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This weekend I gave a presentation at the yearly Dutch WordPress conference, WordCamp Netherlands 2016, about…How to get the best Google PageSpeed Insights scores for your website. You can find the slides of the presentation here.And the video recording here. The generic PageSpeed Insights tool is:https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.comAnd the detailed version (best to use) is:https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights The main things you can do […]

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October 14, 2016
Robert Heessels
General
October 10, 2016
Chris Vermeulen
General

When you are new to WordPress, it’s a good thing to become part of the WP community. Great ways to do that are visiting local WP Meetups and WordCamps. And although in general, these meetings are very encouraging and uplifting, there is one area that is ‘less encouraged’. To put it mildly. And that is going after small WordPress projects. Well, let me encourage you with this article.

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July 12, 2016
Chris Vermeulen
General, Small WP Projects, WordPress

At WordCamp Europe 2016 I had the honor to deliver a talk on one of the three stages. It was about: “How to do SMALL WordPress Projects profitably”. And when I came home I decided to make a blog post series out of this. Because I believe with all my heart, that when an agency, or especially freelance WordPress designers, read and do these tips, they will prosper.

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July 6, 2016
Chris Vermeulen
General, Small WP Projects, WordPress

At WordCamp Europe 2016 in Vienna, the annual WordPress conference, I had the privilege to speak at one of the three stages. The subject of my talk was: “How to do SMALL WordPress projects profitably.” Here is the video and the the transcript of this talk. I believe it can be very helpful for WordPress freelancers and small agencies. 

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July 1, 2016
Chris Vermeulen
General, Small WP Projects, Stories, WordPress

About a year ago, my heart did a little joy-dance :-)

Matt Mullenweg, the founding father of WordPress, was on stage at WordCamp Europe in Sevilla – Spain. He did a Q&A with the audience and towards the end, he said something that almost made me cry.

But in a good way.

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May 27, 2016
Chris Vermeulen
News, Stories, WordPress
October 28, 2015
Chris Vermeulen
Stories

Op deze manier kun je Mobilegeddon overleven. Vandaag, 21 april 2015, lanceert Google een nieuwe update van zijn algoritme waardoor webpagina’s die niet goed worden weergegeven op mobiele apparaten verdwijnen uit de zoekresultaten. Om precies te zijn, wanneer iemand zoekt op een smartphone dan zal Google de webpagina’s die er goed uitzien op een telefoon […]

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April 21, 2015
Chris Vermeulen
Dutch, Geen onderdeel van een categorie, News, Swifty

Here’s how you can survive Mobilegeddon. Today, April 21st 2015, Google released an update of it’s algorithm that will make webpages that don’t look good on a mobile device disappear from the search results More Help. More accurately, when someone searches on a smartphone, Google will rank web pages that look good on a phone […]

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April 21, 2015
Chris Vermeulen
General, News, Stuff Google Likes, Swifty

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March 27, 2015
Chris Vermeulen
News, Social Media Done Right