Allan Collins

Hello my name is Allan Collins.

<Web Developer> <Geek>

From the blog...


6 years ago

Sneaking Up The Rankings

A while back I made it a simple goal to rank well for my own name.  It seems that the search term “Allan Collins” has landed this website to #5 in Google,  #3 in Yahoo! and #1 on MSN Live. So does this mean that I succeed?

6 years ago

Hurricane Addison – The Other Natural Disaster

I walked through the door one Thursday night only to find that my house was a complete mess. After accessing the situation and finding that none of my valuables were missing, I found my exhausted wife half asleep on our couch. I began to walk towards her and ended up stepping over what seemed like […]

6 years ago

Easy Verification

This plugin will allow you to easily verify your WordPress website with Google Webmaster Tools and Yahoo! SiteExplorer. == Description == Now you can easily verify your website for Google and Yahoo!. == Installation == 1. Download the plugin, extract and upload it to your plugins folder on your server. 2. Activate the plugin. 3. […]

6 years ago

Skinny Jeans…

Well guess what?  I’ve lost weight, feel better and I can safely squeeze in my “skinny” jeans as my wife likes to call them.  I’m pretty sure that I’ve got the advantage of the six-week challenge strictly due to the fact that I’m a guy. South Beach is probably easier for guys than for girls.  […]

6 years ago

The Name Ranking Update: Two Weeks Later

Previously, I stated that I wanted this site to at least rank well for my own name.  After finally figuring out the “headers already sent” issue with the All in One SEO plugin, I am back on track. (Open up all_in_one_seo_pack.php and go to the very bottom and delete those blank lines.)  I estimate that […]