Getting Indexed In Yahoo

Jun 29, 2008

Screenshot today:

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Adding Sitemap To Google Webmaster Tools

Jun 27, 2008

Installing Google XML Sitemaps to this site, and submit the sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools.

Today, only 1 page indexed in Google:

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Got Indexed In Less Than 3 Days

Jun 27, 2008

Jun 24 – Buy a new domain.

Jun 25, 2008 at 06:51 – Installing WordPress on this domain.

Jun 25, 2008 at 17:23 – Installing new theme.

Jun 25, 2008 at 16:57 – Installing Platinum SEO Pack.

Jun 26, 2008 at 21:22 – Installing NextGEN Gallery Plugin.

Jun 26, 2008 at 09.00 – Create link back from my personal site.

PS: I do not submit this domain to Google or Yahoo or other search engine/directory until today, and I don’t plan to. WordPress already has this facility when installing WordPress for the first time. When I typed site:webminimalist.com on Google search yesterday (June 26 at 18:00…), my pages already indexed.

Old Permalink Redirect To The New One

Jun 27, 2008

About six hours ago, I changed permalink after a post has been published on June 25th, 2008 at 5:23 pm) and indexed by Google. Permalink changed from http://www.webminimalist.com/new-born.htm to http://www.webminimalist.com/static-page-and-a-wordpress-blog.htm.

Below is screenshot of pages indexed by Google today:

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When I checked it on Google search, the permalink is still the old one. And when I clicked on the old permalink, it is redirect to the new one.

Using Fonts In Minimalist Web Design

Jun 26, 2008

Minimalist web design should use fonts that screen friendly and web safe fonts. Web safe fonts are fonts that are common along all version of Windows, Mac, Linux, etc. I recommend you to use 2 or 3 different type of fonts, for the title, content, and navigation.

Font-family property is a prioritized list of font names. Here are the list of font-family. I use this to help me designing website. (more…)