Web Design Blog

Get your opening hours, phone number and directions on Google Search and Maps

Get your opening hours, phone number and directions on Google Search and Maps – with Google My Business.

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Getting Google to love your website

The whole process of performance on internet search engines is called Search Engine Optimisation or SEO.

The best way to optimise for search engines is to provide a good user experience.

This podcast on WordPress Weekly is the a great education on how to get up to speed with SEO the right way.

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AMP Accelerated Mobile Pages

Google has implemented the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project which aims to have web pages load as quickly as possible on mobile phones.

We all know the frustration that comes from waiting seconds (feels like hours)

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What is responsive web design

Responsive web design (or mobile-friendly) describes a website that reformats itself depending on the size of the screen you are viewing it on.

With so many people using mobile phones to browse the web these days, there is nothing more frustrating than trying to extract information from a website that is too tiny on your screen to be able to read.

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Registering a Domain Name

A domain name (sometimes known as a URL) is a web address for your website eg www.mywebsite.com.au
Domain names are not case sensitive ie www.mywebsite.com.au is the same as www.MyWebsite.com.au.

It is important to register your domain name as soon as practical so that someone else doesn’t beat you to it.

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How to block semalt.com from your Google Analytics?

Its incredibly frustrating to find dodgy websites like semalt.com and buttons-for-website.com adding sometimes hundreds of hits to your website stats each day.

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How to track website visitors that have clicked on your email signature

This is how you can see in Google Analytics who has clicked on your email signature and consequently visited your website.

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How to exclude your own visits from your Google Analytics data

To exclude your own visits from showing in your Google Analytics data you can create a filter in the Admin panel to filter out your IP Address.

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Google Analytics Tip: How are people finding your website?

Your free Google Analytics account can show you where your website visitors are coming from. This helps to know where to concentrate your marketing efforts.

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What is Joomla?

Watch a short video and learn about the Joomla Application

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