WordPress test sites can be useful. Play around on your real site – you may create a mess. On a test site you can update your WordPress safely. A WordPress test site can be a way to learn to manipulate themes or create plugins.
You can use public domain paintings as images in blog posts. Upload painting image to identify with Google’s Search by Image. See little camera in Google Images.
Last week there was an update to WordPress from 4.2.4 to 4.3. A good deal of sites had some issues – did any of yours? This post will review ways to deal with upgrades so you are less likely to have major issues in the future.
Local Business Owners: include NAP on your site: Name, Address, Phone. Get citations with your NAP on related websites. See Highland Park, NJ examples.
What are WordPress theme features that can be added to your site? Here are a few: search magnifying glass, social media menu, schema, subscription box, custom header. What would you like to add?
What is a responsive theme? How is this a solution to Google Mobile-Friendly Algorithm update? What is a media-query? Will this work with my WordPress site?
Do you have ways to backup your WordPress? Do you know how to restore your site in case of emergency? Learn about database backups and complete backups – what is the difference? Learn about backup plugins for WordPress.
Planning a new website? Consider a coming soon page. Get some SEO juice for a new domain and show visitors a page of your new site. Show your phone, address, location and an attractive image.
How can you improve local SEO for a small business? Good methods include: Google for Business, Google+ page, optimizing pages for keywords, schema, incoming links and citations. Learn more in this post that includes an ice scraper in Highland Park, New Jersey as an example.
See before and after website redesign images – learn how LeoraW dot com site was built with Twitter Bootstrap and flat design illustrations. New logo is incorporated on upper left.