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Dom Sammut
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Web Developer. Star Trek geek. My opinions are boring & often nerdy (It's a huge shock isn't it. A Web Developer coupled with a Trekkie, who would of thought?)
Web Developer. Star Trek geek. My opinions are boring & often nerdy (It's a huge shock isn't it. A Web Developer coupled with a Trekkie, who would of thought?)

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A guide and background to buying and holding #NEO (#AntShares) on the #Binance exchange #crypto
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The basics of how to turn Australian dollars into Ethereum / Bitcoin using #Coinbase or #CoinSpot.
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A tutorial on how to migrate Bitly shortlinks into a YOURLS installation with a simple PHP script.
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Some of my thoughts on cssnext and the use of #css  preprocessors in general in regards to standards and future-proofing code.
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My latest endeavour: Testing out 3D web browser graphics using the powerful three.js Javascript toolkit. Take a look at the results!
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Introducing Bot and Spider Filtering

Many of you have shared with us that it’s hard to identify the real traffic that comes to your pages. That’s why I’m pleased to announce that we’re adding bot and spider filtering. 

You can simply select a new checkbox option which would be included in the view level of the management user interface. This option would be labeled "Exclude traffic from known bots and spiders". Selecting this option will exclude all hits that come from bots and spiders on the IAB know bots and spiders list. The backend will exclude hits matching the User Agents named in the list as though they were subject to a profile filter. This will allow you to identify the real number of visitors that are coming to your site. 

Nestlé has been testing it and has found great benefit:  

“The Bot filter solution is essential for getting deeper insights. View level availability let us stay fully aligned with Best Practices provided to all site owners. Very easy to use, understand and communicate across thousands of Google Analytics users.”
-  Katarzyna Malik, Nestlé Google Analytics Specialist

Happy Analyzing!

Posted by Matthew Anderson, Google Analytics Team
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A guide on how to setup a server-side YouTube upload script using the V3 OAuth API in PHP, including how to generate and store a refresh token using PHP.
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When it comes down to business and converting Facebook followers into actual sales, are they more inclined to purchase a product than people who are on your email list? #marketing   #edm  
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Ran into a problem the other day with someone saving a page on my site and inflating my Jetpack stats. Developed a quick workaround to prevent it from happening in the future.
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NERD ALERT! A lightsaber. That charges your phone. What more could a Star Wars nerd ask for? But how does it work in day-to-day practice?
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