The look of the meta data under your blog post title is probably not something you consider when choosing a site design. But it says a lot about your site and its content to viewers. It could play a key role in your SEO and traffic. Plus, it could signal an open invitation to hackers to break into your site.
WordPress has recently released version 3.1. Here I’ll give you tips on two new features that you’ll definitely want to know about to make your blog better, plus a rundown on all the new whizbangs you’ll want to think about taking advantage of later.
A new free resource has been made available to BlogAid News subscribers. It’s an ebook titled What Every Site Owner Should Know. This one book can save you hundreds of dollars and months of frustration by helping you to avoid common mistakes and expensive pitfalls that plague so many new site owners.
It is well known that you only have a few seconds to capture your website visitors. If they don’t find what they’re seeking in a hurry, they’ll click away. Well, if your site is slow to load, they’ll click away before they ever see anything on it. One of the elements that slows down page load time are the images you use to make your site or posts look good. Here’s what you need to know about working with images and how to optimize them for fast load times.
The color scheme of your site is the first thing that visitors notice. It’s also part of your branding. Choosing the best color scheme for your site involves knowing what colors mean to your target audience and matching those meanings to your content.
After your new WordPress site installed and your theme activated, you’ll want to immediately add these essential plugins to help protect your site from hackers and make it easy for your readers to share your posts and pages with their friends.
If your site uses images as a selling point or you want to protect certain files, such as PDFs for non-general consumption, now you have an easy way to upload them to specific folders and increase your SEO in the process.
Multitudes of websites have been down or unavailable since the summer of 2010 due to an increase in various cyber attacks against certain websites or entire host servers. Here’s a little bit of news about what’s behind all of this and ways you can protect your website from being hacked.