This is How Color Psychology Affects Website Conversions

Website Color Psychology

When it comes to developing a successful website, it takes more than just slapping some images onto a colored background. In reality, a good design has more to do with website color psychology than what you might think. In fact, as many as 40 percent of visitors may not return if they don’t like the appearance of a site. So, what can you do to improve conversions? Continue reading “This is How Color Psychology Affects Website Conversions”

Chrome to Label Sites as ‘Not Secure’ and How You Can Avoid It

chrome site not secure

Is your website protected with a Secure Sockets Layer? If you don’t have the “https:” prefix on your site, then the answer is probably, “No.” Unfortunately, this might cause problems getting and retaining visitors in the near future. In fact, Chrome users will get an SSL warning in 2017 which may hurt your site’s performance. Continue reading “Chrome to Label Sites as ‘Not Secure’ and How You Can Avoid It”

16 WordPress Typography Plugins that Will Make Your Site Awesome

WordPress Typography Plugins

Design plays a major role in whether or not visitors will continue to read your content. A poor layout or color scheme could drive away potential sales or stop people from sharing your site on social media. Typography is part of the design strategy and may prove beneficial when engaging visitors.

Typography has a way of creating a unique look and feel for a website. Different fonts can inspire emotional connections while others simply make the material easy to read. Luckily, there are plenty of typography plugins for WordPress to choose from. Many are capable of using some of the best free fonts you can find online. Continue reading “16 WordPress Typography Plugins that Will Make Your Site Awesome”

Hurricane Harvey: Its impact on GreenGeeks & Our Relief Effort

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve most certainly have heard about Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has caused in Houston, Texas and the surrounding areas.

The Impact

Hurricane Harvey dumped an estimated 27 trillion gallons of water on Texas and Lousiana and is looking to be one of the most damaging natural disasters in U.S history. Tens of thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes and while we won’t know the ultimate toll on life and property for sometime, current estimates are pegging $75 billion dollars worth of damage — even worse, the death toll continues to rise.

The Impact to GreenGeeks

The impacts of Hurricane Harvey hits close to home for GreenGeeks, a rather large portion of our team is located in Texas, particularly in Houston — good news is that our team has been accounted for and is safe. Our decision to diversify our staff across the globe meant that we were able to continue to support our customers during a disaster, albeit, slower than normal.

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Top WordPress SEO Tips That Will Make Your Traffic Skyrocket

WordPress SEO

WordPress is an amazing tool when you need to build a website fast. It provides form, function and ease of use whether you’re new to web design or a seasoned professional. However, you still need to put effort into search engine optimization if you want to drive traffic.

Just over 59 percent of the market share of content management systems belong to WordPress. This is partly because of how easy the system is to use in terms of managing content and tools. Continue reading “Top WordPress SEO Tips That Will Make Your Traffic Skyrocket”