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What is a Merchant Payment Gateway?

By Al Harlow | March 1, 2024 |

We understand that the concept of a merchant payment gateway might initially seem complex, but it’s relatively straightforward once you break it down. Think of it as the digital equivalent of a physical payment terminal found in a retail store. A merchant payment gateway is an online service that securely processes credit card payments for…

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ADA & WCAG Compliance Gets Our Attention Again

By Al Harlow | November 14, 2022 |

Background In 2019, before the pandemic, it became apparent that as website designers, we needed to provide our clients with a solution that prevents them from being sued for not being ADA compliant. Many lawsuits were being filed, and this seemed to be a problem we thought could be relatively easy to solve. We found…

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Yoast SEO’s Green Light Doesn’t Spell Ranking Success

By admin | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Yoast SEO’s Green Light Doesn’t Spell Ranking Success

By Keith Lang / Updated: September 21, 2022 / SEO, WordPress Heard that Yoast SEO is the best plugin for WordPress success? If you’re like most WordPress website owners, you probably know about this plugin. Maybe you’ve installed Yoast and are wondering why you’re not getting more traffic. Perhaps you’ve tried making every blog post comply with Yoast’s recommendations but nothing…

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How Do I Change My Facebook Post Thumbnail Picture For My Website?

By Al Harlow | April 12, 2022 |

Author: Tony Waldegrave When someone makes a post on Facebook that includes a link to your website, you may have noticed that Facebook will replace the URL with a thumbnail image, a title, and a description. These are called Open Graph Objects and they appear on several social media sites, not just Facebook. It’s even been shown that open…

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New Facebook Group Formed To Help Small Businesses with their Website

By Al Harlow | January 13, 2021 |

This week we began working on a new Facebook Group with the purpose of not only assisting our customers at Click IT but also anyone else who will find the information posted and discussed here useful. Anyone who is in charge of their small business web presence is welcomed to join. You don’t have to…

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After the New Website is Build, What’s Next?

By Al Harlow | September 6, 2019 |

Web Presence Strategy for Local Businesses When building a new website, whether it is based on an old website or not, Click IT uses hosted WordPress as the new platform because it allows for growth in functionality easily. For instance, “plugins” are commonly used to add functions, such as a shopping cart, or new order…

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Why You Need a Google My Business Listing

By admin | March 24, 2019 |

One advantage of being listed in Google My Business (GMB) according to Google, is that at least 50% of cell phone users searching for local businesses will visit that business within a day of their search; and of those, 18% will actually make a purchase. Doesn’t this sound like something that can be a great…

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Why You Need an SSL Certificate

By admin | December 3, 2018 |

In order to have secure communication from a web browser, HTTPS is used, which stands for “Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure”. An SSL (“Secure Sockets Layer”) certificate adds this end-to-end encryption so only the end-user and the web server can decipher the data. If you have data being exchanged without this level of security installed, you take the risk…

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How Much Does a New Website Really Cost

By admin | November 28, 2018 |

How much should a website cost in 2019? For web designers that did list their prices, we found the going rate in 2019 to build a modern, professional small business website was typically $3,000-$6,000 but could be as much as $20,000 depending on the number of pages on the site and the amount of customization required.  Sept 6, 2019 –…

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Removing Unnecessary Tags in WordPress

By admin | January 14, 2018 |

Article Republished from OrbitingWeb: Remove These 10 Unnecessary Tags From WordPress Header (WP Version, Prev, Pingback, Feed Links & More) Posted on 2015-03-15 by Mukesh M WordPress auto generates a whole lot of unnecessary tags/elements that can not only slow down your website but also in some cases cause security issues. For instance, the WP Generator header tag…

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