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20th September 2019

Make WordPress Private Posts Visible to Subscribers

Private posts and pages on WordPress can be very useful for hiding content that is internal to the orgnaisation or perhaps a little too sensitive for common consumption. However, only WordPress Administrator and Editor user types will be able to see the private content and this might be a little restrictive for your requirements. What, for example, if you want another user type to have read access to the private content, without necessarily being able to create or edit such content? Here is one quick solution which makes WordPress private content visible to your Subscriber users
18th July 2019

Multiple H1 Tags, WordPress, SEO and the Whole Shebang

We're all pretty clear by now that having a clear web page title in a H1 tag is good for SEO, but what if we have multiple H1 tags? How will that look to users and to Search Engines and does it hurt our SEO? Here we look at the question of multiple H1 tags and SEO with relevance to HTML5 and theme design.
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4th May 2019

Prevent Your Development Website from being Indexed

Usually we definitely want search engines to crawl our websites and index them for us. However, there is at least one scenario where it is precisely the opposite effect we are seeking - to prevent our development website from being indexed by Google, or indeed any of the major Search Engines. Here is the how and why of preventing your site from being indexed
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22nd March 2019

Site Speed and Page Speed Optimisation

We can all agree that faster site speed is a good thing. Not only, as users, do we enjoy a better UX when web pages load faster, but as business owners and web administrators we just know faster pages means happier users and more inbound leads. Well, this time we have a freebie for you to help speed up your website with the click of a button. Read on...the magic is right inside this article!
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15th June 2018

Google Analytics Event Tracking

If you wish to track events on your website, such as button clicks, for example, you'll need to configure your site and your Google analytics account. Using Google Analytics this way can tell you where the leads for your business are really coming from and where additional conversion opportunities might be found.
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27th February 2018

Duplicate Content & How to Handle It

It’s not uncommon to give a blog article multiple categories on your site. But maybe you vaguely recall something about duplicate content being bad for Google SEO. Read on for how you can use the link 'rel' attribute to safely allow you to duplicate content while keeping the Google spiders happy.
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13th September 2017

Internet Explorer | Funeral for a Friend?

Beginning in January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Sine the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has cleaned up the end-of-life policy for its famous browser, introducing the new MS Edge browser as its successor
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