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.

Is WordPress SEO friendly?

I’ve used WordPress since 2009, and I’ve helped tons of people with SEO during that time. And every once in a while, I hear one of two things: “I hear WordPress is great for SEO.” or “I’ve heard WordPress is terrible for SEO!” So which one is true? As with most things in life, it just depends.

Read More

How to maintain a WordPress website

We’ve been creating WordPress websites since 1909. Wait, I’m pretty sure my notes are wrong and we actually started in 2009. That seems a lot more likely. We’ve launched hundreds of websites. Some of our clients now manage their own websites, while others have us manage their websites for them. And while we’ve always offered hands on training with our clients and had training videos available as well, we’ve never put together a guide on managing your own WordPress website.

Read More

How to prevent link rot

Link rot. Sounds gross, right? Really, it’s just another name for a broken link. But it’s something you need to be aware of if you’re managing a website on an ongoing basis.

Read More

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.

Read More

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?

Read More

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.

Read More

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!

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More