How do most travelers make up their mind when booking a hotel stay? They check reviews on sites like TripAdvisor, Yelp, Booking.com, and Facebook. According to a 2014 study made by TripAdvisor and PhoCusWright, 77% of travelers reference reviews before […]
This will be a longer article explaining a common SCAM that was reported numerous times about SiteLock and is valid for multiple hosting providers. Even if you are not hosted with HostGator you still might want to read about it, for the future safety of your wallet.
In today’s article I would like to continue talking about the importance of good photography for a hotel or a bed & breakfast. I have reached out to some professional and very talented photographers asking them to share their interior […]
Back in September of 2014 I have released a video tutorial on how to build a new WordPress website using our Leonardo theme. That tutorial was of great help to our customers, as it demonstrated many features of the theme. I decided to start 2016 by releasing an even more detailed video with audio commentary, this time demonstrating our latest Pinotage theme.
Earlier this summer my wife and I started planning our first European road trip with our son, who was 7 months old at the time. Knowing that there are many amazing properties using our WordPress themes, we thought this might be a good opportunity to go and visit some of them. Now that our trip is over and we are safely home, it is a good opportunity to tell you about some of the people we have met.
Google Search Console is the new name for the previously known Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) that we have been using all these years. The name has been somewhat wrong until now, so Google renamed it to something better and more intuitive. Here's what you need to know about.
On 21st of April Google started rolling out some major changes to its mobile search ranking algorithms aimed at rewarding websites for being mobile-friendly. Read what it is all about.
There are many ways to add Google Analytics tracking code to your website. In this article we present 4 easy ways to add GA code to your WordPress website.
In this post I would like to talk about the final round of theme updates of this year, mostly oriented towards the Events module that was available in most of our themes (except Royal Chateau and Palazio). When we first […]
In this article I would like to disclose some of the tools and services that I use to analyze websites and track their loading speed, performance, online presence & search engine rankings. This is in no way a complete list of useful tools, there is always something new and exciting on the horizon, so feel free to share similar services in the comments below.
Author: Dumitru Brinzan
Founder and WordPress developer at HermesThemes. With over 7 years of experience in the hospitality industry, it is my strong belief that WordPress brings unprecedented opportunities for independent hotels, B&Bs and inns. Over a thousand of amazing properties worldwide use our Hotel WordPress Themes on their websites.