Calculating the length of a string is a very simple thing to do in most programming languages. It is an action that you will find yourself needing to perform very often. Be it for validation, reporting or comparisons, knowing how to find how many characters a piece of text has using code is incredibly useful.…
Google Search Console is a web-based tool provided by Google that allows website owners to monitor various metrics about their site. The tool is a successor to Google’s Webmaster Tools. The service offers tools for users to see how well their website is performing on Google’s search engine platform. The framework has seen several improvements…
You are likely here because you have just received an email from a company called Copytrack claiming that you have used stolen images on your website. They want you to pay damages for this. It is natural to be skeptical of this email, the internet is a bit of a wild west at times. Is…
This is one of the worst messages you will ever get as a webmaster of a website. Google has found something they do not like on your website and have decided to issue a penalty as a way to punish you for this bad behavior. Getting over a pure spam penalty from Google can be…
For bloggers and content writers, ensuring you are writing content that is SEO friendly, while also being readable is the biggest challenge. Yoast SEO does a lot to help here, but it isn't perfect. One of the best tools I have found for this is the SEO Writing Assistant from SEMRush. This tool will allow…
I recently decided to put some proper effort into getting a better page speed insights score. The wordpress theme I was using was old and fairly bloated which was an issue. The website also had a lot of custom pages outside of WP that used the same theme. Switching was not possible, so I had…
When it comes to code readability, the initialiser syntax makes declaring C# objects very easy and clean to read. It also makes writing the code much faster since you do not need to be adding new constructors and lets you see what properties you have left to assign. But what about performance? Is one method…
Google docs is a great way to work on content when you are on the go. Compatability with all major devices makes it perfect. One thing you lose when you use Google docs are the useful SEO plugins that come with Wordpress. This is why I have developed a plugin to solve this problem. The…
I have recently needed to spend some time looking for some good Wordpress documentation plugins to use on this website. There are quite a few out there but the quality can vary quite a bit. To save you some time, I have put together a list of the best documentation plugins for Wordpress so you…
You should know by now how important backlinks are when it comes to ranking well in search engines. You should also know that “any old” backlink isn’t what you need. Some domains are good and others are not, it all depends on where they come from. Spammy, low quality links can negatively impact your website.…