Entries by Hedley Phillips

Facebook trialling new link preview image upload feature

It’s long been known that when you paste a link into Facebook, it doesn’t always show the preview image you’d like it to show. We wrote a long article about this back in September 2013 titled: How do I force Facebook to use a thumbnail from my website? which explained how you could use either OG data or the […]

WordPress 4.0 is available

Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleaderBenny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we […]

WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release

WordPress have released a security update to their popular Blogging and Content Management System (CMS) and are encouraging all users to update their sites immediately. This release fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the Salesforce.com Product Security Team. WordPress 3.9.2 also contains other security changes: Fixes a […]

Author Photos in Google Search no longer appearing

Author Photos have been removed from Google Search Results Back in September 2013 we wrote a post on how to get your Google+ photo displaying alongside your search results using Google Authorship. It detailed how to link your WordPress Blog to your Google+ profile so that information from your profile and your Author Photo (Google Profile […]

Google My Business verification now instant

Google My Business verification is now instant. According to an announcement on their forums, from today you can now instantly verify your business listing if you’ve already verified your business website with Google Webmaster Tools. Google Employee Jade Wang posted the following: Good news — starting today, if you’re verifying a page for your business, you may […]