Tag: WordPress SEO

19 Dec

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress SEO

Stephanie H Search Engine Optimization, Tips & Tutorials, Web Design & Development, WordPress Tags: , , , 0 Comments

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WordPress is used by millions of people around the world to set up and maintain websites. It’s a popular platform because of how easy it is to get a website up and running. Anyone can use it! However, having a pretty site isn’t everything. In order to get the most out of this platform, you still need to implement proper optimization strategies in order to improve your search engine rankings.

This article will provide you with the basics of WordPress SEO to help you rank your website and place it in a favorable position on search engines.

So, let’s get started!

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10 Sep

5 Ways Moving Your Site to WordPress Will Help Your Business

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

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While many people still think of WordPress primarily as a blogging platform, the popular CMS has evolved to offer much more than that. Sure, WordPress may have started out as the answer to every blogger’s needs, but today it is so robust that even major sites like TIME and Mashable use the platform to manage their digital presence. In fact, as of January 2015, over 20% of the top 10 million websites are using WordPress.

So if big name brands like TechCrunch, the New Yorker, Variety, Quartz and Fortune are using this CMS to manage their sites, why shouldn’t you?

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23 Jul

When to Use Categories vs Tags in WordPress

Stephanie H Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization Tags: , , 0 Comments

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Back in April, we first wrote about using Category pages in WordPress. We did not, however, explain the difference between the Category and Tag features. On the surface, the function of “categories” and “tags” may seem very similar. And for the most part they actually are. After all, both features are used to organize blogs by grouping posts of a certain theme together. But where do the similarities end? Is there ever a time to use one without the other?

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16 Jul

8 Ways to Update Old Blog Posts to Improve SEO

Stephanie H Search Engine Optimization Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

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Your website can help your business grow. That’s why it’s important to make sure you’re getting your website in front of the right viewers – as many of them as possible. Search engine optimization (SEO) has become a huge topic of discussion online because it does just that.

While SEO is a very proactive, forward-thinking effort, it can still be applied to existing (and even outdated!) web content to help get your site garner more positive attention in search engine results pages. For example, think about your company blog. Even if you or your team isn’t updating as frequently as you should, what you already have can still be used to your benefit. You may be sitting on a gold mine! Today, we’re going to show you 8 ways you can use your existing blog posts (or any page, really) to improve your site’s SEO.

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11 Jun

Beginner’s Guide to the WordPress Dashboard

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , 0 Comments

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At HostandStore, we’re huge fans of WordPress. In fact, we strongly advocate moving your site to WordPress. Today we will help you get started using this fantastic CMS yourself. We created this post to serve as a beginner’s guide to getting started with the WordPress dashboard. We hope you will use this guide as a resource to familiarize yourself with the platform so that you can become comfortable enough to start using it for your own site!

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27 May

14 Reasons to Move Your Site to WordPress

Courtney A Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization, Security, Web Design & Development Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

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If you aren’t using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to manage your website, you should be. WordPress is incredibly easy to use, offers all the tools you need, and best of all, is an open source platform. You read that correctly. The world’s most popular CMS platform is free to use! If you aren’t using WordPress to manage your site, here are 14 reasons you need to make the switch today.

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02 Apr

Understanding Why “Category” Pages Are Important to WordPress Sites

Stephanie H Content Management Systems, Search Engine Optimization Tags: , 0 Comments

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Millions of people blog using the popular open-source CMS platform, WordPress, but most of them fail to capture its full capabilities. If you are one of them, there’s a chance you may be overlooking a tremendous opportunity. Today, we will discuss two main reasons why it’s important to segment your WordPress blog into “Category” pages. First, though, let’s define what these Category pages really are.

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