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False Alarm and other Excursions

At the risk of appearing really stupid we have decided to come clean about Friday's panic.

What we had forgotten was the move to play Widor's Toccata on the iTunes/iPod pages to make sure that those visitors heard at least one example of our music. What we overlooked was that the volume of hits on those pages was so high that it created a very noticeable discrepancy with the expected number of hits from the product page - doh!

Still the fix has worked and visitors will be none the wiser - apart from a few who were caught out by the effect of our changes - it was their problems which caused the penny to drop.

Even more irritating is the return of our menu problem. The integration between Webstyle 4 and Dreamweaver seems to have broken and they are out of step with each other and we think that is why the JavaScript is currently not working for the pull down menus - more testing and checking today.

A bonus from the new stats provided by our ISP was the hint this morning that Feedburner is generating some visitors to this blog. The initial ie first 6 months results had been so boring that we stopped looking and the URL fell out of our Firefox regularly/recently visited sites list. Fortunately we had used pretty standard registration details and were able to get back in and find that 4, yes 4, people have signed up to receive this as an RSS feed. This was matched by 4 robots so the humans have not made the robots redundant yet!

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