BlogPosts about our company, WordPress, and other items of interest.
Here at Barrel Roll, we have members in a wide array of industries but one thing they all have in common is the need to have their websites perform at peak levels. When we do our initial assessments we nearly always find that there is image optimization to be done and...read more
It seems like Google is constantly adding functionality in Google Search Console (GSC), the tool webmasters use to make sure Google is properly indexing their sites and troubleshoot issues. More and more it has been a vital tool, but one question has always nagged us:...read more
It seems like we were just talking about WordPress 4.6, and now 4.7 has arrived. Time doesn't appear to stand still. The new version of WordPress, named "Vaughan" after Jazz legend Sarah Vaughan, brings a few significant improvements and a new theme. Twenty Seventeen...read more
It's hard to believe that it's been a year since we launched Barrel Roll. What a year 2016 has been! We had an unprecedented presidential election, just about every artist anyone ever cared about passed away, and WordPress has gone from version 3.9.9 to almost 4.7....read more
In a blog post on the Google Webmaster blog on Friday, Google announced they are starting the process of switching the focus of their index from desktop to mobile content. That's a huge change from a system that has been primarily desktop focused to date and marks a...read more
The one constant you’ll find in this report is the issues pertaining to poorly trained website administrators (i.e., webmasters) and their affect on websites. That's one of the headlines from the 2016 Q2 Hacked Website Report released recently by Sucuri, a leading...read more