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  1. Not really. It's just one page and the main menu you need to update. Everything else can stay the pretty much the same.
  2. The problem you have is you know all there is to know about VMAs but not everyone is the same. They could be a researcher in a lab with the kit in front of them with a vague instruction from a supervisor to go get a widget and make it work. Your website needs to lead people to the information they need not assume they already know what they need. Hence my comment about the support page. A single page broken down into sections will give them a start. This can them lead on to other pages until they finally get to the 'how to' guide they need. You linked to the calibration kit selection page but I'd never have thought to look in the FAQ page. My first port of call would always be 'support'. And in the FAQ dropdown you have General and Technical but both go to the same page which is very confusing especially as it's got sales in middle. All the information is on the site - but you need to know where to look to find it. A simpler menu bar would help: Home | Reviews | Sales | Support | Contact us No dropdowns. Each link leads to a sub-page with links to deeper pages. Keep it simple. To put a background behind the header, do the same as you did for the <footer> Then set a max width for the main content to manage the number of words per line. The likelihood is most visitors will be using a desktop to access the site to build it for them. Saw this: "This question has been answered in some other documents,..." but you don't tell me what documents or where to find them.
  3. It's because that's the size of the icons you have chosen. The white background you see on hover is part of the icon. The instagram one is OK. These are maybe the ones you need: https://fontawesome.com/icons/facebook-square?style=brands https://fontawesome.com/icons/youtube-square?style=brands
  4. Personally I wouldn't have a gradient in the footer. But that's just me. I would also add a menu with links to your about, legal, privacy and contact pages. Also consider limiting the width of the main content. As it's for technically minded people aim for 16-18 words per line. And increase the font size a tad. And think about a full width header background colour. Look at how amazon do it. In the main navigation made each top level item link to a new page - it's more intuitive. When I hover on Support for VNAs unless I know what those things are I won't know which one to click. But if you binned the dropdown and linked to a support page you could list all the support topics with a short explanation before a 'read more' link. Consider maybe just having a single support page broken down into topic/products. Everything seems to be spread about over a number of places. Great if you know where to look but not so good for someone who has only just brought a VNA and doesn't know where to begin.
  5. Just do this: <footer> <p>Legal and other information<br/> Kirkby Microwave Ltd is registered in England and Wales, company number 08914892.<br/> Registered office: Stokes Hall Lodge, Burnham Rd, Althorne, Essex, CM3 6DT.<br/> EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification) number: GB023275054000<br/> Telephone: +44 (0) 1621 680100. e-mail: drkirkby@kirkbymicrowave.co.uk </p> </footer> footer { background: rgb(0,255,255); background: linear-gradient(270deg, rgba(0,255,255,1) 0%, rgba(89,128,128,1) 100%); } footer p { margin: 0 30px; max-width: 50em; color: white; font-size: 1em; }
  6. Before you submit anything you need to fix the site. No point in submitting content that might generate visitors if when they land they bounce straight off. You need to show then your work on the homepage. Each project needs its own page. These pages need links to the client site and a testimonial from the client. You need calls to action on every page along with you address. Some people report better conversions when they add a picture. You also have a lot of red on the site. This can be a warning sign to many. You also need your address on the site (on every page) and a menu people can see without clicking on the hamburger. That's just the start, there is a whole lot more needs sorting but that will do for now. And this doesn't help: https://pivotalpixel.co.uk/blog/
  7. I agree with you in general but most of the 404 issues seem to be images. No real point in trying to fix these as it's not going to affect ranking. That's what I meant about things going down the drain. All you need to do is 301 the pages and let Google sort out the media on the new site.
  8. Over a year ago you were warned about the dangers of wix: Don't bother trying to clean up the 404 errors. When you move to a new site everything you have worked for will go down the drain. Trying to do 301 redirects from wix to wordpress is almost impossible so forget all about fixing the wix problems. Your ranking has suffered because of wix not the 404 errors.
  9. It really depends on who you are targeting. If you want to build up local clients then AdWords can work. If you want to target a niche then you need to advertise on the places your target client hangs out. But you need to make a lot of changes to site first. It's not going to convert in it's current format. Only displaying the hamburger menu, having no address and a portfolio that doesn't link to the client sites isn't good. That's just the tiop of the iceberg. If you do want to use adwords you need highly targeted landing pages - one for each ad group. A budget of £10/day might get you one or two clicks.
  10. Forget backlinks. You have an unfinished website with very little content competing with thousands of others. You can blog daily and share with thousands of others and it's not going to make any difference at all. Pay for advertising until you have a decent client base and number of case studies, testimonials and trustmarks on the site. Then you might stand a chance of getting on the bottem rung of the SEO ladder. One of those trustmarks is to have an address on the site. Google likes addresses.
  11. What makes you think publishing your blog posts on other websites is going to achieve anything? Google has got wise to this sort of activity and will just ignore your links. if you want to promote your business you need to pay for advertising or look at alternate marketing methods. There is far too much competition for you to make any headway in SEO. As to the article you have written, it looks plagiarised and is inaccurate in a number of places. A website redesign won’t help in the ways you suggest.
  12. Don’t have a fixed position footer. Let the browser manage how it displays (below the main content) and visible when you scroll.
  13. The green bar at the bottom is a footer area. You can do the gradient colours with a bit of css. this funky tool does it all for you: https://cssgradient.io/
  14. Well that was your first mistake. Don't ever trust SEO advice from a youtube video.
  15. fisicx

    Setting default language in HTML 5.

    Or switch to a CMS and let that do all the work for you.