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The Blog of Timothy Oxendale

Freelance Web Designer & Developer

Everything You Need to Know About Site Security for Your WordPress Website

Even massive companies with lots of security funding can suffer from breaches. For example, as many as 50 million Facebook users have had their security compromised. Do you know the right ways to invest in site security for your company? It’s often tempting to think that you’re immune to attacks. However, big brands aren’t the  … Read more

10 Spectacular Web Design Trends for 2019

More than two-thirds of people will give up on a website if it is ugly to look at. What people view as unattractive web design can change over time, too. You definitely don’t want to be stuck with a gimmicky design that is five years out of date. Knowing what is trending going into the next  … Read more

5 Ways to Track and Measure Your SEO metrics

Did you know that setting a measurable, quantifiable goal will increase your chance of reaching it? In the search engine optimization (SEO) world, this fact is no different. In order to see the level of involvement, as well as set new targets, you first have to measure SEO performance. But, there is yet to be  … Read more

The Importance of Website Design and What You Need to Know

Understanding the importance of website design can be difficult. This is especially true when your business is putting forth a big investment towards it. Many come to terms with the mentality that if the website exists and functions, then it’s “good enough”. This is far from the case, unfortunately. In a digital era where the  … Read more

7 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid

There are about 170 million active websites per year on the World Wide Web! How can yours stand out in the midst of so many? Great search engine optimization (SEO) is the place to start. If you don’t get your SEO right, the search engines penalize your page. This means you won’t rank as high  … Read more

5 Ways to Increase Your WooCommerce Security

Starting an online business is exciting, to say the least. However, it is also a challenge because you have to engage in marketing, add new products and deal with customers on a regular basis. It can get overwhelming. One area that you cannot afford to let slide while taking care of your business is security.  … Read more

10 Amazing SEO Tips For Beginners That Will Make You Feel Like a Pro

There are close to 1.9 billion websites on the internet right now. This means that you need a solid understanding of how SEO works so you can rank as highly as possible. This also means that you’ll need to learn the top SEO tips for beginners. Otherwise, potential customers won’t be able to find you-  … Read more

How to Reduce Your Website Page Weight

In 2018, Google announced that it is including loading times for all sites, including mobile sites, as part of their online search rankings. Page weight is basically internet gravity that slows load time. Several forces affect your website’s performance and user experience. The way to lessen the drag is to reduce pageweight or reduce page  … Read more

How You can Improve Your WordPress Search Engine Visibility

No matter how eye-catching, responsive, or useful your website may be, it won’t draw traffic on its own. You have to get your website in front of users, and with nearly 2 billion websites on the internet today, that isn’t going to happen naturally. You have to spend time on Search Engine Optimization, better known  … Read more

What is Premium WordPress Support?

WordPress is the most famous content management and blog publishing application in today’s world. It started back in 2003 as a blog engine but now it has become a fully customisable website creation tool. It is used by millions of people throughout the world. It can be installed anywhere as a backbone for an entire website.  … Read more

8 Tips on How to Increase WordPress Performance

There are over 74 million WordPress websites on the internet. The vast popularity of this open source website creation tool is due to how easy to use and inexpensive it is. If you have a small business, utilizing the power of online marketing is a must. Having an appealing website with engaging content on can  … Read more

SEO Strategies for Your Website that Can Get You Truckloads of Leads

Let me guess: You get the part where optimizing your website for the search engines — and not just your readers —  is important, don’t you? After all, when your site is ranking, you’ll most likely be flooded with web traffic, which then puts you in a very good place to increase your online sales.  … Read more

10 Critical Website Performance Metrics You Should be Monitoring

What you don’t know about your website is hurting your business. Many business owners think that all you need to succeed is a great looking website. But many owners have no idea whether or not their website is actually working effectively as a marketing tool. To find out how yours is performing, you need to  … Read more

10 Reasons Why Your Site Might Have a High Bounce Rate

Anyone who runs a website can empathise with the struggle to gain a steady flow of new visitors. Through practices like SEO, content marketing, social media, pay per click, and offline marketing avenues, we all want people to pay attention to our brand. However, once new website visitors come through, it becomes obvious that getting  … Read more

Improving Local SEO in Wolverhampton

The biggest challenge for many local businesses is figuring out how to rank high in search engine results. As online search becomes increasingly prevalent among customers, businesses are finding the need to incorporate an effective marketing strategy that guarantees top visibility on local search results. To boost traffic to their sites, it has become necessary  … Read more

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