Website Design Blog

Got SPAM all of a sudden? May Need a Recaptcha Update!

PSA: Recaptcha v3 is here to save the day, or at least your inbox from SPAM This blog is just to alert people of a recent change that may have you seeing SPAM. Recaptcha is a Google product that helps prevent SPAM in forms on your webite (remember that “I am not a robot” box?) Read More



Google My Business & Maps News

Updated Google My Business API for Developers Per Google: ” The Google My Business API lets developers build applications that interact directly with their business location information on the Google My Business server.” Google My Business has new API features with an update that came in November. Here is a list of some the important Read More



Botnets Attack WordPress: Is Your Login Information Strong?

A few days ago, it was reported that WordPress users are being faced with a hack which uses multiple login attempts to get into your website. It relies on simple username and passwords and the possible combinations of letters or numbers which might go with each to try to break into each website. Why are Read More



WordPress GDPR Compliance Plugin Hacked

IRONY: /’irænē/ Noun. A state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing* as a result. The European Union passed laws earlier in 2017 and 2018 to help protect consumers’ personal data online. The EU General Protection Data Regulation (GDPR) is supposed to make companies gather consent Read More



Support for PHP Versions

Having outdated/antiquated code on a website can be detrimental to the functionality of a site. You may have heard us preaching it before, but keeping plugins, content management systems, WordPress versions and other website code up-to-date is imperitive to the health of your website. It’s very common for people to update their website design, but Read More



The Bigger the Better?

Is the size of a company really an indicator of who they are? Sometimes “bigger is better” may ring true. But that’s not always the case. It is frustrating when you are trying to get in touch with a company and you either get an automated system that doesn’t really have what you are looking Read More



Strategic Design: Form Meets Function

If you follow any business accounts or other resources, you may have seen the term “strategic design” being used. This isn’t just another buzzword being thrown around, it’s a good idea that seems to be a no-brainer, but for some reason, it isn’t being implemented very much. According to the Helsinki Design Lab, strategic design Read More



How to Boost Mobile Traffic This Holiday Season

As we put away the leftovers and relax on the couch for the rest of the football game, many of us take out our smartphones. Whether we’re catching up with friends or we’re looking for the latest deal on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, mobile traffic was the driving force this past weekend. Salesforce shared Read More



What’s New With Instagram?

Social media is constantly changing. Instagram has been rumored to be testing out several new features according to TechCrunch. These new features could help out your business in several ways. Check out some of the new features to keep on top of the latest Instagram trends. New Features On Instagram With over a billion users Read More



Are You Taking Advantage of Amazon Ads?

Most people that have businesses with an online presence are familiar with Facebook Ads and Google Adwords, but another growing area is advertising with Amazon Ads. According to The Motley Fool, an estimated 80 million people are members of Amazon Prime, spending an average of $1300 annually. That’s out of the 300 million Amazon users that Read More