Hosting, WordPress, Google

How Google's Page Speed Update Impacts Mobile Search Rankings

What Is the Google “Speed Update”?

We like to talk about all the news here at CODE and that includes stuff that’s already happened! There’s so much going on all the time and we want to make sure there’s content available to you on as much of the important stuff as possible.

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24th October 2018
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Hosting, WordPress, Blog

Why Is Page Load Speed Important?

How long do you think you have to make an impression on a website visitor? Well, to give you an idea, consider how long you might spend on a website’s home page once you land on it. The average time a visitor spends on a landing page is 10 seconds before they decide to continue or bounce. 10 seconds!

So out of that 10 seconds, you don’t want your website to take up any more time than is necessary. You need your website to load as quickly as possible.

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10th September 2018
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SSL, Hosting, Domain Names, Blog

The Difference Between A Domain Name and Web Hosting

If you are looking to setup your first website, or you already have a website, you may know that there are 2 things you must have; a domain name and web hosting.

But what’s the difference?

This is something clients ask me all the time. And I get it - it’s not very clear. Domain names and web hosting can often be confused as being one and the same thing. But they are quite different! Let’s have a look at what they are and their differences.

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9th July 2018
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SSL, SEO, Hosting, Plugins, WordPress, Security, Blog

5 Steps To Install SSL On Your WordPress Website

If you’re using WordPress and you haven’t enabled HTTPS yet there’s a few steps you should follow. Google issued a final warning for any websites not using HTTPS by October 2018 stating that it will display a warning for visitors. There’s really no better time to make the switch to HTTPS. Your search rankings will likely be affected and if you’re running WooCommerce then you definitely need SSL.

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13th June 2018
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SEO, Hosting, Security, SSL, Blog

What Type of SSL Certificate Does Your Website Need?

Domain names, hosting and SSL Certificates - it’s all a bit confusing! What I can tell you straight off the bat is that it’s now an essential tool for both security and SEO to have an SSL certificate for your website, even if you’re not running an ecommerce store. In this post I’ll run through the different SSL certificate options and I’ll spare you as much jargon as I can!

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11th June 2018
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WordPress, Security, Blog, Hosting

SEO-Friendly WordPress Web Hosting: What You Should Look For in a Web Hosting Company

Hang on, web hosting? What’s web hosting got to do with SEO I hear you say?

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1st June 2018
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