Ten Firefox’s best extensions for Web development

This one is a brief summary of what in my opinion are the best firefox extensions for Web development. But careful, it’s not a closed Top Ten there are still several extensions that we can keep for another moment.

CodeTech

A magnificent HTML editor, has three views: Code, WYSIWYG and a Firefox preview. Also it allows you to open theses previews in other browsers, has a file bar to surf easily between directories. It has an embed JavaScript console. Facilitates the code validation according to the W3C and has an advanced panel of search/replacement/result. For those who use Dreamweaver, this extension turns out to be very familiar. Download.

DevBoi

DevBoi offers a quick lateral access to documentation and manuals about XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby on Rails and others. Obviously it requires an Internet connection. Between the information it provides, for example in CSS indicates you the support of every attribute in multiples browsers IE5 Mac, IE 5, IE 5.5, IE 6, Mozilla, Opera 5, Opera 6, Opera 7, Konqueror 2.2, Safari 1. It is configurable. Download.

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11 ways of optimizing an URL

11 ways of optimizing an URL it is an article published in seomoz that seems to be very interesting, it shows really valuable information. The especially part that called my attention was point 6, since the web make fashionable spam seekers with subdomains. Here I left you part of the article.

11 advices to achieve successful URLs

1. Describe your content

An URL who says everything is a magnificent URL. If a user can read the URL and understand exactly the content of the page before at least seeing it, you will have done your work. Remember, these URLs are copied, shared, sent for email, annotated and even approved by the search engines.

2. Keep it short

Briefness is a virtue, remember it always. If you make a shorter URL, it will be easier to copy and paste, to read rapidly, to write it in a presentation card or to use it in hundreds of other slightly common ways, everything which gives it major utility.

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The Importance of Inbound Links for Your Web Site PR

The term ‘inbound links’ is becoming quite the buzz in the search engine optimization industry, and it’s clear why. Inbound links have been found to make significant and positive contributions to the overall range, popularity and traffic of a website that uses it. What exactly are inbound links and how can you use them to improve your own site? Read on to understand.
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Search Engines versus Visitors

In the bid to drive traffic to their sites, webmasters often forget why they are in business, and who keeps them in business. Most search engine optimization experts and forums focus on the search engines. The reasons are not far fetched; search engines are the biggest source of qualified traffic to most sites. Without traffic, you are out of business.
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SEO = PR (Again)

The Web 2.0 Awards: Well-executed link bait development (PR to you and me) courtesy of SEOMoz. Look, press releases! Comes complete with vacuous phrases like “the Web 2.0 Awards help define the emerging area known for fusing new technology and social expression, empowering users to do more with the Internet”.

Sure to get many Web 2.0 bunnies linking up as many probably weren’t on the web for the ye-olde running-a-web-awards-scheme-tactic the first time round. Very Web 1.0, I’m sure we all argree.

Will work well (for a little while) for Web 2.0, and other tech buzz topics. Less well for, say, selling loans :)