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What Are External Website Links and Why Are They Important to an SEO Strategy?

When it comes to SEO and search engine marketing in general, there are a number of metrics website administrators and owners need to be aware of. We’ve covered a few SEO topics before, but questions always seem to arise when it comes to external links. What are External Links To put it in as simple […]

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Getting Your Personal Website Designed With You in Mind

Starting a personal blog or website can be tasking, particularly during the early design phase. This is a time when you’re just getting started, trying to find your niche, and just starting to place the building blocks that will hopefully turn into a successful website someday soon. Relying on do it yourself (DIY) website builder […]

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Getting Started in SEO: Building a Brand Worth Searching For

Even in today’s digital age, many companies and executives don’t know about that three-letter acronymn that makes all websites discoverable in search engines. Yes, SEO, or Search Engine Optimization. If you’re not familiar with SEO, then it’s recommended that you read some SEO frequently asked questions to help shed some light on the subject. Now, […]

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Getting Your Small Business Website Professionally Designed

Small business website design is important but difficult, and let’s face it, starting your own small business can be stressful enough (though, of course, but it can also be rewarding). One of the biggest stresses that seem to pop up, particularly in E-Commerce websites during the early design phase, is actually how to go about […]

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Change “Default Sorting” Dropdown Option to “Sort By Relevance” in WooCommerce

Default sorting is not exactly user-friendly for customers visiting your e-commerce store. For most customers, “Sort by Relevance” is easier to understand, and comes across as “more welcoming” to visitors, particularly those who don’t shop online often. Ideally, you want your dropdown to default to something like the screenshot shown below of one of my […]

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Automatically Redirect HTTP Website Traffic to HTTPS via .htaccess File

You will, of course, need an SSL website security certificate, but once you have one, you’ll want to configure your server so that your visitors and clients are automatically. You can see how this works by typing https://joshrobertnay.com (http not https) in the address bar of your browser and this site will redirect you to […]

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Making the Web Faster: Upcoming Google Search Update Will Target Slow Mobile Sites

If you’re hoping to get your mobile website in front of more eyeballs in Google Search, you’d better start with increasing your website’s speed, and you should do it before July 2018. A recent announcement by the search giant revealed the lengths it’s going to integrate site speed into its latest search algorithm change coming […]

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SEO is NOT Dead… Far, Far From It

I recently read a post on social media from a person who (while remaining nameless) was supposed to be an expert in his field. This post, however, got under my skin because he essentially called SEO (Search Engine Optimization) a fruitless endeavor, saying it was “dead” and calling on companies to make their investments elsewhere. I […]

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Website Security: To HTTP or To HTTPS?

Website security is a given when it comes to customers. Customers want to know their data is protected. Having a website security certificate can go a long way into not only assuring your customers that they are safely browsing and purchasing, but it can also lend credibility to your business and your products. There’s also […]

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Boost Your Website by Enabling Compression via Your Server .htaccess File in cPanel or Through FTP

Every little thing you do on your server can either make or break your site, and can also go a long way in boosting your site’s overall performance, thereby boosting your ranking in search engines such as Google and Bing. Enabling compression through your server’s .htaccess file is one such performance booster and is quite […]

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