Web time response

I have found a list of pages that enable the users to measure time response in different manners.

Load Impact site offers a very nice service that is important at the time of selecting a hosting or check the time response of your web sites. Valuable data to analyze and study.

In our case, we have things to improve.

First time bite is killing me,

WordPress plugins

For my poor memory,

1.- Contact Form 7 – Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.

2.- Force Regenerate Thumbnails – Useful if your site already have a lot of content and images. Allows you to delete all old images size and regenerate the thumbnails for your image attachments.

3.- Acunetix WP Security. Useful for security checks.

4.- W3 Total Cache, improve time response.

5.- Smushit, compress image files.

6.- WPTouch, adapts the look & feel to the different mobile formats.

Updated in 2015

7.- WordPress SEO by Yoast, for improving the SEO of each post.

 

Working on Search engine optimization (SEO)

I’m trying to work on the search engine optimization (SEO). I found 2 links and I have followed some of its recommendations. It has worked a lot, now Google finds it with the main key words of the business.

  1. Posicionar Web: http://www.posicionar-web.info/
  2. Zona Libre:  http://www.zonalibre.org/blog/salvaje/google.html

The activities I have done:

1.- Validate the URI. I started with 8 errors and now I obtain a green light: “This document was successfully checked as XHTML 1.0 Transitional!”

http://validator.w3.org/

2.- Add a sitemap.xml file. Before to do this I found the way to check that all links were properly included in this sitemap.

http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/ (limited to 500 entries)

http://www.check-domains.com/sitemap/index.php (unlimited)

3.- Add a robots.txt file,

4.- Add the web to DMOZ directory: http://www.dmoz.org/

5.- Add the web to Google directory: http://www.google.com/intl/es/addurl.html (it’s no longer available, Google closed it). But you can use this URL accessing from your gmail account, and then do a request to add it:

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url

6.- Add your web site to bing:

https://ssl.bing.com/webmaster/SubmitSitePage.aspx

7.- Take care of all the metatags of the web.

8.- Check the quality of the page, with clear suggestions about what to do (the  best one for me): http://www.seositecheckup.com/

9.- Check tool for keywords density: http://www.ongsono.com/keyword_density.htm

10.- Complete SEO Analysis Tool: http://www.reactionengine.com/

11.- Other good SEO analysis, screens, directories…. : http://www.sheerseo.com/

Updates from 2014:

12.- Other good SEO analysis, screens, directories: http://www.woorank.com/

13.- Test Performance: http://www.webpagetest.org

14.- Check how the web is shown in different web browsers (19 different browsers): http://www.browserstack.com/screenshots

15.- You can write “cache:www…….” and you can see what Google is caching.

16.- SEO Chat, very good to perform an analysis of the keyword density.

17.- http://ubersuggest.org/ used to look for key words suggestions.

Updates from 2015:

18.- Search Metrics, for competitive analysis:  http://suite.searchmetrics.com

19.- Soovle, to find short tail and long tail words: http://www.soovle.com/

20.- Shopify did a tool to grade your store http://ecommerce.shopify.com/grader