An illegal copyright infringement website known as “The Pirate Bay (TPB)”, which was raided by Swedish Police in December 2014, has inspired a new wave of similar clone sites. These clones turn out to pose the threat of cyber-attacks to WordPress sites in particular, according to security software maker Malwarebytes. Here are more details about how to guard against this unwanted cyber invasion. (more…)
Small businesses can get an edge over their competitors by building their websites with responsive WordPress themes. The benefits of having a WordPress site cannot be overemphasized ― they’re easy to learn, easy to update and SEO-friendly. All these features are important for small businesses looking to have a presence on the Internet.
With more American consumers using mobile devices to search the Internet, having a responsive website will ensure leads searching for your products or services can easily get the information they are looking for.
Here are 4 free small business WordPress themes that you can use to reach leads on mobile devices: (more…)
Twitter has introduced its first official WordPress plugin. This development brings a wide range of Twitter functions to your account.
These features include generating Twitter Cards, enabling Analytics, and adding a Tweet button. Once your Tweets have a consistent theme, you may want to explore Twitter advertising. The plugin is available here for free.
These additional features make it easy to share embedded Tweets (more…)
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your website could manage itself? Just imagine if copy updates and technical upgrades and design could all be completed automatically without involving your staff. That would be wonderful, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, it would also be science fiction.
In other words, websites needs a proper website governance structure to be effective and efficient. Without a website governance structure, it is entirely possible that nothing will ever get updated on your website ― or it is possible that everything will always get updated on your website. (more…)
One of the characteristics of a great website is that it should display correctly when viewed in multiple browsers, and across different devices. In the design world, this is known as cross-browser compatibility. Developers and designers can use different tools to test, and ensure their websites are compatible with different browsers.
Below are 5 free and premium cross- browser compatibility testing tools you can use (more…)
Is your website driving visitors away as soon as they stop by? No matter how sleek your website looks, if visitors do not stick around and check your content, you will not generate leads or sales.
Most visitors will leave your website and go to your competitors’ because of poor UX experience.
Here are 7 common UX mistakes you should avoid for visitors to stay on your website. (more…)
Website security is an issue that never seems to be completely resolved, especially in recent years, as cyber-attacks have become craftier. Even big companies must guard against harmful hackers who continue to threaten online communities.
After you launch a website it’s important to keep updating and refining it so that your users will have a comfortable and worthwhile experience. If you let it sit too long without adding fresh content, traffic can slow down and disappear.