Getting a problem whereby you can't set Google Chrome as your default internet browser in Microsoft Windows 10? I was getting so frustrated that every time I opened Chrome, I was being asked if I wanted to set Chrome as the default browser. No matter what I did I just couldn't get Chrome to stay … [Read more...] about Fix Chrome as Default Browser in Windows 10
Google made the internet safer when they started to use HTTPs as an SEO ranking signal. This encouraged millions of website owners to serve their website content over HTTPs (using an SSL certificate). They are doing it again but now with email. In both Gmail and Google Apps, there are now two … [Read more...] about Does Mailchimp meet new Google Apps security?
For some reason Google Chrome Browser wouldn't open in Windows 10. Firefox and Microsoft Edge worked fine but clicking the Chrome icon resulted in nothing happening. Here is how I fixed this problem: Open Windows Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) and end any tasks where the name is, or starts … [Read more...] about Fix Chrome not opening in Windows 10
If you view multiple calendars in your Google Calendar (also called Gmail Calendar), you may have a problem whereby the time of events from a shared calendar are wrong. This is really frustrating but fortunately really simple to resolve. The reason that this problem occurs is that your calendar … [Read more...] about Fix Google Calendar showing wrong times
I've used the Google PageSpeed service for numerous WordPress websites over the past years. I've found it both brilliant but also frustrating at times. In the past six months I've moved from PageSpeed to CloudFlare for all my websites and recommend CloudFlare to almost all my clients. Webpage load … [Read more...] about Goodbye Google PageSpeed Service
If you use Google Webmaster Tools, which you should do, you may receive an email from Google with details similar to those below. Fix mobile usability issues found on http://example.com/ To: webmaster of http://example.com/ Google systems have tested 69 pages from your site and found that 100% of … [Read more...] about What to do about 'Fix mobile usability issues' email from Google
A massive change is coming to the Google Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). Mobile-friendly websites will see an advantage over those websites that aren't mobile optimized. This of course makes alot of sense as many websites are seeing greater numbers of mobile visitors as opposed to visitors on … [Read more...] about Does your Website pass the Google mobile SEO test?
There are various services external to WordPress that add significant value to WordPress self-hosted websites. Here are five that we believe every WordPress website should be using: Mailchimp for newsletters If you blog, did you know that you can fully automate your email newsletter from people … [Read more...] about Best free services to use with WordPress
Structured Data is machine readable HTML that conforms to agreed standards. Structured Data helps 'bots to overcome any misunderstanding there may be about what the data on a webpage means. As an example, think about this address: 51 ABC Street West Pymble NSW 2073 Australia The address above is … [Read more...] about Significant websites using Structured Data