The 5th Annual WordCamp Kansas City 2016

WordCamp KC 2016

While attending WordCamp KC 2016, I picked up a few tips, mainly about security and SEO fundamentals.

When creating a password, use at least 12 characters. A simple but long password is more secure than a complex but short password.

Use a password manager such as KeePass or 1Password.

When sending logins to clients or customers, use

Use captcha on WordPress login screens. gives you what people are searching for and meta keyword suggestions.

Meta tags and alt tags are still important. shows you the cache Google has on your website.

Use to check domain name health, IP address information and reverse DNS lookup. allows you to crawl websites’ URLs and fetch key onsite elements to analyze from an SEO perspective.

Use to check any website for spelling mistakes, broken links and SEO problems. tracks your website’s backlinks, keywords, brand mentions and helps you to know what your competitors are doing.

Use to test your website performance and speed.

Why do I work at AWG? I appreciate having the opportunity to use my creative and web development skills to assist our retailers in marketing their stores. AWG is a reputable company and the marketing department consists of a great team, working together in a fun environment. Plus I love to eat! I especially like trying new products.