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Measure Your Website’s Traffic

Measure Your Website’s Traffic

TRAFFIC SUCKS? Not if you're in the website business - there's never too much. How do you measure your traffic or page views? Here's a few (out of the very many) handy resources: ALEXA - Now an Amazon company. Was highly popular a while back, but still...

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Disqus Security Threat

Disqus Security Threat

"POTENTIAL SECURITY MATTER" Over at Discus, the website comment discussion people, there is another problem. First, it was the change in business terms  announcement earlier this year where Disqus would start charging a monthly fee to remove...

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HTTPS Ranking Boost

HTTPS Ranking Boost

GOOGLE CHANGE OF ADDRESS Google announced early in August they are using SSL/HTTPS as a ranking signal in their Google search algorithm. So far, from an SEO standpoint, a big yawn here. I've seen no change in rankings to any site where I've made the switch...

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Fix Divi Theme Non-Responsive Full Width Slider

Fix Divi Theme Non-Responsive Full Width Slider

DIVI THEME TIPS & TRICKS If you are using the highly popular Divi Theme from Elegant Themes and its full width slider module, chances are you've noticed it's not responsive on mobile and some tablets. I have a fix - copy and paste the following code...

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Change the Login Logo

Change the Login Logo

TWO WAYS - EASY and EASIER WordPress comes packaged with it's logo and back link on the login/logout page. Changing this to your own for branding and security purposes is not difficult. Here are two methods: ADD SOME CODE TO YOUR FUNCTIONS FILE (EASY):...

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GUI WordPress

GUI WordPress

SITE OF THE DAY: Tim Brugman and Toscani get both my thumbs up for their site: WP-CLI GUI, "A GUI for a command line interface for WordPress". As described, "Have you seen WP-CLI? It's awesome. For one it installs WordPress very quickly, but you do need to...

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Cool Developer Tool

Cool Developer Tool

GOOGLE FONT PREVIEWER This very cool tool lets you choose a font from the Google Font API directory, and apply that font to the entire page or a specified CSS selector to see how it looks. Useful when you're designing/developing a website and want to...

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Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress Themes

TOTALLY FREE Check out these free WordPress themes by some of the best designers out there - Artisan, AThemes, Nav Themes, SKT, ThemeJunkie and Themify, to name a few. Grab what you want, or take them all!

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Image Optimization

Image Optimization

IMAGE OPTIMIZATION IS (ALMOST) REQUIRED Everyone wants better page speed scores and higher rankings in Google, but you can't get there unless you optimize your images! I'm talking about image compression (file sizes) and image sizing. There is no "ideal"...

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