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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Google’s John Mueller on Optimizing Images for Search Results

In this installment of Ask Google Webmasters, John Mueller goes over a series of tips on optimizing images for search results. Mueller, before talking about the technical details of image optimization, asks site owners to take a step back and take a look at the larger picture. Basically, don't optimize images just for the sake [...]

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Microsoft Brings Visual Search To Windows Search Bar

On December 16, Microsoft announced that Windows users are now able to initiate Bing visual searches right from the search bar, without having to open a browser. US users will be the first to get the feature during the initial roll out, while international markets will follow shortly after that. Users can submit a full [...]

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Google Showing Product Availability Markup In Image Search Results

On Google's image search results page, the company is displaying the availability of products to users. This was spotted by Frank Sandtmann, a Hamburg-based digital marking consultant. He noticed that the feature was in English, German and Polish image search results. The image search results for the query “rpg dice.” Powered by product Schema markup, product [...]

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‘Swipe to Visit’ has arrived on Google Images

Google has launched “Swipe to Visit,” an Images search feature that displays a preview of an AMP-enabled website's header after a user selects an image result. After that, the users can swipe up on the preview to load the images's corresponding web page. Swipe to Visit in action. Source: Google. With visual searches, users can [...]

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Google Adds Shareable GIFs To Image Search Results

There is now a "Share GIFs" section in Google image search results that allows users to immediately share GIFs to different apps. This feature is powered by Google’s own GIF search engine, which has grown considerably since acquiring Tenor last year. Google says that search interest in GIFs has nearly tripled in recent years: “GIFs have become [...]

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How To Increase Your PageSpeed In WordPress

We've heard about Google's thoughts on PageSpeed, and we all know that as a metric, it's really important from both an SEO and usability standpoint.  Although WordPress isn't the only thing out there on the web, it does power over almost 60 percent (59.3%) of the web.  Google even has dedicated an engineering team to work [...]

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4 Concrete Ways To Use Images To Build Links

The idea that if you "create visual content and the links will follow," it'll be easy to get those links.  It's certainly a great sentiment, but realistically, it's not a guarantee that you'll get those links. If your plan to use images to earn inbound links is set to work, you'll need to make sure [...]

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