According to Jimmy Wales blog, Wikia Search has shut on March 31, 2009. Wikia had raised funds from well-known personalities and it was being promoted as ‘open source search’. It did not take off 🙁 The alpha version was released in Jan 2008. According to an article on Cnet, Wikia was getting merely 10,000 unique […]
I attended Google India SearchMasters 2009 at Google’s Bangalore office today. They had a tight program from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Items covered were Webmaster Central and Best Practices (Adam Lasnik) Webmaster Help Forum (Koti Ivaturi) Webmaster Hands-On Session (Adam Lasnik) Google Custom Search (Rajat Mukherjee) Building Mobile Friendly Websites (Ankit Gupta) Google Analytics […]
Last week we had some panic time at work. Trust me, it wasn’t fun. Few of our Oneindia.in channels started being shown as “infected”. If you are a Firefox user you would be shown a warning which said the site was infected with Malware and the reasons too were shown. Google and Stopbadware work “together” […]
Most webmasters use Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) to submit their URLs to Google. Yahoo had a similar product – Site Explorer and Microsoft too has one. GWT by far is the best and is far ahead of the so-called competitors. GWT gives a good insight into what Google sees in your site. They have a […]
Yahoo got replaced by Google. Will Wikia replace Google?