I have been asked about SEO and to do it for clients, which I am happy to do, but before I take your hard earned dollars I would like to show you this example. Search engine optimization (SEO) is not that complicated. It involves focusing on one search term per page or post. Google wants … Continue reading Blue Rhino Paintings SEO Example
Most WordPress themes allow you to upload a header image, including ours. But your header image may also include your logo with a unique font style and color. Then once you upload it and check it out on the front end you see your image logo and your site title above it. So you remove … Continue reading Don’t Remove Your Site Title – Hide It!
Are you seeing more spam trackbacks listed in WordPress comments? A trackback helps to notify another author that something related was written to what the they wrote, even if you don’t have an explicit link to his article. This improves the chances of the other author sitting up and noticing that you gave him credit … Continue reading How to Disable Trackbacks and Pings in WordPress
When presenting to artists about their online presence I always preface my remarks about designing fine art websites with… There’s a reason why galleries have white walls and minimalist environments. That reason is that nothing is to interfere with the viewing of the art. Nothing! I started using WordPress in 2004. At that time minimalist … Continue reading Designing Fine Art Websites
There’s a little known button concealed in the screen options menu that will allow you to have your links open in a new browser window. Standard web practice is NOT to have links open in new windows as it is thought that in the end there would be to many windows open which will inconvenience … Continue reading How to Open WordPress Menu Link in New Window
The WordPress Media Library has come along way since I start using WordPress back at version 2.6. Internet connections are faster too (is anyone still on dial-up?). Having faster computers and lightening speed internet means that we don’t have to use thumbnail images as much. You have probably seen this concept on sites like This … Continue reading WordPress Single Image Gallery