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Page speed as a ranking factor: what you need to know

4 April 2017 | 33 Comments | Edwin Toonen

It’s official: Google announced that page speed will be a ranking factor in its mobile-first index. But what does that mean? There’s no beating around the bush anymore: you should work on making your site as fast and accessible as possible. Don’t wait, do it now. I mean it. Work on your mobile SEO. For …

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Internal search: why and how

3 April 2017 | 12 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Internal search is the search option on your own website. It’s, for instance, the search widget in WordPress and the product search in WooCommerce. Make no mistake: if your website has over twenty pages, your website should most definitely have that internal search option. There are a number of best practices for that search option, and I’d like to …

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Sliders suck and should be banned from your website

28 March 2017 | 40 Comments | Thijs de Valk

Two years ago, we wrote about why we really don’t like sliders. We still don’t like sliders. If your theme forces you to include a slider (also named carousels) on your homepage, please realize that it’s making you use a feature that has no value for SEO. A feature that is probably slowing down your site …

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Contact page examples: What makes a great contact page?

22 March 2017 | 10 Comments | Edwin Toonen

In this post, we’ll go over a number of contact page examples, so you’ll be able to review your own contact page and improve it. For a lot of companies, that contact page is the main reason they have a website in the first place. For others, the contact page filters or manages all incoming …

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Checkout page UX

2 June 2016 | 3 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

The last step in an online buying process is always the checkout page; your website’s cash register. It consists of a number of steps that lead to a completion of a purchase. In this post, we’ll discuss the things you can improve, from the UX of your shopping cart to a thank you page. We’ll …

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Shopping cart abandonment

12 April 2016 | 14 Comments | Thijs de Valk

We optimize our checkout process continually. To do so, we keep track of our shopping cart abandonment. Why won’t people complete their purchase, even after they have already added your products to their shopping carts? That’s what we’ll discuss in this article. Some of the reasons for shopping cart abandonment are so obvious, that you would almost …

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