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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Archive for the 'WordPress Tips' Category

Securing a WordPress site

Website security is a sensitive process. WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS), powering millions of websites. You need to know the ways to keep your WordPress websites secure. Marketing Land contributor John McAlpin has shared 15 ways to secure your WordPress site. He says, “WordPress’s large user base makes it a prime target for hackers. Malware, backdoor and SEO spam issues account for the leading types of attacks across WordPress, according to Sucuri. What’s most relevant to SEO is how attackers are using WordPress websites to steal traffic for... [...]

Guide to optimizing your WordPress site for SEO

Your visitors expect significantly faster loading times, and your WordPress site needs to live up to those expectations. Search Engine Land has published a comprehensive article featuring 8 steps to optimize your WordPress site for SEO. The SEL team says, “One of the most prevalent concerns with a part of the WordPress community is the Content Management System’s (CMS) speed. While new integrations are being added to WordPress core, the good news is that many of the lightning-fast websites run WordPress as their CMS, and if you are struggling with yours it could be easily fixed with... [...]

How to Master WordPress Site Speed Optimization [Guide]

Ann Smarty has published a new guide ‘How to Master WordPress Site Speed Optimization’ on SEO Consulting blog. She says, “Whether you’re a website developer or a site visitor, I’m sure we can all agree that slow websites cost. They cost time and money. The lower conversion rates for website owners and small businesses irritate consumers. Slow websites also impact organic search result positions. WordPress has done everything it can to provide developers with fast and efficient websites that look good on any device. However, design features, plugins, not to mention... [...]

The Easiest Way to Make a WordPress Blog SEO Friendly [Video]

SEO is a tricky game. You need to keep your SEO strategy updated with the changing algorithms. Watch Neil Patel’s latest video ‘The Easiest Way to Make a WordPress Blog SEO Friendly’ to improve WordPress SEO. He says, “The easiest way to make a WordPress blog SEO-friendly. Believe it or not, WordPress is pretty SEO-friendly out of the box. If you want to make it more SEO-friendly, you just have to use plugins like Yoast SEO or All In One. But you already know that. Here’s what no one tells you. The main reason most blogs aren’t SEO-friendly are for two reasons,... [...]

Forbes’ WordPress SEO Quick-Start Guide

A strong SEO strategy helps you attract website visitors and convert them into shoppers, clients, members or leads. When it comes to WordPress, SEO matters the most. Forbes contributors Krista Fabregas and Cassie Bottorff have published ‘WordPress SEO Quick-Start Guide: Three Key Strategies For Success’. They say, “Out of the box, WordPress delivers many easy-to-use on-page SEO controls, such as custom page URLs, image tags, title tags, and both static page and blog page features. These elements are built into the WordPress platform and work alongside all WordPress themes and... [...]

The Future of WordPress [Interview]

Search Engine Journal has published with Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Executive Director of WordPress, discussing the present and future of WordPress. Vahan Petrosyan says, “This year, at WordCamp Porto, I had an opportunity to interview Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Executive Director of WordPress.She gave us some very in-depth answers about what is happening in the world of WordPress, and what we can expect in the future from the top CMS. WordPress powers nearly half of the web. What challenges does WordPress face as a CMS in the coming year and how does it plan to overcome them?  Chomphosy: “WordPress... [...]

How to Secure Your WordPress Site

It is very important to keep your sites secure. Hackers constantly try to damage websites, and it’s up to you to secure your website. Search Engine Journal has shared 15 ways to secure a WordPress site. The SEJ team says, “When setting up your WordPress site security, there are some basic things you can do to beef up your protection.Here are some of the first things you should implement to help protect your website. 1. Implement SSL Certificates Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates are an industry standard used by millions of websites to protect their online transactions... [...]

Highlights of WordPress 6.0 Features

The newly launched WordPress version 6.0 features new accessibility improvements. Search Engine Journal contributor Roger Montti has published an article highlighting WordPress 6.0 accessibility improvements. He says, “WordPress offered a sneak preview of the numerous improvements coming to WordPress 6.0, currently scheduled for May 24, 2022. Alt Text An improvement to the alt text used on the featured image is to use the post title as the alt text for it when the featured image is linked to the post. Improvements to Tabbing WordPress noted an addition that allows tabbing into... [...]

WordPress SEO Guide: Everything You Need to Know [E-book]

WordPress makes it easy to structure, manage and publish your content in an SEO-friendly way. That’s why it’s considered the best CMS for search engine optimization. Search Engine Journal has published a new e-book ‘WordPress SEO Guide: Everything You Need to Know’. SEJ team says, “This guide is composed of 11 chapters and 353 pages of expert insights written by some of the industry’s top practitioners. What You’ll Learn in This WordPress SEO Guide What you need to know when launching a WordPress site. Key considerations before, during, and after... [...]

QuickSprout Lists Top 9 WordPress Web Hosts for 2022

A WordPress-specific web hosting solution is worth it for better service, performance, and support for WordPress sites. QuickSprout’s Lars Lofgren has published an article highlighting top nine WordPress web hosts for 2022. He says, “Depending on your goals, one host may work better than another for your specific needs. Below you’ll find in-depth reviews that explain my recommendations, followed by a brief tactical section to help you assess your options. Bluehost is one of the most popular and trusted web hosts on the market. That’s because of three things: Ease... [...]