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Here’s some quality reading material to help you brush up on your web-design knowledge (and then take your photography website to the next level).

These are all great articles gathered by me over the last few months and written by respected photography and/or web-design publications online.
Hope they’re useful!


  1. First of all, you should definitely take the time to read MOZ’s guide to SEO and guide to Social Media. They’re probably the best in-depth guides out there on these topics! #mustread
  2. An interesting article on scrolling habits & browsing patience: Life Above and Beyond the Fold
  3. 7 Latest Web Design Trends for Photography Websites in 2014
  4. A great photographer’s guide to the Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress
  5. 10 Must Have WordPress Plugins
  6. Top 10 Most Important Things To Do After Installing WordPress
  7. 6 of the best backup plugins for WordPress
  8. A monthly category of curated free WordPress plugins, great stuff.
  9. Actionable security advice for WordPress users
  10. 20 WordPress Plugins You Can Install Today for Easier Sharing, Better Posting, and a More Powerful Blog
  11. The Top Reasons Why Google Isn’t Indexing Your Site Nice article, check it out if you have SEO problems. 
  12. 7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015
  13. Fantastic article on the future of WordPress
  14. How to use email marketing to book more clients
  15. Google Search Results To Highlight Mobile-Friendly Content
  16. The Photographer’s Guide to Self-Promotion Great article from DPS.
  17. How To Build Instant Trust On Your Website
  18. Quality article on 5 things you need to know about social media & SEO
  19. Why Google Algorithm Updates Shouldn’t Matter: “Focus on the User and All Else Will Follow”
  20. 4 Topics Photographers Should Blog About (and one not)
  21. Fantastic in-depth guide: A Beginner’s Guide to Website Speed Optimization 
  22. 7 Indispensable (and Free!) Website Graders and Content Scores
  23. Your Website Weaknesses And How To Improve Them
  24. Want to better understand the concept of “responsive web-design”? Here are 9 basic principles brilliantly explained with animations
  25. Don’t Make These 9 Common SEO Mistakes
  26. How To Set Up Analytics Goals, Segments & Events: Google Analytics 102
  27. Interesting article on SEO simplified for short attention spans
  28. And last but not least, make sure you haven’t missed any of the Foreground Blog in-depth articles

And if you’re a fast reader and you breezed through all of these, you can’t go wrong with this great collection of books recommended by TED speakers. Some fantastic titles in there!

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