Mobile Search

Get ready now for Google’s Mobile First Index

July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Google’s Mobile First Index is not expected top go live until some time next year (2018). But that doesn’t mean you should wait until 2018 to make sure your site conforms to the mobile search criteria. Prepare now and you’ll get the “ready now” bonus when Google starts [Read more..]

Customers avoid businesses with poor mobile websites

July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

  From a recent post by LSA Insider, 57% Unlikely to Buy Online from Biz with Poor Mobile Experience: Studies continue to show that poor mobile experiences result in businesses and brands being overlooked by customers. According to a new study, 57% of consumers said they were not likely to [Read more..]

Small Business in Canada: Why You Need A Website

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has just released a report on the state of ecommerce and online business presence in Canada. This study investigates the growing importance of e-commerce to Canadian retailers. CIRA’s research looked at online purchasing behaviours of both [Read more..]

Facebook Instant Articles for WordPress

March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automattic Releases WordPress Plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles by Sarah Gooding, WordPress Tavern March 7, 2016 Today the WordPress.com VIP team released a plugin for Facebook’s Instant Articles, which will be open to any publisher starting April 12, 2016. Automattic partnered with [Read more..]

AMP support for WordPress

February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automattic Adds AMP Support to WordPress.com, Releases Plugin for Self-Hosted Sites by Sarah Gooding, WordPress Tavern February 24, 2016 What makes AMP pages load so quickly? Google has a strict set of optimizations that are employed to improve mobile loading: Allow only asynchronous scripts Size [Read more..]

Clickable phone numbers on smart phones

January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Automatically make phone numbers clickable on smart phones and tablets I just came a cross a plugin for WordPress sites called WP Phone Number. This is a simple but ingenious little plugin that does what it says it can do without any fuss or fanfare. There are no settings for this plugin. Simply [Read more..]