As WordPress continues to capture enterprise marketshare, we continue to get many more requests from large businesses who have beautiful sites designed by amazing branding and graphic design companies – but lack the optimization needed to impact their organic search results. Before we even work on content strategies for our clients, we start with assisting them with optimization. There’s not much of a use for investing in premium content if your site doesn’t get found!
This last month I’ve been working with a client that’s seen a noticeable decline in organic search traffic over the last year. We’ve fixed quite a few issues with the site that could impact rankings; however, I was missing one key factor in reviewing their analytics – Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). What is AMP? With responsive websites becoming the norm, the size and speed of mobile sites is greatly impacted, often slowing down the sites
When we moved our site over to Flywheel, we didn’t force everyone into an SSL connection (the https:// url that ensures a secure connection). We’re still undecided on this. We may ensure that form submissions and the ecommerce portion are secure, but not sure about just the average article to read. With that in mind, we realized that our canonical links were showing up both secure and insecure. I’ve not read a lot on the
There are two WordPress plugins you can’t live without to assist with Search Engine Optimization. These two plugins will dynamically generate your keyword and description meta tags.