WordPress, Theme and Plugin Updates are a Must!

Taking just a little time to check your site for updates is a MUST when your site is using the WordPress foundation. WHY? Because updates for WordPress may contain security updates, functionality updates, or other updates. And the Plugins are "ahead of us" and have already been notified by WordPress that there's going to be … Continue reading WordPress, Theme and Plugin Updates are a Must!

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WordPress Requiring HTTPS

WordPress founder, Matt Mullenweg, recently announced that the software will require all hosts to have HTTPS for certain WordPress features to function. Don’t panic just yet. If you already have HTTPS, this shouldn’t affect you. But if you’re still using HTTP, you’ll need to upgrade soon. The good news is that the transition is not … Continue reading WordPress Requiring HTTPS

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Real Estate Writers Block Blues

To be effective with your online presence, your real estate blog requires consistent posting. It's time to work through the rut of writer's block and I'm here to help! 1. Location, Location, Location Where do you currently sit down to write your blog posts? Change you location! 2. Look at Community and Interior Design Websites … Continue reading Real Estate Writers Block Blues

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Is ALT Text Important in SEO?

For many years now, SEO folks optimizing images have included search-friendly phrases in the ALT text with the confidence that many of the search engines considered the contents of ALT text when determining relevancy. Has this changed? YES... None of the major search engines consider ALT text in determining relevancy to a web page. According … Continue reading Is ALT Text Important in SEO?

Real Estate Themes for WordPress

I see it all too often...real estate agents / brokers are looking at themes for their WordPress website. They see these fancy layouts for displaying their featured listings and boom...sold! SURPRISE... These real estate specific themes use features they've created and you have to enter your listings into your WordPress website using their feature. 95% … Continue reading Real Estate Themes for WordPress