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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Support: Why it’s Essential for Your Website’s Success

By Toby Cryns | September 25, 2023
WordPress Support

Whether you’re situated in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Illinois, New York, or any other corner of the globe, ensuring reliable WordPress Support is paramount for the continued success of your website. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the crucial role that WordPress support plays in your website’s journey to success. Continue Reading The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Support: Why it’s Essential for Your Website’s Success

How to optimize your Google Crawl Budget using SEM Rush Log File Analyzer and Rank Math SEO

By Toby Cryns | September 22, 2023
sem rush log file analyzer

Today I ran the SEM Rush Log File Analyzer tool, and it showed some interesting things that are a complete waste of our Google Crawl Budget. Specifically, I learned that Google is wasting some of our crawl budget on the /wp-includes/ directory, certain plugin directories, and cache directories. I also noticed random files being crawled… Continue Reading How to optimize your Google Crawl Budget using SEM Rush Log File Analyzer and Rank Math SEO

Where is the Google Analytics Measurement ID?

By Toby Cryns | August 16, 2023
google analytics definitive guide

In the vast, evolving world of web development and analytics, keeping up with terminologies and tools can sometimes feel like trying to chase a mischievous cat in a maze. You think you’ve got a grip, only for it to slip right through your fingers! Enter the mysterious “Measurement ID” from Google Analytics 4 (GA4), a… Continue Reading Where is the Google Analytics Measurement ID?

How to Convert .aiff to .mp3 files via Command Line

By Toby Cryns | June 29, 2023
Convert aiff to mp3

Yesterday I ran into an issue where I needed to convert .aiff files to .mp3. DBPowerAmp was recommended to me as a paid GUI tool. But I wanted something more lightweight, since this is a task I rarely need to do (most of the time, I’m already in Logic Pro, and exporting is simple there).… Continue Reading How to Convert .aiff to .mp3 files via Command Line

Google Removed Our Business Listing – How we restored our biz to the Map and got our reviews back.

By Toby Cryns | June 12, 2023
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I was about to send an email to a potential customer pointing them to our 5-star Google Reviews via our Google Business profile (e.g. the Google Map), hoping this added information about our customers’ past experiences might help me close a deal. But when I checked the Google Reviews link, it was down. And after… Continue Reading Google Removed Our Business Listing – How we restored our biz to the Map and got our reviews back.

The Price We Pay: Cloudways Off-Site Backup vs. Budget WordPress Hosts

By Toby Cryns | June 5, 2023
cloudways off site backup pricing

Cloudways Off-Site Backup Pricing Calculator: The Ultimate Cost Guide Continue Reading The Price We Pay: Cloudways Off-Site Backup vs. Budget WordPress Hosts

How to Block Mailinator and other spam from Gravity Forms

By Toby Cryns | May 30, 2023
gravity forms email spam blacklist

I’ve had a couple of scenarios where I’ve needed to block a specific domain from filling out Gravity Forms on my WordPress site. Today I needed to block spammy “mailinator.com” submissions from a contact form. The solution was simple: Install and configure the Gravity Forms Email Blacklist plugin. In a few minutes – all done!

How to merge multiple .csv files via command line

By Toby Cryns | May 17, 2023
How to merge multiple csv files via command line

Today I downloaded 29 csv files with tax information. I could import those files 1 at a time into WooCommerce, but wouldn’t it be nice if I could merge them first and then only import a single file? The unix command is simple – just navigate to the folder with all the csv files and… Continue Reading How to merge multiple .csv files via command line

15 Best WordPress Support and Maintenance Agency for 2023: Ensuring Your Website Stays in Top Shape

By Toby Cryns | April 27, 2023
WordPress Security Services

Small business owners and non-profit leaders know that keeping your website secure, fast, and fully-functional is critical to success.  Here’s the unspoken truth: You can either learn how to do all that tech maintenance and development stuff yourself, or hire someone else to do it. But let’s face it, doing it yourself isn’t always the… Continue Reading 15 Best WordPress Support and Maintenance Agency for 2023: Ensuring Your Website Stays in Top Shape

How to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on Siteground

By Toby Cryns | April 12, 2023
How to install a Cloudflare SSL on Siteground

Hey there! In this video, I’ll show you how to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on your SiteGround website. I’ve noticed that Let’s Encrypt sometimes doesn’t renew properly due to conflicts with Cloudflare, so this is a great solution. We’ll use TCwebsecurity.com as the guinea pig. I’ll walk you through the process step-by-step. Once we… Continue Reading How to install a Cloudflare SSL certificate on Siteground