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anatomy of a digg

Monday, April 10th, 2006

Here’s a graph of my recent web traffic. Can you spot the point where my CSS positioning tutorial became popular on the social bookmarking sites?

That tutorial is also now #7 on a Google search for “css positioning”.

They like me, they really really like me

Thursday, March 30th, 2006


Dang – my CSS tutorial has owned the popular page since last night. I guess I really pegged the market on that one.

Update: also has over 1200 diggs, including this nice comment:

This tut explained in about 5 minutes what hours of browsing other documentation failed to get thru to me.

Hiding my del.ici.ous links

Sunday, March 19th, 2006
Licking lips

I decided I didn’t want my del.ici.ous links fouling up my blog stream, so I hacked WordPress so it wouldn’t show posts tagged with mybookmarks unless you display the category page for that tag.

I still want to have post my daily bookmarks, because then I have an archive, plus it gives a little Google-juice to the bookmarked sites (and in the end that makes the web a better place, search-spammers notwithstanding).

After determining the Id of that category, here’s the code I added to skip it:

<?php if (in_category('57')) { continue; } ?>