How To Avoid the “Not Secure” Warning In Chrome Browsers

How To Avoid the “Not Secure” Warning In Chrome Browsers

If you woke up last Friday to a message in your inbox from Google Search Console warning that “Chrome will show security warnings on” your website, the first thing you need to know is don’t panic, but be ready to do some work. We’ve received emails from our clients asking what this email is about […]

Ten Fun and Creative Custom 404 Pages

Ten Fun and Creative Custom 404 Pages

A few weeks ago I blogged about the purpose of http error 404 and the importance of using a custom 404 page to direct your visitors and keep them on your site should they happen upon a broken page. Since then I have come across a number of sites that use custom 404 pages in […]

Lost Bing and Yahoo traffic? A switch to HTTPS may be to blame.

Lost Bing and Yahoo traffic? A switch to HTTPS may be to blame.

When Google announced in 2014 that it would give ranking priority to sites offering HTTPS, more website owners started installing SSL certificates. In some instances, however, this was accomplished by using an extension called server name indication, or SNI. If you’ve lost all of your rankings on Bing and Yahoo because none of your website […]

Http Error 404: It’s Not Always Bad!

Http Error 404: It’s Not Always Bad!

As an SEO, I really dislike seeing http status 404 errors on a site, also known as 404 “page not found” errors. You know, those empty pages that don’t contain what you expected to find. Happening upon page not found errors can be frustrating, especially if they are not handled properly on the site—more on […]