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Why Your Site Needs an SSL Certificate

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

What is an SSL certificate? If you look at the address bar you'll sometimes the prefix http or https in the URL. HTTP stands for hypertext transfer protocol and HTTPS means that the site is using an encryption method through SSL. SSL stands for (Secure Sockets Layer). The SSL certificate is a digital certificate

5 Factors MOST WordPress Websites Are Missing

By | October 28th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

Whether you've built a WordPress yourself or hired someone else to do it, I've found that there are common factors which always seem to be missing when I'm auditing websites. These factors mentioned in this article are crucial for many reasons that can impact visitor site experience, your ranking in Google and potentially making your

Are You Due For A WordPress Update?

By | October 18th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

Having a WordPress website is like owning a car. Every so often you have to get take your car in for regular maintenance. If you choose to ignore the regular maintenance then you'll eventually pay the price. If you have a website developed in WordPress then maintenance means you'll need to update plugins and occasionally

5 Easy Ways To Fix Broken Links

By | October 17th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

Aside from causing usability issues, broken links has been debated by SEO experts as to whether they impact search rankings. In my opinion, I don't believe having a few broken links can hurt your search rankings which is typically quite common on larger websites. For example Wikipedia which is also one of the most

5 Super Important Website Tips You Can’t Ignore

By | October 8th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized, Wordpress|

It amazes me that in 2017 there are still several major corporations and businesses who choose not to address major issues with their websites that affect usability and search ranking. As someone who regularly provides site audits, I thought I share 5 major factors that every website owner should address. I do believe many companies

Converting an HTML website to WordPress

By | August 25th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

As a personal favor I'm currently working on a project for my wife's uncle who owns a surprisingly popular crime news website. The site is filled with tons of interesting content but unfortunately the site has some major issues some of which include: Not built using a CMS (content management system) - Most websites are

Have you Scheduled your WordPress Checkup?

By | July 7th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

It's 2017 and mobile devices have surpassed desktop when it comes to performing Google searches yet for some reason many large companies STILL have websites that are not mobile friendly which load slowly due to poor design/hosting  or have a site design that hinders on the visitors experience. All this adds up to what's called

Common Issues from Having a Poorly Developed Website

By | May 29th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

Being a WordPress Expert & Search Engine Optimization Expert for over 10 years I've become very good at dissecting clients WordPress websites to find out what is holding their websites back from online success, ranking well in Google and lastly why their competitors are outdoing them online. This really all stems back to when my

How Many WordPress Plugins Are Too Many?

By | May 26th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

This question has often been asked in the WordPress community and there really isn't answer to be quite honest. Plugins are essentially pieces of code that can be added to WordPress that provide additional functionality. There are literally thousands of WordPress plugins that can offer a solution to almost everything you're looking for. In fact there

Battling Comment Spam? Here’s a quick fix.

By | May 20th, 2017|Blog, Wordpress|

If you've launched a WordPress website that has comments enabled then get ready for an influx of comment spam. Comment spammers only care about getting a backlink from your website for their own SEO benefit by posting a mute or unrelated comment on your blog posts. Getting a lot of comment spam can additionally bloat