How User Experience (UX) Can Impact Your SEO

User Experience (UX) is being touted as one of the most critical factors for effective SEO in 2021. With the average attention span of internet users seemingly decreasing by the day, and a generation that expects instant results, the speed and ease of navigation of a website are of utmost importance. In this post, we’ll be taking aContinue reading “How User Experience (UX) Can Impact Your SEO”

Flaws in Two Popular WordPress Plugins Affect Over 7 Million Websites

Researchers have disclosed vulnerabilities in multiple WordPress plugins that, if successfully exploited, could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code and take over a website in certain scenarios. The flaws were uncovered in Elementor, a website builder plugin used on more than seven million sites, and WP Super Cache, a tool used to serve cached pages ofContinue reading “Flaws in Two Popular WordPress Plugins Affect Over 7 Million Websites”

Hackers exploit websites to give them excellent SEO before deploying malware

Cyberattackers have turned to search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to deploy malware payloads to as many victims as possible.  According to Sophos, the so-called search engine “deoptimization” method includes both SEO tricks and the abuse of human psychology to push websites that have been compromised up Google’s rankings.  SEO optimization is used by webmasters to legitimately increaseContinue reading “Hackers exploit websites to give them excellent SEO before deploying malware”

Google bringing Material Design to the web in a significant way with WordPress plugin

Most people primarily experience Material Design in Android apps, while web adoption is mostly limited to Google’s first-party sites. A new Material Design for WordPress plugin, which Google currently calls an experiment, possibly opens up the look to many more pages and blogs. This experimental plugin and theme lets you customize your site’s colors and icons to alignContinue reading “Google bringing Material Design to the web in a significant way with WordPress plugin”

Serious WordPress plugin security flaw puts thousands of sites at risk of attack

Wordfence has discovered three vulnerabilities in the popular WordPress plugin Responsive Menu that could have exposed over 100,000 sites to takeover attacks. Of these vulnerabilities, one is tracked as critical with a CVSS score of 9.9, another is tracked as high with a score of 8.8 and the third vulnerability is tracked as medium with a score ofContinue reading “Serious WordPress plugin security flaw puts thousands of sites at risk of attack”

10 Ways Website Structure Can Affect SEO

Optimizing your website for traffic, revenue, and conversion is one of the most essential parts of SEO. In 2021, success means going beyond having a neat and glossy design that sometimes can be a hindrance in terms of how search engines view and crawl your website. Conventional flat site structures are always popular. But lastContinue reading “10 Ways Website Structure Can Affect SEO”