Add and Verify a Website in Google Search Console

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Adding and verifying a website in Google Search Console is the best first step in getting it to appear high in search results. Adding a Website to Google Search Console Assuming you have a Google account, go to Google Search Console and log in. Once you are logged in, you will see a box next … Read moreAdd and Verify a Website in Google Search Console

Direct Link to Blog Signup Form

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There are lots of scenarios where someone might ask you how they can sign up for your blog. Maybe you’re at a networking event and you’re telling them about an interesting article you wrote that might be of interest to them. Perhaps you’re teaching a class and want to give the students a way of … Read moreDirect Link to Blog Signup Form

Website Loading Time

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How fast your website loads on someone’s smartphone, tablet or laptop often times will be the deciding factor in that person’s impression of you and your website. If it takes ‘forever’ (meaning more than ONE second!*), it’s very likely that the person will move on. If, however, they are blown away by how fast it … Read moreWebsite Loading Time

Delete WordPress Plugins

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When I have a fresh, new WordPress install, the first thing I go about doing is deleting auto-installed WordPress plugins like Akismet, JetPack and Mojo Marketplace. The majority of them are very bulky and not necessary for most websites. They tend to cause problems too since they make assumptions about what you need and how you … Read moreDelete WordPress Plugins

Safely Update Plugins

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Plugins can be huge time savers but they may also seem like a pain in the butt when you have to constantly update them. But… The updates are usually warranted – there was a security vulnerability the authors are fixing or an upgrade of some kind that will make the plugin even better. So it’s … Read moreSafely Update Plugins

Safely Update Theme

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Occasionally, you will need to update the theme you are using for your WordPress website. Here are 3 options to safely update a theme. Step #1 Create a Backup of Your Website → Log in to your WordPress website as an Administrator. → Go to the All-in-One WP Migration plugin. If you don’t have this installed yet, install it. … Read moreSafely Update Theme

Safely Update WordPress

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Occasionally, WordPress will be changed and they will notify you that you need to install the updated version. Here is how I safely update WordPress. Step #1 Create a Backup of Your Website → Log in to your WordPress website as an Administrator. → Go to the All-in-One WP Migration plugin. If you don’t have this installed yet, install … Read moreSafely Update WordPress