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Speeding up your Website with Flying Press

Speeding up your Website with Flying Press

Why should people have a fast website? Having a fast website is crucial in today's digital age. It not only enhances user experience but also boosts your search engine rankings. With the Flying Press Plugin, you can effortlessly accelerate your website's loading time,...

Helpful online apps

Fonts Proportio.app  finds proportional scales for typography quite easily Plugins WP Hive:  Checks if plugins are well optimised and updated so you can feel secure in your plugin choices. 

Getting Started with Mailchimp

Create your account For compliance you must use an address, I left out my house number You can follow through the start up screens and skip sections if you prefer They even import your brand colors if you give them your URL which is kind of cool Bit of extra set up Go...

Getting Started with ConvertKit

Sign up for your free Convertkit plan Essential Settings Confirm your sending email address You must add a physical address, but Convertkit are happy for you to use theirs. Select your GDPR settings if required Domains: Add your business name to create a subdomain for...

How to protect WordPress Registration page from Spam

If you need to enable registrations on the site for any reason you may end up with a lot of spam users coming from the default Wordpress registration URL /wp-login.php?action=register To counter this you can use a snippet to redirect to your actual registration page:...

Improving Speed on your site

Tool to understand what metrics you need to hit to get an A in google pagespeed Use cloudflare caching for free On the Edge caching

Web Audit SEO Tools

Local SEO tools Local Viking: For managing your Google My Business page Bright Local:  Shows you the local competitors and how they are performing in your area, allowing you to highlight areas you could improve in.  Content improvement SEO SurferSEO: Helps write...

Adding Schema markup for SEO

1. Add this code to your php snippets add_action( 'wp_head', function () { $schemamarkup = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'schemamarkup', true);if(!empty($schemamarkup)) {echo $schemamarkup;}} ); 2. Turn on CUSTOM FIELDS from page/post settings.3. Use Google’s Structured...

Mailchimp automations on free plan

Use this link: Link to Classic Automations You can only create 1 email here.  If you need to create more you can do so using a tag system.  See this video for more info

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