Friday Link Wrapup – SSL, Podcasting, the 403 Forbidden Error

This week’s WordPress and web marketing links.

I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently from clients about SSL and HTTPS. More and more of them are choosing to make the move to a more secure website, but it can be hard for some clients to understand the ins and outs even though they get why it’s better to have that padlock in the address bar. Here’s a good guide to why SSL is so important now – from encryption to SEO to overall credibility. Hint: if you have an ecommerce store, you absolutely need to be using SSL right now. If you have questions, contact me.

Ever thought about doing a podcast? It’s a very viable alternative to blogging. Over 21% of Americans over 12 have listened to one or more podcasts in the last month, and WordPress makes it easy to set up a podcasting site. Here’s a review of some of the best podcasting plugins for WordPress.

Finally, here’s a little issue I had to deal with for a client just yesterday… Learn what to do when you see that irritating 403 Forbidden error in your WordPress site.

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