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What Google is to search engines WordPress is to websites – it has literally taken over the Internet. If you’re just starting out in real estate or you’re an established agent looking to beef up your web presence, consider WordPress for your agent website. What is WordPress? It’s surprising, but not everyone is familiar with WordPress. So, ... Read more +

You’ve published a great website, you’re blogging, accounts on social sites are in place, and you’re creating new content on a regular basis.  You’re posting with SEO in mind, and maybe even doing some PPC (Pay Per Click) marketing to get visitors to your WordPress site.  If those visitors are sitting at their desktop with... Read more +

In recent weeks, there has been substantial buzz around the Web centered around a brute force attack on WordPress sites.  These attacks are made by a network of more than 90,000 infected computers. They operate by logging in to the WordPress admin section with the generic login name “Admin”, as that’s how most WordPress sites are... Read more +

One of the points made by just about every real estate website lead generation “guru” is that you will get more site visitors and convert more of those “suspects” to “prospects” with content that positions you as an expert in your area.  Being the go-to real estate and community expert provides a lot of ... Read more +

WordPress stands alone as a really amazing website and blogging platform.  However, like any software solution, WordPress does certain things really well and doesn’t do other things at all.  That’s not a negative statement, as no software can do everything that every user might want.  BUT, WordPress opened its software up to third ... Read more +

A real estate website using WordPress software is one of the very best ways you can create a dynamic Internet presence.  Don’t let it be too daunting, as you should make it an adventure.  You see, you’re embarking on a process to take charge of your Internet future and the more you learn now and take on for yourself, the more ... Read more +

WordPress is now the website platform for more than 75 million sites worldwide.  You don’t reach a number like that, as well as being lauded as one of the most popular website creation resources, without a lot of evidence of success and positive reviews from users. Why has WordPress grown like this?  It’s simple to use, easy to create... Read more +

On average, a major release for WordPress happens three times per year. These release cycles increase the version number by increments of .1. So we go from WordPress 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0 and so on. These are considered “major” releases. In between these releases, security fixes are released as needed. So we go from version 2.8.1, 2.8.2, ... Read more +

dsIDXpress is our IDX WordPress plugin and as many clients can attest, it’s a great tool that assists you in gaining higher rankings in search engines. However, we’ve often been asked the question: “Why are so many of dsIDXpress pages returning 404 errors and can this be resolved?” Which brings us to today’s ... Read more +

Today’s topic du jour: XML Sitemaps! First off, what are they? From Google Webmaster Tools: Sitemaps are a way to tell Google about pages on your site we might not otherwise discover. In its simplest terms, a XML Sitemap—usually called Sitemap, with a capital S—is a list of the pages on your website. Creating and submitting a Sitemap ... Read more +