Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’

WordPress Plugin Spotlight: Gravity Forms

Capturing visitor information is one of the most basic missions of your small business website. Whether you’re trying to obtain leads, make yourself available for questions and inquiries, or are offering news and updates via an email newsletter, it’s inevitable that your site will require a website form. Luckily, it can be a relatively easy…

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Advice from a Pro: Understanding the WordPress Dashboard

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of WordPress For Dummies, 8th Edition by eWebscapes founder and WordPress pioneer, Lisa Sabin-Wilson. This is the fourth in a series of excerpts called “Advice from a Pro” from this book. In this chapter, readers are given an understanding of the WordPress dashboard. Note that our references…

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WordPress Plugin Spotlight: Yoast SEO

You don’t have to be an expert content creator to create good content, nor do you need to be leading search engine optimization (SEO) specialist to effectively strengthen your website content for maximum search results—not when you utilize the power of the WordPress plugin Yoast SEO. We’ve touted the benefits of using this plugin on…

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Recommended WordPress Plugins for Small Business Websites

While WordPress is certainly the right website solution for any small business, it’s not the exact solution for your small business as-is. That’s where plugins come into play. Plugins allow small business owners to extend, expand, and customize WordPress, transforming it into a precise fit for specific website needs. As of the publication of this…

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Advice from a Pro: WordPress Basics

Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of WordPress For Dummies, 8th Edition by eWebscapes founder and WordPress pioneer, Lisa Sabin-Wilson. This is the second in a series of excerpts from this book, which we like to call “Advice from a Pro.” In this installment, the reader will learn more about the technology behind WordPress.…

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WordPress Plugin Spotlight: Automatic Featured Images from Video

These days, video content is everywhere. All major social media platforms allow for easy video content sharing. There are digital tools to record and post on the spot or automatically embed existing video content by simply copying and pasting a URL. Chances are that you encounter videos every single day. As a small business owner or…

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Small Business Website Tips: SEO

SEO can seem like a mystery. Those three letters, which stand for search engine optimization, often get thrown around on the internet, confusing most small business owners. Simply put, SEO encompasses both the technical and creative ingredients required to drive traffic to your website and improve your ranking in search engines. The SEO tips featured…

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WordPress Plugin Spotlight: InstaGo

When we talk with clients about building a website, they often think the work ends once the site is launched. For us at eWebscapes, that may be true, but for the client, once the site is launched, that’s when the real work begins. That’s when they have to focus on marketing. Luckily, there are WordPress…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Not Use Website Builders

Over the past few years, website builders have become a popular way to build small business websites. When you watch their advertisements on television or YouTube, they look pretty easy to use. On the surface, they sound like a great option. You pay a relatively small monthly fee, pick a template, create some pages, and you’ve…

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