Decipher Tools Blog: Website/Seo

(Fixed) App Store Connect Subscription Status URL Not Working/Never Called


I've been helping my husband track down an issue where he wasn't getting any subscription status notifications from Apple for his app. We reviewed the SSL certificate requirements, could navigate [... Read more about (Fixed) App Store Connect Subscription Status URL Not Working/Never Called]

Tips to Take Better Mac Screenshots


I take a lot of Mac screenshots, whether it be for our website or to illustrate instructions I'm sending to a friend or customer. Techniques to make my Mac screenshots [... Read more about Tips to Take Better Mac Screenshots]

How To Run a (Mostly) Static Website in Google App Engine


At the beginning of 2015, I moved all of the deciphertools.com website to the Google App Engine. Most of the content on our website is static and our traffic is [... Read more about How To Run a (Mostly) Static Website in Google App Engine]

Automated Google Pagespeed Reports


Google is going to be including page speed in mobile search ranking soon, so if you've been ignoring your page speed scores, it's probably time to take a look. In [... Read more about Automated Google Pagespeed Reports]

How to Get Facebook Notifications from the Facebook Comments Plugin on your Site


We use the Facebook Comment Plugin for our software reviews, because we like the validity that real people's profiles lend to their reviews. But, I was irritated with it because [... Read more about How to Get Facebook Notifications from the Facebook Comments Plugin on your Site]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Google App Engine


One of my favorite blog posts of all time was "The Undocumented Guide to Using SSL on Google App Engine" which was on a blog called Neutron Drive Blog. Every [... Read more about How to Install an SSL Certificate on Google App Engine]

How to Handle Direct File Upload Google App Engine Python


I searched my little heart out on the query "Python Direct File Upload Google App Engine" until I had given up hope thinking it was only doable in PHP. I [... Read more about How to Handle Direct File Upload Google App Engine Python]

Mixed Content Errors from Disqus on HTTPS Site


Yesterday I noticed that our SSL connection on this blog had errors due to “mixed content”, meaning our HTTPS site was loading additional content that was served over insecure HTTP. [... Read more about Mixed Content Errors from Disqus on HTTPS Site]

Using WordPress on Google App Engine


First, I'm really excited to be working on our new Decipher Tools knowledgebase/faq. It will be linked into our site header when we fully replace the content from our old [... Read more about Using WordPress on Google App Engine]

Mysterious Bingbot Sitemap Failures


A while ago, our Bing Webmaster Tools started reporting Failure status for Bingbot crawling our sitemap. While researching the issue, I didn't find much good information, so I wanted to [... Read more about Mysterious Bingbot Sitemap Failures]