I’m sure you have all experienced the frustration of not being able to reach the information you require as quickly as you want due to a slow loading website page, especially on a Smartphone or tablet device. How long until you give up?
Site speed is extremely important nowadays, not only to engage properly with users, but also for the SEO. Google has increased dramatically the importance of site speed in the algorithm, and a slow site will struggle with its rankings, especially in a competitive industry.
You can test your site speed using this free Google tool.
Today I will try to help you speed up your wordpress site, with my favourite plugins and optimisations. Continue reading “How to Speed up WordPress for SEO and users” »
I’ve been working on the SEO of a client’s WordPress website using the qTranslate plugin.
qTranslate is a very useful plugin that has an easy to use interface for managing a multilingual web site in the same control panel.
The only issue with this plugin is that it doesn’t allow you to do your onsite SEO. Many SEO plugins won’t work. I’ve tested SEO ultimate and SEO Yoast for WordPress with no luck. There are available some “homemade” patches that might work, but this is not the best solution.
I’ve solved my problems using the “All in One SEO Pack” plugin, which usually isn’t my first choice but in this case it’s the only one that does the trick! Continue reading “qTranslate SEO with WordPress” »