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What is a Favicon and Why You Need One

I’m often asked what a favicon is (weird word huh!) You have probably seen many favicons before, even if you didn’t realise what they were. A favicon (pronounced “fave-icon”) is a small, square image that represents your brand which is used by web browsers to show a graphical representation of the site being visited. It[read more…]

Benefits Of Live Chat For eCommerce

Looking for another way to communicate with your customers without adding a phone number to your site? While phone and email inquiries are still the norms for customer service, they may not be preferred. There are some anecdotal indications that customers would rather chat. If you don’t have live chat installed on your site yet,[read more…]

WordPress Plugins Best Practices (and how to keep them updated)

This article is for those with a self-hosted WordPress.org website, not a WordPress.com hosted site. You will know this applies to you, because you will have purchased web hosting with a third-party provider such as Siteground, Blue Host etc. You most likely have already experienced the benefits of installing a new plugin in your website,[read more…]

WordPress User Roles (and why they matter)

WordPress has a user role system which defines what a user can and cannot do on your website. Knowing these user roles and their capabilities is essential to understand as your WordPress site and team grows.  When giving people access to your website, it’s important to maintain full control, while still allowing your team members[read more…]

How To Add A New WordPress User

If you’re the only person running your website, you’ve probably never had to think about WordPress user roles. However, as you begin to grow your business and bring on other team members, you will need to give other people access to the back-end of your WordPress website. Fortunately, adding a new user to your site[read more…]

How to Signup for Siteground Web Hosting

Signing up for web hosting especially when you aren’t comfortable with technical lingo can be a bit intimidating. To ease the overwhelm, I thought it would be a good idea to show you how you can sign up for SiteGround WordPress hosting. Selecting a good host is essential to improving your website speed and also[read more…]