• How Hotel Press and Media Kits Help You Get Publicity

    In this article, I’d like to discuss how press and media kits help you get publicity. “Press kits” and “media kits” are often used to describe the same thing. They’re both information packages used to communicate business information to the […]

  • Create a New Hotel Website Using WordPress (2016)

    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.

  • Google Search Console: Search Analytics Page

    What is Google Search Console and How to Use It

    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.

  • Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update: Things You Need to Know

    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.

  • How to Add Google Analytics to a WordPress Website

    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.

  • How to Measure Website Performance and Track Search Engine Rankings

    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.

  • Plugins That You Must Have on Your WordPress Website

    From a performance point of view, there is a rule that is almost always true: the more plugins you have, the slower your website will become. Besides hurting a website's performance, it can also increase the number of vulnerabilities available to hackers (poorly written plugins, outdated, etc.) Some plugins however are just too good and must be used for almost any WordPress website, such as...

  • How to Build a Hotel Website with WordPress [VIDEO]

    In the following video I will show you how easy it is to build a hotel website from scratch using just WordPress and one of our WordPress themes: Leonardo Theme. You will learn how to use the Theme Options page and some of the custom page templates that are included in the theme. The video is 26 minutes long and has no sound, but the process is easy to replicate and doesn't require much commentary.

  • How to: Accept Online Reservations on Your Website

    If you don't have a booking engine on your website right now, you should seriously consider signing up with one of the providers presented below. Most of these products are easy to integrate into WordPress (and our themes).

  • How to: Install and Set Up the WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin

    WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin has been on our Recommended Plugins list since day 1. If you care about your website's performance in Search Engines, you must have this plugin on your WordPress website.