Fort Lauderdale SEO

The Barton Organization is a small Internet Marketing Agency located in Broward County, Florida. We know the area, and we also work with clients in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Seattle (and all over the United States).

Content Writing

We do the research, and write the content for you. You just give us the thumbs up.

On-page Optimization

We’re coders at heart. We can really dig in and get Google to love you. Some would say we turn programming into an art form.

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Located in South Florida, The Barton is one of the Best SEO Companies in Florida. No matter where you are in the United States, The Barton is there for you.

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From the SEO blog

How to clear the Drupal cache using an SQL Query


The BARTON Organization is a Drupal Development Agency in Florida. Contact BARTON today for your Drupal needs; no project is too small or not good enough; we’re here to help you.

Drupal is great, Drupal is good, but Drupal can cause headaches, don’t you agree? Depending on your version, you can come into an issue where you can’t load up your website after importing your database. A lot of people use something called Drush, but there are users out there that do not use that, or maybe Drush is just giving them issues. Anyway, when you get a white

How to clear the Drupal cache using an SQL query | Florida Drupal Development

What are SEO Backlinks? How are they important?


For any small business, backlinks are a vital component of Search Engine Optimization. Backlinks are links that are found in other websites pointing to your own. When search engines find these links from a trustworthy site linking to your site they gain confidence in your page. In order to help your page rise in search engine results you will need to start linking your site to more authoritative and trusted sites. You will also need to have backlinks with more relevant context to your pages content.

Quality Matters

Quality of backlinks counts more than quantity of backlinks. For example

SEO Backlinks Florida SEO | Fort Lauderdale SEO Services

What Does RankBrain Mean for Content Marketing?


The purpose of a Google search is to find information about a specific topic. When you type “Chicago parking garages” into the search engine, you want to get a list of Chicago parking garages. Google uses algorithms to search through the trillions of web pages to find matches to your search. You want a list of relevant links, and Google wants to provide relevant links. One algorithm used by Google to make sure links are relevant is RankBrain. In order to make sure RankBrain ranks your website for relevant searches, it is important to provide meaningful

What is RankBrain? Fort Lauderdale SEO.

Improve Your Local Ranking on Google


Google creates business pages for known local businesses in Google My Business. If your business isn’t showing up in local searches, then you may need to update your information on Google My Business. Recently, Google came out with information about how they rank businesses for local searches, and ways to improve your chances that your business will rank in that search. They identifies 5 Key Tasks that every business should complete to improve their rankings. Keep reading to learn more about what your company can do to rank higher on local business searches.

5 Key Tasks

1) Enter complete data about

Google My Business - How to Rank Better | Fort Lauderdale SEO Company

WordPress: How to deploy a theme file from your plugin


WordPress is great. We love it. It keeps evolving way faster than Drupal ever did. Well, in the beginning Drupal was great. But for some reason, Drupal died. Anyway. As a South Florida WordPress Development Agency, we get to dig into WordPress pretty deeply. One thing that might not be too obvious to most people, is how do we create a plugin and use a theme file that can be overwritten as needed?

Here’s how:

add_filter(‘single_template’, ‘my_plugin_single_template’); function my_plugin_single_template($single) { global $wp_query, $post; $filename = ‘single-‘.$post->post_type.’.php’; if(!locate_template($filename)) { $filepath = MY_PlUGIN_PATH . ‘/templates/’ . $filename; if(file_exists($filepath)) { $single = $filepath;

Deploy template file from Wordpress | Wordpress Experts in Fort Lauderdale

Prevent Hotlinking with Nginx


What is Hotlinking?

Hotlinking is the process of displaying an image on a website by linking to that same image on a different website. Instead of loading the picture onto their own site, they link to a picture on a different site. When the picture is loading onto the site, it is actually being loaded by the site of origin. If this occurs, it uses the bandwidth of the website that is loading the picture and can cost the website owner’s money since website hosting companies can charge for the amount of data used by the site. This can be

How to prevent hotlinking with Nginx | Florida SEO

How To Grow Your Twitter Following


Social media is a great tool for marketing. A presence there can help bring in your targeted audience. While many companies have figured out how to use Facebook, Twitter can be a little more confusing. They may wonder how to use 140 characters to get their message out. The key is to have a large following. Tweeting a message or two a day to a small following won’t get you the response you want. It is important to grow your followers in order to reach a larger audience. A great way to get a larger following is to follow others.

How to get more Twitter followers? Twitter SEO

What is the Marvel App?


The Marvel app is an app that allows you to design and create prototypes of your own apps. It is a great way to use your imagination and create your own apps. Best of all, you can start using it for free.

Design Your App

Marvel makes it easy to design your very own app. You can use the Marvel design tool, import images from other tools, or import images that you’ve drawn on paper.

  • Use Canvas. Canvas is the name of the Marvel design tool. You can use it to create designs for your app.
  • Use Photoshop or
What is Marvel App | Florida SEO Specialist

Improve Your Website’s Security


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Websites are easier than ever to create. With all the great tools and services available on the web, companies can create simple websites without extensive knowledge in computer programming. Website security is important to protect every website, but if you created your own website, you might not know what to do. Here are a few tips for how to keep your website secure.

Update Your Website Frequently

Keeping your CMS (content management system) up to date is one of the simplest ways to keep your website secure. Outdated software is a security risk,

Florida Web Hosting & Security | Florida SEO

How to manage remote MySQL servers with phpMyAdmin. A nifty way to do things in phpMyAdmin.


We love phpMyAdmin here at TBO (The Barton Organization). We’ve written a few great articles about phpMyAdmin. Our most popular being phpMyAdmin SSL; take a look at that one, but only after you read this article.

Managing servers can be a pain. That’s why people hire Development companies like us. A tip we’re willing to share, or a way of doing something, is using phpMyAdmin to manage multiple database servers. phpMyAdmin has a config.inc.php file. That file has the ability for servers to be added to it. So let’s add a server to it:

$port = 3307; /**

Securely Manage Remote Database Servers w/ phpMyAdmin