Entries by Brian Reich

Does Domain Expiration Affect Search Engine Ranking?

Some SEO’s have claimed for years that the length of time for which a domain is registered can impact a site’s search engine ranking. The theory is that domains registered for longer periods of time give Google a signal that they’re in it for the long-haul and are rewarded. Sites that re-register their domain ownership annually give Google a signal that […]

WordPress Limits The Number of Items on a Menu

I just ran into a problem on a client site: I went to add two new items to their primary navigation. The first was was successful.  And even though clicking save said it was successful, when the Menu tool refreshed and I refreshed the live page, the second item was missing. WordPress doesn’t actually set a […]

How to Add a Business to CitySearch

I’m in the process of doing some link-building for my business, and I noticed that some of my local competitors are listed in city and business listings that I’m not.  One is called CitySearch. I debated whether or not it was worth the effort to get listed in this type of local business directory. In the end […]

IThemes Security Plugin and Dangerous Search Queries

I’m a huge fan of iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security).  I’m such a fan, in fact, that I use it on many of my own sites as well as the WordPress sites that I manage for my current employer.  But anyone that’s used iThemes Security knows that sometimes it’s does a little too good a job […]