Lee Kelleher

Archive for posts tagged with 'readysteadybook'

  1. rel-tag-spaces dilemma

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    Since I started using the Operator Firefox extension a couple of week ago, I’ve found it to be a useful tool – to quickly access microformatted content; such as Contact details and Tagspaces. Whilst I was testing it out on ReadySteadyBook, I noticed that the only tagspace was “Blog.aspx“, which seemed a bit weird. When I found the same problem on other websites, such as Amazon (example here) where the tagspace was “ref=tag_dpp_cust_itdp_t“. I thought…

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  2. All hail “The Bookninja Messiah”!

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    Earlier this week I’d heard that Bookninja had been hijacked, they needed some help to get their WordPress back in working order. Mark suggested that I offered my services, so I did. George explained what the problems since the hijack: Unable to publish blog posts and pages; (a blank page appeared when he tried to publish) All the pages had been delete, or disappeared. Akismet was turned off… opening the floodgates to lots of unwanted…

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  3. 404 Oddities

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    I’ve been noticing a lot of strange requests in theweb logs for ReadySteadyBook, (which result in 404 errors). Never really thought much of them, but I came across Roger Johansson’s blog posting about 404 oddities. So I thought I’d share some of the one’s I found on RSB. A few of them are the same as Roger found: /robotsxx.txt; /MSOffice/cltreq.asp; [I’ve been noticing a lot of strange requests in theweb logs for ReadySteadyBook, (which result…

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  4. ReadySteadyBook – All the hard work starting to pay off?

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    Firstly, congratulations to Mark and ReadySteadyBook on getting an honorable mention in The Observer’s Top 50 Players in the World of Books. Judging by the order of names, Mark is in fact the 51st Most Important Person in Publishing! Mark Thwaite, founder and editor of www.readysteadybook.com, the UK’s largest independent literary website. A librarian by trade, Thwaite writes a regular blog attracting up to 3,000 visitors per day. There is still a lot of work…

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