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SEO – Search Engine Optimisation

For bewildered site owners. Here is some modest information and advice about Search Engine Optimisation, which is fancy-talk for getting your site higher (more visible) in Google search results. Or trying to.

Draintech SEO

Draintech clears blocked drains in and around Auckland. I was asked to improve Google ranking where possible. Google SEO

Ben Dyer at Semore Seismics was understandably bothered that his site was invisible on Google for a handful of key phrases. It was a good site, technically "correct" (ie it…

Owen Arts SEO

Artist and illustrator Owen Williams had an established site which looked great to you and me, but not to Google. What could I do to fix it?


The ISpyHorses website was created in 2015 as a platform for trading in horses, ponies, vehicles and services. It had an excellent bespoke PHP developer framework (not open source, but the best…

Cat Hotel Stoney Creek

Cat Hotel Stoney Creek

Our two cats have had excellent holidays at the Stoney Creek cattery, in a quiet rural setting just north of Auckland. I was happy to make a simple Wordpress site to publicise their business, and convey some useful care advice to cat owners.

Dave’s IT CV

PHP Development, New Zealand After starting in an engineering background, I have moved on to developing websites, working with PHP, MySQL databases, CSS, HTML, Javascript and all the trappings which…

Kenpo Karate NZ

Kenpo Karate NZ

This Karate Club website looked attractive but it was built entirely with Html and table-driven layouts. I adopted PHP, then made some SEO improvements, and additions such as photo galleries, Flash eye-candy, Google maps, and a Paypal shopping cart.

About Me

I am Dave Wilcox, a website, PHP and database developer, and, admittedly, a bit of a geek. I'm currently concentrating on WordPress web sites, but have previously used a few…

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