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How to Deal with Fake Bot Traffic

It can be very exciting to see a spike in traffic on your website; relief that you are finally doing something right. However, it is becoming increasingly more common to have spikes in traffic due to a fraudulent source known as bad bots.

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WordPress SEO

Building SEO into your WordPress Website

How awesome it is to work with a developer to customize your own ideas into a WordPress theme you can be proud of. Standing out from the crowd will win respect from friends and clients. Competitors will be jealous (even though they won’t say so). Ah, and that warm satisfying feeling wells up within you when you gaze upon it. But how do you ensure that your finished product works for search engines too?

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The Power of the Post: Optimizing WordPress Posts

Have you noticed how within seconds after making a WordPress post it becomes cached and indexed by Google? Other pages may seem to take forever to win attention from search engines. Why does the post seem to carry more weight than other page types? Is it by design or just purely accidental?

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How to optimize your website for mobile devices

How to optimize your website for mobile devices

In this day and age, it’s imperative for websites to be accessible across a variety of devices. For years, mobile traffic volume has been steadily and rapidly increasing until in 2015 it finally overtook that of traditional laptop and desktop computers. In addition, Google recently changed its algorithms to favor mobile-friendly sites. Nicknamed Mobilegeddon, this change has penalized the website that were not providing an adequate experience for mobile users forcing the website owners to invest into mobile upgrades.

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WordPress 4.1.1 is available!

WordPress 4.1.1 is out now, 21 bugs are fixed

The new update to WordPress was posted on February 18th and since then it has been incorporated into millions of websites. The update addressed a total of 21 significant bugs among which was an issue preventing Tags and Categories from having the same name – something that we found particularly annoying in our projects.

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Optimizing Titles Tags for WordPress. Part 4: WordPress SEO Plugins

But what does title tag optimization look like in WordPress? Of course, you can’t write about WordPress without mentioning plugins. But first, let’s talk about what happens when you install WordPress with no SEO plugin. The default behavior for most themes places the title of post as the title tag in most themes. The two are always exactly the same. No keyword variance in title tag and post title is possible. In many cases, you’ll want your post title to be brief and hook your audience while your title tag expands the idea using a secondary keyword phrase.To get around the WordPress default that makes the title tag the same as the post title, you’ll need a WordPress SEO plugin.

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