Add WordPress text content

To add text copy to your WordPress pages and posts, when using the classic editor, follow these simple rules: Headings If you need to use headings to diferenciate sections, use consecutive and descendant headings starting with h2, like: h2, h3, h4… do not use h1 as this heading is already being used as the title

Spam Emails

If you receive many Spam Emails we could obfuscate your plain text email, and we could add some protection to your contact form, but even so spammers could still find your email and send spam. Spammers can reach your email in 2 ways: Directly: As your email is exposed (visible) whoever want to send something can

Basic WordPress Website Maintenance

On your Admin area (backend) Go to Tools > Site Health: Attend any Critical issues and Recommended improvements. Go to BackWPup > Jobs: Mouseover Complete Backup (click on Run now) > Wait until the backup is finished > When the Backup is done, it will appear listed in BackWPup > Backups, where you can download

WordPress client update

I have created this post for my clients, to help them update their WordPress website. These are all very important matters about the security and traffic related to your website, all issues are important, so if there is anything that you do not understand please do not hesitate to contact me. Security Backup: Use a

WordPress Backup

Basic WordPress Backup Main text contents XML: pages, posts and menus, not widgets (WordPress Core, no need for plugin): Tools > Export Widgets text contents WIE (Widget Importer & Exporter plugin): Tools > Widget Importer & Exporter > Export Widgets Images uploaded in all sizes: (Export Media Library plugin) : Media > Export OR (UpdraftPlus

Web Links

I list here some external links that you can use to check your website, page structure, Google services, change your design and get information about your website. Check your Website SEO: Check your Search Engine Optimisation: Performance: Check your download speed: Responsiveness: Check if your website is responsive: Check your Page Structure

Web Myths

If you love your website because you think it is fast, has got many functionalities, huge images and you love its current minimal design with not much text, you may need to read this: Cache: The speed that you experience is not what others do Your perception of the speed of your website is not

WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor

Since WordPress version 5.0, The new Gutenberg Block Editor has been added to the core of WordPress. If you are going to use the new Blog Editor > Great, then you do not need to do anything. If you use Woocommerce plugin, then you should install the the WooCommerce Products Block plugin If you are not

What does “PHP Update Required” mean?

Recently a client asked me In my WordPress Admin Dashboard area I see a message that says, PHP Update Required, what does that mean and can it be fixed? And this is what I told him PHP is a programming language used by WordPress and WordPress recommend a minimum version 7.3 and this is required

What does “Not secure” website mean?

Recently a client asked me When I open my website it has a message saying “Not secure” what does that mean and can it be fixed? And this is what I told him The reason you are seeing the “Not Secure” warning is because your website is providing an insecure connection HTTP instead of a

Website features

These are the minimum requirements that you need when you create a new website and that I include when I create new websites: Structure Header: Logo: Unique image logo that represent your business Navigation: Easy to use and collapsible on mobiles Main: Banner: Good quality and catchy image Contents: For your text copy, images, etc…

Update correctly contents in your website

Contents Website contents is mainly Text and Images. You can update your website contents using the CMS (Contents Management System) associated to your website, currently I am using WordPress. Your Text must be Original, using correct Semantics and SEO Keywords Your Images must be copyright free or your own, and you must upload your images with

Things that you can do NOW to improve your website Discoverability traffic

Direct traffic Use the power of word of mouth to promote your website by giving your website directly to people. Put your website in cards and give them away in networking events related to your business. Put your website in printing ads (magazines, newspapers) and also use local resources (business, shops). Use Google Google SEO (Free): Search

Domain and Hosting

When you create a website you need to buy two components in a Provider company: Domain name is the name of your website, ie: Hosting space is a physical space in a server computer to upload the files needed for your website And optionally you can also add: Brand email: if you want to

Noticed on Google

Google Listings > Sponsor (Google Ads) + Natural (SEO) Google is the world’s most popular search engine, where users search using keywords and get 2 result of listings: Sponsor Listings: These appear either on top of the main listings or on right hand column. To be included in these listings you have to use Google

Exchange Links

Why exchange links? Exchange Links make the Internet world go round Inbound Links > Why is good to have links from other websites to your website Get Traffic: Links drive traffic from other websites to your website Get Indexed: Links help Google to find the content on your site to index that content Get PageRank: