Optimizing images for SEO often gets overlooked. We look at three things you should do for every image that you use on your website, and how each of these things can improve your SEO and user experience.
I knew this Gravity Forms code would come in handy sometime. Mostly, I’m writing it down for my own reference material, so I can Google it later. So, this is some code I wrote in late-2016 for a custom theme project where I had to style Gravity Forms radio buttons to have different color “bullets” […]
In October of 2015, Google debuted a new project called AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages. The project is open-source, with other companies like Adobe, Twitter, Vox Media, BBC, The Guardian, and The New York Times also contributing to this project. So what is AMP? And why does it exist? For the last few years, web […]
This one’s for the web developers in the house. If you’ve ever tried to debug print styles in Chrome, and kept wondering why the print preview looked totally different than what you were seeing in Chrome Developer Tools, you were exactly where I was earlier this week. Turns out the root of your problems may […]
Not long ago, I ran into a strange CSS bug with the newer versions of Safari. As you may know, different web browsers treat CSS style rules differently. Since the dawn of the web, there have always been browser-specific quirks that keep web developers up at night. In this particular case, I was trying to […]
Did you get an email from Google Search Console, telling you Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files on your site? If you have a WordPress site with a robots.txt file, this may be the cause. Up until July 28th, 2015, it was common for Google to crawl WordPress sites with a robots.txt file that […]
Search engine optimization is far from an exact science. Search results are a constantly moving target. Google says there are over 200 factors that go into their current algorithm. Today, let’s address one question that comes up from time to time. Does valid HTML really affect SEO?
UPDATE, May 2015: As of April 2015, the only viable way to leave reviews for a business on iPhone is to go through the Google Maps app. This means that unless you have an approved marker in Google Map Maker for your physically located business, you won’t be able to get reviews from an iPhone. […]
Domain names are the human-readable web addresses. Just like a regular street address takes you to a physical location, domain names take you to the website they are associated with. Every website resides on a server somewhere in the world. The default address for each website is a series of four numbers, called an IP […]
Here’s a situation I’ve encountered before when setting up new websites with a brand new domain and a new server. When setting up a new site, sometimes when going to the correct web address, you still get a default CGI page from the server. This can be due to several things, but if everything else […]