Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

Verifying Google Search Console Just Got Easier

For quite a while now, I’ve had issues adding properties to Google Search Console. Not every time, but often. It’s actually been going on for months, and it’s gotten a lot worse lately. Verification with Google Analytics used to work pretty well for...
My Free WordPress Setup Plugin

My Free WordPress Setup Plugin

I’ve had this free plugin available for years, and we just updated to version 4.0. There are paid plugins that don’t work as well as this one, saving even the most experienced WordPress admins 20 to 40 minutes on each installation.
I’ll Be the Judge of That!

I’ll Be the Judge of That!

For the third year in a row, I am excited to be one of the judges for the US Search Awards, which will be presented at the Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. I’m judging in just three of the 33 categories, all listed here and...
New Scam – Updating Your WordPress Database

New Scam – Updating Your WordPress Database

A new email scam has surfaced over the past couple of weeks, telling people that their WordPress Database needs to be updated, and providing a link. This is no different than other phishing email scams that are out there, hoping to catch some of the millions of...
You CAN Share to Twitter From Techsmith Snaggit 11

You CAN Share to Twitter From Techsmith Snaggit 11

Techsmith claims that I have to buy new software in order to be able to “share to Twitter” from my licensed Snaggit Version 11, but I found their original add-in file, and it works just fine. When old software stops working on new versions of Windows,...
Suddenly Buried in Spam? You Might Have Been Hacked

Suddenly Buried in Spam? You Might Have Been Hacked

Have you ever been buried in spam emails for a short time, maybe a couple of hours, or overnight? Do you know why the happened? What you see below is spam e-mail arriving at a rate of about 25 per minute, or a new one every couple of seconds. Obviously this is...
You Get to Deny Personal Responsibility with GDPR

You Get to Deny Personal Responsibility with GDPR

As of May 25th, 2018, visitors to this website arriving from EU countries began receiving this cookie notice upon entry… Showing this notice in the United States is not (yet) required by law, so we’re not forcing it upon anyone else*.  It’s only...
Mobile First Indexing is Here – For One Client

Mobile First Indexing is Here – For One Client

We’ve all been hearing for a long time now about the mobile first index from Google and they announced in March that it was going to begin. “Mobile-first indexing” means that when it kicks in for your website, then Googlebot will use the mobile...