Rick Lomas

I made this blog (www.lemmyfans.com) just a couple of days ago, but didn’t put any content on it until about an hour ago. meanwhile Google had been along and indexed it. This is quite cool as it wasn’t really linked to from anywhere else – except…..wait for it…..Facebook. So maybe dropping a link to a [...]

SEO For WordPress.com

Following on from last night, Jorge asked: Q: So you need to type in canvassofthemind.wordpress.com but what about if people don’t know the website name and are searching for close matches e.g Art history courses by Deborah Monteiro? A: Welcome to the World of SEO! It’s a constant struggle to get ranked in the search [...]

A few more questions from Jorge who is making a website using Wordpress.com blog as a Content Management System: Q: Would you mind taking a look at the website and tell me how we can re-fit an image to cover the area of the back patterned default image A: Dashboard>Appearance>Header Image – experiment a bit [...]

Update: Wed March 20th 2013. Since making the video here I think the code for Facebook like boxes has changed quite radically, so I might have to make a new video. Also this site is now using Thesis 2 which is quite different too. I’m going to install one on MotorhomeBusiness.com later on this week [...]

I do have a few sites (about 3 I think) that have never been indexed by Google, so it’s my task to try and sort them out and tell you how I’m going about it.  It seems to be no coincidence that the sites in question are using scraped content which is pretty low quality, [...]

My friend Jorge who I met in Serre Chevalier, France last year has been making a site using Wordpress as a Content Management System, he had a few questions about it which he asked me about on Facebook, but it’s stuff worth sharing so I thought it would make some good content here on Indexicon. [...]

This site is made by using a self hosted Wordpress installation: you follow these steps: Buy a domain name from a registrar, somewhere like GoDaddy.com Buy some webhosting from a web host company, somewhere like HostGator.com Download Wordpress from Wordpress.org and install by FTP (or Cpanel/Fantastico) Set your nameservers at the registrar to whatever is [...]

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