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How to Optimize Your WordPress Blog for Search Engines

You want people to find your WordPress blog, otherwise you wouldn’t be taking the time to write it. WordPress is equipped to create an environment that’s friendly to search engines, giving them easy navigation [more…]

How to Format Your WordPress Blog Post

When you write your blog post, WordPress provides a Visual Editing mode, as indicated by the Visual tab that appears above the text. Visual Editing mode provides WYSIWYG [more…]

How to Customize Your WordPress Workspace for Writing

To write a post for your WordPress blog, you open the Add New Post page. There you have options that let you arrange the WordPress workspace and create a custom environment that suits your writing needs [more…]

Creating a Static Front Page for Your WordPress Website

Creating a front page for your WordPress website is a three-step process: Create a static page, designate that static page as the front page of your site, and tweak the page to look like a website, rather [more…]

WordPress Plugins for Podcasters

If you have a WordPress website, there are several WordPress plugins that can help you create podcasts. When you podcast, you provide regular episodes of an audio show that your visitors can download to [more…]

How to Manage Your WordPress Media Files

The WordPress Media Library provides a convenient and easy way to track and organize the media files in your Uploads folder. After all, if you’ve been running your WordPress blog for any length of time [more…]

How to Pull Content into Your WordPress Website

WordPress makes it possible to pull in very specific types of content on your website through the <query_posts> template tag. This template tag lets you specify which category you want to pull information [more…]

How to Write Your First Blog Entry

Composing a WordPress blog post is a lot like typing an e-mail: You give it a title, you write the message, and you click a button to send your words into the world. Follow these steps to write a basic [more…]

How to Publish a Post on Your WordPress Blog

After you write a post on your WordPress blog, give your new post a title, maybe add an image or other type of media file to your blog post, and configure the tags, categories, and other options, you have [more…]

How to Determine What Kind of WordPress Designer You Are

These days, the term designer encompasses many things relating to the world of WordPress web design. A WordPress graphic designer has the ability and creativity to create graphics from scratch, or to modify [more…]

Register a Domain Name for a WordPress Blog or Site

Before you can even think about building themes and designing with WordPress, the first step is registering a domain name for your new site. Setting up WordPress correctly the first time is important and [more…]

Compare Web Hosting Services

Basic requirements need to be in place before you can install WordPress on a web server. Explore web hosting environments and know which factors to take into consideration to determine the type of hosting [more…]

How to Assign a Static Page as the Front Page in WordPress

With Wordpress, you can use your website’s front page as a static page or portal, which can include a link to an internal blog page. A portal is a page that contains snippets from other sections of your [more…]

Adding a Blog to Your Website

With WordPress Dashboard, you can add a blog to anywhere within your website, not just the front page. To create a blog for your site with Dashboard, first you need to create a blank page. [more…]

How to Optimize Your Post and Page Titles for Search Engines

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of preparing your WordPress website to make it as easy as possible for the major search engines to crawl it and cache your data in their systems so that [more…]

How to Write Content with Keywords for Search Engines

Your blog posts and pages on your WordPress website should contain keywords to ensure that search engines display your content in the first page of results so that people will find your site. [more…]

How to Use WordPress Categories to Attract Search Engines

The names you give the categories you’ve created provide rich keywords that attract search engines to your WordPress website. To get your site to rise to the top of search results, you'll want to make [more…]

How to Use the ALT Attribution for Images in WordPress

To extend SEO (search engine optimization) in WordPress, you can add keywords to your site by placing ALT attributes within in your image tags to further define and describe the images. You can accomplish [more…]

How to Plant Keywords in Your WordPress Site with Permalinks

For higher rankings for your WordPress website, use custom permalinks with keywords. By using custom permalinks, you automatically insert keywords into the URLs of your posts and pages, letting search [more…]

How to Set up a WordPress Blog

WordPress is very widely used by mom bloggers. When your blog is set up on your own hosting account, you have 100 percent control over what you do with your blog. [more…]

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Many plugins are available to mom bloggers who use WordPress. Plugins can add so many features to your blog that it may be hard to figure out which ones to use. Mostly, you won’t know what you need until [more…]

How to Use WordPress Widgets

WordPress widgets are great little tools for customizing your WordPress sidebar. Widgets act like little boxes of information that you can drag and drop into any position on your blog sidebar. Some widgets [more…]

Add Bio to Your Website with WordPress Widgets

Adding your bio to your mom blog with WordPress is similar to adding any text or HTML to your sidebar. To add a bio, photo, advertising, or anything else custom, you have to put these into a Text Widget [more…]

WordPress Pros and Cons for Mom Bloggers

WordPress and Blogger squash the competition as platforms for setting up new blogs. Each platform has benefits and drawbacks. Mom bloggers should choose [more…]

Add Subhead Tags in WordPress

Adding subheading tags to your mom blog content is easy in WordPress. You’ll first want to have a blog post written with one or more subheadings included as separate paragraphs. Use Heading 2 sparingly [more…]

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