UAT = User Acceptance Testing

UAT

Everyone who owns a website should have a UAT procedure that is executed each and everytime the server, software, theme, plugins are updated, to ensure the website’s appearance and functionality is still acceptable. My UAT procedure includes: Appointments: Schedule a discovery call Email: Quote | Contact Reviews: Add review | Reviews Display Blog: Blog Archive … Continue reading “UAT = User Acceptance Testing”

Consumers Are Getting More Impatient About Delivery Times

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MarketingCharts.com’s Maximum Acceptable Time for Free Shipping Deliveries Report (2017) shows that: “the maximum delivery time that shoppers will accept in order to receive free shipping is on average is 4.5 days. That’s down a full day from 5.5 in a similar 2012 survey.” and shares some other interesting data about free shipping too. Did … Continue reading “Consumers Are Getting More Impatient About Delivery Times”

Sue Sutcliffe is a proud new member of the Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Sue Sutcliffe is proud member of Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce

The Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CanWCC) is a national not-for-profit organization that advocates for the economic priorities of women-owned, women-controlled, and women-led businesses. CanWCC provides supports to its members through skills development, resources, and community in order to strengthen the role of women in Canada’s business ecosystem. Canadian Women’s Chamber of Commerce

What is CSS?

What is CSS?

CSS is an acronym for Cascading Style Sheets. A CSS stores style information (like fonts, colors and layout) separate from your HTML structure and makes your pages faster and easier to update. Although you can modify a theme’s CSS directly, when the theme is updated, your modifications will be lost. As such you’re best to … Continue reading “What is CSS?”

Google says starting in July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches.

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Google Webmaster Central Blog post today Using page speed in mobile search ranking announced that starting in July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches. Subsequent to this, they launched ThinkWithGoogle.com to share the latest data, insights and inspiration from Google which includes a site mobile testing tool that calls any … Continue reading “Google says starting in July 2018, page speed will be a ranking factor for mobile searches.”

Backdoor in Captcha Plugin Affects 300K WordPress Sites

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This code triggers an automatic update process that downloads a ZIP file from https://simplywordpress[dot]net/captcha/captcha_pro_update.php, then extracts and installs itself over the copy of the Captcha plugin running on site. The ZIP contains a few small code changes from what is in the plugin repository, and it also contains a file called plugin-update.php, which is a … Continue reading “Backdoor in Captcha Plugin Affects 300K WordPress Sites”

6 Things Every WordPress Manager Should Know

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WordPress Software — free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL that is installed on a web server. WordPress Themes — a collection of files that controls the way the website displays. WordPress Plugins — pieces of software that plugin seamlessly with WordPress software that extends functionality or adds new features. … Continue reading “6 Things Every WordPress Manager Should Know”

E-Commerce Made Easy

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Competition isn’t just from local stores. Sue Sutcliffe exposes the impact technology and e-commerce has on local businesses and highlights solutions to keep businesses competitive. Learn how to make money while you sleep. Sue Sutcliffe is a Canadian Digital Marketing Trainer and Internet pioneer whose passion for innovative and strategic marketing shine through every seminar, … Continue reading “E-Commerce Made Easy”

WHY WORDPRESS

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WordPress is powering 30% of the web WordPress is the most used CMS WordPress has 59.4% market share WordPress is in 62 languages so far WordPress is more visited than Twitter WordPress is being 30.3% of the top 1000 websites

4 Essential Ingredients of Any Website Marketing Campaign

4 Steps To Website Success

Before giving any webmaster the go ahead to develop your website, you need to understand the four essential ingredients of any website campaign. Domain Name(s) Hosting Website Development Web Management Understanding all the essential ingredients of a website marketing campaign will ensure your project launches on time, on budget, and is sustainable.