Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

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.

Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016

Kikolani

WordPress theme frameworks provide website owners with a theme’s basic functionality and allow them to modify its look and feel. If you have been using WordPress for maintaining your website, you’d probably know how popular and useful these WordPress frameworks are.

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Top 8 SEO Plugins For WordPress Website

Social Media Marketing

Search Engine Optimization can help your website to be on the top of major search engines if done properly. WordPress is always the first choice when it comes to creating blog or website- one of the easy to use platforms.

9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins

Idaconcpts

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.

WordPress Tips for Creating the Perfect Bio Page

Idaconcpts

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.

Six On Page Search Engine Optimization Must Do’s

Small Business Mavericks

Search engine optimization is not all about gaining inbound links. For WordPress, you may need one or two plugins to make it a little easier; otherwise, everything can be completed from within the writing window. Use keywords carefully – these tags are for users and search engines now look at them from a user’s perspective. Once you have published your web page, be sure to add it to the sitemap (both the user and search engine sitemaps).

Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability

Waxing UnLyrical

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.).

6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

Convince & Convert

If you have a conversation with any WordPress developer, they’ll likely tell you that less is more when it comes to plugins. These 6 social plugins are all compatible with the latest version of WordPress, and are easy to install and customize.

A new search engine for marketing podcasts

Convince & Convert

MarketingPodcasts.com is a discovery engine for marketing podcasts. So, I challenged my team (especially our developers at Marketing Press) to figure out how to build a discovery engine on top of WordPress. Are you ready to make marketing education much, much easier?

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

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. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

Optimizing WordPress Excerpts for Maximum Clickability [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

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.).

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

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.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

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. Installing WordPress. Choosing a Great WordPress Theme.

Yoast: Your Complete WordPress SEO Toolkit

ProBlogger

Driving your WordPress website toward a higher Google ranking involves constant tweaking, which can mean hours of detailed work. Enter Yoast SEO: the one WordPress plugin that can optimise your entire site. Search Engine Optimization

How to Solve Your Biggest WordPress Page Speed Problems

Razor Social

Not only does it matter to your site visitors, but a slow-loading site can mean lower search engine rankings, too. The good news is that if you’re using WordPress, there are several easy fixes that can help speed up your site.

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12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

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? WordPress Guides and Commentary. How did WordPress win?

Moving to HTTPS for Better Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Due to Google’s recent official announcement that an https site is a search engine ranking factor, I’ve decided to move my site, BillHartzer.com, to https from http. But let’s talk about search engine rankings. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

25 Important Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Fix Right Now

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to optimizing your web site for the search engines , search engine optimization, there are a lot of things that you can do that will hurt your search engine rankings. There are quite a bit more SEO mistakes on my search engine optimization audit list.

15 Uncommon WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Blog’s User Experience

Kikolani

Here I will showcase 15 different WordPress user experience plugins that will help you create a great user experience for your visitors. Broken links, also know as 404’s do not affect your search engine rankings, but they do cause a bad user experience.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply.

Scribe SEO for Wordpress

Janet Fouts

I thought I knew quite a bit about search engine optimization until I found this nifty new tool called Scribe. Even though I optimize sites for search engines as part of my daily duties, it can be tedious and there is always more to learn. Install the plugin, write your content and analyze it to see how to fine tune it for search engine optimization, learn some best practices and really get an understanding of how all this works.

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How to Improve your SEO by Speeding up Your WordPress Website

ProBlogger

If you are alarmed for the sake of your website and its slowpoke page speeds resulting in bad SERP (Search Engine Results Page) rankings, you are right to do so and you need to take action before even your niche trickle of visitors forget that you (and your website) exist.

Top 10 WordPress Security Myths

ProBlogger

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. WordPress is not secure.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. WordPress Themes and Plugins. 31 Websites Where To Find Free HQ WordPress Themes by W3Mag. 20 Excellent Free WordPress 3.0

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19 Essential WordPress Plugins for Your Blog

ProBlogger

WordPressers are always looking for helpful plugins for their blogs, and if you’ve been following today’s posts on ProBlogger, especially Install Your First WordPress Plugin , you’re probably in the same boat. WordPress SEO : If there’s one plugin from this list that you should get, this is the one. nRelate Related Content : Make it easy for people and search engines to find related content around your site.

WordPress Search Review: Yolink Search

Bill Hartzer

For some time now, WordPress sites have been well known for their vast amounts of information, and content. A WordPress site might have the information a visitor is searching for, but due to poor organization, it may be difficult for the visitor to locate that much needed information.

What to Expect When Moving WordPress to New Hosting

Kikolani

I moved my photography blog , my husband’s HDR photography blog, and several other WordPress sites that were on HostGator to GoDaddy. Probably the biggest one was the major hacks to WordPress sites that happened almost a year ago. Upgrading WordPress 2.9

Install Your First WordPress Plugin

ProBlogger

WordPress is a platform that’s rather easy to use, for the most part. As Matt Hooper explained earlier today, in his post What Your Need to Know Before You Start a WordPress Blog , no web development or programming skills are required. Installing a WordPress plugin manually.

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The “Traveler” Rules of WordPress Plugin Management

ProBlogger

Plugins and WordPress are two terms that are often used in the same sentence. You want your WordPress installation to do something that it doesn't currently? As of right now, there's close to fifty thousand WordPress plugins available on the official plugin directory, and much more available in third party non-official sources. However, using a favorite quote: "With great power comes great responsibility" - Learn how to manage your WordPress plugins.

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The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials

ProBlogger

Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger. I know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. What you need to know before you start a WordPress blog. Set safe, secure user roles on your WordPress blog. Secure your WordPress blog without touching any code. How to select your first WordPress theme.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

However, if you want to set up a business site, I suggest WordPress. You can use a hosted WordPress or a WordPress installation. The next list includes sites that have the installable version of the software (like the WordPress that we will be discussing).

Essential SEO Settings for Every New WordPress Blog

ProBlogger

Some bloggers, designers, and WordPress developers have a kind of love-hate relationship with SEO. Now, there are only so many things we can do in terms of SEO when getting a WordPress blog ready to be launched. WordPress provides you with a lot of tags , so you’re able to create literally tens of different URL structures. Search engines always look for such a file because it’s the easiest way for them to index all pages that need to be indexed.

How I Tweaked my WordPress Blog to Rank Better in the Search Engines

ProBlogger

As bloggers and website owners, improving our websites is an absolute must, and search engine optimization is important if we want to get more traffic through search engines. Using WordPress features for SEO. For example, for hypertension, I had the URL [link] on a static WordPress page. . But I also knew that I couldn’t have the old pages and the new posts existing together because that would create duplicate content issues for my site with the search engines.

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Getting the Most Out of All-in-One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin

Kikolani

It is also displayed as the name of your web page in search engine results. Try and limit your title to 65 characters or less, as that is all that most search engines will display. Most, but not all, search engines will display this information within search results.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

YouTube 37) YouTube is the second largest search engine on the planet (only second to Google). Blogs 43) If you’re serious about blogging, get a self-hosted WordPress blog. 51) WordPress themes are like everything else in this world.

Should You Design Your Website Using WordPress?

Small Business Mavericks

More and more, I’m seeing small business websites using WordPress as a CMS. Even churches and community service organizations are using WordPress as a CMS and designing their websites using this free open source software. In a word, there is nothing wrong with using WordPress as a CMS. However, WordPress started out as a blogging platform and branched out from there. There are a number of ways you can go with WordPress.

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3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

Search Engine Optimization (SEO). If you have a few hours to invest, here are 3 ways to transform your WordPress blog (or website) into a search-friendly traffic generator. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Blogging requires writing, graphic design, search engine optimization, relationship building, social promotion, and a lot more. Blogs Featured People Social Media best practices blog social media social networking strategy tips wordpress

The Status of Search Engine Optimization: April 2011 Edition

Bill Hartzer

As you may or may not know, I have been practicing search engine optimization since 1996. So, right now, in April 2011, what is the status of Search Engine Optimization? Over the years, we have had a lot of updates and changes in the Search Engine Optimization industry. That’s related to the search engine market share of Google versus Bing.com. Search Engine Optimization. What do you do now if you want your web site to rank well in the search engines?

Recipe For a Killer WordPress Blog

Kikolani

When someone uses a search engine to find out something, they rarely venture beyond the first results page. I once created a WordPress blog to document a diet I decided to start. At the very foundation of getting traffic to your blog, is the technical search engine optimization aspect.