WordPress Security Tips

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. 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 […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Is your website suffering from a lack of conversions? Here’s a guide to four common problems that drive low conversion rates and how to address them. I’ll add a fifth: no or ineffective calls-to-action (or sometimes, way too many!). Do you make it clear what you want your […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. The big giant list of fun and useful WordPress statistics. No, a CMS like WordPress is not a magical silver bullet that will make all your content problems go ‘poof.’ Learn more about how to overcome them. If you need to take appointment requests from clients, here are […]

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links. Is the permalink structure you set up when you first launched your WordPress site not working out as well as you’d like? You’d like to change it, but are worried about what it could do to your search engine rankings?  Don’t worry – while it can be a […]

Not paying attention to your website can become a costly mistake very quickly. Recently I had a client come to me for help for a site I’d built for them in 2014. The client’s customers were being warned off the site by their browsers when trying to pay for a product. Turns out the site had […]

Ten Ways to Secure WordPress

I created an infographic for a recent presentation on WordPress security, I hope you find this useful and interesting! If you have questions about anything covered in the graphic add a comment. What else are you doing to secure your site?

How safe is WordPress

In light of the security problems found (and fixed) last month in a couple of popular plugins, I thought this was a timely topic. Two very popular plugins used by clients and that I use myself are WordPress SEO by Yoast and Google Analytics by Yoast, both, as it turns out, from Yoast. These are great plugins; […]

Shared hosting very popular primarily for two reasons: It’s relatively easy to set up an account at many big-box hosts; It’s generally very, very cheap. But like many things, you get what you pay for. Shared hosting is inexpensive because so many accounts are packed tight on each server – many users, many opportunities for […]