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100+ best WordPress plugins for photographers – a curated list of plugins I know and trust

Collection of recommended WordPress plugins (that I'm often using when building photography websites). Almost all plugins below have excellent reviews & a rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars, and have been thoroughly revised and tested.

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Best tools to preview fine‑art prints on a wall in sample or clients’ rooms

From the buyer’s perspective, shopping for wall art is like shopping for clothes: they need to “try them on” before taking a purchase decision. Here are some tools you can use to showcase your fine art prints in rooms.

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🎙️ My interview on the F‑Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast: “Designing a Photography Website”

Really enjoyed this particular interview I did on the F-Stop Collaborate and Listen Podcast, hosted by Matt Payne. You can also listen to the interview in your favorite podcast player: Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Google Podcasts Listen on

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In-depth guide: How to optimize images for website performance: image sizes, compression, tools & testing (updated for 2022)

The definitive guide on optimizing your images to increase the speed of your photography website: how to size & compress your images, what file types and tools to use, how to test your site's speed (plus examples & FAQs). Start your engines!

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New .photo & .photography top-level-domains (TLDs) for photographers: should you get one?

All you need to know about migrating your photography site to a new TLD: benefits, problems, examples and a Q&A section.

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Best broken link checker tools for photographers

Broken links are frustrating for website visitors and sabotaging your search rankings. Use these free tools to find and fix them.

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🎙️ My interview on the Hair of the Dog Podcast: “The SEO mistakes most photographers make”

An SEO-focused interview I did for the Hair of the Dog Podcast. Learn about SEO, content marketing, behavior flows, performance bottlenecks and website platforms.

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How to track internal site searches in Google Analytics

Learn how to use Google Analytics to track what people on your site are searching for (whether that's images or blog posts), and how to take advantage of this site search data.

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Q&A #19 – SEO edition: titles & meta-descriptions, menu items, blog snippets, image rankings & more

Answering your SEO-related questions about writing unique titles & meta-descriptions for your pages, menu items, blog snippets, image rankings & more.

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WordPress users rejoice! You now have automatic print lab integration using NextGen Gallery Pro

Learn what "auto-fulfillment" is, why it matters, and how you can now build a completely automated print-selling website on WordPress using the NextGen Pro plugin.

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[▶️] Are you ranking for completely unrelated keywords?

Is your website ranking for completely unrelated keywords because of a rogue post? Should you delete it or try to update it to promote your more important pages or services?

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In-depth guide: How to change your site’s domain name (URL) without losing SEO rankings (7 steps + FAQ)

A step-by-step process for changing your site's URL while maintaining search engine rankings and avoiding indexing problems. Especially important when rebranding your business or when switching to a shorter domain name.

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The new Gutenberg page editor in WordPress: everything photographers need to know

Gutenberg is taking WordPress users by storm. Let's explore what it is, how it compares to other page builders, and whether you should be using it.

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eCommerce for photographers: platforms & tools to sell images & services on your photography website

This article aims to give you a round-up of tools & services you can use to sell prints and image licenses, using WordPress or dedicated photography platforms. The margins have become narrower, and have more options these days.

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WordPress page builders: the easier way to build custom page designs

The whole WordPress ecosystem has matured a lot in recent years, and with it came better-and-better plugins that sit on top of WordPress' default editor. Page-builder plugins are a fantastic way to create advanced page designs on your WordPress website.

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WordPress themes for photographers: how to find and buy the best WP themes for your photography website

WordPress themes have come a long way in recent years. Premium WP themes are now incredibly flexible and powerful, they're mobile-friendly and SEO-friendly, and they often include a slew of powerful plugins that extend their functionality even further. Here are my recommendations.

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Best WordPress tutorials to learn how to build and manage your WP site

Even if you have a developer building the WP site for you, you should learn how WordPress works and how to manage the site content in the future. This is a curated list of good introductory (and free!) WordPress resources for beginners.

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Best WordPress hosting for photographers: budget vs premium providers, what features to look for, and how to migrate your photo site

If you've decided to choose WordPress for your photography website, the hosting provider is critical to the well-being of your site, and to your SEO and marketing efforts. Put your photography website on a quality WP hosting service from the beginning, it's the foundation that everything else sits upon.

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WordPress vs. photography-specific & other platforms: deciding where you should build your photo website

How do you decide what platform to build your photography website on? WordPress has become very popular, but photographer-specific tools have their own strong features. This article will help you decide which best fits your needs.

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[▶️] Photography website user experience

I was recently invited for a live Facebook event (hosted by Julie Christie from Togs in Business) where I shared some insights into what photographers like you should be thinking about when it comes to photography website user experience.

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Copywriters for your photography website & 10 tips on improving your own writing

Great copywriting has become an important piece in any online business these days, and can considerably improve conversion rates, you shouldn't neglect it. These are 10 tips to help you improve your writing, plus a list of professional copywriters for photographers.

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New Google Search Console design and user interface: here’s what changed and which reports are most useful

The Google Search Console SEO tool has been redesigned from scratch, with indexing and search performance reports will provide even more insights into how you can improve your website (both in Google's eyes and for your human visitors). Here's what new and how to get useful insights from it.

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