This week we will look at how Google is trying to support security on websites, and some useful tutorials for WordPress websites.
Google and Security
Google made it clear recently that they will consider the security of a website in their search ranking algorithms, this is part of their announcement:
We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. For now it’s only a very lightweight signal — affecting fewer than 1% of global queries, and carrying less weight than other signals such as high-quality content — while we give webmasters time to switch to HTTPS. Read More at Google Webmaster Central Blog
To help convert websites from HTTP to HTTPS the News Evolution Designs have published this useful tutorial.
Link to News Evolution Designs post
How to highlight new blog posts in WordPress
This detailed post by Tuts+ how it is possible to create an FAQ system with Custom Post Types.
Link to Tuts+ post
Michael Gearon is a Senior Interaction Designer at Companies House in Cardiff. Previously Mike was a product designer at the GoCo Group including GoCompare, MyVoucherCodes and WeFlip. As well working for brands in South Wales like BrandContent and HEOR.