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WordPress SEO 101: A Beginner’s Guide


A great website is the first step in growing your business. But, it’s not enough. Your website needs to be visible on Google, Yahoo, and Bing to attract visitors and drive growth. So, how do you get your WordPress website found on search engines? You do that via search engine optimization (or SEO). In this beginner’s guide to SEO, we’ll introduce the basics of search engine optimization. Then, we’ll share a few of the most common approaches so you can determine the best course of action to help grow your WordPress website’s traffic from Google.
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The WordPress wp-config.php File Explained

The WordPress wp-config.php file is one of the most important files in your WordPress installation. Without the wp-config file, your WordPress website simply couldn’t function. In this post, we’ll cover an overview of the contents of the wp-config.php file, how to edit wp-config.php and several advanced options supported. Regardless of what your role is in […]
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How to Add Nofollow Links in WordPress (Simple Guide for Beginners)

Are you wondering how to add nofollow links in WordPress? Perhaps you have heard of nofollow links, but you’re not sure what they are or why you should use them. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily add nofollow links in WordPress. We… Read More »
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How to Install Microsoft Clarity Analytics in WordPress

Recently, a reader asked us how to install Microsoft Clarity analytics on their WordPress website? Microsoft Clarity is a free analytics tool that helps you analyze how users engage with your website with click tracking, scroll tracking, and heatmaps. In this article, we’ll show you… Read More »
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How to Start a Web Design Business

This year has never been a better time to start a web design business. In fact, since COVID-19 began pushing more retail sales online, new data shows us that 2020 online sales will surpass all of 2019 sales by October 5. With the added consumer drive toward online buying and ecommerce, successful businesses and retailers […]
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7 Best WordPress LMS Plugins Compared (Pros and Cons)

Are you looking for the best LMS plugin for your WordPress site? Learning Management System (LMS) plugins allow you to create and run online courses like Udemy with WordPress. A perfect WordPress LMS plugin includes features for managing your online course content, handling subscriptions, running… Read More »
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WordPress 5.6 Beta 4

WordPress 5.6 Beta 4 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the beta here (zip). The current target for the […]
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WordPress Image Optimization: The Ultimate Guide

WordPress image optimization involves reducing or compressing the file sizes of the images on your WordPress site without negatively impacting the way the images appear on screens. When you make the effort to optimize images in WordPress, you’ll speed up your website and page speeds, which ultimately helps to capture more new site visitors. In […]
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How to Create Mobile Popups That Convert (Without Hurting SEO)

Do you want to use mobile popups on your website? Mobile popups can be very effective for lead generation, increasing sales, and getting more app downloads, but you need to design them the right way. Otherwise, you could end up harming your website’s search engine… Read More »
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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: November 2020, Part 1

Quite a few new WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of November. This post covers the recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you run one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website. The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: […]
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How to Connect Salesforce to Your WordPress Forms

Do you want to connect Salesforce to your WordPress forms? Salesforce is one of the most popular customer management software on the market. Connecting it to your WordPress forms allows you to automatically add leads, customers, and other contacts to your CRM. In this article,… Read More »
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WordPress Backups: The Ultimate Guide

If you have a WordPress website, WordPress backups should be at the top of your priority list to protect your online work. The importance of a WordPress backup plan is one of the key things to understand as you create and grow your website. In this guide, we’ll show you exactly why WordPress backups are […]
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WordPress Backups: The Ultimate Guide

If you have a WordPress website, WordPress backups should be at the top of your priority list to protect your online work. The importance of a WordPress backup plan is one of the key things to understand as you create and grow your website. In this guide, we’ll show you exactly why WordPress backups are […]
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How to Rearrange Post Edit Screen in WordPress

Do you want to change the look and feel of the post edit screen when creating WordPress posts? WordPress comes with an intuitive content editor, with different sections and toolbars. To reduce distraction, you may want to hide the areas that you don’t use. In… Read More »
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WordPress Optimization: The Essential Guide

WordPress optimization is a vital task to make sure your website is running as efficiently as possible. Optimizing WordPress involves caching, image compression, page speeds, cleaning the database and even website hosting. In this guide, we plan on sharing everything you need to know about WordPress optimization and how to turbocharge your WordPress website. We’re […]
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How to Enable GZIP Compression in WordPress (3 Ways)

Do you want to enable GZIP compression in WordPress? GZIP compression makes your website faster by compressing the data and delivering it to the user’s browsers much quickly. A faster website improves user experience and brings in more sales and conversions for your business. In… Read More »
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WordPress Functions.php File Explained: The Essential Guide

The WordPress functions.php file is one of the most important operating files of WordPress. At a minimum, two functions.php files exist for every WordPress website: the functions file in WordPress core and an additional functions file in your WordPress theme. Additionally, a child theme will also have a functions.php file. In this guide, we’ll cover […]
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7 Best Web Push Notification Software in 2020 (Compared)

Are you looking for the best push notification software for your website? Web push notifications are a powerful tool that allows you to connect with visitors after they leave your website. You can send targeted messages to your users which leads to more traffic, conversions,… Read More »
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WordPress Permalinks Explained: The Essential Guide

WordPress permalinks provide the full URL address of a post or page on your website. Permalinks are the “permanent address” of where a specific piece of content is available on a WordPress website. The way your WordPress permalinks are formatted can have big implications on your SEO (search engine optimization), so it’s important to understand […]
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Welcome Uncanny Owl and Automator Plugin to the WPBeginner Growth Fund

Today, I’m extremely excited to announce that WPBeginner Growth Fund has taken an investment stake in Uncanny Owl, the parent company of a fast growing WordPress automation plugin, Uncanny Automator, and a suite of e-learning plugins for WordPress. Over 25,000+ websites use Uncanny Owl plugins… Read More »
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How to Embed Actual Tweets in WordPress Blog Posts

Do you want to embed individual tweets in your WordPress blog posts? Embedding Tweets in your blog posts allows you to easily quote tweets inside your posts as well as make them more engaging. You may have seen many popular blogs and news websites embedding… Read More »
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New! Site Audit Upgrades in iThemes Sync Pro

iThemes Sync Pro gives you the ability to audit the performance, SEO, web development best practices and accessibility of every website in your Sync Pro dashboard. Today, we are excited to announce that the Sync Pro Site Audit powered by Google Lighthouse just got an upgrade! Now you can create a site audit schedule, receive […]
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How to Accept Recurring Payments in WordPress (4 Methods)

Do you want to accept recurring payments on your WordPress website? Recurring billing allows you to charge your customers at a set time interval such as weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually, or custom intervals. In this article, we will show you how to easily accept recurring… Read More »
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WordPress 5.6 Beta 3

WordPress 5.6 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the beta here (zip). The current target for the […]
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The Month in WordPress: October 2020

October 2020 was a notable month for WordPress lovers, thanks to the release of several products and updates. Read on to keep up with all the latest news! The 2020 WordPress Annual Survey is out The team published the 2020 WordPress Annual survey —  to help those who build WordPress to understand more about our […]
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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – WordPress Tweaks

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we will highlight a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature. Today we are going to cover WordPress Tweaks, a collection of tools to secure your WordPress website. Why You Should Use […]
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How to Translate Your WooCommerce Store (2 Ways)

Have you ever thought about translating your WooCommerce store into other languages? Often new store owners think that they’d need a separate website for each language. That’s not true. You can easily translate your existing WooCommerce store into multiple languages. In this article, we’ll show… Read More »
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