Google Page Experience - a New Ranking Factor
Last Updated: May 29, 2020
Hi Everyone,Google has announced that it's doubling down on user experience, but not to the exclusion of quality content.The new Page Experience ranking factor will not be released until next year, but it focuses on penalising pages that:- Load slowly- Jump around as they load (usually caused by images or embeds loading after the text)- Contain intrusive interstitials (those ads that pop up between you clicking the link and actually seeing the page)- Are running on HTTP- Have lots of intrusive
Security Alert for Page Builder plugin
Last Updated: May 13, 2020
Hi Everyone,If you're using the Page Builder plugin please be sure to update it urgently, if you haven't already done so. Two security vulnerabilities impacting more than a million sites have been found and patched:https://portswigger.net/daily-swig/wordpress-security-more-t...Cheers,Martin.
How to Find the Correct CSS Selector
Last Updated: April 6, 2020
Sometimes you want to edit an element on your website but it's not available to you in the normal tabs in the Appearance > Customise screens.Your only option, in this case, is to add a bit of CSS to your Additional CSS tab. However, the biggest frustration you'll come up against is finding the correct CSS selector to edit.Luckily there's a tool in most modern browsers that makes this step a piece of cake: the 'Inspect' tool.So here's what you do (refer to the screenshot below):- Right-click
Breadcrumb Errors Notified by Google Search Console
Last Updated: September 28, 2019
Hi Everyone,The breadcrumb error notifications sent out by Google Search Console look like another false positive.I have attached a screenshot that shows that the number of Breadcrumb errors found on one of my sites has been declining steadily each day - without me having done a thing:I also went through the process of checking for false positives and found that doing so removed the error.Here's the video I made to check for false positives in Google Search Console:https://my.wealthyaffiliate.c
Top 10 Browsers for Privacy and Security
Last Updated: March 14, 2019
Hi Everyone,Here's an interesting article by ExpressVPN that ranks the top 10 browsers for security and privacy online. Definitely worth a read if you're concerned about your privacy and security:https://www.expressvpn.com/blog/best-browsers-for-privacy/Cheers,Martin.