WordPress can be a tricky platform to use when you decide to use it for publishing your blog posts. Read on for tips to help you set up a blog like a professional.
Clean up long titles as you construct the permalink. For instance, “Ten Ways for Smart Parents to Tame Their Kids” would appear as a long, long URL. You can change that to include only the keywords.
Become familiar with the options and tools available to use with WordPress. For example, clicking the “kitchen sink” button gets you a multitude of formatting and importing options to distinguish your site.This can be used to control various formatting elements.
The title and Alt keys are helpful to know. This allows you add words to your posts. This will allow you add some phrases for SEO phrases.
Make a schedule for posting to your posts. You will increase your motivation if you know exactly how to post. You could write a lot of content all at once and then use the WordPress scheduling feature to post it to your blog.
Eliminate comments and content that is not adding value to your blog. This will make your website fresh and easier to use. Akismet is a great plugin that you can include that will help you to filter daily spam on your site.
Get rid of the special characters in the URLs of your WordPress blog posts. These characters negatively affect how a search engine spiders to decipher. It is also be useful to use shorter URLs that contain the necessary keywords.
Sometimes you may spend a lot of time adjusting your WordPress blog and then mistakenly think none of your changes you’ve made weren’t saved. This is likely not true. You can solve this by clearing the cache that is interfering with your WordPress website. Your changes should come up if you simply pressing and holding the Shift key while you refresh the browser.
There is a lot you must learn regarding WordPress and it will take a while. You must start learning, though. Implementing it will improve the quality of your blog. You will be writing posts all the time, when you get the hang of it.