Category: Web Design & Development

10 Jul

How Do I Build An Effective Landing Page?

Stephanie H Web Design & Development Tags: , 0 Comments

 

First of all, let’s define a landing page. The simplest way to describe a landing page is that it’s a webpage that you visit or in other words ‘land’ on. You can land on this page by clicking a link or on an advertisement. A landing page can be an effective tool in marketing and advertising for your business.

 

What is the purpose of a landing page?

There are several purposes for building an effective landing page for your business or website that include marketing and advertising for your business. The main reason most people create more landing pages is to increase their conversion rate. In marketing, conversion is to get a percentage of people to do a desired action. When we are talking about landing pages, the desired action may be to:

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12 Jun

Linking Social Media with Your WordPress Site

Stephanie H Social Media, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , , 0 Comments

Social media is a great tool for your WordPress business account. By adding social media to your WordPress site, you are opening up the avenues of your business and potentially adding traffic to your other sites. There are several ways to link your social media sites to your WordPress site, which include:

  • Adding Links
  • Using a WordPress Plugin such as a Social Media Widget
  • Adding your social media to the “About You” section on WordPress
  • Adding a “Share This” button

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03 Apr

What’s the difference between http and https?

Stephanie H Business, Hosting, Security, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development Tags: , 0 Comments

What is the difference between http and https?

The answer is simple and important for both users and site administrators to understand.

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HiText Transference Protocol is the default protocol for the web. Through it, your browser requests a server for web pages.Thanks to HTTP, you access blogs, send forms, emails and etc.
HTTP is insecure because it is text-based only, which allows intruders to intercept, alter, and steal the transferred information. That’s where HTTPs comes in.

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13 Mar

How To Use WordPress Plugins

Stephanie H Search Engine Optimization, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , 0 Comments

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Plugins on WordPress are a type of add-ons for your site. They can help improve your website, and its efficiency, overall. For instance, some plugins help with editing, designing, security, images and even the speed of your website. With hundreds of plugins to choose from, you have so many ways to enhance your website, business, and blog.

In order to use a plugin from WordPress, you have to first download it and then install it to your WordPress account. Here are a couple easy steps that will help you find plugins and install them quickly:

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09 Jan

Tips for Building Your First Website

Stephanie H Hosting, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , 0 Comments

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Introduction

One of the most common questions people ask when they decide to establish their online presence is: “how do I set up my very own website?” That’s a great question.

A website is where people can find you on the internet and learn more about what you have to offer. So it’s no wonder that you are worried about setting up your own page and configuring it to be the best that it can be.

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19 Dec

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO

Stephanie H Search Engine Optimization, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , , , 0 Comments

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WordPress is used by millions of people around the world to set up and maintain websites. It’s a popular platform because of how easy it is to get a website up and running. Anyone can use it! However, having a pretty site isn’t everything. In order to get the most out of this platform, you still need to implement proper optimization strategies in order to improve your search engine rankings.

This article will provide you with the basics of WordPress SEO to help you rank your website and place it in a favorable position on search engines.

So, let’s get started!

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14 Oct

7 Benefits of WordPress

Stephanie H Business, Hosting, Search Engine Optimization, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: 0 Comments

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WordPress started in 2003. Initially, it was just another blog site, like Blogger or Blogspot. However, with advances in technology and a few great plugins, WordPress has become a great site to set up your own website for either personal or business use. There are many great benefits to using WordPress for your website. Here are 7 of the best reasons you should use WordPress:

1.  Easy To Use

WordPress will help you step by step as you start setting up your website. You can add new blog posts and pages with ease, even if you know very little about formatting. Also, if you have a problem, WordPress has a wonderful help center and forum to walk you through any issues.

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07 Oct

4 Things Everyone Should Know about Softaculous

Stephanie H Hosting, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , , 0 Comments

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Introduction

Softaculous is the leading auto-installer application for servers with Cpanel. With more than 215 scripts available, the company continues to add more each day in order to cover all of their customers’ needs. With so many categories to choose from, you can find just about anything you can imagine to make your website more powerful. That’s because with softaculous, there’s something for everyone. There are applications to manage customer service, blogs, projects, and so much more! This application has been known to considerably reduce the time spent on monotonous tasks in just a few clicks and with no technical knowledge whatsoever.

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10 Sep

5 Ways Moving Your Site to WordPress Will Help Your Business

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

5 Ways Moving to WordPress helps grow your business image

While many people still think of WordPress primarily as a blogging platform, the popular CMS has evolved to offer much more than that. Sure, WordPress may have started out as the answer to every blogger’s needs, but today it is so robust that even major sites like TIME and Mashable use the platform to manage their digital presence. In fact, as of January 2015, over 20% of the top 10 million websites are using WordPress.

So if big name brands like TechCrunch, the New Yorker, Variety, Quartz and Fortune are using this CMS to manage their sites, why shouldn’t you?

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