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November 8, 2016

How to check image alt tags are set on a website

If you’re here I’m sure you are doing some form of SEO or website optimisation looking to check image alt tags are set correctly. Ensuring if Alt Tags are set on all images is important so as Google crawls your site it has a text based description of what the image is. As smart as Google is, it can’t determine exactly what an image is without some help. Using the Alt tag helps in many ways but the two biggest ways are:

a higher ranking from Google as your websites HTML is structured better; and it increases search traffic through Google Image Search as people can now find your images much easier

So how do we check Alt tags set?

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June 7, 2016

Copy Large Files (Over 2GB) using Windows Remote Desktop Connection

We’ve done a few Sitecore migrations lately and had to move some big database backups from server to server. If this was Linux, we’d just use Rsync but we always use Windows Remote Desktop Connection so it wasn’t something we’d come across too often in the past.

If the file is under 2GB we’ve just been able to copy and paste it through RDP from the remote computer to whichever computer we are connecting to it from. However if it’s over 2GB you can not and it doesn’t give you any message to say it isn’t working, it just does not copy.

So, after some Googling here is how to do it.

1. Open the Remote Desktop Connection [...]