Is Your Website Ready for Google’s Mobile-First Indexing?

Google has traditionally been a desktop first index, meaning the version of your website that was displayed on a visitor’s desktop computer was considered to be the primary version of your website and as such, was responsible for your search engine rankings....

Still Using HTTP? Your Site has been Labeled as “Not Secure”.

In 2014 Google announced that the HTTPS protocol would be “a very lightweight” ranking signal. Early adaptation was slow, but a 2017 study found that more than 50% of first page search results were sites that used HTTPS, and predicted that it would be...

Understanding and Working with Website Colors

The first thing that will be obvious from this article is that I’m not a computer programmer – I “speak” just enough html to change title tags, make small changes to text, and to otherwise get myself in trouble.  When it comes to working with...

FINRA’s New Website Requirement: Regulatory Notice 15-50

Regulatory Notice 15-50 addresses an amendment to FINRA Rule 2210 which requires “a readily apparent reference and hyperlink” to BrokerCheck on each member website to be in place by June 6, 2016. Where Does the Link/Button Need to Appear? The BrokerCheck...

WordPress Now Powers 25% of All Websites

Every 74 seconds, a site within the top 10 million sites on the web, switches over to WordPress. This makes WordPress, already the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS), also the world’s fastest growing CMS. According to W3Techs’...