Theme Changes to pass Google’s Mobile Friendly Test

Almost a year long project started when Dina Holland asked me to have a look at one of her websites which was attracting mega amounts of spam comments and report back. She was aware that it was on a WordPress Theme which was not responsive and so would get demotes in search rankings.  Before Dina had a chance to take any further action the backend of 2 of her websites crashed with an outdated plugin and thus she was locked out.

Within an hour and a half I had hacked all 3 webites, deleted the offending plugin and backed them up.

What followed was a series of works on a couple of the websites to change the themes, audit all the plugins, improve the functionality, increase the security and schedule regular backups.  Subsequent work included rebranding the sites to be congruent with a completely new site “Peak Business Insight“.

Laterly all 3 sites were syndicated so that a post created in one would automatically appear in the others.