Happy Friday! It’s that time to review this week’s interesting blog posts, news and articles.
Our content includes a variety of articles from DMCA notices to design best practices for a website’s home page and landing pages. We’ve also thrown in a video from Matt Cutts and some great goodies on Schema.
If you’re interested in getting involved in the WordPress community face to face, we’ve included a list of upcoming WordCamps and the live WordSesh event.
So without further ado, the articles of interest for this week are…
Web Design and WordPress
- 50+ Cheat Sheets for Building WordPress Themes and Plugins
- Homepage Real Estate Allocation
- Free Web Style Guide PSD Template
- B2B Website Pitfalls: What Is It That You Do Again?
- 3 Reasons Why SMBs Should Have a Website-First Marketing Strategy
- Creating Smart Sidebars Using Widget Visibility
- How to Improve Your Conversion Rates with a Faster Website
- Evaluating Plugin Weight and Performance
- How Long Should Your Landing Page Be?
- 6 Proven Ways to Boost the Conversion Rates of Your Call-to-Action Buttons
- WordPress Goes Legal: Sues Over Two Egregiously Bogus DMCA Notices That Were Designed To Censor
- 4 Essential UX Rules Taught by Eye-tracking Research
Internet Marketing, SEO and Social Media
- Understanding Google’s Blacklist – Cleaning Your Hacked Website and Removing From Blacklist
- Bing Webmaster Tools Adds Connected Pages Dashboard
- Schema-org Guide for Beginners (Everyone Can Understand!) + Schema Cheatsheet
- What would you like to see from Webmaster Tools in 2014?
- Google’s Matt Cutts: Responsive Design Won’t Hurt Your SEO
Entrepreneurship, Business and Plain Old Fashion Goodness
- Enter Copyblogger’s First-Ever Essay Contest For a Chance to Win $7,000 in Content Marketing Prizes
- Apply to the WordPress Startup Challenge!
Upcoming WordPress Events
- WordCamp London – November 23
- WordCamp Raleigh – November 23
- WordCamp Sao Paulo – November 23
- WordSesh – December 7
- WordCamp Las Vegas – December 14
- WordCamp Sevilla – December 14
As always, this is not an exhaustive list. If you know of any posts related to web design, WordPress or SEO then by all means do share! Post a comment below and let us and our readers know what we may have missed.