WordPress is amazing, isn’t it? But what happens when the “new car smell” has faded and you find yourself drumming your fingers on your desk while you wait for your website to load? It happens to the best websites, so we have put together a few tips on how to speed up your WordPress site. … Read more
Your company website is the first place clients will turn to for information and they trust that the content of your pages reflects the current information about the business. The reality is that the details often change and keeping the information on your site always up-to-date can be a real challenge. Here are 5 tips … Read more
You have probably seen this term a lot if you are researching website options for your company or organization. Most of the choices at your disposal fall in one of two categories: “self hosted” and “builder” based. Your builders would be Wix, Weebly, Squarespace etc. All of these platforms are hosted and run by the … Read more
Most people think that a Website Backup is like Flood Insurance – something you should probably do to protect yourself from a large scale (and extremely unlikely) disaster but do not want to pay a monthly fee for. I want to challenge both statements – site backups serve many more purposes and you do not … Read more
There’s a widely quoted and (typically misattributed) sentiment that works are never truly completed, only abandoned. This applies to website development as much as any other project but when it comes to the former, it is as much of a warning as a statement of integrity. A website that isn’t being actively maintained is a security risk and potential threat to an organization’s online presence, reputation and the data of their users and clients.
Web links were probably the first feature of the internet that made is stand out from other media. The ability to click on a word and be referred to another document with more information about the topic remains a very powerful concept. Search engines still use links as one of the primary tools to understand and rank your website. Here are some thoughts on how to make the links on your site work to your advantage.
One of the many wonderful things about WordPress is that its barriers to entry are very low. Anyone willing to roll up their sleeves and spend a bit of time viewing YouTube tutorials can build up a site themselves using the many available WordPress themes and plugins and create and manage their own content. While we certainly recommend working with a professional team whenever adding new features/plugins to a site (especially when needing to modify code), and we recognize that not everyone has the time or disposition to take on the work themselves, we also know there are those who like a “hands on approach” to their website, and for those we present you with a list of useful tools and resources to help along the way.
By now everybody knows that their WordPress website needs maintenance. Like almost everything associated with tech, websites and their components are constantly changing, being modified and upgraded to fit the latest trends and technological advances. Having regular WordPress maintenance on your site is important for all the obvious reasons: core updates, plugin updates, error log … Read more