WordPress is a popular platform, and the more popular it gets, the more hackers are going to try to target all those WordPress websites. This doesn’t mean moving to Joomla or Drupal or another system for better security. Any type of website platform is going to have the same issues, but you can secure your WordPress site simply by performing some basic WordPress security steps. Because WordPress is so popular, there’s tons of brilliant developers that are always working to make sure it’s secure. But, the security on WordPress is only as good as its weakest point. In 98 percent Read More
(So far anyway… ;) The easiest way to increase the number of people sharing the content on your website is by simply making it easier to share. But despite how painfully obvious this “solution” is, every day I see websites screwing it up. And remember, “social sharing” is now playing a bigger role than just exposing you to new potential customers on the different social networks while at the same time creating free social proof (just in case this isn’t enough)… It’s also playing an ever-more-important role in getting good rankings in Google. If you sit in a room full Read More
Increasing Site Speed, Fixing Crawl Errors, & No Follow Comments
WordPress SEO Tune-UpLesson 3 Transcription
Welcome to the Lesson 3 in our WordPress SEO tune-up series.
In Lesson 1 we talked about duplicate content, how WordPress creates duplicate content and we also talked about the Yoast plugin and how to use it to plug all of the duplicate content holes. Read More
Automating Your On-Site Optimization With This FREE WordPress SEO Plugin...
In the last lesson we talked about the structural issues surrounding WordPress SEO and the potential for it to silently pollute your website with duplicate content.
Now it's time to move on and talk about how to easily optimize each page and post on your WordPress website...
What is On-Page or
This means optimizing each page and post on your website for the one specific keyword that you want it to rank for by using the chosen keyword in the... Read More
Is Your WordPress Website Creating
Duplicate Content Behind Your Back?
One of the most important and frequently overlooked elements of WordPress SEO is making sure you plug all of the duplicate content holes WordPress can unknowingly create.
For those who are just getting up to speed, here is how Google defines duplicate content:
NOTE: For the purpose of this lesson we are addressing duplicate content within a domain.
Now I am not going to debate how much of an impact too much duplicate content can have on your rankings because that dead horse has been flogged enough.
Instead I want to show you how WordPress could be unknowingly creating duplicate content penalties and how you can fix it using a FREE plugin... Read More
At this exact second WordPress Version 3.4 has been downloaded 24,061,201 times.
It is the fastest growing CMS in the world with over 75,000,000 websites now built on WordPress and I would hazard to guess that a large segment of this growth is being driven by individuals and small businesses that see it is a cost effective way to create and maintain professional websites except from one little problem... Read More