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How to Prevent a specific Blogger Blog from Redirecting to Country Domains

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/02/09

The article How to Prevent your Blogger Blog from Redirecting to Country Domains describes to prevent the country redirect from within a blog itself.

But what about outside readers that want to see a specific blog on the .com link?

One of the reasons they want to do this is that Google does not index the country redirected sites, they only index the com site.

I had this while reading http://delphisorcery.blogspot.com/. It kept redirecting to http://delphisorcery.blogspot.nl/ (as I’m based in Amsterdam; in Germany for instance it would redirect to http://delphisorcery.blogspot.de/).

But a site:delphisorcery.blogspot.nl search would return nothing whereas site:delphisorcery.blogspot.com would return the full index for the blog.

The trick is to browse the .com version of the blog with NCR once: http://delphisorcery.blogspot.com/ncr

If you do that, Google forces a no-country redirect (just like you can do with Google.com: browse to http://www.google.com/ncr), and it remembers that choice too.

Note that BlogSpot has not done this country redirect for ever.

–jeroen

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When http:://Feedly.com doesn’t start with any more: start it through https://Feedly.com (via: @feedly your news. delivered.)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/16

Recently when starting Feedly through http://feedly.com, I got this message in Chrome on my Retina MacBook Pro:

Is feedly blocked?

Feedly is not able to load. It is probably because one of your extensions is blocking it. If you run Adblock, HTTPSEverywhere, Awesome screenshot etc.. please make sure that feedly.com is white listed.

Ask a question

I paused AdBlock: same thing. I don’t use HTTPSEverywhere or the other tools mentioned.

Solution: start using https://feedly.com. Since I prefer https anyway, I can live with that (: Read the rest of this entry »

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Formatting your G+ posts (via: Ahmed Zeeshan – Google+ – Google+ | The Early Adopter’s Guide)

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/03/07

Ever since I started G+, I was frustrated by the lack of markdown you can use.

Luckily, I found this post by Ahmed Zeeshan titled Google+ | The Early Adopter’s Guide Note.

It is not only the content of his post, but also that he made available the source template available, so it becomes much easier to start writing a G+ post.

Well done Ahmed!

Read his other posts too: highly recommended.

–jeroen

Posted in Blogging, G+: GooglePlus, Power User, SocialMedia | Leave a Comment »

Spam in template format

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/12/23

The SPAM that someone tried to post to my blog this night contained the full script text.

Probably something companies akismet.com can use it to filter SPAM…

–jeroen Read the rest of this entry »

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