Category: Website Building

Understanding Schema Markups

There are many different elements at work in the HTML coding of your website. Schema Structured Data is a handy piece of code that boosts your SEO. Understanding and using Schema markups can instantly improve your site's search engine optimization and make it more user-friendly....

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Beginners’ Guide to Meta Tags for Business Websites

There's more to building a successful business website than what you see on the screen. Behind the scenes, lines of code work to improve your site's discoverability and SEO. Meta tags are the most important of these. Check out our guide to what meta tags...

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Understanding and Using ALT Tags on Your Website

You've probably heard that you should be using ALT tags on your website, but what are they and how do they work? Follow our quick guide and start tagging your images in no time! (more…)

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SSL Certificates 101: Do You Need One For Your Site?

When buying a new domain, it can be tricky to determine what add-ons you really need. Getting an SSL certificate is a good idea if you're running an e-commerce site, but do you need one for a blog? A static page? A member's forum? Read...

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Why You Should Avoid Adobe Flash on Your Website

Adobe Flash was once ubiquitous on the web. It featured in games, media content, and all kinds of animation. Support for Flash has been withdrawn over recent years, yet many small sites still rely on it. If your site is still using Flash, here's why you...

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The Pros and Cons of Self-Hosting Videos on Your Site

Video is the hottest medium on the web right now. Evidence shows video outperforms any other medium and grows brands faster than all other social engagement. Videos on your site can showcase your product, offer advice and support, or simply entertain. The decision you have...

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5 Best Anti-Spam WordPress Plugins for 2017

Every website owner has difficulties with spam. Whether you're running a personal blog or a the business site of a multinational conglomerate, anywhere you're opening your site for comments or contact, you risk being inundated with spam. In order to prevent your website from being swamped,...

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10 WordPress Plugins You Should Be Using 2017

There's a reason WordPress is the web's most popular content management system. It's price, powerful dashboard, and intuitive layout make it a favorite of novices and pros alike. One of its best features is its extensive library of plugins. Other platforms might require coding knowledge,...

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Finding and Eliminating Dead Links on Your Site

Dead links, or 404 Not Found errors, can be annoying. Have too many, and they can increase your website's bounce rate, and lower it's search engine  optimization performance. Follow our guide to learning what dead links are, what causes them, and how to find and...

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Website Owner’s Complete Guide to Hotlinking

Hotlinking is a way of displaying images on your website without hosting them on your server. Using simple HTML you can code your site to display images hosted elsewhere. There are a number of benefits to hotlinking, but also considerable drawbacks. Our quick guide will...

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