Mindless Philosophy




These aren’t the droids...err blogs you’re looking for...

Uncommon & superficial ramblings about Umbraco, HTML, Jquery and CSS and how Downton Abbey ruins my life every year. This blog does not contain bunting, cushions or pastel colours and is a blatant SEO vehicle.



30th
Oct

Beware Yell.com selling advertising and SEO

I had a call from yell.com last Monday. The reason I suspect is that I registered for a free listing for Refresh Websites. So he was asking me about my business and my market and noticed that we didn’… more

24th
Oct

Downton Abbey next door

From the off, I know Downton Abbey the televisual programmy thing is very popular. I know this because we get lots of Downton Abbeyites milling around our Oxfordshire village taking pictures and minci… more

24th
Oct

Nexus 5 launch on the 24th October? I don't think so.

The big news last week that Google were launching the next generation of its Nexus brand, the Nexus 5, seems to have put Android users in frenzy. This device touted as a true iPhone 5 beater, unlocked… more

21st
Oct

Simple SEO Friendly Umbraco Page Titles

It’s easy to be lazy with Umbraco. " I'll set a page title after Tiffin! ". I totally understand. We have all been there. After all, setting the page title to the page name will do....won't it? more

15th
Oct

6 of the best Umbraco Properties for all websites

As you know, Umbraco comes pretty much ready to rock n’ roll from the end of the install. If you choose to install a starter package then you will have a fully working and featured website instantly. … more

11th
Oct

Umbraco Sitemap in 3 mins

It's actually dead simple to create a fully featured and compliant XML sitemap that can be submitted to Google, Bing and Yahoo. You really don’t need any coding skills either. A sitemap is an absol… more

7th
Oct

Umbraco Document Types Explained in 60 Seconds.

It seems many people get totally confused with Umbraco Document Types insofar as which properties to create and where. The powerful inheritance features of Umbraco mean that clever arrangements equate… more

30th
Sep

How does a mobile friendly website work?

Mobile friendly or responsive websites dynamically scale their text and graphics to give the visitor the best view of the website. This is in contrast to a typical website that is usually around 960 p… more

27th
Sep

What is a mobile friendly website?

Simply put, mobile-friendly websites offer the best of all worlds when it comes to visitors accessing your website. A mobile-friendly website can adapt to the screen width of your viewing device dynam… more

20th
Sep

Four of the best Android Internet browsers

As responsive websites are becoming ever more popular the humble internet browser is becoming the most important app on your Smartphone or tablet. I review the best of the current crop for flexibility… more