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SEO Crash Course

 1 May 2018  mike  3

This 3 step crash course will help you understand what is required for achieving a higher google SEO ranking. 1. Themes & Plugins Clean and Simple Web Design is what people want these days.  People aren’t that impressed with flashy bloated themes.  They just want to go to the site, find the infomation they want […]

WordPress Security

 13 Jan 2017  mike  4

Due to the world becoming a more insecure place, many websites are at risk of becoming hacked.  Consequently this is bad news for website owners because hackers can steal sensitive customer and company information.  Therefore understanding WordPress Security is vital for a secure website to ensure your customer and company information is safe. So there […]

How to test your WordPress site performance

 8 Jan 2017  mike  0

These days it is very important that your WordPress website has good performance.  WordPress performance is crucial in order to obtain a good google SEO score.  Therefore, the best tool to check whether or nor your website is fast, is to use a monitoring tool called Pingdom.  Because many WordPress themes use more Javascript and CSS […]

Choosing your WordPress Theme

 11 Sep 2016  mike  6

You should think very carefully when choosing your WordPress theme.  There are many WordPress Theme considerations to think about from functionality to usability.  There are many themes providers you can go to choose your ideal WordPress theme WordPress.org Themes, Woo Themes, Template Monster, WpmuDev, Theme Forest, Elegant Themes and Nexus Themes.  WordPress Theme Considerations Clean Simple Design – You should focus your theme choice […]

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Turn your PC into a web server – Port Forwarding

 28 May 2016  mike  0

When you are hosting a website from your machine at home, your home network needs to know where to route traffic from the outside world to the taraget machine on your network.  You probably have several machines including wireless devices connected to the home router.  This is the concept of port forwarding, the following steps […]

Choosing your Web Domain Name

 28 May 2016  mike  3

Your website domain name is probably the most important decision you will need to make when setting up your website. If your business is new I would consider having the same business name as your website domain name. For example Joe Bloggs Ltd = joebloggs.com. You get the idea. From my experience and what I […]

How to setup a WAMP stack to run a WordPress Website

 16 May 2016  mike  1

In this blog I will show you how to setup a WordPress environment locally on your Windows PC, so you can develop websites locally on your machine without the danger of breaking anything in a live environment.  Most websites in the world sit on a Linux web server, the set of technologies WordPress uses are commonly […]