Technical Setup Steps For a New WordPress Website

The process of starting off a new website build can be relatively infrequent, and as a result, when you’re faced with trying to remember the technical setup steps for a new WordPress Website build you find yourself dredging the memory banks. So here’s the step by step on one of our installations including which standard plugins to install. Techie article, but a necessary checklist! Continue reading “Technical Setup Steps For a New WordPress Website”

Creating Amazon 2-Step Storefront URL With 1 Product

There’s plenty of talk about 2-step URLs and as soon as a new one arrives, the old one’s go out of date. Some of the most popular tutorials only take you so far, leaving you with the question “How do I make it so only 1 Product displays on the page I’m sending the customer to?”

There are answers out there in various forms, but I’m pulling it together right here, right now… Continue reading “Creating Amazon 2-Step Storefront URL With 1 Product”

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing by Digital Marketer

Ultimate guides that are broken down into chapters are awesome. It’s like a book, but it’s online, so you know it’s about as up to date as it gets. Plus, when a website like DigitalMarketer.com are giving out ultimate guides on THEIR topic, it’s probably not a bad place to start.

This is especially a good place to start when you’re trying to provide a broad overview of digital marketing to someone who’s maybe been playing at it, new to it, or simply hasn’t previously had an education in the subject. Hey we’re all students of the science and art of digital marketing! Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing by Digital Marketer”

Setting up an Amazon Listing: Checklist

It can sound generic and boring, and the same advice gets spewed out all over the web on a weekly basis, so why write our own checklist?

There are multiple mechanics that go beyond the standard; write a title, write your bullet points as benefits, write your description, put your keywords in the back end. Of course you do those things, but there are some basic mechanics not to miss. Continue reading “Setting up an Amazon Listing: Checklist”

How to Force SSL Certificate on all pages with Bluehost

Very technically biased article and it does what it says on the tin. Now be sure you actually have an SSL certificate allocated to the domain that you’re trying to force this on. That seems like a simple statement, but the implications are that your site becomes inaccessible by most browsers as it’s identified as a security risk.

So you’ve got an SSL certificate, your domain is appearing with “https://…” at the beginning of it, but you can still view pages in your web browser which don’t start with “https://…” instead they go straight into “www.” or the beginning of your domain name i.e. “ihrinnovationgroup.com”. This means you have an SSL certificate, but it’s not being used on all pages. Not what you had planned.

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