Convert MyISAM to INNODB using phpMyAdmin

This is a technical post on how to convert from MyISAM to InnoDB using phpMyAdmin. Yesterday, I was using phpMyAdmin to set up database tables in MySQL. The solution that I was implementing called for me to use foreign keys to relate the tables to one another. Well, foreign keys require the use of the InnoDB search engine instead of … Read More

The Used Table Type Doesn’t Support FULLTEXT Indexes

This is a technical post for those who are receiving the message “The Used Table Type Doesn’t Support FULLTEXT Indexes” in phpMyAdmin.” I received this message as I was trying to convert a MySQL table from MyISAM to InnoDB in phpMyAdmin. I was converting this MySQL table from MyISAM to InnoDB so that I could create foreign keys in MySQL … Read More

Google Mayday Update: Fair and Balanced?

Near the end of May, Google released an update to their search algorithm-dubbed “Mayday” by most-that affects natural search engine rankings, especially for what are known as “long-tail keywords“. In looking at this Mayday update, we will ask the question: Are these Google updates “fair and balanced“?