Thursday, 1 March 2012

Maintenance work, and a deadline.

Most of the work this week has been under the hood.

After discovering that some search engines were linking directly to widgets, we have added a holding page that automatically embeds a widget when a widget is hit directly and not through the site it was embedded in.

Robots.txt has also been improved on the new site, to improve search results.

Finally there are now 301 redirects (effectively permanent redirects to the equivalent new page) on many of the old site's pages. We can't redirect the whole site yet since it would break all the old widgets.

And as a deadline, at the end of March the old widgets will be turned off, so please make sure you have switched to the new ones before then. Any widget with in it is an old version, the new ones all have

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