Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites
DECEMBER 7, 2012
WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. XML sitemaps are extremely important, especially if your WordPress site is reasonably new.
Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog
JANUARY 20, 2013
However, the more images you include in an article, the slower your page load times will be and the longer your visitors will have to wait to enjoy the content. Sure, there are definitely housekeeping activities, you can do to tighten up your content , but that will only get you so far. Through WordPress plugins, of course! Content Delivery Network (CDN) So what is a CDN?
Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
This works great in attracting extra social shares to your content , because people love tweeting these short nuggets of wisdom. Here are two ways you can easily add tweetable quotes to your own blog, and increase your content’s reach and visibility. Get out there and try this fun new content sharing strategy on your own blog! Claiming #AlexFromTarget.
WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. Two of the most popular packages are WordPress and Drupal. However, 60 million sites run WordPress making it by far the most popular free CMS package. Winner: WordPress. Sort of.
9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins
OCTOBER 18, 2010
WordPress is the standard content management system for millions of websites, because there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable. If you haven’t heard of WordPress before, learn about how WordPress can make your website more manageable. Here’s a list of 9 must-have WordPress plugins. 1. WordPress-to-Lead.
18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By
MAY 23, 2016
Whether you’re trying to grow your social media following, get more engagement or make your website more dynamic, there are plenty of WordPress social media plugins to help along the way. In order to save you the hassle of spending hours searching for the best plugins, we’ve compiled a list of 18 WordPress social media plugins that you should try out. Google for WordPress.
How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
That means that if your website can serve up Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) versions of your content then you will probably see more traffic from mobile. So, how do you make your WordPress site compatible? Well, luckily there’s a WordPress Plugin for that! Here’s how to make your WordPress Site Google AMP compatible. Next, log into WordPress.
WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page
JULY 18, 2012
Making the perfect bio page in WordPress is very important if you are looking to make conversions. Whilst being a simple idea, it’s not easy to implement in the standard WordPress editor, and a couple of plugins I highly recommend are great for making the job quick and easy. She develops content based on interactive Web 2.0 Rich Text HTML Plugins. Building Trust.
Thesis vs Genesis – Comparing Premium WordPress Themes
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Let’s start with pricing, because that is usually the make or break point when it comes to purchasing a premium WordPress theme. The following are examples of the base Thesis vs Genesis Framework designs with some content, sidebar widgets, and other fillers. You cannot do it through the WordPress dashboard. folder to your /wp-content/themes folder. Enjoy! Pricing.
Anatomy Of A Blog Redesign: Meet The Standard WordPress Theme
JANUARY 17, 2012
I have to admit, I’m a WordPress theme junkie. I’m fascinated with the art of blog design, and I often find myself spending too much time browsing some of the industry leading WordPress theme sites. My personal favorite site these days is certainly Themeforest as they have a tremendous variety of themes available. I’m also guilty of growing bored with my theme design on about a yearly basis. One that focused on the content, and less on everything else. WordpressBut rightfully so I believe. Support is incredibly responsive and helpful as well.
An Open Letter to WordPress Experts
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Dear WordPress Expert, Thank you for helping me migrate my blog from WordPress.com to my own self-hosted site. Lawyer-preneur Jay Fleischman does his prospective WordPress clients and himself a great favor with “Here’s What I Will Do For You” and “What I Will Not Do For You” lists. Blog Social Media jay pinkert self-hosted blogs wordpress experts wordpress migration
Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability
APRIL 21, 2011
As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt field in one’s WordPress blog. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.). Finally, I paste the keywords in the plugin field into WordPress’ Simple Tags. Because!
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Entering the world of WordPress for the first time, you may feel like Dorothy walking through the farmhouse door into the colorful world of Oz. It’s easy to see why small businesses love WordPress. WordPress boasts more than sixty-eight million WordPress sites, with notable users including companies like CNN, Ted and UPS. sites used WordPress. Free Themes.
Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
The blog that had linked to my post was for an ad agency’s blog…and it was a complete scrape of my content. When I visited more pages on the blog, I discovered their “content strategy” was to scrape content from PR Daily. There were posts by me, Shonali Burke , Brian Solis , some exclusive Ragan content, and other PR leaders. Every day. Sorry.”
Best WordPress Plugins for Business
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
We just didn’t have enough time to cover some of the best WordPress Plugins for Business. As a follow-up, I promised to let me class know some of my favorites, and you, Akamai reader, get to benefit as well. I’m an unabashed WordPress advocate. WordPress is more than a blog today, its an entire website platform. WHOOP. Do I know how to party or what? SEO By Yoast.
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The Way of the Web
MAY 8, 2016
We currently manage around 35 WordPress installations and websites for a variety of clients and my own projects. originally started using WordPress for my own websites around 10 years ago, and over time I’ve arranged a range of hosting, themes and plugins that I know I can trust. WordPress Update Error: Download failed.: The post WordPress Update Error: Download failed.:
6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog
Convince & Convert
MARCH 14, 2012
If you have a conversation with any WordPress developer, they’ll likely tell you that less is more when it comes to plugins. And with the thousands of plugins out there in the WordPress repository, finding the right ones for your site can be a ridiculously time-consuming (and headache-inducing) feat. InboundWriter for WordPress Interface. Digg Digg. All in One SEO Pack.
Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. So, what’s so great about WordPress? WordPress can run an entire website. With WordPress, you’re not so limited. WordPress can run multiple websites. Wordpress 3.0 WordPress is simple, yet advanced.
How to build a WordPress website for your nonprofit
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
You’ve decided that you want to start using WordPress as your nonprofit’s website. You’ve outlined a blog strategy, defined specific goals, decided on topics, and have determined who will publish content. Where would you begin if you wanted to start blogging with WordPress today? WordPress has a great list of hosting providers that support WordPress.
Four Content Discovery Tools to Engage
MARCH 9, 2015
Content discovery is a crucial, and often overlooked, component to successful digital campaigns. Whether for social sharing or to fuel ideas for your content marketing plan, searching quality, targeted content is key. Here’s a look at four content discovery tools that can add meaningful value to your audience engagement efforts. Swayy for Personalized Content.
Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need
FEBRUARY 8, 2010
You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. Older versions of Wordpress never had this, but if you recently installed Wordpress 2.7
6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress
SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
I’ve never made any attempt to hide it, I have an ongoing love affair with WordPress. Often times, WordPress I’ve found WordPress used poorly. There are some people that can usually name a WordPress template just be looking at it, so it’s normal for myself and other web developers to spot purchased designs. WordPress is being used for everything.
12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011
JANUARY 30, 2012
WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. How did WordPress emerge as the leading blog platform? What are some techniques, beyond the obvious, for search-optimizing WordPress content? WordPress Guides and Commentary. How did WordPress win?
Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability [Redux]
JUNE 6, 2011
As I’ve been paying more attention to blogging—not just the writing thereof, but the look and how the posts come across—one of the fields that I believe is little-used is the “excerpt field in one’s WordPress blog. This is WordPress’ built-in Excerpt field.). Finally, I paste the keywords in the plugin field into WordPress’ Simple Tags. Aargh!
Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
AUGUST 10, 2014
Similarly, the same approach should be taken when it comes to choosing the best open-source content management system (CMS). Whether youll be running a company blog or a site thats jam-packed with graphics and video, making the right choice depends on your content. Will your content be staying the same for long periods of time, or will it need to be updated multiple times a day?
Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives
MAY 28, 2013
In this post, I’m going to share my research into popup opt-in forms: who’s using them, case studies, WordPress plugins, and the alternatives for building your mailing list. Content Marketing Institute. Popup Opt-In Forms for WordPress. Pippity is becoming a popular WordPress popup opt-in form plugin. More Popup Opt-In Plugins for WordPress. And fast.
How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours
MARCH 16, 2011
Blogging Blogging for Grasshoppers Social Media getting your blog started spicing out wordpressThis isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need? After all, from a practicality point of view, the answer to that question should be one, right? Apparently, ’tis not the case with me. Image: kennymatic via Flickr, CC 2.0. Love eating it. Love talking about it.
25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand
MARCH 23, 2014
Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. You’re sure to find something that will help you jumpstart your content marketing programs. Contently (paid).
12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website
MAY 19, 2016
WordPress has emerged as the best blogging platform-cum-CMS that has empowered various online businesses to turn their name into a brand. Utilizing the exemplary features of this platform, WordPress developers have created the most remarkable websites so far. Let us take a look at the best available comments plugins that work wonder for your WordPress site. It’s interactivity.
Why millions of WordPress sites are at risk
JANUARY 21, 2014
WordPress remains a popular content management system for many people, owing to both its ease of use and the fact that it doesn’t cost anything. As with any software, if it’s not updated regularly, WordPress can be susceptible to attack. Unfortunately, the security issues didn’t end with TimThumb. Other assaults have taken place within the last twelve months. Any other tips?
70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog
DECEMBER 21, 2011
While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress.
17 Content Creation Secrets to Wow Your Readers
Convince & Convert
MARCH 24, 2016
Creating high-quality content is critical to content marketing success. With With more than 2 millions blog posts published every day, you need a way to make your content stand out. But you’re probably wondering, “How do I create high-quality content that drives traffic and engagement?” The caveat here is that your content needs to be useful.
15 Most Stunning Free Responsive and Fullscreen WordPress Themes
MARCH 15, 2016
Fullscreen WordPress theme is a modern way of creating alluring and visually-appealing blogs, sites and portfolio. If you are also looking for fantastic and eye-catching themes, then use the fully-responsive and Fullscreen WordPress themes for free. Let us start the list of 15 free responsive and Fullscreen WordPress themes. 1. Dazzling. Onetone. Enigma. Sparkling. Adament.
7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website
APRIL 15, 2011
WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Just browsing through the WordPress Extend database, you’ll find lots and lots of plugins out there that each change the functionality of your website in their own way. I’ve outlined the plugins I personally try to include in every website I develop. The Social.
How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
For many online marketers, there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable as WordPress. The standard content management system for millions of websites, WordPress is one of the most praised and appreciated online development platforms out there. WordPress can do it. WordPress is simple and far from complex.
Building Your Content Tool Box
Convince & Convert
MAY 13, 2014
Content is one of the most important (if not the most important) tools for marketing and sales pros today. tweet this) Essentially, from a marketer’s point of view, content is about writing for the purpose of turning interest into purchase. There are many forms of content that must come into play to accomplish this. It’s yet another way to create more content.
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
There are a number of CDN (Content Delivery Network) solutions online, and the uptake in bloggers using them appears to be growing. A CDN is basically a collection of servers deployed in different areas around the world, with the idea being that you will download content from a server which is geographically closest to you, decreasing load times. seconds to 0.9 RAM: 2GB DDR SDRAM.
How to Build an Inbound PR Campaign
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Raise your hand if you agree with the following statements: PR people excel at content. We are a lot more sophisticated and we feel empowered to go online, do our research, read recommendations, tweet at companies with questions and demand answers to our problems through the content we find. Content is the name of the buying game today. Inbound PR: Content + Measurement.
Why Emotional Headlines are Good for Your Content Marketing
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Not long ago at CoSchedule (a social editorial calendar for WordPress) we reached a milestone of one million headlines in our database. Here are the results: The results showed there was a direct (and significant) correlation between “viral” content and the overall emotional value of the headline. Incorporating Emotion into Your Content. By Garrett Moon. The Data to Prove it.
How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress
The Way of the Web
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. WordPress is particularly suited to self-hosting, as it’s so widely used and most hosting services will offer a simple one-click install to get you up and running. Hopefully that will work for you nice and easily.
12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. Among the many reasons for the popularity of WordPress : it’s affordable, search engine-friendly, reasonably easy to use, and extensible through an incredible array of plugins. WordPress Themes and Plugins. WordPress SEO.
How to Improve your SEO by Speeding up Your WordPress Website
MARCH 6, 2016
How to Improve your SEO by Speeding up Your WordPress Website. Fortunately, speeding up a WordPress website and optimizing it for super fast performance is easy as pie. To get a clear and realistic idea of where your WordPress website currently stands in terms of page load speed, run it through an online performance test like Google’s PageSpeed Insight or Pingdom. Ready.
Top 10 WordPress Security Myths
AUGUST 28, 2012
This guest post is by Anders Vinther of The WordPress Security Checklist. WordPress Security is about as sexy as cleaning your house. In this post, I’ve compiled the top ten WordPress security myths for your easy consumption, followed by a light sprinkle of facts to debunk the myths. Here are the myths: WordPress is not secure. My WordPress site is 100% secure. Updating WordPress whenever I log in is cool. Once my WordPress site is setup my job is finished. I’ll just install xyz plugin and that’ll take care of security for me.