Have you thought about creating a professional blog or website but aren’t sure how to start? WordPress is the answer to your prayers. This will make you create the blogs of your dreams with ease. Keep reading to gain even more knowledge.
Schedule your blog posts. When creating an article for publication, you have the option to select when your post published. Keeping your blog regularly updated is a great way to attract new visitors. To stay on top of the game, schedule your blog posts ahead of time and let WordPress post them at the appropriate time and date.
Keep your perma-links clean and don’t make them too long. That means you should look at the permalink box when you add a new post or page to your blog. Make sure the title in the URL make sense. Does it help the search engines understand your page from an SEO standpoint? If not, click on it and alter it to something that will make sense.
Encourage your users to share your site with their loved, family and friends ones on the top social media sites. Facebook and Twitter are the most optimal sites that come to mind, as this can get your name across to millions of different people. A social sharing plugin can be used to facilitate this.
The speed at which your website loads in a browser is an important factor. This is vital, as a site that crashes or takes too long to load will discourage visitors from visiting your blog in the future. Faster websites also tend to rank better in the search engines.
For you login always choose a unique and difficult to hack password and keep it secure. There are a ton of hackers out there ready to take advantage of weak and insecure passwords. This little piece of advice alone can save you a lot of cleanup work later.
Organizing Permalinks. You want to make your URL’s easy to for the search engines. It should also contain your keywords where possible. You should learn proper SEO to do this. You can use WordPress’s included permalink form to clean up links before publication, in the meantime. Always include your most important keywords first. Repeat your keywords in your description.
Use images properly on your WordPress site. They can add everything from beauty to interest to your pages. Use their alternative text tags and title tags properly. Don’t settle for generic descriptions. You need to make them specific so that your visitors know exactly what they are. This also helps them figure out what your site is about.
Lots of people (both private and corporate) use WordPress to build great websites. Its broad menu of features and options make it great for novices and professionals alike. What can be accomplished with WordPress is limitless.
If you’d like to know more about how you can WordPress to start a blog or build a website, contact us at Web Design Croydon. We have regular WordPress 1 on 1 classes.
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