Website Speed Test – where do you even start?

Website Speed Test

Page load speeds are getting more and more important. Not only can a slow loading site annoy your readers, but it can impact your Google search rankings too. But how do you do a website speed test? Read on to find out about the 3 main players in the site speed testing world. Where do I go to do a … Read More

Tech Help Tuesday #6

Welcome back to Tech Help Tuesday! I can’t believe we’re in September already, where have the summer holidays gone? It’ll be the dreaded C-word before we know it. You know that one that brings with it the fella in the red suit with the white beard? That one.Anywho, this month I’m going to do an FAQ on Gutenberg, because I … Read More

The WordPress Visual Editor – your complete guide

WordPress Visual Editor-Header

Later this year wordpress version 5 will be released and with it the new wordpress visual editor, Gutenberg. So you may be wondering where you’ve heard the name Gutenberg before. When I first heard it I had a rough idea that it had some historical significance but that was as far as I knew. Gutenberg is named after Johannes Gutenberg, … Read More

5 things you didn’t know about Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months you’ll have heard about Project Gutenberg. It’s the new wordpress visual editor, due for release as part of WordPress version 5. A lot has been said about Gutenberg. Why fix something that isn’t broken? I can see why WordPress have decided it’s time to change. A few months … Read More

Tech Help Tuesday #5

Tech Help Tuesday #5 – WordPress Security Plugins How are we in August already? It feels like Christmas was only yesterday. I don’t know what it’s like where you are but it’s still really warm here in South Yorkshire and was the same in Ireland when we popped across last week to visit family. Anywho, this month’s tech help Tuesday … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to the Google Analytics Dashboard

The Complete Guide to the Google Analytics Dashboard

The Ultimate Guide to the Google Analytics Dashboard Ok, so you’ve got your Google Analytics tracking code set up and ready to go, but now what? You should know by now that I don’t leave anyone hanging here at TBG. So here it is, your ultimate guide to the Google Analytics dashboard.   Home Home is where the heart is … Read More

How to set up google analytics in 3 easy steps [Video]

How to set up google analytics in 3 easy steps As bloggers, especially those who want to work with brands, it’s important that we know the key statistics for our blogs. Often brands will use those numbers to decide whether or not they want to work with us. It’s also really helpful to know which of our posts are the … Read More

Tech Help Tuesday #4

Tech Help Tuesday #4 Hi! Welcome back to another tech help tuesday here at The Blog Genie HQ. We’ve had some beautiful weather in June and let’s hope it carries on through the rest of the summer. This week we have another 2 questions from other bloggers so I’m going to get stuck in.   Link Previews on Social Media … Read More

How to install a wordpress theme in 3 easy steps

How to Install A WordPress Theme

How to install a wordpress theme in 3 easy steps There’s so much to learn in the early days of starting a blog. Choosing a host, installing plugins and designing your site, and that’s before you’ve even published your first blog post. Themes are what wordpress uses to set the look and feel of a blog. It sets out your … Read More