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Warning from Google Search Console

It is never good to wake up to a warning from Google.  Here is the text I received: Search Console has identified that your site is affected by 1 AMP issues: Top Errors Errors can prevent your page or feature from appearing in Search results. The following errors were...

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One Page WordPress Website

One Page WordPress Website

I recently developed a website for Bill Barloon, who started his own government consulting company after leaving a corporate job.  Bill needed to hightlight his many years of experience in Washington DC.  He did not want to list his current clients or projects. This...

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Cheap Hosting Doesn’t Pay Off

Low monthly rates on inexpensive hosting appears to be a great deal. You can pay less than $5 a month to host your website. But it comes with other hidden expenses. 1. SSL. You must have an SSL if you are accepting credit card payments or donations on your website....

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Should I upgrade to WordPress 5.0 today?

Should I upgrade to WordPress 5.0 today?

The short answer is NO!  This upgrade is a major change in functionality.  It is not just a bug fix or security patch.  So especially if you have a live website and have a choice about upgrading, please wait. The new WordPress editor is called Gutenberg and it is...

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Own This Business?

Own This Business?

One of my pet peeves is unclaimed google business listings.  What is this?  When you find a business on Google, you can see its location, directions and website.  You also see a question "Own this business?" which means the company is NOT taking advantage of their...

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Fairfax Cosmetic Dentistry Website

Fairfax Cosmetic Dentistry Website

Dr. Katherine McGrath of Fairfax Cosmetic Dentistry has patients who appreciate her and her staff. She has been named one of the Best Dentists by the Washingtonian magazine seven times. She and her staff have wonderful reviews on Yelp, Google and rateAbiz. However,...

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Update for Sweet Somethings Desserts Website

Update for Sweet Somethings Desserts Website

I love working on the Sweet Somethings Desserts website.  Their pastry chefs are amazingly talented and they remember to take pictures of their custom cakes! I had created a WordPress website for Lee Slaninko several years ago, using Deep Focus from Elegant Themes. ...

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Website for DC Lawyer

Website for DC Lawyer

The Divi theme from Elegant Themes is my go-to for clients who prefer clean and straightforward websites. I worked with Leslie Ritts, an environmental lawyer based in DC, on a update of her website. This work was part of my subcontract for Computer Helpers in...

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Recent Websites

Recent Websites

Here are links to recent WordPress websites. VHDA Loan Combo Built for Marc Aymard, of First Home Mortgage.  Marc details programs to help eligible Northern Virginia home buyers.  The focus is on those who have never owned a home before. Webiste:  vhdaloancombo.com...

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