Some plugins and site integrations generate a Google map through their API system instead of using a map embed. In this article we'll walk you through the requirements of using the Google Maps API. Let's get started! Log into the Google Maps Platform Create an account or use an existing gmail account and log in…Read more
Web Design Awards & Recognition
Web Host Ranking calls Austin Web & Design one of Texas' Top Web Design Companies Austin Web & Design is one of the top Texas web designers. With over 10 years of experience, Austin Web & Design has a team that is extremely educated and dedicated. They have been so successful over the years by…Read more
Steps to Creating & Sharing New Cloudflare Accounts
Creating & Sharing New Cloudflare Accounts with AWD At Austin Web & Design we recommend to our new, and our maintenance, clients to sign up for a free Cloudflare account. This way the can enjoy better performance, security, and managed DNS. [hr] Step 1: Sign Up Go to the Cloudflare sign up page and enter…Read more
Adding Users to Google Search Console (Webmasters)
How To: Add Users to Google Search Console (Webmasters) We often get asked, here at AWD, to add our websites to Google Analytics (GA) and to the Google Search Console (GSC), which was formerly called Google Webmasters. You can always send us your login information, but that is not recommended. A much safer way is…Read more
Adding Users to Google Analytics
We often get asked, here at AWD, to add our websites to Google Analytics (GA) and to the Google Search Console (GSC), which was formerly called Google Webmasters.
How To: When Migrating from a Host with Built-In Caching
When migrating from HostMonster or WPEngine using Updraft Plus you will need to remove their MU (must use) plugins once you are on the new hosting server, or exclude them prior to making your final Updraft backup pre-migration.
Leveraging browser caching
What does leveraging browser caching mean? When a user visits a webpage their browser must download the files that make up the page to be able to display it. The more files they have to download, the longer the page will take to display. This is bad for SEO, bad for mobiles and bad for…Read more
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) configuration
Yoast Search Engine Optimization (SEO) plugin is awesome and used correctly it can have a massive impact on getting sites to rank well for their chosen keywords and phrases but the downside of being so highly configurable is that it can be a daunting prospect to get it set up properly. Follow theses simple steps…Read more
Austin Web & Design earns spot in top 5 on Clutch!
Austin Web & Design was highlighted as a top 5 web designer yesterday in Clutch’s Austin, Texas Web Design press release yesterday. We were recognized for our strong market presence, our diversified clientele, and our positive feedback and reviews from our clients. Clutch, a ratings and reviews platform based in Washington DC, provides research on…Read more
SEO in 3 easy steps
AKA: How we Got to be # 1! SEO really takes some effort, but it can be done. There's no real secret to it - just consistent, diligent activity. [spacer] Step 1: Determine your target terms. These are the keyword groups you most want to come up in search for. For us, it's "Austin web…Read more