If there’s one word that I would use to describe the WordPress community, it’s this: huge. It should come as no surprise, then, that there are plugins being released and updated every single day. Some of them bring features that we all wish WordPress had by default. Some of them might only be useful to any given website creator once in their lifetime.... Read More
Local SEO or Localized Search Engine Optimization refers to the optimization of a website so that it scores higher with the search engines when keywords pertaining to the business’ location are searched. Thus optimization becomes place specific, and helps the website get a higher ranking in every keyword search for products and services in that local area.
Local SEO is often used for online... Read More
WordPress has come a long way since it started back in 2001. It was first built to be the optimal platform for bloggers, however, it quickly evolved into an open and extendable system. Today, WordPress hold massive market share in areas such as business websites, eCommerce, online portfolios for freelancers, online magazines, and lot more. There are... Read More
Typography is the art of selecting and arranging the proper fonts. This creative discipline has long been used on printed materials. Today, typography is equally important for online content where you need to draw in your reader and keep him engaged.... Read More
In their book Ultimate Guide to Link Building, link-building experts Eric Ward and Garrett French offer straightforward advice to help you earn a higher search engine ranking and increase the authority and popularity of your site. In this edited excerpt, the authors outline different types of content that can attract attention, and links back to your site from other sites.... Read More
The world of open source software offers free alternatives to just about any expensive commercial package you might care to name, but there’s no denying that some of them are better than others.
Firefox, LibreOffice, and GIMP are a few of the better-known examples with a reputation for quality and stability, but there are plenty of other worthy contenders out there as well.... Read More
A Web page can be a busy place. Numerous elements vie for your attention. Animated banners, comment threads, buttons, and options you never use all conspire to detract from whatever you’re trying to read or view. It doesn’t have to be that way: Below are four free Google Chrome extensions that give the Web some breathing room. By stripping away... Read More
With the number of updates Google and the other search engines make to their algorithms, it can be daunting to stay current with best practices for search engine optimization (SEO). Should backlinks still be a priority? What is Google’s Penguin update and how... Read More
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is absolutely critical to the success of websites. If your website is not optimized for search engines, or worse, if it’s optimized for the wrong keywords, you’re going to be truly disappointed in the traffic that you’re attracting, or not attracting,... Read More
The web runs on keywords and, yet, most website owners don’t know the first thing about how powerful keyword research can be or how to integrate it into their websites.
A keyword or keyword phrase is a word or series of words that a user enters into a search engine. Keyword research... Read More