It appears that Google has changed their Page Rank mechanism. I'm currently investigating ways to restore the functionality of this class. While developers and designers can debate about the important of different search engine optimizations strategies, one metric that simply can't be argued is a website's Google PageRank, or its importance in driving traffic to the site. Achieving a better PageRank was a consideration when redesigning this blog. We can discuss how to achieve a better PageRank in another post -- this post will focus on how you can retrieve a page's Google PageRank using a small PHP class that I have created. Google PageRank PHP Class
Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published last September. When people think of .htaccess configuration, the first thing that might pop into their minds is URL manipulation with mod_rewrite. But they're often frustrated by mod_rewrite's complexity. This tutorial will walk you through everything you need to know for the most common mod_rewrite tasks. Mod_rewrite Rants An In Depth Guide to mod_rewrite for Apache
Google Says: Yes, You Can Still Sculpt PageRank. No You Can't Do It With Nofollow The blog post - PageRank Sculpting - from the head Google's Web Spam team is a critical read for SEOs worldwide: So what happens when you have a page with “ten PageRank points” and ten outgoing links, and five of those links are nofollowed? Let’s leave aside the decay factor to focus on the core part of the question. Originally, the five links without nofollow would have flowed two points of PageRank each (in essence, the nofollowed links didn’t count toward the denominator when dividing PageRank by the outdegree of the page).