If you want to build a website in a most efficient manner, give WordPress a look. It’s fairly simple to use but it has a lot to offer. Your blog has the potential to be as complicated or as simple as you wish to make it. Keep reading to learn a few things.
If the title for a post is long, try cleaning up the permalink. Excessively long titles make for cumbersome, clumsy URLs. You can simply shorten that to include only the keywords.
WordPress allows for simple video blogging. This will require you to spend more time prepping, but this is worth it. Many online users are visual. Videos can show things that words simply cannot, making them a powerful tool.
Clean up comments and content that don’t add anything to your website. This keeps the site easily usable to the honest viewers. Trying using a plugin like Akismet to filter out spam.
Remove special characters from your blog post URLs. They can give search engines a hassle when trying to spider your site, so it is best if you remove them completely. Keep your URL’s short and to the point.
You might find one day that you think you’ve made a lot of changes to your blog that haven’t been saved. That is usually not the case. Clearing the cache can help solve this. Just hold the ‘shift’ key when you refresh your browser to see the changes.
Your posts appear chronologically by default; however, you can change this. Change the date if you want to rearrange the list. First, open the posts and look for the date in the top-right corner. To change the posts position, click the date and change it.
Do your posts attract lots of comments? If they do, it is hard to go through all of the comments. To remedy this, you can use a plugin that adds page numbers to your comments section. This will improve your blog’s navigation and give your website a more organized look.
You can help your site’s rank on the search engines by simply taking a few minutes when adding images to your site. Use a title and also text tags. Your title will show up when something is “pinned” on Pintrest.
Help users easily send articles to you when they want. Not everyone has access to social media sites but may still desire to share your information with others. This is accomplished by using the WP-Email plugin.
Don’t use “admin” for your username. When you are showing as “admin”, your site has a higher chance of being targeted by bots. This is a risk to the security of your site. If you have usernames that are administrator or admin, delete them. Find creative user names that you can remember.
You now see how WordPress is a powerful tool in creating websites. Whether your blog is being created for business or personal reasons, WordPress can help you. Improve your skills so that you can get your website noticed.