Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress

Firebelly

Main | Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS). These are what turn the basic blog program into a full content management system. Essentially, the WordPress theme system is a way to skin your website.

Ask Bill Hartzer: We redesigned our website, pushed it live but did not catalogue our old URLs. What do we do?

Bill Hartzer

Someone recently asked me about redirecting their old web pages (their old URLs) to the new URLs because they redesigned their website. However, we forgot to catalogue all of the old URLs on the old website, and therefore we have no way of knowing what the old URLs were on the site, so we can redirect them to the new URLs. You may be able to see the 404 errors using web analytics.

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Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web. Optimize Your Page URLs.

Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site

SocMed Sean

To get you started on the right track, here are 3 simple ways to make the management of your website/blog backend much simpler: URL Rewriting The Apache server has a mode rewrite module which will give you the opportunity to effectively redirect one URL to another.

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[Tech Tip] 10 Steps To Improve The Speed, Security, and Functionality Of Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

I considered breaking this up into ten separate posts because there truly is enough content to justify each topic having its own post. –Sean As more and more new sites hit the Web on a daily basis, the adoption of WordPress as a content management system seems to keep on growing.

WordPress Blog Hosting: WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?

Idaconcpts

Committing to a content management system (CMS) for your blog is a big decision. Everything is in a name and if you want people to find your blog easier and your blog’s URL to fit in any business card, then it is a good idea to have your own domain.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. The WordPress plugin makes it easy to implement the Analytics code and offers other options, such as not tracking when you’re logged in as the admin.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

We have always aimed for best practices: in the code (lean and clean), in the content (direct, honest, informative), in the design (clean user interface, ease of use), and in optimizing for search results. Having duplicate content on the web. Free SEO and Google Analytics Tools For You.

130 most important social media acronyms and slang you should know

Sprout Social

So when you’re in charge of creating social media content or responding to customers, it’s essential that you arm yourself with knowledge about the most common social media acronyms and slang. CMGR – Community manager. CMS – Content management system.

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27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. Some are free, others are paid, but they can all help you get incredible content marketing results. Google Analytics. .

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Google helps us out by showing us some traffic trends on different blogging and content management systems (CMS) on the web. Importing Your Content. WordPress.org has an Importing Content guide that includes information on how to import content from many different sources.

25 Important Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Fix Right Now

Bill Hartzer

When you click a link or visit a web page on your web site, does the URL change? Duplicate Content. Having the same text or content on more than one web page is not recommended. That is not recommended, as several different web sites may be using the same content.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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. Importing Your Content. Permalinks – Here you will determine how your URLs will be displayed.

Is Your Website in Dire Need of a Content Audit?

Writtent Blog

If the answer to either of the previous questions is yes – or more importantly, you’re just not sure where you stand, it’s probably due time to do a content audit. Much like any audit, a content examination requires an all-in approach. Why Content Audits are Critical.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online. The purpose of Google Authorship is to help segment out true quality content from the plethora of content living on the web.

25 Reasons Why Google Hates Your Blog

ProBlogger

The millions and millions of people hungrily consuming blog content out there in the global online space we call the Internet? Creating high-quality, relevant content is a must if you want your blog to be noticed by search engines but it’s only part of the picture. The very heart of search engine optimization is understanding what people are searching for online and aligning your own content to those searches. You don’t make your URLs search engine friendly.

How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog

ProBlogger

Plus, a mobile version of a site doesn’t require its own content management system. Check it out by clicking and dragging the corner of your browser on his site to make the content bigger and smaller. This guest post is by Thomas Samph and Matt Convente of Grovo.com.