Nick Moline's Blog

Writing

Hurry! Time Is Running Out to Migrate Your Site to HTTPS!

My latest post on Justia's Blog reiterates the impending deadline for migrating your site to HTTPS . If you haven't migrated your site to HTTPS yet, you need to get right on that. Check out my article for more on why it is important to migrate your site right away, and check out my previous...

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Life

35 Years of Nicks Life, by the Numbers

Today, August 10th, is my 35th birthday. I have to say this is the first birthday where I've actually felt "old" I realize the many friends I have who are older than me probably think that is silly, but to me this seems like a real benchmark year. It makes me feel like I should come up with some numbers to quantify my life. Note I'm sticking to things that have numbers here, not listing specific life events unless it is to count them.

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Writing

Collaborative Firm: Instant Messaging Services

For a small business, it can be hard to decide which tech products and services you want to use to solve the various needs of your employees and clients. To that end I've started a new series of posts on Justia's Legal Marketing & Technology Blog to help business owners make an informed decision...

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Theatre

Next to Normal was Next to Perfect

This past weekend I had the absolute privilege of running sound for The Refuge ‘s first show, Next to Normal. When the opportunity was sent to me, I hesitated, it was going to be a real challenge, no lengthy week of tech/dress rehearsals to get sound right, unknown sound equipment in an unknown...

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Writing

Page Performance Tips and Tools: Speed Up Your Website Today!

UPDATE January 18, 2018: Google has announced an upcoming algorithm change for mobile search results which they have dubbed the “ Speed Update .” We’ve written a post about this algorithm change and what it means for page speed. According to a pair of studies done by Akamai and Gomez ( collated...

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Event Review

Seven Blog Posts in Three Days

Last week Barbara and I attended the annual Google I/O Developer’s conference in Mountain View. We’ve attended every year since the first one back in 2008 and were glad to continue the streak. As you may have noticed from my last few short posts here, I’ve been doing more writing on Justia’s...

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Writing

How To: Hide content from search engines, and why you would do it

My latest overview post on Justia’s Legal Marketing and Technology Blog is all about the Robots Exclusion Standard. I explain reasons why you may need to block certain content from search engines, as well as explain the different mechanisms available to you to do so. Check it out ! In general,...

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Writing

What you need to worry about with HTTPS Everywhere

If you’ve been thinking about switching to HTTPS as part of the HTTPS Everywhere initiative from Google and Mozilla, you should make sure you know what you are doing. Check out my post from Justia’s blog to learn what you need to pay attention to before you go HTTPS.

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Writing

AMP up your Law Firm’s Mobile Site

I'm really excited about my latest post on Justia's blog because it is about a new Justia service that I was instrumental in bringing about. Justia has developed a technique to create AMP versions of all of our clients' websites and blogs. I've been pretty excited about the Accelerated Mobile Pages project for a while now as it allows for websites that load instantly the moment you tap the link in search results. Check out more about AMP and about Justia's new offering in my blog post on the Justia blog.

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