If someone is trying to convince you that performing a local SEO audit all by yourself is an impossible feat, then let me tell you right away that (SPOILERS AHEAD) it’s not.
Getting a local SEO audit done for your own business, your friend’s, or even a client’s is not one of those Herculean tasks that only people with a PhD in I Told You So can do. All it requires is, like everything else, patience, practice and a little bit of knowledge about the basics.
Site search is a very important feature that helps your visitor find the content they are in need of. Whether your site is for blogging, eCommerce, or any informational website allowing users to search the database, it will help to improve the usability. If you have a good site search then it helps you to reduce your dependency on Google which will directly increase the time spent on your site. Though you are in the initial phase of setting your website, to improve the WordPress site search is a good idea as it will be very helpful in future too.
As in the older version of WordPress, search result was sorted by date where many people find it a little bit annoying for the website for lots of posts. Hence, WordPress has introduced a new version which will change the way of search results are sorted.
WordPress, as we all know, is one of the largest CMS platforms out there. With billions of users all over the world, WordPress now powers 30% of all the websites. This sums up to almost 75 million websites created with more than 409 Million users. It began as a simple blogging platform nearly 15 years ago but that’s not the case today. It has outgrown the blogging roots and has expanded its possibilities to power digital experience for almost anyone.
One of the main reasons for its massive popularity is probably the flexibility and the endless possibilities of what you can create. Another reason is also the huge theme and plugin selection you get. Although difficult to master at the first try, WordPress is easy as a breeze when you start getting the hang of it. So if you are someone new to this, today we wanted to talk about what you can do with WordPress. Although there are so much more possibilities, we have enlisted the 9 major types of websitesyou can create with WordPress.
Consider yourself pretty easy-going WordPresser, but still didn’t make friends with SEO? That’s ok since he’s not very stable kind of a guy. Google search algorithms are changing all the time, and occasionally it’s really hard to keep up with the rankings. In this article, we’ll give you a hand out of this trouble and take a look at 7 warning signs your WordPress website is not SEO-friendly. Forewarned, forearmed, right?
So, what exactly is SEO? SEO Optimization or Search Engine Optimization or simply SEO is a complex of actions targeted to increase your website visibility on search results page. The higher you get on that page list, the more traffic you receive. Basically, SEO is everything you do to create a website with a relevant Google-friendly content so that it better evaluates your project.
While WordPress is used and known mostly as a blogging platform, what most people miss out is that WordPress is a robust and advanced Content Management System that is used by various companies and individuals all over the world. Gaining a foothold in the game, WordPress now enables the users to create a wide variety of content other than the default posts and pages.
These custom contents that we can create is known as the WordPress Custom Post type. And to give our users an insight into what exactly does it mean and how do we generate these post types, we have indulged ourselves in this thorough article!
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 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
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
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
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.