Who, what, where - Information you give to sites you visit
Websites can collect a lot of information about you just from your browsing.
Sometimes useful, sometimes unsettling, but it's interesting to know just how some of this works.
Convincing Joomla that an update exists
The built-in update function introduced in Joomla 2.5 is a great leap forward in simplifying Joomla version maintenance and generally works just fine . Except sometimes, when you know there's a newer version available, but the update checker remains unconvinced.
We just have to provide a little encouragement and everything will be fine.
Secret to top-ranking search results
Unfortunately there isn't one.
I get a fairly regularly stream of emails and web site contact messages from search engine optimisation (SEO) people promising to improve my search results in various magical ways, but a little thought shows why this is unlikely to have any good effect.