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.
WordPress, one of the leading platforms for websites, blogs and online shops has been the choice of millions all over the world. And why not? It offers tons of amazing features at your disposal. It is powerful, flexible and enables the user to own a piece of the internet, that is your very own website. What’s more is that there are plenty of Themes and Plugins that makes it even easier for you!
However, WordPress might not always be the right option for you. Although it is surely one of the most popular CMS platforms, there are certain circumstances where you want to see if there are better options for you out there! Especially if you are new to creating and running a website, it might take longer than you think to actually get things right at first. Although there are plenty of helpful tutorial sites like Beautiful Themes and WPBeginner dedicated especially for the purpose, sometimes it is a hassle. Read more
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
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.
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
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
As the owner of a website powered by WordPress, both you and ultimately your users, want a fast website.
A slow website creates a bad impression of your company, and it has been proven that slow websites actually cost in terms of sales. Faster websites, on the other hand, increase the sales – the faster the website the better the sales.
If you want visitors to have a good their experience on your website, AND generate more sales in general, don’t just think about what the website looks like, but ALSO how fast your WordPress website performs. Read more