Creating SEO Friendly Featured Images for your WordPress Website

Creating SEO Friendly Featured Images for your WordPress Blog

Most people know that adding featured images to your WordPress website helps attract visitors. But did you know that your featured images, when setup correctly, greatly boost your search engine performance? Here’s some quick tips – from start to finish – and how to create SEO friendly featured images for your WordPress website. First, choose …

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New Product Blocks Added for WooCommerce 3.6

New Product Blocks Added for WooCommerce 3.6

WooCommerce 3.6 has arrived! The latest release of WooCommerce has been in development since November 2018. For store operators and builders, one of the biggest additions in WooCommerce 3.6 is the introduction of the new Product Blocks for the WordPress block editor. Build rich landing pages and more For all sites running WordPress 5.0 or …

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WordPress vs. Website Builders: Which is better for growing your business?

WordPress vs. Website Builders: Which is better for growing your business?

As a small business or start-up it’s a given that your presence on the internet should be the best it can be from the start. Throughout many years of business website design and development, I can tell you that a large majority of clients have needed rescue from free website builder platforms such as Wix, …

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Facebook Can’t be the "be all and end all" of a Marketing Plan

Puppies! Kittens! Babies! FOOD!! ♥☺ We all know that Facebook is fun, and a great tool, but should you use it exclusively for your business website? In most cases, businesses that use a Facebook page as their primary online presence are potentially setting themselves up for disillusionment – or worse. Think about this:  With a …

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Marketing Benefits of Having a Focused Microsite or Minisite

What on EARTH is a Microsite?

A Microsite is a website – albeit a small one. It usually consists of just a few pages – sometimes only one. They are often used in conjunction with a “parent” website – using a separate domain name – or as a landing page. Microsites (or Minisites) can also be launched on a sub-domain, or …

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How to Add a Free SSL Certificate to your WordPress Website

How to Add a Free SSL Certificate to your WordPress Website

UPDATED: 2/9/2018 “Beginning in July 2018 with the release of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure”. – Google Online Security Blog Here’s how all HTTP only sites will appear: Developers have been transitioning their sites to HTTPS and making the web safer for everyone. Progress last year was incredible, and …

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WordPress 4.9 Released: Cool Customizer Enhancements and More!

WordPress 4.9 Released: Cool Customizer Enhancements and More!

Major Customizer Improvements, Code Error Checking, and More! ? Version 4.9 of WordPress, named “Tipton” in honor of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.9 will smooth your design workflow and keep you safe from coding errors. Featuring design drafts, scheduling, and …

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Sweet Benefits of Using WordPress for your Business Website

Sweet Benefits of Using WordPress for your Business Website

Sweet! You’ve decided to take the plunge and build your first website, or re-design your old site. Small businesses and web designers “in the know” have been making the switch from old static HTML web designs to more modern, mobile-friendly layouts, platforms, and content management systems (CMS). WordPress represents a diverse array of industries on …

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Express Yourself! WordPress 4.8 "Evans" Major Release

Express Yourself! WordPress 4.8 "Evans" Major Release

Version 4.8 of WordPress, named “Evans” in honor of jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.8 add more ways for you to express yourself and represent your brand. The new version features link improvements, three new media widgets covering images, …

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