A Simple way to see when Google indexes your images.

Last Updated on January 19, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

If you have an image centric site, you probably wonder “How long does it take for images to get indexed”?  It would be nice to keep tabs on how long it takes for your images to show up in the Google Image index. Here is a simple way to do that. UPDATED Aug 2019

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An example of why you should use the featured image feature in WordPress

Last Updated on January 19, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Some social media will look for the featured image if you are posting a link. Not having a featured image will result in a link that is text only in Tumblr.

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A great cheat sheet on image sizes for social media headers and profile pics.

Last Updated on January 19, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

One of the keys to getting legitimate traffic to your site is to leverage social media. In other words, set up profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr etc. related to your site or to a niche within your site. If you want to do it correctly, your profiles on the various social media sites need to be relatively professional. There is a great cheat sheet posted on the Godaddy Blog that helps you figure out the correct image sizes.

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Why should you prune your WordPress categories?

Last Updated on January 17, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

I have a site I’m trying to grow. It is this tech blog. Currently there are over 600 posts in 90 categories? I had to ask “Does it make sense to prune my WordPress Categories?” and “how many categories are too many?”

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