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Test the speed of your website

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Measuring your website speed should be done regularly. The speed of your website is one of the most important criteria for the Google algorithm. With PageSpeed Insights, Lighthouse and Pingdom Website Speed Test, you can easily measure the speed of your website. In recent years, the speed of your website has become increasingly important. The reason for this is actually twofold: Google attaches more importance to this: in recent years, Google has adjusted its algorithm on numerous points. No one has yet been able to fathom this algorithm 100%, but what we do know is that website speed is crucial....

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WordPress code snippets

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WordPress code snippets are small pieces of code that you can place in the source code of your website. Thanks to this code, you can add extra functions and possibilities to your website. An important advantage is that you do not need an extra plugin for this, but only a piece of source code. If you are interested in code snippets, you need to know what you are doing. For example, if you have no experience with PHP, it is advisable not to work with this code independently. By the way, you can make the changes in the functions.php file....

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SEO

Review: YOAST SEO plugin

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Do you want to score with your website? To attract a lot of visitors, you should get started with SEO. If you have a WordPress website, it is best to choose the YOAST SEO plugin. This plugin offers many possibilities, works simply and has more than five million active installations. Are we also pleased with this SEO plugin? You're going to read it in this comprehensive review. In this review we will discuss the most important features of this plugin. Based on these features, you will get a clear picture of this popular plugin. YOAST SEO Premium With YOAST you...

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Review: ActiveCampaign

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Do you want to automate your marketing? You can do that with the ActiveCampaign tool. With this tool you will work with marketing automation in a targeted manner, with which you will benefit from the necessary benefits. Is this the best tool in the field of marketing automation? You're going to read it in this comprehensive ActiveCampaign review. In recent years, ActiveCampaign has become increasingly popular. This is due to the many functions, to the many possibilities and to the many advantages. At the same time, there are also some (small) disadvantages that you have to take into account. In...

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The famous Lorem Ipsum text

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"Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua." This is the beginning of the famous Lorem Ipsum text. But – where does this text come from? What was this text conceived for? And what can you gain from this text yourself? In this article we tell you everything about the Lorem Ipsum text. The history of Lorem Ipsum At the moment, the words 'lorem ipsum dolor sit amet' are most common on the world wide web. Many websites that are still under development are filled with this text. This...

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Turn search on and off in WordPress

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The search function of WordPress is useful and offers many possibilities. One of the possibilities is that you can turn the search function on and off yourself. Why would you want to do this? And how can you turn the search function on or off? We will give you a comprehensive answer to these two questions in this article. Do you have a large blog with all kinds of blog posts? Then it is so desirable that you build this blog in a clear way. To make your entire website/blog as clear as possible, a search function comes in handy...

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The use of images without copyright

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On your website you can't just use images. Only images without copyright can be placed legally (and safely) on your website. In this article we will tell you everything about using images without copyright. Where can you find these images, for example? And how do you get images with copyright? Copyright A website without images is actually not a website. The images let your website speak and also improve the appearance of your website. But how do you get these images? The most important thing to take into account is copyright. You can think of the copyright on a photo...

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Perform keyword optimization for your website

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Doing keyword optimization for your website is critical. By optimizing your content, you score higher rankings within Google. That ensures more (organic) visitors and therefore a higher turnover / profit. To achieve this, we advise you to follow our tips carefully. What exactly do we mean by keyword optimization? This is optimizing the content on your website, so that the content becomes a lot more valuable. You have several options to optimize the content, about which you will find all the information in this article. Seo For every website or webshop owner, the term SEO is incredibly important. This term...

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Shortening a URL is easy!

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Shortening a URL is a good idea in several situations. By shortening a URL, for example, you make your website a lot clearer. A shortened URL is also useful for a QR code and for print media. How to shorten a URL, we would like to discuss in this article! Why shorten a URL? When Twitter became incredibly popular a few years ago, the shortened URLs also became very popular. On Twitter at the time, a tweet had a maximum of 140 characters, so the URLs should be drawn up as short as possible. However, that's not the only reason...

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Review: Sendcloud

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The #1 shipping platform for ecommerce; that's Sendcloud. You can link all kinds of shipping methods to this platform, with which you automate your entire shipping process. Save time, save money and offer the customer many shipping options. Does Sendcloud have more to offer? You can read it in this extensive Sendcloud review! If you set up your own webshop, you have to deal with numerous points of attention. For example, you have to think carefully about the products you offer, but also about the way in which you are going to ship these products. To make this shipping process...

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Hosting

The difference between Cloud hosting and Shared hosting

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More flexibility and better performance compared to cheaper monthly rates. These are the main differences between Cloud hosting and Shared hosting. If you want to keep the hosting as affordable as possible, Shared hosting is the best option. However, for the best performance and large amounts of internet traffic, Cloud hosting is the better choice. Cloud hosting Over the years, the world of hosting has gained momentum. About 10 years ago you could choose from not too many hosting packages, while at the moment you have an unprecedented amount of choice. One of the newest forms of hosting is Cloud...

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SEO

LCP: An important ranking factor of Google

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For the ranking of a website, Google looks at numerous factors. One of the factors that is increasingly important is LCP, or the 'Largest Contentful Paint'. This term indicates how long it takes before the largest elements on a page are shown to the visitor. This can relate to a text block, but also to an image, video or slideshow. This term mainly looks at the area above the imaginary fold. The imaginary fold indicates the part of your website that is immediately visible without having to scroll. If you scroll down, you will then come out from under the...

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Review: Beaver Builder

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With Beaver Builder you can quickly and easily create your own WordPress website. With this page builder you can make your website completely to your liking, create the desired look and add the desired elements. The convenience stands out, but the many possibilities are also an important plus. All in all, Beaver Builder is one of the best page builders of the moment! Would you like to know more about this handy page builder? Are you curious about what you can do with this page builder? And would you like to know more about all the advantages and disadvantages of...

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How a Facebook Pixel works

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Put a Facebook Pixel on your website and register which pages are viewed by Facebook users. Based on such a pixel, you can then tailor your ads to your target group. This benefits your ads and the conversion of your ads! And all thanks to a simple Facebook Pixel. Over the years, the Facebook pixels have become increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the following three reasons: More and more people have created a Facebook account. Certainly a few years ago, the growth of this social media channel was unprecedented. Recent research showed that almost 11 million Dutch people...

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The cPanel platform

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The cPanel platform is a software package that allows you to easily manage your hosting. Through this platform you can create new websites, manage your existing websites and modify your existing websites. With the cPanel platform, the versatility and user-friendliness stand out. In this cPanel review we would like to tell you more about this software package. Among other things, we discuss how you can manage your hosting environment, what the functionalities of cPanel are and what the benefits are. What is it? As stated above, cPanel is a software package for setting up a server. That description is perhaps...

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What is a CDN?

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The abbreviation CDN stands for 'Content Delivery Network'. This network can be seen as a network full of servers, with which you can make your website even faster. If you have a CDN, the website will load on the correct server. What the right server is depends on the location of your visitor. The digital systems are getting smarter. In our view, the Content Delivery Network is a clear example of this. This network scans the location of the visitor, as it were, after which the server is tuned to this. This not only benefits your website, but also the...

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Hosting

Review: SiteGround

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SiteGround is one of the best web hosting companies right now. At SiteGround you enjoy excellent quality, many functionalities, many features and perfect support. The fact that SiteGround delivers real quality is reflected in the price tag. All in all, we can say that SiteGround is a premium hosting company. If you want to start your own website, you need web hosting anyway. For a small website, you don't have to make too many demands on web hosting. But – do you have a busy website, do you have a very extensive website or do you have a website with...

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What are Google Alerts?

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With Google Alerts you stay informed of new interesting content on the internet. for example, do you want to stay informed of the latest news about sustainable hair shampoo? Set up a Google Alert and you will be notified when new content has been posted on this topic. Does this concern all possible content on the internet? Yes, that's basically what it comes down to. However, it is a fact that the way of setting up has a major influence on the alerts. For example, do you set an English keyword? Then you will only stay informed of content in...

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What is FTP?

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The abbreviation FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. This is a protocol that facilitates the exchange of files. If you are going to upload files to your website, you will undoubtedly use this protocol. Over the years, FTP has changed quite a bit. For example, a new variant of this protocol has appeared: SFTP. Compared to FTP, that variant is a lot safer, so more and more people choose SFTP. However, you do need an encrypted connection for this. What are FTP servers? The terms FTP and server go hand in hand with each other. To be able to exchange...

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The WPBakery plugin for WordPress

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The WPBakery plugin is a plugin that allows you to easily customize the layout of your page. You work with blocks, as it were; you can develop every block on your website to your liking with WPBakery. Easy, fast and versatile; these are the main features of WP Bakery. At the moment WPBakery is one of the most popular page builder plugins. Other similar plugins that are popular include Divi and Elementor. What is the best page builder plugin for you depends on your own preferences. In this article you will find all (important) information about the WPBakery plugin for...

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What is WordPress?

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WordPress is originally a Content Management System that allows you to create, post and edit content. Over the years, however, this has also grown into a system with which you can develop a complete website or webshop. With Wordpress you can easily edit, update and maintain your website in the future. Content Management System Originally, WordPress is a so-called CMS; this abbreviation stands for Content Management System. A typical feature of such a system is that you can manage the content on a website. In the case of WordPress, this means that you can do the following things: Placing content:...

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