Search Engine Journal: How To Find And Fix Broken Internal Links

Search Engine Journal: How To Find And Fix Broken Internal Links. “Broken internal links can frustrate visitors and cause them to leave your site. They can also hurt your website’s search engine optimization (SEO). But don’t worry. There are ways that you can easily find and fix these broken links yourself. It will take some time, but it will be worth it in the long run for both your users and your website.” The usual good work by Search Engine Journal.

Washington Post: The Kremlin tries to stifle Radio Free Europe — and its audience surges

Washington Post: The Kremlin tries to stifle Radio Free Europe — and its audience surges. “In the first three weeks after the invasion, page views from Russia to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty sites skyrocketed to 26 million, more than 50 percent more than an earlier corresponding period. Video views from Russia to their YouTube channels more than tripled to 237 million. And this was happening despite sites being blocked within Russia.”

JD Supra: DOJ Issues Website Accessibility Guidance – Key Questions Remain Unanswered

JD Supra: DOJ Issues Website Accessibility Guidance – Key Questions Remain Unanswered. “Almost twelve years after it first proposed to issue website accessibility regulations, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on March 18, 2022, published ‘Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA.’ The new nonregulatory guidance offers little assistance to the business community on the two undecided questions that have fueled the ever-rising volume of litigation: whether and under what circumstances commercial websites need to be made accessible and what it means to be accessible.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Best Tools to Annotate and Highlight Web Pages for Research and Study

MakeUseOf: 5 Best Tools to Annotate and Highlight Web Pages for Research and Study. “All the apps in the article have a highlight marker (often with different colors) and a way to write sticky notes or comments anywhere on the page. Both features are excellent when you want to add notes for research and study, whether for your personal needs or friends. Beyond that, a few small features make each tool better for different needs.”

KnowTechie: Redditors reveal the most useful websites nobody seems to know about

KnowTechie: Redditors reveal the most useful websites nobody seems to know about. “Redditor u/SauloJr requested the hive mind’s help a few months back, asking, ‘What useful unknown website do you wish more people knew about?’ We dove into the replies to surface the lesser-known gems that you really should know about. Here’s hoping that they can weather all the additional traffic they’re about to receive.” Interesting list; several I hadn’t heard of.

CBC: ‘Extremely suspicious’ vaccine website prompts multiple warnings to N.B. residents

CBC: ‘Extremely suspicious’ vaccine website prompts multiple warnings to N.B. residents. “A new website that claims to track adverse COVID-19 vaccine reactions is raising concerns and prompting strong warnings about its legitimacy. The website, NB Adverse Event Reporting System, asks visitors to submit information about medically or personally documented adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations for review by a team of physicians and registered nurses.”

MakeUseOf: 6 Website Malware Scanners to Check If Your Website is Clean

MakeUseOf: 6 Website Malware Scanners to Check If Your Website is Clean . “Building and managing a website is easier than ever before. But no matter what, you will always have to deal with malware now and then. Even if your website remains unaffected, it is a good idea to regularly scan for malware to make sure your website does not get blacklisted by security solutions and other services.”

Bleeping Computer: Amazon is shutting down web ranking site Alexa.com

Bleeping Computer: Amazon is shutting down web ranking site Alexa.com. “Amazon announced on Wednesday plans to shut down its global website ranking system and competitor analysis tool ‘Alexa.com’, which has been available for 25 years. Alexa.com is a subsidiary company of Amazon and it’s widely known for its global ranking system which uses web traffic data from its partners to list the most popular internet companies.”

Techdirt: MLB Removes References To Current Players On MLB.com Due To Lockout

Techdirt: MLB Removes References To Current Players On MLB.com Due To Lockout. “For non-MLB fans, the quick version is this: the collectively bargained labor agreement between owners and players expired this week without a new agreement inked. As a result, the players are now locked out of team facilities by ownership. That last bit is important, because many people have been describing this as a labor strike. It isn’t. At all. This is the owners refusing to let the players fulfill their duties. And as part of that, it seems, MLB released the following news update on its MLB.com website.”

TechRadar: Half of top websites fail to meet Google usability standards

TechRadar: Half of top websites fail to meet Google usability standards. “Many of the world’s top websites do not provide the ideal user experience (UX), both on desktop and mobile platforms, at least not by Google’s standards, a new report from Searchmetrics has found The company recently analyzed the top 100 most visible websites on Google.com and found that by Google’s benchmarks, 50% don’t deliver a good desktop page experience, while 44% fail to do the same on the mobile platform.”

University of Edinburgh: Digital archive captures health websites

University of Edinburgh: Digital archive captures health websites. “The project will preserve 10,000 official and unofficial websites relating to health to create available to researchers and the public. The initiative called ‘The Archive of Tomorrow: Health Information and Misinformation in the UK Web Archive’ has been launched by the National Library of Scotland and is funded by the Wellcome Trust…. The initiative will examine how websites and other online information about health is archived.”

Archive-It: A New Wayback: Improving Web Archive Replay

Archive-It: A New Wayback: Improving Web Archive Replay. “The Internet Archive is excited to announce the preliminary release of a significant upgrade to the Wayback web archive replay software that our partners use to access and browse their web archive collections. The new version of Wayback is a complete rebuild of the prior version of the software used by both Archive-It and the many customized access portals that we build and host on behalf of our worldwide users.”