aio-seo pack for wordpress and the %post_title% as text

I ran into this issue for someone this week when cleearing out issues from Google webmaster tools. specifically I was trying to remove the problem of duplicate descriptions for web pages from their blog posts. here’s what All-in-One-SEO has for the meta description setting:

normal-description

Here’s what I wanted it to do:

description-with-%post_title%

But what it did was put add this text to the beginning of my meta description tag!

I tried several other combinations, no luck. so I contacted the plugin developer and said:

Referring to this thread:
I have a client using this plugin, the free version, and I cannot get the meta description in posts to display the %post_title%. I was wondering if this bug was fixed in the pro version.

In their second response I gleened the following solution! Put this as your description:

description-with-%wp_title%

And Viola! My post title, pulled in using the variable “%wp_title%” is included in my meta description. Thanks Semper Fi Web Design, great plugin and valueble support responses!

Excel Running Slowly after Windows Update MS11-021

Excel Running Slowly after Windows Update (MS11-021 Office File Validation Add-in)

If you are running Excel 2003 on Win XP/7 and attempt to open workbooks across a network, you may be experiencing a pretty dramatic lag in file openning.

If so, the bug is outlined on the Microsoft website here: See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2570623

Fixes can be found here (h/t to steveit.ca for finding these)

http://steveit.ca/2011/07/14/excel-2003-files-slow-to-open-after-windows-update/

http://pariswells.com/blog/tag/windows-xp-excel-2003-slow-opening

http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/146154-ms-excel-hanging-when-opening-a-file-after-recent-ms-security-updates (discussion thread)

What is a bot

We build websites for business in Connecticut and many other locations. A recently launched website has started to get form spam, which is an unfortunate fact of life if you want to make it easy for visitors to fill in forms (i.e. no CAPTCHA). Seeing it come in, (Yes, we monitor our forms for spam so business owners can be alerted to activity and what it means), I alerted the owner that this was just spam and could be ignored. A bot had spammed his form and it was not a particularly concerning event.
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Adwords reading for beginners

I believe I am spending about $2 per click with Google but some of the site is a little confusing and it seems that I might be wasting my money … Is there a good source of information to help learn setting up adwords that you would suggest?

Here’s a couple of sets of results:

adwords+setup+guide+”best+practices”

adwords+setup+guide+”quality+score”

Pay the most attention to google forums and webpages for learning how to navigate the platform.