In order to get analytics from your WordPress page metrics you can use a free tool such as Google Analytics. The tool, along with Google Search Console, can be extremely helpful in analyzing things such as users, content, traffic, devices, locations, user behavior, Google Ads (if used), and more. But getting the code integrated is […]
It seems like Twitter users have wanted to be able to edit tweets since the social media platform was launched in 2006. Twitter Blue, a subscriber-based tier launched in 2021 with several features including the ability to “undo” a tweet within one minute of tweeting. But it wasn’t until October of 2022 that Twitter Blue […]
So you want to install custom fonts to your theme? It’s easy. Here are various methods using free Google Fonts followed by detailed information on how to install yourself using Option 1. These methods can apply to most cloud-based font archives. Option 1. Install the code yourself in the header.php and style.css Option 2. Install […]
Sometimes a theme, plug-in, or other file needed for WordPress may require you to change the maximum file upload size. Why? There is a good built-in layer of protection for your server that maximizes file upload size. This prevents a user on your WP site to be able to upload large images that will quickly […]
We recently had a client who, accidentally, changed their Twitter age to under 13. As a result, the account was locked, showed up as “This account doesn’t exist” to the public, and it took weeks to restore. The client was a business, and the Twitter account only used for posting new content related to business, […]
Something that has become super popular among web developers, marketers and website owners is upgrading websites with an SSL certificate. The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) verifies with Google that a certificate has been purchased for the domain and supposedly helps with SEO ranking. You can tell a site is “secure” with a little padlock icon […]
Plug-ins are one of the major culprits of self-hosted WordPress websites getting hacked. Older, less secure code used in plug-ins can be exploited to inject malware and other types of code that can exploit your website, server, and even database. In fact, there was recently a WordPress plug-in that was banned from WordPress.org for crypto-mining, a […]
You may have heard of Bitcoin and Litecoin, just two of the cryptocurrencies we find being used all over the world as an alternative to traditional coin, metals, and paper currency. But what you may not have heard is that WordPress websites are being hacked to be used a mining machines. How does it work? […]
It’s easy enough, and cheap enough, to hire a service to get more Likes and Followers for your social media accounts. But are those Likes from real, active users? And, are those followers real people who will continue to engage with your social media campaigns?
Web and social media marketers have been anxiously awaiting Google’s integration of tweets from Twitter, after a deal was announced earlier this year. Now, Google SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) include Twitter accounts, with recent tweets and retweets shown.
Having your WordPress website get hacked is no fun at all, especially when you find out it’s being used to attack other websites. But that’s exactly what happened recently to a client of ours. The issue came about with the xmlrpc.php file used by WordPress plug-ins such as Jetpack. The vulnerable file can be altered […]
In a recent outreach campaign Google Developers informed registered users of Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools letting them know about changes to their search algorithm that would affect websites that are not mobile-friendly. The notice, no surprise, created a frenzy among website owners who wondered if their sites would essentially disappear from Google results. […]