Website Design Blog

Hi, my name is Neil Forrester. I am the owner and web designer of Pixelfire web design Geelong. As the owner of Pixelfire, I am passionate about creating good looking websites and equally passionate about understanding what it takes to get a website onto page one of Google. When I discover something new, I like to share the knowledge here on my blog. I hope you find my articles informative, interesting and helpful in your website design endeavours.

Best wishes,

Neil Forrester - Pixelfire web design owner

What is an SSL certificate - protect your website today
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August 21, 2018

What is an SSL certificate and does my site need one?

In February 2018 Google announced that it would warn visitors to websites that don't have an SSL certificate installed. Websites without an SSL certificate install now trigger a warning on Google Chrome that it might not be safe to view the content. Most people who see this warning will leave…
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Altitude training Melbourne
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August 18, 2018

Altitude Performance Centre

In this article I am pleased to announce that we have recently completed the website design and build for Altitude Performance Centre (otherwise known as APC). Mark Sketchley from APC approached Pixelfire and asked us to design a logo, website and business cards for his new Melbourne altitude gym. Branding…
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Divi Builder Timeout Fix
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July 18, 2018

Divi Builder Timeout Fix

Is your WordPress website design using the Divi Theme and Divi Builder? Perhaps you have recently upgraded your theme, plugins or WordPress operating system and now noticed that the Divi Builder is giving a ‘timeout’ warning. If your website is showing the ‘Divi Builder timeout’ warning you should apply the…
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SEO or SEM - you should use both
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July 18, 2018

SEO, SEM or both?

When it comes to promoting your business online I’m sometimes asked by customers "which should I choose: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) or Search Engine Marketing (SEM)?". The short answer is that you should engage in both. What’s the difference between SEO and SEM? SEO is the process of optimising your…
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Moving Your Website
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July 17, 2018

Moving a website to another domain name?

If you are thinking about changing your website domain name you need to ensure you follow the Changing Domain Name Checklist below so that you don’t loose any SEO juice after the move. It’s a time consuming admin process but worth getting right, especially if you want to retain your…
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Selling Large Digital Files In Woocommerce
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July 17, 2018

Sell large digital download files using WooCommerce & Dropbox

If you have a WooCommerce WordPress website and want to sell large digital files online you may come up against the following issues: Files over 2GB files are simply too large to upload and store on the server. The bandwidth required for customers to download large files is huge. What’s…
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