PHP 7 has been out for a couple of years now. At this point, most webmasters should have made the transition from PHP 5. The performance gains alone should be reason enough for switching. However, now that version 5 is reaching the end of support, now is the time you MUST upgrade.
It’s been a long time coming. WordPress 5.0 is finally nearing release with an official release date of November 19th. Although I’m very curious how the backend will affect my productivity and performance, I can’t say I’m too excited about the Gutenberg block editor. I’ve grown so fond of WPBakery that it would take some significant advantages to pry me away from it.
Maybe this bug didn’t matter in the grand scheme of things, but it was a cause of great frustration for me. I regularly check cached pages for the main purpose of backlink indexation. Since I’ve been doing a lot of link building for my niche website, I would frequently check scholarship pages, comment/forum posts, guest posts etc. to confirm a page had been updated in Google’s index.
Using 301 redirects, you can easily send visitors from the old domain/page to your new domain and appropriate pages. MOZ estimates that some 90 to 99% of link power is transferred from these redirects. The whole process should be a gradual transition. A simple banner message for a few months explaining the transition will help eliminate confusion to visitors.
WP Beginner has put together an excellent resource for troubleshooting dozens of common WordPress issues. The most prevalent might be the internal server error that is displayed instead of an expected page. In my experience, going to permalink settings and hitting the save button generally fixes this problem. Other times, the solution can be a little more trickier to find.
This looks like a project right up Google’s alley. Track user queries and history, report that data to the Chinese government. So what happens if a Chinese citizen does search for “human rights”? Do they need to be fearful of getting a knock on the door the next day?
Earlier this morning I received an email claiming that one of the domains I manage was in danger of expiring. It looked very suspicious and questionable right off the bat. However, to more gullible people who might not scrutinize such an email, there is a legitimate appearance to it.
Since Facebook and Google have been under fire this year for privacy leaks, people are searching for alternatives in search and social media. DuckDuckGo claims that they don’t track user behavior or collect any data. They’re committed to providing quality search results while maintaining your privacy.
Anyone who is building an affiliate niche website is probably looking to rank it quickly in Google. I've noticed that there is a large divide between people who believe that content is more important than link building for ranking. Some will swear that pumping out high-quality content as quick as possible with zero link building is better than much fewer posts/articles with high authority backlinks. My belief is to try and find a middle ground. When I first built my niche website, my goal was to create an informational hub page that was 1500+ words. This page would not contain...
The SEO tools maker plans to bolster its enterprise offerings by integrating STAT’s ranking and analytics features.
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