Alex Budurovici

London software engineer

Marketing vanity urls

Vanity urls are simple but incredibly efficient redirects to help the marketing teams track their  campaigns via Google Analytics, in this case, and help build reports or track their effectiveness. This is a small walk-through on: How to track traffic to websites from printed leaflets and posters How to use Google Analytics to asses printed marketing…

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direct subdomain at Cloudflare causes duplicated content issue

Don’t know how many of you had realized this problem so far, but having a direct sub domain at Cloudflare, for example: direct.domain.com, which has the purpose to serve a live non-cached of the site, can create some duplicate content issues at google, and that’s never good. Well, the best and easiest solution that I found, was to redirect robots.txt to a…

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