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The Pros & Cons of Shopify for Your Website

Here at SEOcycle, we use the Shopify platform as an option for web development and web design (as well as WordPress). Shopify is an excellent option when used appropriately. Like WordPress, it has its pros and cons, and these need to be considered carefully before selecting the platform for best use for your needs.

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The Pros & Cons of WordPress for Your Website

WordPress is one of the platforms we use here at SEOcycle for our web development and web design services. In fact, while we also work with Shopify, WordPress is our preferred website development platform for an array of reasons:

  • WordPress supports better SEO outcomes
  • WordPress makes it simple to add functionality
  • WordPress is more affordable to host
  • WordPress delivers visually appealing, unique websites
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Google Page Speed Insights – What You Need to Know

Does your website run quickly enough?

Did you know that page speed is a Google ranking factor? It’s so important for search engine ranking that Google provides a Page Speed Insights Tool to help you optimise the speed of your site.

What is Page Speed?

Page speed is the loading speed for individual pages on your website. It is not a score per se, but rather the web page’s loading time in seconds. But the faster and more seamlessly your pages load, the higher your score will be.

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Does Your Website Need a Spring Clean?

Spring has finally sprung in the Southern Hemisphere, and we could not be happier to welcome warmer, longer days and balmy breezes. The air is fresh and it’s the time of year when it feels like everything – including us – comes to life again.

It’s also very true that we’re collectively hoping for the unprecedented challenges of 2020 to alleviate somewhat over the coming months.

While you are no doubt feeling inspired to spring clean your home, have you considered your business? More specifically, does your website need a spring clean?

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