WordPress is one of the best website and blog builders in the world, here are some beginner tips

Wordpress Tuition GloucesterPermalinks

WordPress can create silly url’s for your posts and pages that include @ and % signs. A little tip is to change the permalinks. Go to Settings -> Permalinks and then click post name. This change the url to the name of your post or page.

Yoast

SEO is really important for obvious reasons, Yoast is a easy to use plugin that can transform your website/blog SEO. It will guide you in changing your Focus Keywords, SEO title and Meta description. Yoast will even tell you if the SEO for your website is bad/good/okay.

Sidebars

Sidebars are used a lot in WordPress, sometimes they can become cluttered and too busy. Its important that you keep them tidy and fresh to not scare your visitors away. You can edit your sidebars by going to the following path Appearence -> Widgets.

Great Plugins to try

  • WP-SpamShield By Scott Allen
  • Advanced Access Manager By Vasyl Martyniuk
  • TinyMCE Advanced / for extra menu items (Visual Editor)
  • Black Studio TinyMCE Widget / for a bespoke widget
  • WordPress SEO by Yoast
  • Google XML Sitemaps
  • NK Google Analytics
  • Contact Form 7
  • Floating Social Media Icon

Thanks for reading….

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