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Key Phrase Analyzer

Written by David Kelly on April 1st, 2008.      0 comments

Key phrase density is a very important factor when search engines are determining how highly they should rank your web page for a particular search phrase.

The Zeald Key Phrase Analyzer will help you to see which words and phrases are currently used the most on your web pages.  You can also use it on your competitors web pages to discover exactly what phrases they may be targeting.
Enter a url to analyse:

Options: Text to analyse:

Ignores
If these options are selected, matching words will be ignored from the the single word phrases. They will still be used in multiple word phrases.
Ignore standard ignored words
Ignore words less than characters long

 

Meta Tag Analyzer

Written by Hamish Braddick on April 1st, 2008.      0 comments

The Zeald Meta Tag Analyzer will help you to see what meta-tags you currently have on each of your web pages.  Correct use of meta-tags within your web pages can improve your rankings on some search engines.  You can also use the analyzer on your competitors web pages to discover exactly what meta-tags they are using.

Please enter a URL below and click the 'submit' button to see how a search engine would view the specified page.

URL:
 

Eye Dropper - Colorzilla

Written by Brent Kelly on April 1st, 2008.      0 comments

Firefox ColorZilla Extension

ColorZilla is an extension for Mozilla Firefox and the Mozilla Suite.

It assists web developers and graphic designers with color related tasks - both basic and advanced.

With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. You can Zoom the page you are viewing and measure distances between any two points on the page. The built-in palette browser allows choosing colors from pre-defined color sets and saving the most used colors in custom palettes. DOM spying features allow getting various information about DOM elements quickly and easily. And there's more...

Download Colorzilla here http://www.iosart.com/firefox/colorzilla/
 

Website Speed Checker

Written by Brent Kelly on April 1st, 2008.      0 comments

Did you know the speed of your website has a direct impact on your website results!?

Research around the world has shown that if your website does not load in under 10 seconds then almost 50% of your website visitors will leave and go somewhere else. The speed of your website has a direct impact on the number of website visitors that convert into a sale or an enquiry.

To calculate the speed that your website loads, click this link, copy/paste the address of your website into the form and click 'Analyze'.

 
 

Free website design tools

Written by Brent Kelly on April 1st, 2008.      0 comments

Outlined below are some useful web tools that will assist you to check and improve the performance of your own website. None of these tools are required for using your website, however you might find they make your life easier. There are many competing products that provide the same or similar function; these are just a selection. Most of them are free (and in many cases open source). Note that Zeald cannot provide support for the use of third party tools such as these if you have questions regarding the use of them please review their support resources.

Website loading speed

Downloading your website for offline use

HTTrack lets you download a copy of your website to use offline (eg at trade shows or anywhere else you want to show your website without an internet connection)

Search engine optimisation tools

Spell check tool 

A spelling error or a broken link can instantly breakdown the trust and credibility of your website. Spelling errors and broken links are obvious problems that are easily fixed...The hard bit is finding them. This tool scans your entire website and emails you a full report.

Dead link checker.

Check the validity of links on any web page with this handy website.

Google Chrome and Firefox web browsers.

Chrome and Firefox are significantly more up-to-date than other browsers (eg. Internet Explorer). Chrome is now the most used internet browser, with 68% market share, while Firefox comes in second with 19.1% (source).
 

Managing your photos: Google Picassa

Keeping track of your digital photos can be a pain: google provides the picassa image management tool to help with this.

Image editing

Image Optimiser

Batch image resizing

Sometimes it can be very slow to upload a large number of large images, even using the image importer.  This page contains a list of different tools that can be useful for batch-processing images

Web colours

Want to know how to find the code for a web colour. These tools help you find the RGB code which you can then use on your website.
 
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About Zeald

Zeald was formed in 2001 by three young guys from the small New Zealand town of Mangawhai Heads. Now, Zeald is the largest website design and digital marketing agency in New Zealand and has recently made moves into Australia. This is the Zeald story …

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