I have been tidying up my desktop and web sites, and discovered that Google’s tools consider the subdomains, including this wiki as separate sites. There’s obviously some more work to do for some simple SEO work. Both the sub domains are wordpress sites.

Custom Search

Here are a couple of links

My hosting provider also has some google SEO tools.

Webmaster Tools

Wikipedia says,

Google Webmaster Tools is a no-charge web service by Google for webmasters. It allows webmasters to check indexing status and optimize visibility of their websites

The tools page at Google

This issues a verification string, which for wordpress is best embeded using the “verify google webmaster tools” plugin, there is also a sitemap plugin, see below.

I also found this

which I used in preference, the sitemap plugin, despite better marks, is a premium product with automatic update an additional chargeable item, the former, seeks to automatically post the file to GWT and needs the login credentials.

Having created sitemaps, I want these to be advertised in the robots.txt file. See WordPress and robots.txt.

“1 and 1” have a sitemap builder tool.


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