Free Tools

Now that you have a new website, how about some free website checking tools to make sure you get the best from your site?

Below you will find some very useful free tools to check your website for speed, SEO optimization along with some recommended WordPress plugins we use ourselves.

Check Website Speed

The best way to check your website speed and get a detailed report is by using GT Metric.

All you need to do is enter your website domain name in the box and GT Metric will test the speed of you site or blog.

The report will show you what is slowing your website down.

If you require some assistance in speeding up your website let me know.

SEO Optimization

SEO is the make or break of your website. We use two free tools to ensure our sites are optimised to be found in search engines.

The two free tools we use are at Seoptimer and SEO Centro.

Enter your domain name into the box and you will get a report. There are some good solutions to help you optimise your SEO.

If you require assistance with this, please let me know.

Recommended WordPress Plugins

There are thousands of free plugins to install on your WordPress website. Below are the ones we use and fully recommend.

  • Wordfence – Security and firewall for your site
  • Yoast SEO – Free SEO plugin to help optimise your site
  • LiteSpeed – If your host uses LiteSpeed servers install this for fast loading
  • Jetpack – Many useful free features to enhance your website
  • Akismet – Spam prevention
  • Google Analytics by Webkinder – Adds tracking code for Google Analytics
  • WP Smush – Image optimizer

These are just a few of the very good WordPress plugins we use. If you are unsure how to use any of them get in touch.

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