Tag Archives: Content

Looking to leave WordPress behind? You're not alone

Most of the Content Management Systems (CMSs) businesses use today were originally built for a single purpose — delivering content to a desktop web browser. Looking closer, WordPress — the open-source platform now used for everything from e-commerce to massive corporate sites and owning 65% of the CMS market (see …

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Jakob Nielsen On Search Usability

I’m currently working on a column (series?) for Just Behave where we’ll explore what the search results page might look like in the year 2010. As part of that I sent out invitations to a number of my contacts in the usability world, including Marissa Mayer (Google), Michael Ferguson (Ask), …

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Google Launches Custom Search Business Edition

Google has announced a beefed-up version of Google Custom Search, a site search product aimed at small and medium sized businesses. The new service is hosted by Google and offers all of the same functionality of the free Google Custom Search product, with a few key differences: Customized search results. …

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Google News Expands Help Center For Publishers

The Google News Blog announced they have expanded the Google News help section for publishers. The new help section has a wealth of information for those interesting in submitting content to Google News, as well as troubleshooting documents on issues with content already in Google News. I should also note …

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Yahoo Adds Search Suggestions To Toolbar

The Yahoo Search Blog announced that downloads of the Yahoo Toolbar for Internet Explorer will now have “as you type” search suggestions functionality. Yahoo has been on a search suggestion frenzy lately, last month launching search suggestions on Yahoo.com and beta testing Yahoo Search Assist.

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Google News To Newsmakers: Send Us Your Comments

Weird. That’s the only way I can describe it. Google News is asking people who are in news stories to email them comments about the story, which will be associated with those articles. From the Google News Blog post: We’ll be trying out a mechanism for publishing comments from a …

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Q&A On The New Google News Comments

Google News To Newsmakers: Send Us Your Comments from me earlier covers the new system that Google unveiled today allowing for comments on news stories. I’ve now had a chance to talk briefly with Google News business product manager Josh Cohen about the system, to better understand its goals and …

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Google Deletes Custom Search Blog After Marking It As Spam

Google Custom Search Blog Hacked? from Google Blogoscoped quickly reported what appeared to be a hack of Google’s official Custom Search Blog. But what really happened was that Google marked their own blog as a spam blog and ultimately removed the blog from Blogger, allowing someone else to claim the …

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Search In The Year 2010

If I ever had to build a search engine, or more precisely, the interface of a search engine, this would be the team I would want to bring together. When I came up with the idea of looking forward three years and speculating on what the search results page may …

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Bloglines Beta To Challenge Google Reader

Bloglines released a new public beta of their popular web-based RSS reader. The new beta is optimized to run well in Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox. The new beta has several new features including a customizable start page with drag and drop AJAX functionality, three feed viewing options including a …

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