Digital Ocean is a great web hosting solution for almost any WordPress site with an easy to use interface and a very low cost to the end user. They also use fast SSD drives and you can quickly spin up a new droplet (their fancy name for a vps server) in just a few minutes.
I just updated WordPress, theme and plugins to the latest and greatest 3.8.1 version of Wordpress. Love the new admin panel. I’ve been bad about neglecting the site because I’m usually busy doing paid work, looking for new jobs/clients, learning new things and once in awhile relaxing and/or getting away from the computer for awhile.
I’ve been totally swamped this year not only working on projects for clients but trying to keep up with some of my own. This seems to be the year of WordPress and I hope the trend continues. I’ve been trying to stay inspired and have been learning a lot of new things which I always enjoy…. some of what I’ve been up to lately….
I’ve been working on a new site for a fairly large client lately and we ended up going with the Verendus Responsive Corporate Multi-Purpose WordPress theme. One of the reasons we went with Verendus to begin with is because of the wide layout which would give us enough room for a standard full page layout and a sidebar.
With more and more people using the web to find local business information it’s important to have the correct information on your Google Plus page. If you have a business there’s a good chance you might already have a Google plus page and not even know it. I’ll show you how to find it and verify yourself as the owner of your page.
If you’re doing your own SEO forget the keyword list. Why? Keyword lists tend to lead to keyword stuffing which is bad, doesn’t help you rank better and just all around makes your website suck.
A well done infographic about what WordPress is and why you should consider it as the platform for your website if you already haven’t. WordPress is the platform behind over 55 million websites including some of the most well known sites on the web.
W3 Total Cache is an awesome WordPress cache plugin but sometimes the configuration settings with database driven plugins like WooCommerce can require a little tweaking.
A nice infographic guide of the right ingredients to make some tasty SEO that the search engines will eat up in this graphic illustration to better SEO. Infographic by Skadeedle.com
Content Creation is the real key to better search engine rankings, blog posts, images, videos, newsletters and more all help to bring new and repeat visitors to your site and promote your brand.