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WordPress
How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

How to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

BY LISA-ROBYN KEOWN | DEC 6, 2017 Page load speed is the single most important aspect of a website. This may sound a bit dramatic, but it’s true. It’s all good and well having a beautiful website, but if its overall performance causes a negative...

Dec 8, 2017
Security

How to Make a Super-Secure Password Using Dice

Computer passwords have the power to unlock vast troves of information, but some passwords are so simple that it’s easy for thieves to guess them. A common best practice is to steer clear of using familiar passwords (like "iloveyou") and to add...

Nov 29, 2017
Marketing
How to Design a Landing Page that Converts

How to Design a Landing Page that Converts

BY LISA-ROBYN KEOWN Landing pages are great communication tools to add to your brand’s online marketing mix. Used in conjunction with campaigns, specials, promotions or merely to beef up the appeal of a certain product or service, a landing page...

Oct 15, 2017
Design
DPI vs. Pixels: What Do I Use?

DPI vs. Pixels: What Do I Use?

You hear these phrases tossed around by everyone today – from amateur photographers, to the iPhone salesman, to some of the world’s most acknowledged visual creators and designers. But what do image size specs really mean? And what should you use?...

Oct 15, 2017
SEO
SEO for a New Website – The Very First Things You Do

SEO for a New Website – The Very First Things You Do

By Marieke van de Rakt How does a new website start ranking? Does it just magically appear in Google after you’ve launched it? What things do you have to do to start ranking in Google and get traffic from the search engines? Here, I explain the...

Jul 12, 2017
WordPress
What Is A Plugin? 11 Things to Know

What Is A Plugin? 11 Things to Know

What is a plugin? Plugins are tools (bits of software) that expand what you can do with your WordPress site, without having to manually write or edit code. There is virtually no limit to what you can do with WordPress plugins – if you want to do...

Jun 26, 2017