How to Add Superscript®, Subscript©, and More to WordPress Titles

If you’re here, you’ve like wanted to add the registered symbol (®) or trademark symbol (™) to the title of your WordPress post, page, or product, only to find that it won’t display as a superscript like you want! Or perhaps you’ve been wanting to add some other symbol, text, or number as superscript or subscript to your WordPress title … Read More

New Website Woes – What’s Normal?

So you’ve just launched your brand new website design. You’ve gone through weeks or months of development and revisions, and you’re so excited to show it off to the world. But then… A confused text from a client whose just visited your new site. “I can’t navigate to any of the sub-pages on my phone!” he says. Your mind immediately … Read More

WordPress Site Keeps Going Down – Solutions

WordPress Site Keeps Going Down – Solutions So your WordPress website keeps going offline on a regular basis and you don’t know what to do. Never fear! We’ve seen it all. If your site is going down consistently, there is a cause and we’re going to find it. If your site goes down just once, take a look at our … Read More

The Top 4 Most Important Ranking Factors for SEO

Last November, SEMrush.com made a splash with a new study alleging that the top four most important ranking factors for SEO had nothing to do with keywords or backlinks and everything to do with user behavior. Think about that. For years and years, search engine optimizers  have focused mostly or exclusively on tweaking keywords or building backlinks. And those things … Read More

The Importance of CLARITY in Your Website Copy

Clarity is at the heart of every good message, whether you are providing instructions to an employee or communicating your brand via your website. You can’t be vague and general on your website and expect to get any kind of point across. I subscribe to an awesome email newsletter from Philip Morgan, who specializes in helping technical firms, well… Specialize! … Read More

Saving Permalinks Doesn’t Update .htaccess File – WordPress Bug

Contents of the .htaccess file being empty

There is a bug in the current WordPress version (4.9.1) that prevents the .htaccess file from being updated properly when you save the permalinks. Evidently this bug existed in 4.9, but it is still a problem! I noticed this over the last week or two. On multiple WordPress sites, when I’ve gone to update the permalink structure, every page returns … Read More

What to Look for When Choosing a Web Hosting Company

I had a couple questions asked to me recently regarding website hosting, and I figured I would answer them briefly here! Q: What should I look for when choosing a web hosting company? A: Web hosting needs can vary wildly depending on your website and business needs. If you’re a small business with a basic website just getting started, you … Read More

WordPress Website for Burnsville Skin Clinic

We are happy to announce that we have launched the website for a great new skin clinic in Burnsville, MN: The Refinery Skin Clinic. The site is built on the WordPress platform in conjunction with X Theme. The built-in front-end editor allows these clients to make changes to their own website quickly and easily themselves. There’s no need for them … Read More