Symfony2 is a nice PHP framework that provides different ways to solve problems. XML sitemap files are the de-facto standard to inform search engines about the content of a website. Using Symfony2 to generate xml sitemaps with a simple controller/template solution is described in this article. Continue reading
enarion.net released a widget to display the revenues from Google Adsense in your Geckoboard.
All you have to do is to install the widget code (php-based) on your webserver and add a new custom widget to your Geckoboard widget. Various timespans (including today, yesterday, current month, last month) and values (e.g. ecpm, earnings and clicks) can be selected. Values are extracted in realtime from the Google Adsense account, providing up to the minute information.
The code is released under the GPL license and can be used and modified without charge.
Further information and the download can be found at http://enarion.net/tools/geckoboard-adsense-widget/.
You can create, run and share dashboards showing various key / performance values using the webservice Geckoboard. The setup is easy, there are many predefined widgets for various web services including Google Analytics, ZenDesktop, Mailchimp and various more.
Providing open source tools and development knowledge to the public is the aim of enarion.net. It was founded by Tobias Kluge as home of phpSitemapNG years ago, a tool to generate Google sitemaps.
phpSitemapNG is a free Google Sitemaps generator written in PHP, but also generates RSS-based, txt-based and HTML-based sitemap files. It will spider your website and also your filesystem (of course, as you prefer). You can download and use it for free, the licence is GPL.
You can try the demo crawler to get an impression of the quality of the crawling engine and also create an initial sitemap.
Please note that this software is not developed anymore and only available “as is”.
- sitemaps.org – information about XML-based sitempas
- Information about xml sitemaps published by Google webmaster central
- GSiteCrawler – sitemaps generator that can be installed on your windows desktop
- SEOmoz Beginners Guide to SEO about sitemaps
- Sitemap Comparison of Text, HTML, ROR, RSS and XML Sitemaps