As you get more confident using your website day-to-day, you’ll find you become comfortable making your own small changes and fixes. When you opt for a WordPress website, there are lots of places you can turn for help deciding what to do. Whether you’re asking about a paid theme, a free plugin, or have a Finding WordPress support and asking questions[Read More]
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The comments section of your blog can be a valuable space to engage with your audience. Unfortunately, it can also be a breeding ground for spam comments. Here are some tips on figuring out which comments are spam and which are genuine. Plus various ways to keep spam comments under control. Why do blogs have How to identify and avoid spam comments on your blog posts[Read More]
When you’re building a brand new website, it can be easy to get excited about all the extra features you’ll include. So a minimum viable website (like a minimum viable product) may seem counter-intuitive. Surely it’s better to include everything before launch? But taking a minimalist approach doesn’t mean your website looks unfinished or amateur. Quite the Building a minimum viable website: benefits of starting with the essentials[Read More]
What is accessibility and why is it important for my WordPress website? Accessibility is about making your website usable for as many people as possible – no matter who they are or what their background is. In particular, an accessible website should cater to users with disabilities, including people with visual, hearing and motor impairments. Accessibility Accessibility basics for my WordPress website: what is it and why is it important?[Read More]
Your brand is everything your customers recognise and relate to when they think of your business. If you’re thinking about rebranding, it’s important to consider the affect this will have on your social media. That’s because your social media channels contribute significantly to your customers’ perception of your business and brand. Here we’ll cover some reasons Rebranding on social media: what to watch out for[Read More]
Any good web developer will insist on understanding as much as possible about how your business works, before progressing to the website design and build stages. This includes learning about your business processes, customers and competitors. Allowing time for this project discovery phase ensures your website is properly scoped. With an accurate scope, your developer won’t Why does my web developer ask lots of questions?[Read More]
Accidental Organiser? I gave a talk at WordCamp London 2015, and at the end of last year I was contemplating whether to submit a talk for the 2016 event. The dates were announced and I was gutted to find out that it clashed with fieldwork my husband was already committed to. With two children, with additional needs, and WordCamp London – An Accidental Organiser’s Tale[Read More]
This is a guest post by Todd Jones, a freelancer writer specialising in WordPress and business. He sent me three emails after we connected on Linkedin. I didn’t know the guy and I didn’t know anyone who did. Connecting on Linkedin is a good thing and can be something that really helps businesses, but this guy was Build trust before asking for the sale[Read More]
Using headings (aka titles and sub-titles) in a WordPress page or blog post is simply a matter of highlighting text and choosing a heading type from the dropdown options in the visual editor. But choosing heading content and deciding which heading type to use can be trickier. Headings should be used to make your content Using headings in WordPress websites: what, why and how?[Read More]