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How to make WordPress secure

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WordPress is the most popular CMS system with over 20% of the website CMS market. Not surprising considering it is open source, packed with features and very easy to use. But with popularity it has become a target for hackers and so it is vitally important to make sure it…

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Font layouts can make the reader feel good

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Research by psychologist Kevin Larson into how font and design layout affect our emotions produced some interesting results. “1. Readers felt bad when reading a poorly designed piece of literature that was often expressed with a frown – not what you want your clients to do! 2. Readers felt better when reading…

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Google confirm that repeat offenders get bigger penalties

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The head of Google’s anti-spam team, Matt Cutts, has published another video on YouTube. In this video, he explains why Interflora’s penalty was lifted after just 11 days. He also talks about whether Google has different penalties for different websites? Why was Interflora’s website penalised? Some months ago, the website…

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SEO – Effective Link Building Strategies for 2014

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The various ‘Penguin Updates’ introduced by Google since April 2012 have completely changed SEO forever. Link building involving the creation of spammy links does not work anymore and that’s a good thing. To succeed with your website in 2014, you have to do the right things in the right way….

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SEO Case Study – Recovering from a Google Manual Action

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Situation: Towards the end of 2013 we received notification via our Google Webmaster Tools account that one of our long standing web development and traditional marketing clients had suffered a manual action by Google which effectively delisted their website pages from Google’s index – in other words their website was…

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