How to Understand and Grow Your Blog Audience – 7 Actionable Expert Tips

How to Understand and Grow Your Blog Audience – 7 Actionable Expert Tips

Content is king, but engagement is queen and the lady rules the house.

Imagine you are the chef of a restaurant. What will you put on your menu if you don’t know who your guests are and what their favorite dishes are? Blogging is also similar to running a restaurant. All the delicious blog posts you cook up will go to waste if they don’t relate to your audience preferences.

Every blogger, be it on an enterprise level or an individual level needs to understand their blog audience in the right hand. The benefits are obvious. Better engagement with the audience which leads to repeat visits and perhaps more revenue creation through ad monetization facilities like Google AdSense. Read more

How to Optimize Images for WordPress: 12 Easy Image Optimization Tips for Beginners

How to Optimize Images for WordPress: 12 Easy Image Optimization Tips for Beginners

How do you upload an image to WordPress? Do you just drag and drop it to the Media Library and hit the “Insert into post” button without doing any image optimization?

If so, that’s how you quickly lose bandwidth, miss opportunity for better search engine ranking, visitors, and sales.

Images make up nearly two-thirds of a webpage’s total weight, according to a research-based article. Having a lot of unoptimized images is bad for your site’s load time. This can create a domino effect on your key marketing metrics. Read more

How to Prevent DDoS Attacks on WordPress Websites – Explained for the Beginners

How to Prevent DDoS Attacks on WordPress Websites – Explained for the Beginners

An increasing number of web hosting companies offer DDoS protection to protect dedicated servers from the growing threat of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Having a better understanding of how DDoS attacks work and how DDoS protection plans operate on a technical level will help you make better decisions for your site’s security needs.

Explore this post to find out more about what DDoS attacks are and where they come from. Then, discover the three most common types of DDoS attacks as well as some “red flags” to watch out for that could indicate your site is under attack. Finally, learn how DDoS protection works to thwart these types of attacks and learn if your server has the right level of protection.  Read more

How to Improve WordPress Blog Typography – Actionable Tips

How to Improve WordPress Blog Typography – Actionable Tips

If you’re a blogger, already went through tons of tips about proper copywriting. You make sure to stay on top of the latest SEO trends. You definitely try to pick the right theme for your WordPress site. Should we even start with the plugins? You keep trying one after another, with the sole intention to improve the functionality and usability of your blog.

Now, it’s time to talk about yet another aspect of maintaining a WordPress blog: typography.

If you’re looking for a precise definition of typography, it goes something like this: “Typography is the visual art of creating written words.” If we’re talking about a WordPress blog, this definition may be misleading. It’s mostly focused on artistic typography. When you take a look at the most popular blogs, such as TechCrunch for example, you’ll notice there’s nothing artsy about the written words. Read more

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? Thorough guide to an effective blog!

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? Thorough guide to an effective blog!

When it comes to blogging and starting up your own website, there are tons of questions and queries that might cross one’s mind. How to start? What to write and that too effectively? Being a blogger myself, I have come across tons of situations when I was lost. Yes, that’s right. However, over years of doing the same thing and blogging about the things I love, I have finally found my pace and now blog the easy way.

Developing my own skills and based on my own experience today I wanted to talk about the age-old question: How long should a blog post be?Although the question is seemingly a simple one, the answer may vary from every person to person. That’s right. You can ask any blogger and they all might give you different answers.

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Everything You Need to Know About WordPress Salts & Security Keys

Everything You Need to Know About WordPress Salts & Security Keys

WordPress is an open source content management system that is now one of the largest platforms for blogs, and websites of all niche. And if you are one of the millions of users all over the world then you probably might have wondered about the why and how of WordPress security.

Protecting your website against any malware or brute force attacks is always the top priority. And to aid those security requirements, WordPress offers tons of security options. We have dwelled on the topic previously with our articles on  WordPress Security Plugins and also discussed some of the Simple WordPress Security Tips to keep your site secure! But today we wanted to give our users a bit more insight into WordPress Salts and Security Keys. We will be discussing in detail what exactly are they and how do they work in keeping your account and website more secure. Read more

What is Semantic Search and Why Do You Need It?

What is Semantic Search and Why Do You Need It?

In the era of advanced technology pioneered by artificial intelligence and the internet of things, the web has not been left behind. There is a move towards creating a more relevant online experience. The future of SEO is users receiving more relevant results on the search, faster. This will be possible through a concept referred to as the semantic web, or web 3.0.

The semantic web links information and data in a way that is easy to retrieve.

The results served are also becoming much more relevant to the users’ search intent. For your site to be able to create a better online experience for users, it needs to be optimized for search. In this article, we will discover how the semantic web emerged, how it helps meet user intent, why it’s important for your site and how to prepare for semantic search.

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Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor!

Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Gutenberg: The New WordPress Editor!

It is said that “Change is the most constant thing in the world”. Well, the line perfectly implies to the WordPress community. WordPress, one of the most popular content management system was released on May 27, 2003. And it has been in the limelight and been accredited with being the most popular website creation tool, website management and blogging system since then. But would it be possible for it to retain the position if it would have remained same without any upgrades made to the system? Not really, right?

It has been possible only because it has always focused on its further enhancement keeping in mind the requirement and convenience of its users. That’s one of the reasons it has more than 60 million users today!   Read more

How to Create an Online Magazine in WordPress Using ColorMag : Beginner’s Guide

How to Create an Online Magazine in WordPress Using ColorMag : Beginner’s Guide

Now that it’s the age of digitalization, almost everything is readily available on the internet. Everything is literally “online” today.  Online food, online clothing, and even the news and magazines. And no wonder, communication these days largely depend on the internet. Thus, people don’t like making an extra effort to know what is going around in the field of their interest. With the increase in technological advancement and easy availability of the internet, the number of people buying printed media is speedily decreasing.

In such case, online magazines are no exception. Online magazines are simply a magazine published on the internet. Sometimes they are also referred to as Webzines as they are distributed through the World Wide Web.  So, in this article, I will provide you an insight into how to create an online magazine.

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How to embed WordPress iFrame: With and without using plugin

How to embed WordPress iFrame: With and without using plugin

Consider the number of times you’ve been on a website but came across content from a completely different website on their webpage. Whether its videos, images or portfolio pages, seeing them on a completely different website raises the question of ‘valid content sharing.’

Furthermore, if you own a WordPress website run my media content, you’ll have to deal with storage issues for your video/audio/image content at some point. Uploading videos, images and such content on your servers fill up space. There’s only so much hosting space available to you before it all runs out.

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