When is the last time you need to find something but simply can’t spot it? Whether it is a car key, a cell phone, or a destination on the old-fashioned map, not being able to find what you’re looking for can be extremely frustrating.
Angie’s List has recently removed their paywall. This means that you can now become a member without paying their annual fee. Also, reviews are now accessible to the general public. Now that reviews can be seen by all, not just paying users, what actions should you consider?
Have you ever noticed that when you save some websites to your phone’s Home screen that some websites have cool icons while others either use a mashed up screen shot or just plain placeholder image? Wouldn’t it be cool if your viewers could download a direct link to your website and place it on their home screens? Well this tip is going to show you how to do that.
If you follow these steps you can create and link to a cool icon for your website and learn how to download it to your phone’s home screen!
Last April Google announced that sites which were mobile friendly would increase the chances of being considered relevant and thus improve search results. Last week Google announced that in May they will start rolling out an update to mobile search results which increases the effect of the ranking signal. Users will find more mobile friendly search results.
Google announced in mid 2014 that they would start using HTTPS as a ranking signal. This means that sites connecting to the web via HTTPS might fare better in rankings than those connected via HTTP. Initially it affected only a small number of sites but Google indicated that over time, they might decide to strengthen it so as to encourage all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS. Should you make the switch for your site from HTTP to HTTPS? Here are some guidelines from Google to consider.
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The team at Moore Tech Solutions has a wide degree of experience across various development platforms. We have chosen to focus the majority of our efforts on developing sites using the Joomla content management system. While there are certainly several platforms which can be used to craft a modern responsive website, Joomla best fits the needs of the majority of our clients. Where custom code or integrations are needed, we find that Joomla can be coupled with other solutions to solve some pretty challenging problems.
Keywords, Keyword Phrases, Long Tail, Short Tail, Search Result Rankings, Results…….aaargh! WHY DOES IT HAVE TO BE SO RIDICULOUSLY COMPLICATED?
Ok, now that that is out of my system, the title of today’s post is a subject that is important to most organizations that have a website. The question to be answered is “How does my site rank in search engine search results for keywords or keyword phrases that are relevant to my business?
We have discussed on this blog the change in viewing habits to mobile devices and the need for your website to be mobile friendly. More than 50% of website visits are being initiated from mobile devices so it is very important that your site respond to the device viewing the site by presenting the site in a visually appealing fashion.
At Moore Tech Solutions, we love our icons. We use them all the time because they are easy to manipulate with css, they are screen reader friendly for the vision impaired, and they work well with responsive design. Joomla comes with a core set of icons from IcoMoon, but locating a directory for the icon library that Joomla! uses is a difficult thing to find.
You have likely heard of encryption or been cautioned to look for “https” in your browser bar when going to a website, particularly if you are going to make an online purchase. What does this mean and how does it help secure my transaction?
Have you ever been to a website, whether looking up weather, news, or searching for a particular answer to a question and experienced a slow response? Of course you have. What was your response? Perhaps, if the information was important you hung around, waiting for the site to load so that you could get your answer. But if you needed a quick answer to something which was important to you, you likely went to another site that could give you what you were looking for.