Website Speed: why it’s important and what affects it.

Website Speed: why it’s important and what affects it.

The time it takes for your website to load is called, “Site Speed”. This is important because how quickly, or slowly your website loads will affect your bounce rate (the number of users who leave your website right away for one reason or another). Slow websites always...

Tips for Starting an Online Store

Tips for Starting an Online Store

Decide what products to sell Whether your selling jewelry, mechanical parts or meals as part of a fast food service, gauging how much of your product you can sell and distribute through your site is an important factor. Taking in factors like shipping, radius for...

Websites and the Mobile Universe

Websites and the Mobile Universe

With mobile devices becoming more sophisticated and more capable over the years, it is now more important than ever to make your website mobile efficient to attract users from the device they use most of the day. There are a few factors that go into making your site...

What is Whois Privacy and Why Do I Need it?

What is Whois Privacy and Why Do I Need it?

When you register your domain through the Whois database it will collect information from your site, like your name and phone number, and keep it in a public record for registrars to use. This can be problematic for those that want to keep their sites info secure,...

How to Test for Theme/Plugin Conflicts in WordPress

How to Test for Theme/Plugin Conflicts in WordPress

When checking for plugin conflicts, the first thing to do is to backup your website. In case of any error while doing any kind of maintenance to your site, you want to make sure you have a backup if anything goes wrong so your site is protected. You can safely disable...

Optimizing a Blog for SEO

Optimizing a Blog for SEO

Keywords While keywords are important for SEO (Search Engine Optimization), it’s important not to use too many. Using too many keywords will cause the the search engine to think you’re “keyword stuffing” or inserting keywords just to increase your search engine...

What to look for in a Website Design Company

What to look for in a Website Design Company

Portfolio Making sure that a company has done substantial work is an important factor when choosing who you might go with. Make sure they have a number of examples that show their work and their process, comparing those examples to what you want for your site. Knowing...

When is it Time for a Website Redesign?

When is it Time for a Website Redesign?

Website is Outdated If you created your website back in 1998 and haven’t regularly updated its look, the first impression your site will give won’t be a good one. Not only will your site look visibly out of touch, but the software you are using will most likely be...

Website Security Tips

Website Security Tips

In this day and age you can never be too careful when it comes to website security. There are plenty of horror stories out there about companies that have had their website hacked and messed with, causing disruption for customers who visit the site and the company’s...

Google Search Console

Google Search Console Google has just unveiled its new search console beta to all of the original search console users and their are some great change to see. Even though this program is still in beta form, the new features are exciting. With improvements to the...

How to Set up Google Analytics

Google Analytics can be a key instrument when it comes to tracking how many visitors have come to your site. It can also track how long users stay on your site and where they are all coming from. Setting up a Google Analytics account is easy enough, and adding it to...