SDF Image Hover Effect Examples with Titles and Subtitles

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Recently we made the announcement that the SEO Design Framework had added a number of image hover effects, but we didn’t show you exactly what they all look like on one page. This post was designed to help you identify the effect you’d like to use conveniently from one place. Below is a variety of image hover effects (using the same image) that include a title and subtitle (which are the fields located under the effects inside the SDF builder’s image module). Some effects actually Read More

Better WordPress SEO: Four Tips and Tricks

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Identify the keywords you want to rank for Keywords are still one of the most important elements of any sound SEO strategy, so it’s best to keep them at the center of yours. After all, search engines like Google still look to them first to determine whether your site or blog is what a searcher is looking for. Even if you produce a steady stream of high-quality content, if they are not focused using a specific set of keywords that are related to your brand, Read More

How to Add Featured Images in the SEO Design Framework

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  In today’s Quick Design tip for the SEO Design Framework, I’ll show you 3 different ways to tweak your featured images as well as I’ll even debut our new Full Height Hero section inside the SDF drag and drop page builder. So whether you’re looking for a killer premium WordPress Theme to implement website silo architecture, a WordPress SEO plugin to tweak your existing design or are just catching up on the latest from SEO Design Solutions.. Stay tuned for more SEO tips, tactics Read More

New Image Hover Effects Added to the SEO Design Framework.

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  In today’s video I’m pleased to share a new feature with you inside the drag and drop page builder’s image module that allows you to easily add hover effects to enhance your designs. Whether your building your own custom WordPress theme or need to tweak your site’s SEO, the SEO Design Framework is your one-stop-shop for building websites that rank as great as they look. Stay tuned for additional videos as we reveal additional features we’ve recently added.

SEO Design Framework: Parallax Effects Made Easy

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  In today’s SEO Design Tip we’re going to show you how to add parallax image effects using the SEO Design Framework. You may have seen this effect in other popular premium WordPress Themes, so, just so you don’t feel left out, you can see just how easy it is to add this effect to your layouts and designs. If you can’t see the video above (or if you’re viewing in a reader) click here to see the post on the SEO Design Framework Blog.

New Feature: SDF Page Builder Gets New Opacity Feature

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I just wanted to give you a sneak peak of the new things we’re working on and let you all know we are planning a new update soon that includes a plethora of new features to make working with the SEO Design Framework even more amazing. The 2 new features covered in the video are: 1) The Turn SDF Builder On by Default Feature: This was inspired from so many people asking, hey, why should I have to turn the builder back on every time I Read More

SDF Releases a New Copy to Clipboard Feature for Designs

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I’m super excited to share this amazing new feature with you all today. Right now, I feel like a kid in a candy store, but nonetheless, I will try to contain myself. The idea for this copy to clipboard concept for design blocks hit me like a brick one day and the thought was, why would you to load an entire demo (only to have to delete what you don’t want) if you could just grab a pre-designed page that you need and then tweak Read More

Tips for Styling Images and Text for Hero Sections

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Since there are so many granular features inside the SEO Design Framework we’ve decided to create a new blog category called Quick Design Tips and feature brief videos that cover one or more specific design tips or combinations that you can execute with ease. In today’s quick design tips segment, we’ll show you how to add a responsive background image to a hero section and then add text (or whatever you like on the foreground). Stay tuned for more…

Structured Data: What are Rich Snippets?

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Structured data (such as rich snippets) has become more and more important as search engines have evolved. This is why we’ve been working on some structured data tools for your SEO Ultimate+, the new premium version of our loved WordPress SEO plugin. Interestingly enough, Jeffrey stumbled upon this infographic from 2012  that was published on It features SEO Ultimate plugin’s Rich Snippets Creator, which at the time had limited functionality. To that point, we’ve greatly enhanced these functions and added some amazing new features Read More

How to use WordPress H1 and H2 Tags for Optimal SEO

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Based on a recent support question about the proper way to use the H1 and H2 Heading tags for optimal SEO, we created this post on how to customize your header options using the SEO Design Framework. For example, most WordPress themes have the H1 tag hard-coded to the page title and unless you know how to modify the code and change it, then, that’s what you’re stuck with… that is, unless you’re using the SEO Design Framework. In today’s post we’ll cover 3 distinct Read More