The Webmaster Blog

Are Web Hosting Guarantees a good idea?

Web Hosting

Why Your Web Hosting Uptime Guarantee Is Worthless

We take a detailed look at web hosting uptime guarantees and ultimately discover why they are not worth the paper they are written on.

Jonathan Griffin

8 min read
How to Delete All Pending Spam Comments in WordPress

WordPress

How to Delete All Pending Spam Comments in WordPress

A detailed tutorial showing you How to Mass Delete Pending Comments in WordPress. We have included 3 different ways to do it: SQL, SSH and via plugin.

Jonathan Griffin

5 min read
Public Preview of a Post in WordPress

WordPress

How to Allow Public Preview of a Post in WordPress Before Publishing

Want to allow someone to read an unpublished post in WordPress? Create a preview of a Post with the Public Post Preview Plugin.

Jonathan Griffin

4 min read
When Buying Links Use rel=nofollow or rel=sponsored

SEO

Google: When Buying Links Use Rel=nofollow or Rel=sponsored

Buying backlinks is against the Google Webmaster Guidelines. You should use rel=nofollow or rel=sponsored to prevent PageRank from being passed.

Jonathan Griffin

2 min read
No Need to Update Backlinks When Changing URL

SEO

Google: No Need to Update External Backlinks When Changing URL

This article examines the status of your PageRank when redirecting your site \ URLs. Find out how Google treats PageRank after redirects.

Jonathan Griffin

5 min read
A sitemap showing in the search indicates Site Quality Issues

SEO

Google: Sitemap in Search Results Indicates Site Quality Issues

If you are Googling something specific on your site and one of the results is your XML sitemap, then it is likely that you have site quality issues.

Jonathan Griffin

3 min read
Don't build too many links too fast, or we may ignore them.

SEO

Google: Don't Build Too Many Links Too Fast or We May Ignore Them

Google said that if you build backlinks too fast their algorithms might just ignore them. You may also risk a manual spam penalty from their webspam team.

Jonathan Griffin

3 min read
Google doesn't crawl content behind JavaScript Load More buttons.

SEO

Google Doesn't Crawl Content Behind JavaScript Load More Buttons. Infinite Scroll Not Much Better.

Google’s John Mueller has confirmed that they no longer index content behind JavaScript ’load more’ buttons, or content shown within infinite scroll.

Jonathan Griffin

3 min read
Common W3 Total Cache Errors

WordPress

Troubleshoot W3 Total Cache Problems and Error Notifications

Having problems with W3 Total Cache? Here are the fixes for the most common error notifications and issues.

Jonathan Griffin

5 min read
Voice Search Statistics

SEO

12 Useful Voice Search Statistics

Voice Search is becoming increasingly popular. Here are some statistics showcasing why you need to start preparing for the voice search era.

Jonathan Griffin

9 min read