where visitors will notice the ads.
2. The best performing ad units for AdSense are 160×600, 336×280 and 300×250. For text only ads, you should go with the 336×380 format but in all other situations, 300×250 may be a better for...
As an experienced Adsense publisher, you know tons of Adsense Optimization tricks that will yeild maximum advertising revenue.
To quickly recap, you know by heart that wide rectangles perform better than banner formats, that Google Ad colors should blend with page background color, that section targeting serves more relevant ads, that border-less Ads convert best, that split testing helps you shortlist the best ad formats, that Google CSE is much better than Adsense for Search.. the list goes...
Google adsense folks have unveiled another useful feature for Adsense publishers - Section Targeting.
The concept is simple but the advantages and possibilities are endless.
Consider a possible scenario that could confuse Adsense Bot and serve irrelevant ads on your page. You have just written an article in your blog on "Web Hosting". Great, but on the same page you have others sections like "Previous Posts", "User Comments", "RSS Web Feeds" and your "Profile".
Your personal profile may...
Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a text format derived from Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML). Compared to SGML, XML is simple. HyperText Markup Language (HTML), by comparison, is even simpler. Even so, a good reference book on HTML is an inch thick. This is because the formatting and structuring of documents is a complicated business.
Most of the excitement around XML is around a new role as an interchangeable data serialization format. XML provides two enormous advantages as a ...
Today I thought we would go through some of my favorite image carousels and slider components. When faced with limited space, these are an easy way to add rich content to your site with little ease. The only decision you’ll need to make is which one works best for you.
Galleriffic was inspired by Mike Alsup’s jQuery Cycle plugin, but with performance in mind for delivering a high volume of photos.
The Slider from Barack Obama’s website
A MooTools based slider – this is a...
I have noticed that the most successful bloggers online have all taken similar steps in becoming great bloggers. After lots
of research and study, I can also tell you that blogging is much more complex than it seems to be on the surface. However, with a bit of effort, I believe anyone can become a successful blogger.
Here are 101 steps to becoming a better blogger…
1. First, I’m going to assume you’re using Wordpress. You are using Wordpress aren’t you? The built-in SEO and pinging functi...
Google banned tool. Check to see if Google has banned a domain from showing up in its search engine results.
Google Datacenter Search
Google datacenter search tool. Enter a keyword or phrase, and this tool will show Google's search engine results for it from your choice of 32 Google data centers.
Index checker tool shows you how many of your site's pages are indexed in Google and Yahoo.
Keyword Suggestion Tool
Keyword suggestion tool gives you i...
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