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WordPress Site Lockout Messages: Who, Why, and What to Do About Them

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  • 27 Apr 2015
A host, At this IP address has been locked out of the WordPress site at Your Website Here due to too many bad login attempts. The host has been locked out until Year-Month-Day Hour:Minute. Have you recievd an email containing this message? Most people would be confused about why they received it. You haven’t logged into your blog or WordPress account

What is your website design style?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
All Cal Coast websites are designed with Google Webmaster guidelines in mind. Often times web designers will build an entire site out of images with text embedded. Search engines can’t read images. They began as an encyclopedia type resource where people came for information. To them, text (or content) does just that. An image intensive

When going to deep interior pages of the website, will directories and folders be named relevantly?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
“When going to deep interior pages of the website, will directories and folders b named relevantly? And, will you be programming so that the URLS don’t show more than 3 instances (Levels or question marks) in the URL?” Why? Yes.  All directories, subdirectories, and pages will be named revelantly.  Search engines will not always index

Can the Meta tags be edited on all pages? Why?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
Can the Meta tags be edited on all pages? Why? We often run into issues with editing product pages for sites because their programmers had coding in there that didn’t allow us to change them. This is SOOOO IMPORTANT! Each and every page of your website NEEDS the ability to have customized meta tags.

Will my website be framed?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
Will my website be framed? Why? If you look at the HTML code of a typical framed site, you will usually see the TITLE tag, the META tags, and then a FRAMESET tag — and that’s about it! Search engine spiders are programmed to ignore certain HTML code and, instead, to focus on indexing the actual body

Will you be using CSS? If not, how will you eliminate the extra formatting code?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
Will you be using CSS? If not, how will you eliminate the extra formatting code? Will I be able to edit it easily? With a standard WYSIWYG editor? The content? Why? CSS and traditional ‘font’ coding causes “code bloat.” Search engines spiders are actually lethargic. They don’t go through the bundles of HTML code to

Will you be using links and navigation that the search engines can read?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
Will you be using links and navigation that are searchable by the search engines? Why? Java, flash, images and all that good stuff are not readable by the search engines yet. It’s just that simple; they can’t read it 🙁 Ideally, we will design your website with text links not only for the keywords, but for

Will you be able to work with my SEO consultant?

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  • 16 Mar 2009
Q: Will you be able to work with my SEO consultant? Don’t forget to ask your current website designer if they can work with your Cal Coast and your SEO team!  Why? Because you may need some work done in the future that we must explain in detail to them. Often times companies only want

Computer Maintenance and Safety

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  • 22 May 2008
Computer maintenance and safety are two terms that have become synonymous with each other over the years. Most casual or “everyday” internet users are ignorant to many of the dangers that lurk online and possess little to no knowledge about online safety and maintenance and are regularly victimized by hordes of malicious software programs. What’s

IP and Website Spoofing

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  • 04 Apr 2008
IP Spoofing often causes commotion and confusion amongst those who become victims of such attacks. Generally speaking IP spoofing is used by unscrupulous individuals whose sole aim is to disrupt your website and to send your information to third parties. When your IP address is spoofed your website is not infected with any type of

Viruses & Spyware: The Facts

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  • 17 Mar 2008
These days computer viruses and spyware are as bountiful as stars in the night sky. They’re everywhere are some pose serious threats to not just your computer but your files and private data as well. In addition to that the majority of viruses and trojans can be spread to other computers without you even knowing

Plagiarism and The Internet

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  • 17 Sep 2007
Good morning everyone! I wanted to take today’s blog to write a bit about Internet plagiarism. Having managed several sites over the years and worked with countless owners as well I’ve seen my fair share of plagiarism even by my own clients who after advice against such acts proceeded anyway. As clients of Cal Coast
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