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How to add unique meta description tags in WordPress without plugins

February 16, 2016 4:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When I checked my website for errors in the Google Search Console earlier this morning, I noticed a warning about duplicate meta descriptions on my WordPress website. I had 205 pages with duplicate tags and at first I didn’t think much of it, but I decided to find out the significance in terms of better SEO just in case. I was shocked to realise that having duplicate meta description tags throughout your WordPress blog is a bad idea and Google doesn’t like it one bit! Google: Don’t duplicate meta description tags Google’s Matt Cutts has officially stated in his video that... View Article

WordPress Portfolio Theme

July 20, 2015 2:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

By breaking up the skeleton of underscores I was able to craft this portfolio theme for WordPress Main features Navigation menu is generated from categories and displays a category view Cool sliding effect on the menu using a combination of transition and padding As you scroll down the site title and description disappear along with the navigation menu They reappear when you start scrolling up Custom header gets added to Artwork and Music categories by manipulating directly CSS style with jQuery Footer has three distinct columns Picture links in gallery and footer icons have a tint overlay effect on hover... View Article

Goodbye GreyRound, welcome Messages From Outer Space

June 15, 2015 5:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

GreyRound was the first WordPress theme that I built from scratch. It took me a while, but I was finally able to publish it on the official WordPress theme directory which meant a lot to me considering it was my first theme. At the time of writing this post, the theme has already been downloaded more than 3,000 times. I’m not sure if it’s good or not, because I haven’t compared it to other themes, but for me the number feels pretty big. A quick Google search also shows that people are indeed using GreyRound for their websites and it... View Article

GreyRound theme is now available to download for free from WordPress

March 21, 2015 2:28 pm Published by 2 Comments

It’s finally accepted I initially submitted the GreyRound theme for WordPress to review more than 4 months ago, but because this was my first ever attempt at creating a new WordPress theme completely from scratch, there were quite a few things I missed and I was asked to change those.   After hours of reading the WordPress Codex I was ready and submitted the 2’nd version for WordPress to review. Weeks passed… three weeks to be exact. I was very disappointed to see that there had been no activity around my theme any more. It later turned out that the... View Article