6 Signs you’re Not a Good Web Designer

Being a ‘web designer’ (or web developer) is like being a surgeon, or a mechanic.

Not many people can critically assess your work. As long as the heart is beating, or the engine is running, most people have no choice but to assume you did a good job.

With this post I hope to change that. Consider this my attempt to set a bar and educate people of what makes a good web designer.

How to add Date Last Updated to WordPress Posts

Most themes show the Published Date above each post. What most themes don’t show (for some reason) is the Last Updated (or Last Modified) Date/Time. This sucks, because no one (including Google) will be able to fully appreciate the work you put into your blog!

Luckily WordPress already saves this information for each post and it is pretty easy to integrate into your theme using a plugin. Today I’ll show you how.

Find out which Fonts a (WordPress) Website is using

Since v2.1.0 OMGF sports a nifty new feature called Auto Detect. This feature allows OMGF to automatically find the fonts your theme is using. Together with the ‘remove Google Fonts‘ feature, OMGF makes it incredible easy to boost WordPress’ performance.

Now you little detectives must want to know how we can be sure that OMGF has detected all the fonts! Today I’ll show you how to setup OMGF’s Auto-detect feature and confirm that all fonts have been captured.

How to Setup Adjusted Bounce Rate for Google Analytics in CAOS

Having a high Bounce Rate in Google Analytics could mean one of two things: either you have a really boring website or people found what they’re looking for and leave. It depends per website and you can’t just assume one or the other. To find out what’s going on, you can use an Adjusted Bounce Rate.

Google Pagespeed Insights 101 or: What’s the Meaning of my Pagespeed Score?

Dear internet, please stop worrying about your Google Pagespeed score.

Okay. That is a weird thing for me to say, since I’m offering WordPress services to boost your overall Performance Score. But it’s the truth.

Your Google Pagespeed Insights score is a meaningless metric if you don’t know how to interpret it. Allow me to explain.

How to Track Google Ads Conversions with CAOS

Recently I received an inquiry on the support forum asking if it is possible to track Google Ads conversions with CAOS.

It appears it is! Using CAOS’ integrated filters it is quite easy to modify the tracking code using a WordPress plugin. Let me show you how you can write your own mini plugin for CAOS.

How to integrate Google Optimize into CAOS

Recently I added possibilities for WordPress developers to modify CAOS’ tracking snippet using filters. Shortly afterwards I received an inquiry on the support forum asking if I could integrate Google Optimize in CAOS.

Instead of continuously releasing updates, I figured I’d just explain, how you can write your own WordPress plugin, and integrate it into CAOS yourself.