SEO

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Should you ‘nofollow’ all outgoing links in your blog posts? It’s a big question with a complicated answer. Basically, when you link to another site you’re giving them an official vote of confidence, or a statement of trust. Read the first post to learn when it’s appropriate to […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. iThemes has published a post with pro tips for more WooCommerce conversions – and who doesn’t want that? And speaking of online sales, here’s a step-by-step guide to setting up automatic tax calculations in WooCommerce. You don’t want to deal with over 12,000 sales tax jurisdictions in the […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Have you heard about Gutenberg yet? Don’t worry – if you haven’t, you will, very soon. Let’s start now: what is Gutenberg? It’s a massive change to the way you enter content in WordPress, and it’s coming (most likely) with WordPress 5.0, sometime in 2018. Take this opportunity […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Looking for an easy way to check for broken links on your WordPress site? There is a plugin for this (of course there is!) called Broken Links Checker, but this plugin is banned by some hosts because it puts a high load on the server. Fortunately there are […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. What’s the difference between the post title and the SEO title? Ever asked that question? Here’s a definitive explanation from Yoast. If you’re thinking about creating a WordPress-based membership site, this is the post for you! Here’s a roundup of 15 of the top membership plugins to handle […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. CRO (conversion rate optimization) is something I’m always trying to increase for my design clients. Here’s a great post showing how a few key small changes in design can have a huge impact on CRO – in this case increasing conversions by over 35%! Now, at the beginning […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Even if you use Google Analytics (and especially if you don’t) you might find adding one of these Google Analytics alternatives plugins to your WordPress site useful. Are you protecting your website? Is it enough? Learn about the 5 most common WordPress security breaches and how to protect […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Yoast SEO can be an overwhelming plugin for newbies. If you’re a beginner, here’s a good, basic introduction to Yoast SEO. Speed matters. If your site is slow to load, it’s almost certainly having an impact on your business whether you realize it or not. In WordPress, there’s […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. This question still comes up occasionally… if you want to display an email address on your website, can you keep it from being ‘harvested’ by spam bots? Yes, you can. The venerable Email Address Encoder plugin is perfect for this – just install it. That’s it, nothing else […]