Archive for WordPress

Here are some online marketing blog articles the staff of T&S wrote! We think they’re awesome, but you be the judge. These particular articles are all about WordPress.

How to install Google Fonts on your website

Years ago, we were limited to just a handful of fonts on the web. There were only a dozen or so that all computers typically had in common. Thankfully, web fonts have come a long way. One of the more popular options now for putting fonts on your website is Google Fonts.

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Why we use BackupBuddy for WordPress backups

Regardless of what system your website is running on, one of the basic security measures you should be taking is backing it up on a regular basis. That way, if anything happens, you’ll always have a backup you can revert to. So if you use WordPress, what backup solution should you go with?

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Should you worry about your WordPress website’s speed?

The short answer is, yes, you should worry about website speed. Who cares, you might ask? People and Google. But if you want the long answer with some tips to go along with it, keep on reading.

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Six more must-have WordPress plugins

Last week, I talked about six WordPress plugins we install on nearly every WordPress website we launch for our clients. Of course, we actually install twelve. I assume you’ve been chomping at the bit to know the other six, so let’s get to it!

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Six must-have WordPress plugins

WordPress is fantastic! Except when it’s missing some functionality you wish it had. Over the past few years, we’ve developed a list of plugins we install on almost every single website we launch. They do an awesome job of filling in those gaps in functionality. There are actually twelve plugins we install, so we’ll take a look at six of them now and six of them next week.

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Make your website more search-engine friendly

Want to boost your SEO, but you’re not sure how? There are a lot of factors that go into your ranking in search engine results.

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Synchronizing your times

If you schedule things across more than one platform, it’s important to make sure that your time zones are accurate.
They need to all be the same across the board, and you need to make sure the time zone reflects where you are.
It sounds elementary, but it’s important to check! If you have a blog post scheduled to publish at 10 AM, and a social media update linking to that blog goes out at 8 AM that day, that link won’t work for two hours. Which could be pretty awkward.

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Skittish about WordPress?

Some people have no problem with new technology. But if you’re anything like me, you may have been a bit apprehensive about learning a new system to update your website. Gosh, I didn’t like WordPress at first, but only because I didn’t know what I was doing.

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WordPress website management tips

Websites are easier to run on your own than they ever have been before, with content management systems like WordPress. However, with that ease of use, it’s also easy to neglect the basic maintenance. And what you don’t know about managing your website can hurt you! Here are six tips for managing your WordPress website on an ongoing basis.

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Protect your WordPress websites from terrorists

At first glance, the title of this blog entry may seem sensationalist. However, on April 7, 2015, the FBI issued a press release revealing that a group claiming to be ISIL / ISIS sympathizers were targeting WordPress websites. You can read all the details in the official PSA, but suffice it to say, this is a massive WordPress hacking event. Typically, the issue is…

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