Just a quick tip that my loyal readers probably know already (hi, Mom!) but if you are attaching a .pdf file to your site for visitors to download, sometimes they don’t immediately know how to download it. Most modern browsers will support adding the download attribute to the link. Like so: <a href=”http://www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GenericForm.pdf” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener” […]
Does Google Ding You for Duplicate Content?
Briefly – maybe…so why risk it? Great article trying to puzzle out if Google will put a black mark on your Permanent Record for duplicate content on multiple pages on your site. Their mouths/Twitter account say no…but their hearts say yes. For SEO, it is not necessarily the abundance of duplicate content on a website that is […]
Search Smarter, Not Harder
I had occasion recently to need to search a site that didn’t have a search bar. Hmmmm… How to look for particular topics or phrases, only from within this site? Maybe you already know this trick, but it was a new one for me. And if you did know it, maybe you forgot it, so […]
I’m usually too undisciplined to read these sorts of articles, and I just skip ahead to any words I see in bold. However, I forced myself to read at least the first half of this Google Guidelines article. It’s worth your time, really! Depending on the complexity of the layout of your site, you might […]
When IT Tells You to Change Your Password…
So great news, guys! Sort of! Turns out changing your password every [specific period of time] is no longer necessary. Bill Burr (not this guy) the man who first authored the new password standards and protocols for NIST (the National Institute of Standards and Technology) in 2003. An excerpt: “Another recommendation is to favor long […]
Font Awesome IS!
Loving these easy to add icons from Font Awesome! I think this is one of these times where I’m embarrassingly late to the party (like that guy at your neighbor’s barbeque who keeps asking if you’ve seen WhateverLatestMeme) but I just found these and am realizing how terrific they are. Easy breezy, just sign up […]