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Moving a WordPress site? We’ve moved WordPress sites 100s of times in connection with our WordPress SEO Services. Your site move will be easier and faster by following these tips. Essentially, we want to shrink the size of the site and its corresponding database (and do some cleaning/housekeeping). If you want to preserve a copy […]
Analyze your data for particular parts of the country to make better advertising decisions This task came up recently when we were analyzing a particular PPC campaign–one of our own, actually. We run some remarketing and display campaigns throughout the US and Canada. We are always looking for hour of the day optimization (dayparting as […]
Once you have built a form within Gravity Forms, we want to make sure our future website visitor receives an email confirmation that their entry has been submitted. You can easily set this up within WordPress. Before We Start: Confirmations, Email Confirmations, and Email Notifications Confirmation means the visual response that a web visitor sees on […]
How to Run Screaming… …Frog in Google Compute Engine There have been a few blog posts about using Screaming Frog to crawl extremely large sites. By controlling the depth of the crawl and your hardware resources, you can do quite a lot. For a year we crawled extremely large sites on a dedicated laptop with […]
Google Adwords has a bad rap these days. Companies are moving ad spend into social media–while missing hidden gems. Incidentally, I hear customers say all the time, “we tried Adwords and it didn’t work.” What they mean is, they tried search text ads in Adwords and that didn’t work. But Adwords is a constellation of ad […]
First Question: Why Use SVG Files With WordPress? Answer: File size. SVG Graphics Files can reduce image file size by 99%. With the use of SVG files, we’ve reduced the entire load size of https://tastyplacement.com to 311k at the time of this writing. SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. Because an SVG file is vector-based, the image is essentially a tiny […]
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Intro to Installing Dynamic Remarketing on Shopify Before we get started, let’s make one thing clear: The instructions below are only applicable to those of you wanting to set up Dynamic Remarketing through Google Analytics (GA). Before We Begin As with any Remarketing Campaign, make sure the following steps are completed before you continue: Enable […]
Let’s get started: PLAs/Google Shopping Feed for Magento Okay let’s begin. We are going to setup Google Product Listing Ads within the Magento system. Here are the steps we will take and what we are going to need? We are going to use Magento obviously. Then we are going to purchase an extension through MagModules […]
Do I even have to say it? It’s. A. Scam. Google themselves warn that “Google does not charge for inclusion in Google Maps. Be wary of invoices for services received — especially if nobody in the business remembers purchasing those services. Make sure to perform due diligence on any financial transaction.” This is just the […]
Here’s how to fix the dreaded “HTTP error” when uploading images through WordPress’ media uploader. We’ve seen this with JPG files and it basically boils down to filesize or just a bad file. These Tips Will Fix “HTTP Error” on Media Upload 99% of the Time: Shrink the Image: Use Photoshop or Pixlr (online photo […]
In the last post we talked about how to get AMP working in WordPress and how to get it optimized for the Accelerated Mobile Pages search results. Today we’re going to talk about how to get Google Analytics working on the AMP content. We’re huge GA fans, and if we’re not tracking the traffic for […]
Do you have Accelerated Mobile Pages working? Unless you’re a major news outlet like The Guardian, you probably don’t. In this post, we’ll talk about what AMP is and what it’s not, how it will be hugely important for SEO (or totally irrelevent), and lastly how to get it working on your own WordPress site. […]
I wouldn’t trust a plugin to do a WordPress backup, but if you must, try UpDraft and cross your fingers. First of all, how will you ever know that the plugin is secure? How will you know if the plugin is working correctly? Finally, you’ll need the plugin to restore the backup–what if the plugin […]
Introduction (Video Below) The following is a transcription of the video that appears below Hi. This is Michael David from Tasty Placement. I’m the author of WordPress Search Engine Optimization, now out on 2nd Edition on Packt Publishing. My agency is a Google Marketing Platform (analytics) certified agency and Google Certified Adwords Partners. What […]
It’s very easy, you just need to know the name of the standard page for the login screen: Go to your website in a browser. Type in the following after the website name: /wp-admin, so www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/ You’ll see a login screen. Enter your User Name and Password. If You Like This WordPress Tip: Check out […]
This article, Authority Links: What They Are and Why You Want Them, is an excerpt from our upcoming book, SEO for WordPress.
Yes we know! This has nothing to do with SEO, PPC, or anything else we do here at Tastyplacement. But we’ve been doing posters for a local racing series (Michael David participates), and we wanted to make a pure 1980s style racing poster based on a video game. We’ve got 8-bit design elements, like low […]