Categories
SEO

A Guide to Understanding 410s, 404s, and Soft 404s

Note: For the purposes of this post, please assume that non-existent URLs can be referred to both 404s and 410s. Every SEO will, or has already, grappled with non-existent URLs, or some variations of it. In recent years, it has become more clear on how to deal with these pages; however, even today, a lot

Read More
Categories
WordPress

What Is Cache Flushing in WordPress?

What is cache flushing in WordPress? Speaking strictly as it relates to websites, a cache, be it WordPress or not, is fundamentally a stored copy/version of your websites’ assets on your users’ devices. What Is Cache Flushing/Flush Cache As It Relates to WordPress? A cache flush, essentially means a command to purge all of your

Read More
Categories
Finance

What Is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan and How Does It Work

What is a Dividend Reinvestment Plan and how does it work? Dividend Reinvestment Plan, short for ‘DRIP,’ is an innovative concept that enables investors to automatically reinvest their cash dividends back into the same stock they received the dividends from. The dividends can either be invested into full shares, or fractional shares. What Are the

Read More
Categories
WordPress

How to Use WordPress Plugins

How to use WordPress Plugins? For the unversed, here’s a quick summary of what plugins are: Plugins enhance, and in some cases, even create new WordPress capabilities, so as to allow site owners to efficiently perform, update, and modify default functionalities of a typical WordPress website. For example, there is a plugin to redirect URLs,

Read More
Categories
Windows OS

How to Uninstall Drivers on Windows 10

How to uninstall drivers on Windows 10? Removing drivers in windows 10 is a different ball game than uninstalling applications and programs. The Windows operating system is a little bit unyielding in revealing how to do so. The reason for that is because drivers are critical to running your overall Windows experience and all the

Read More
Categories
SEO

How Blogging Can Help With Work-Related Stress and Mental Health

Corporate America and corporate culture is evolving at a speed of light. On the one hand, we always hear about all the crazy new benefits organizations offer their employees (unlimited PTO and remote work are evidently hot right now), and on the other, we hear horrifying stories about work-related stress. I am sure that the

Read More
Categories
Internet and Networking

What Is a VPN? A Detailed Guide to Understanding Its Benefits

What is a VPN? That’s a question that many have asked, and perhaps, are slightly familiar with it; however, aren’t fully acquainted with the entire VPN concept. A VPN, short for Virtual Private Network aims to primarily serve the following 4 goals (which many argue how the internet should be anyway): To grant more anonymization,

Read More
Categories
WordPress

How to Prevent DDoS Attacks on WordPress (for Free)

How to prevent DDoS attacks on WordPress? An upgrade from a simpler DoS (Denial of Service), DDoS attacks leverage multiple botnets to send fake targeted traffic to a domain in order to overwhelm its servers. Basically, there is so much fake traffic, that real traffic can’t get through. As Cloudflare puts it, think of DDoS

Read More
Categories
SEO

Multiple Dynamic IPs, Locations, and Devices: A Comprehensive Guide to Excluding Internal Traffic From All in Google Analytics

Special Note: Big shout out, and a huge thank you to Carlos Escalera Alonso! Not only was I able to solve this problem for my website, I was also able to confirm a few extra things on my end due to the inspirations I received from his detailed article. Also, all of my technical setup

Read More
Categories
SEO

How to Anonymize IP Addresses With GTM (and Then Verifying the Same)

How to anonymize Ip addresses with GTM? The solution here is relatively simpler than it sounds. However, before we discuss the how, let’s briefly touch on why IP address anonymization might be needed for your site, and if you do it, what are the data points you lose out on. IP masking or IP anonymization

Read More
Categories
WordPress

How to Prevent and Restrict Brute Force Login Attacks in WordPress

How to prevent and restrict brute force login attacks in WordPress? Yesterday was just a regular Sunday for me, until it wasn’t. I woke up to a bunch of emails in my inbox about numerous too many failed login attempts. I quickly got into my WordPress, trying to figure out what was going on. And

Read More
Categories
Finance

What Are Fractional Shares? Everything You Need to Know

What are fractional shares? The definition of fractional shares is true to its name where you can buy a fraction, or a part/portion of a share, as opposed to purchasing the entire full share. For example, say Company X is trading at $10,000. Typically, the way it works is that if you need to buy

Read More
Categories
Windows OS

How to Disable Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

How to disable Microsoft Edge in Windows 10? Understandably so, this is a fair question, as Chrome seems to be the topmost browser choice around the world. However, like any other manufacturer, if you’ve bought a laptop with a Windows Operating System, your default browser will likely be Microsoft Edge. Honestly, I think it has

Read More
Categories
Windows OS

How to Disable Windows 10 Automatic Updates

How to disable Windows 10 automatic updates? That’s a question that seems to be asked around a lot, as clearly, it’s a pain point for a lot of the users. It is usually recommended to let Windows do its thing, but I understand the viewpoint of not having that option, since in many cases, new

Read More
Categories
SEO

Does Clean Code Help SEO?

Does clean code help SEO? This is a no-brainer yes, yet I’ve seen very few efforts being put into actually cleaning up the code. Practically speaking, it can become a very unwieldy task to make a case for investing in cleaning up a site’s code, and the time spent to potential ROI can seem to

Read More
Categories
SEO

How You Can Find and Remove Unused CSS Code From Your Site

CSS codes are vital to the look and feel of your website. And while important, they are render blocking, and even more so, if they are loaded externally through a link tag. On a general broad scale, it’s a standard practice to keep CSS stylesheets separate for efficient management of the site. However, those files

Read More
Categories
Windows OS

How to Change Your Cursor on Windows 10

How to change your cursor on Windows 10 operating system? It’s actually extremely easy. To change your mouse cursor, essentially, you have to make tweaks to your default mouse settings. To do so, follow along. Step 1: Open Mouse Settings Windows To begin, press your windows key, and then search for “change your mouse settings.”

Read More
Categories
WordPress

How to Disable Comments on WordPress

How to disable comments on WordPress? Primarily, there are two methods to do so. The first one is a global setting where it’ll disable comments on all posts, while the second one is a choice that can be made on specific posts and pages. Let’s explore! Method 1: Globally Disabling Comments on All Blog Posts

Read More
Categories
SEO

What Is the Difference Between SEO and SEM

Both SEO and SEM go hand in hand when it comes to a cohesive strategy for a website; however, the two also differ vastly from each other. Primarily, the most significant factor that distinguishes SEO from SEM is that for SEO, you don’t have to pay for traffic. Technically, you might be paying for SEO,

Read More
Categories
WordPress

How to Embed Videos in WordPress

How to embed videos in WordPress? To do so, you can use either of the three methods that will be described below. Let’s jump right in! Method 1: Using a Block Editor or Something Similar Embedding, in general, is proving to be more useful as it provides the user a more seamless experience on your

Read More