When we talk about SEO for WordPress, we often talk about creating the right slug for a page. Of course, we’re not talking about the slimy creature that eats your plants. So, what is this ‘slug’ then? And why should you optimize it? In this post, we’ll explain all you need to know about it. …Read: "What is a slug and how to optimize it?"
WordPress for beginners
WordPress, the well-known open source Content Management System, is great for people who are just starting with their first website. It’s SEO friendly and easy to manage. Nevertheless, as a beginner, it can be a bit overwhelming: Where to start? On this page, you’ll find all our articles that help you start your WordPress site.
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WordPress, as a CMS, is great for people who are just starting with their first website. It doesn’t require users to write code, it’s SEO-friendly and easy to manage. Still, there are a few mistakes many beginners make with WordPress, and some that more experienced WordPress users make too. That’s why it’s time I shared …Read: "Need help with WordPress? 10 tips to avoid common mistakes"
If you're working with or using WordPress, then you should always think about your site's security. Here are our top tips for staying safe.Read: "WordPress security in a few easy steps"
When you roll out the red carpet on a new website, you might be expecting visitors to start coming eagerly. In reality, before people start visiting your site, search engines need to find, index and rank it. In this article, I share some tips that could help you get your site indexed faster. A quick note …Read: "How to get your new WordPress site indexed"
Plugins are pieces of software you can add to your WordPress site. They can change or improve the functionality of your website in various ways. For instance, you can install plugins to easily build forms, optimize your site for search engines or improve the security of your site. As a WordPress user, you’ll surely need to …Read: "How to install a WordPress plugin"
WordPress 5.2 introduced a brand-new feature called Site Health. This is a tool that monitors the health of your site and notifies you of any issues or improvements to make. It is important for you to keep an eye on this page as this is where all major plugins will drop their notifications as well. …Read: "WordPress Site Health: What is it and where to find it?"
A couple of years ago, Google introduced the Sitelinks Searchbox. When activated, this search box appears under the main URL for a given brand in the search results, above its sitelinks, hence the name. When you search for that brand in Google, you can directly use the site’s search engine. The results will be presented …Read: "Google’s Sitelinks Searchbox, with or without Yoast SEO"
Need to switch to online asap and don’t have a website yet? WordPress is your best friend! Whether you want to create your own personal blog, an online store, or a business website – with WordPress, creating your own website is easy as pie. If you know what you’re doing, of course. In this video, …Read: "How to make a WordPress website"
Coming up with a clear and catchy URL can be quite hard. Sometimes, you might think of a better URL right after you’ve published your post or page. So, what do you do then? If you are not careful, you could mess up your SEO with 404 errors. But don’t worry, we’ll tell you the …Read: "How to change a URL in WordPress"
WordPress is huge. According to the latest stats, WordPress powers almost 35% of the web — and keeps on growing. With many sites staying true to the CMS and many new sites bursting onto the scene, there are a lot of new users taking their first steps into the wonderful world of WordPress. People from …Read: "How to use WordPress? The 12 most common questions"