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How To Get Your Site Into Google

by | Blog | 22nd September, 2014

Most people assume when you setup a new website that it’ll automatically appear in Google, but this simply isn’t the case. Today I’m going to show you just how to get your WordPress site into Google and out of the sandbox effect so your website shows up for the search terms...

Rank Better in Google Using HTTPS

by | Blog | 13th September, 2014

Google have recently announced that using HTTPS effects your position in its search results. This means simply adding a SSL Certificate to your hosting and using HTTPS means better results. Whilst only a small ranking factor at the moment, Google has said it wants to make the web more secure...

5 Essential WordPress Tips For Beginners

by | Blog | 29th May, 2014

<h2>5 Essential WordPress Tips For Beginners</h2> Jumping into the world of WordPress sometimes you can miss the most fundamental things that make so much difference to the ease of use and performance of your blog. Today we will be going over 5 Essential WordPress Tips For Beginners. Make Your Titles More Readable...

Frontend Optimisation for a better User Experience (Part 1)

by | Blog | 23rd May, 2014

Everything is about speed these days, and user expectations are higher than ever. We no longer wait for information, we want it instantly, we want to consume it as quickly as possible it and move on to the next thing. Having a slow loading site is a surefire way to...

SEO Beyond WordPress

by | Blog | 28th April, 2014

After setting up your WordPress site for SEO there are some fundamental steps you need to take to boost your SEO, and even get listed in Google! Yes that’s right, just because you’ve created a website doesn’t mean it’ll automatically be added to Google for searching, you need to take...

Disable WordPress Automatic Updates

by | Blog | 17th December, 2013

As of WordPress version 3.7, <span id="urn:enhancement-2c37a2e8-3759-3b65-8a23-bb519d762bbf" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/wordpress_2">WordPress</span> can (and will!) automatically keep itself up-to-date when new minor releases are made available, for example, 3.7 will update to 3.7.1 without any input from you! By default, automatic updates will only run for minor releases, not major...

How To Change The WordPress Homepage

by | Blog | 9th December, 2013

A question we get asked all the time how to do is, <strong><em>how do I change the <span id="urn:enhancement-eedd4823-6773-7521-aebf-5a85a57acbce" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/home_page">homepage</span> of my <span id="urn:enhancement-292202c3-b488-7584-1678-2331cf5b13d0" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/wordpress_2">WordPress</span> site to a page I have created?</em></strong> Login to your WordPress Dashboard In the left hand hover...

5 More Security Tips for WordPress

by | Blog | 8th October, 2013

As a WordPress user its important you stay on top of <span id="urn:enhancement-7cfdeea3-ee90-e6ed-0ce0-2b506055adb8" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/security">security</span> so your <span id="urn:enhancement-69cfc812-802a-55b8-35a2-9ada542e898c" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/website">website</span> runs smoothly. The goalposts for a secure WordPress website are constantly changing and its important you keep up to date with changes. Having...

5 Ways To Fix Your WordPress Admin Bar Not Showing Up

by | Blog | 8th October, 2013

Is your sites wordpress editor toolbar missing? The admin bar is the dark bar that appears at the top of every page of your WordPress site when you are logged in. It contains shortcuts to different sections of your WordPress admin area. In this article, we’ll show you how to...

Add extra security to your WordPress Admin directory

by | Blog | 27th May, 2013

Recently there has been a spate of distributed <span id="urn:enhancement-aa3e88a9-f945-474f-42c9-92302c69767c" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/brute-force_attack">brute force</span> attempts against <span id="urn:enhancement-6abb5a1b-62ca-43be-2435-263c328ed2b9" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/wordpress_2">WordPress</span> websites. The way this works is, a network of “drones” attempt to log into your WordPress website using common usernames and passwords. If you have...