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CharlesWorks Watching the Solar Eclipse Here in Peterborough NH

In this delightful recount, Charles shares the excitement and unexpected turns of attempting to witness the solar eclipse from Peterborough, NH. Despite initial plans to travel for a perfect view, traffic forecasts and work commitments led to an improvised viewing setup at home. With creativity and a bit of DIY, Charles, alongside Susan and Evan, managed to enjoy the eclipse safely. This article captures not just the celestial phenomenon but also the sense of community and adaptability in facing the unexpected.

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Boosting Web Traffic and Visibility using Yoast SEO

In this detailed guide, we delve into the intricacies of utilizing the Yoast SEO plugin to elevate your website’s search engine rankings and boost online visibility. Drawing on years of experience and previous writings on the broader scope of SEO, this article offers a rare, hands-on walkthrough for optimizing WordPress sites. It starts with an essential overview of SEO’s significance in the digital era—highlighting its role as a critical tool for attracting visitors and converting them into loyal followers or customers. From setting the stage with the correct WordPress editor settings to mastering the Yoast SEO tabs for both SEO and readability improvements, this guide covers every step in detail. Practical tips on enhancing your content strategy, including the strategic use of drafts and backdated posts, are provided to fill in content gaps and maintain a steady content flow, crucial for search engine recognition and audience engagement.

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Fixing WP Super Cache and WPtouch Integration

In this guide, we tackle the integration issue and fixing conflicts between WP Super Cache and WPtouch plugins, crucial for WordPress site optimization. Starting with enabling Mobile Device Support in WP Super Cache, we move through updating Rejected User Agents, including additional user agents, clearing cached pages, ensuring plugin compatibility, and disabling WPtouch support in WP Super Cache for Pro users. This step-by-step process aims to fix compatibility issues, preventing the serving of cached desktop pages to mobile devices, thus ensuring a seamless browsing experience for all visitors while leveraging the performance benefits of caching plugins.

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Tweaking Your Computer’s Spellcheck Dictionary

This how-to article explores editing the spellcheck dictionary on your computer. It begins with a personal anecdote about encountering unexpected behavior in the spellcheck function while using Outlook web mail, leading to the realization that the issue stemmed from previously added words to the spellcheck dictionary. The article provides a step-by-step guide on how to locate and edit these words in both the Chrome browser and Windows 10 operating system settings. For Chrome, it details accessing the Languages section in browser settings to manage custom words. In Windows 10, it describes navigating to the system’s spellcheck dictionary file for editing. The guide aims to help users remove misspelled words added over time, improving the spellcheck function’s accuracy. Oropallo shares his astonishment at the number of misspelled words found and hopes the instructions will assist others in refining their dictionaries. The article also references Google’s Chrome support page and Mozilla’s Firefox support website for additional information.

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Caution: The “Pig Butchering” Phishing Expedition

In the article “Caution: The ‘Pig Butchering’ Phishing Expedition,” I delve into a sophisticated scam I recently discovered through John Oliver’s HBO show. “Pig Butchering” is a phishing scam that merges romance and investment fraud, often involving cryptocurrency. Scammers meticulously build trust over time, aiming to exploit it for financial gain. I emphasize the importance of watching John Oliver’s segment on this topic, as it provides crucial insights into the scam’s workings and its widespread impact. The article outlines practical steps to avoid falling victim to “Pig Butchering,” including skepticism towards unsolicited messages, the importance of research, and never sharing personal or financial information online. Awareness and caution are highlighted as the best defenses against such scams.

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Maximizing Website Flexibility and Client Autonomy with Divi Theme Builder

Explore the power of Divi Theme Builder as shared by a seasoned web developer at CharlesWorks. This article unveils how the Divi Theme Builder enhances website flexibility and client autonomy, making it an essential tool for anyone looking to create dynamic, user-friendly websites. From hiding the Divi Builder tag for cleaner aesthetics to leveraging pre-made layouts for faster design processes, learn how these features can revolutionize your web development experience. Whether you’re a novice or an enthusiast, discover how Divi can streamline your workflow and elevate the quality of your projects. Dive into the world of Divi and transform your web development journey.

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Avoiding New Phishing Pitfalls: A Personal Encounter

In my recent article, I delve into an encounter with a new phishing pitfall, involving a cunning WordPress-related email scam. I highlight the email’s deceptive elements, such as its urgent tone and seemingly legitimate links. Through my experience, I emphasize the importance of vigilance and knowledge in identifying and avoiding such scams. The article provides practical tips for spotting red flags in suspicious emails and reinforces the need to verify information before taking any action. This cautionary tale serves as a reminder of the evolving nature of online threats and the continuous need for cybersecurity awareness.

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Exciting Official Launch: CharlesWorks’ Small Site Special Financing Deal

Today, on Black Friday, CharlesWorks proudly launches the Small Site Terms of Service Special Deal. This long-anticipated offering is the result of years of development and client conversations. It’s tailored for small businesses and individual entrepreneurs, making web services more accessible and budget-friendly. The deal includes affordable hosting at $19.99 per month, a development cost cap of $600, and flexible financing options at a 1.5% monthly interest rate. Clients also benefit from secure domain names for $15 annually and user-friendly website features. Additional costs for changes are transparent and fair, charged by the minute. This launch reflects our commitment to bridging the technical gap for our clients, offering them high-quality, accessible web services. We’re excited to help clients establish or enhance their online presence, empowering them to succeed in the digital world.

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Adding WooCommerce Categories

This guide provides a straightforward process for adding categories in WooCommerce, essential for organizing products on your website. By simply navigating to the ‘Products’ and then ‘Categories’ in the WordPress Dashboard, you can create new categories and attach products to them. Properly categorized products not only enhance the user experience but also contribute to a well-structured e-commerce site. This article makes it easy to understand and implement, ensuring that your products are effectively showcased and accessible to your customers​​.

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