[html] If you post online, you’re bound to come across situations where knowing just a wee bit of HTML would help you get noticed. Or, sometimes your site’s text editor inputs goofy code that messes with your formatting, especially if you’ve made a lot of edits on a WordPress site. Following are some of the most common HTML elements you can easily use to jazz up your posts.
It is well known that you only have a few seconds to capture your website visitors. If they don’t find what they’re seeking in a hurry, they’ll click away. Well, if your site is slow to load, they’ll click away before they ever see anything on it. One of the elements that slows down page load time are the images you use to make your site or posts look good. Here’s what you need to know about working with images and how to optimize them for fast load times.
The color scheme of your site is the first thing that visitors notice. It’s also part of your branding. Choosing the best color scheme for your site involves knowing what colors mean to your target audience and matching those meanings to your content.
Multitudes of websites have been down or unavailable since the summer of 2010 due to an increase in various cyber attacks against certain websites or entire host servers. Here’s a little bit of news about what’s behind all of this and ways you can protect your website from being hacked.
Many hosting companies offer free site templates or build-your-own site features. While this may seem like a great value-added service, it could be a trap for first-time site owners.
There is more to a successful website design than pretty graphics. The wow factor quickly wears off if the design doesn’t help capture and focus your viewer’s attention on your content and offerings. Learn what you need to know about the anatomy of a good site design and the best way to approach the design process. Here I’ll show you the why, the what, the how, and the who of it.
Recent changes by Google have made site security more important than ever. If your site has been compromised, that fact will now appear in Google’s search results. Simply put, if your site is hacked, you loose traffic and the online reputation you’ve worked so hard to build could be tarnished. Of course, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Following are a few tips on where your site is vulnerable and how you can keep it safe.
Is your site under-performing? Are you sure you know all the reasons why? See if your site is suffering from what you don’t know that you don’t know, and how to make it better.