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Create SEO friendly Images for WordPress: Optimize Images for Web

by Param Chahal

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Images are a prominent contributing factor to a website’s appeal. Images as such make up for large portions of the page data. Bloated images should be avoided for SEO optimized websites. SEO friendly images should instead be used to increase the website SEO rankings. Web developers, therefore, need to gauge Image Optimization and its benefits. Let us understand the optimization process and the techniques for applying it to web pages.

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Auto Update Copyright Year in a Website Dynamically (2017)

by Deepak Singla

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Preparing your websites for the New Year or revising the content? Feel like updating of copyright year is a monotonous and tedious task? Look at some of the approaches for updating copyright year automatically without a hassle! The website copyright adds ownership to the site content and it is crucial to reinstate it every year. An updated copyright not only shows that the site is maintained but also gets it rated high on SEO search lists. An annual task for all website owners is to update the copyright year across websites. As a webmaster, you may find it a frustrating task to do it on time year after year. Let us explore some of the ways to auto update the copyright year on a website.

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Email Address Harvesting: How do spammers gather private email addresses?

by Param Chahal

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Emails facilitate our life but the excess of it can also complicate it immensely. On a daily basis, the average worker has an excessive amount of e-mail to deal with. Spam is an unsolicited email that floods our mailboxes. Other than being used for commercial advertising these may also contain viruses to steal confidential information. The unaware user fails to understand how his email details got public. Many times these emails seem to come from your own email address. He is in a dilemma and does not know how to opt out of Online Marketing emails. The email addresses are collected for spamming using a process called Email Address Harvesting.

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Top 5 WordPress Menu Plugins (Pros and Cons Compared) 2017

by Param Chahal

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Want to design multi-layered, sophisticated menus for your website? Building and styling website menus are easily accomplished with the WordPress Menu Plugins. The WordPress Themes and Theme Frameworks provide an excellent system to design great-looking website menus. The modern Navigation Menus, however, seem to be strikingly different from the menus that were in use a few years back. The WordPress themes and customizations continue to provide menus that work with the theme concept. Mega Menus are the way ahead for larger sites with lots of pages for diverse products or services. With WordPress menu plugins you can add highly responsive, extremely attractive and device friendly mega menus into your websites.

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SEO Landing Pages vs. PPC Landing Pages – Best Practices (2017)

by Tim Brown

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It makes sense to create landing pages on a regular basis for business and marketing reasons – targeting a very specific audience/niche, promoting a specific product or promotion, or just building traffic for a key term and converting visitors into customers based on their intent in their search.But the issue arises when you try to do too many things with one landing page. When someone lands on your site, for instance, selling coat hangers, and you try to sell them a coat. You have to get them looking for what it is it that you sell, and make sure the landing page gives them everything they need to make an informed decision.

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Inkscape vs Illustrator: Which works Better for Vector Graphics?

by Param Chahal

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Every time we think of an open source and free application, we always consider it inferior in comparison to the more popular and paid one. But, times has changed my friend, it is not the same anymore. The open-source community has grown wider and so has grown the possibilities of an open source tool that could at least match if not surpass the functionality of the more popular and paid tool. Inkscape is the result of one such development. It is a software for vector-graphic designing available for free. Let me compare Inkscape vs Illustrator (more popular and pricier tool) to prove its worth.

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GIMP vs PHOTOSHOP: Which one is the Designers’ Choice?

by Deepak Singla

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Photo-Editing or Graphic Designing is a far-ranging category. Today, almost every image we come across is tailored or edited in some way. And, this is done with the help of designing tools. Now, which tool do we actually use at TemplateToaster you ask!! When we talk of designing tools, PHOTOSHOP is the undisputed king. It is the most popular tool out there in the market. But, it is not the only tool, there are a lot of others as well. The best alternative to PHOTOSHOP is GIMP, an open-source image manipulation program. We put our designers on a sticky wicket and asked them to compare GIMP VS PHOTOSHOP and tell us which tool out of the two, they prefer and why?? This is how they explained, by comparing GIMP and PHOTOSHOP on different grounds and metrics to settle the ambiguity.

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