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Q&A #8: domain names, images sizes, SEO and keyword research tools

Answering your questions about changing domain names, on-page SEO for blog posts, image sizes and keyword suggestion tools.

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Exciting changes to the ForegroundWeb site (access the new Member Area)

The relaunch of foregroundweb.com comes with many design improvements and, most importantly, with many more web-design articles and resources.

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The 4 types of thumbnail grids: what’s the best way to display thumbs on your photography website?

A comparison of the most common ways to display photo thumbnails (along with examples and recommended plugins).

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Backing up your photography website – guidelines & resources

Essential guidelines for doing a proper backup of your photo website, with instructions for WP, Squarespace & more.

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A quick overview of integrating a blog into your photography website

Your options for integrating a blog into your existing site and combining different platforms into a hybrid photo website.

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In-depth guide: The process of selecting images for a strong & coherent portfolio

Guidelines for building a better (online & offline) photography portfolio and a curated selection of resources to learn more.

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Common web-design worries expressed by photographers

A round-up of answers given by photographers (looking to build a website) when asked what they're worried about.

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In-depth guide: Having separate photography websites or merging them?

Understanding the compromises you have to make when promoting multiple photography specialties on the same website. Sometimes, the benefits outweigh the problems.

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In-depth guide: Information architecture for photographers: how to structure your site for optimal user experience & conversions

Whenever you build or redesign a photography website, you need to think about how you'll be organizing the content.

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Q&A #5: On-site vs off-site SEO, PhotoShelter vs WP, finding sites in your niche

In April's Q&A we cover on-site vs off-site SEO, PhotoShelter vs WordPress, and how to find other websites in your niche.

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In-depth guide: How to define your target audience & elevator pitch (and use them on your site)

What do you do? What makes you unique as a photographer? Having a clear USP can help you build an effective photo website.

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Q&A #4: My web-design process, WP plugins, errors in Google Search Console

Details about my web-design process, WordPress plugins for content protection and errors in Google Search Console.

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WP Engine hosting – excellent speed & reliability for your WordPress site

The importance of a quality hosting providers, and all the reasons why Pro photographers should use WP Engine.

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In-depth guide: How to resize, export & compress images for optimal website performance

Actionable advice for optimizing your images to increase the speed of your photography website. Start your engines!

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Q&A #3: Grids of images, hosting location, custom fonts in WP

Design & usability concerns for grids of images, thoughts on hosting server location, and recommendations for custom fonts.

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