**Please note that this article was originally published in August of 2012, and its content reflects that date, though it does remain relevant in 2015. ______________________________________________ If you keep an eye on updates from the the SEO industry, you know that one of the most talked about topics in the industry currently is Matt Cutts’ statement on the Penguin algo change. Until now, there has only been one major Penguin update, but at the recent SES San Francisco conference Matt Cutts noted as follows: “If you remember, in the early days of Panda, it took several months for us to iterate on the algorithm, and the Panda impact tended to be somewhat larger (e.g. the April 2011 update incorporated new signals like sites that users block). Later on, the Panda updates had less impact over time as we stabilized the signals/algorithm, and Panda moved closer to near-monthly updates. Likewise, we’re still in the early stages of Penguin where the engineers are … [Read more...] about How Not to Get Penalized by Next Google Penguin Update
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Welcome to the world of WordPress custom post type. A fresh installation of WordPress comes with some default post types; they are – Posts, Pages, Menu Items, Attachments, Links, etc. Besides these regular post types, WordPress also allows you to add content in your own type. This custom content type is called ‘Custom Post Types.’ You can use custom post types to add different types of content like product review, recipe, testimonial, team member, etc. Why Should You Use Custom Post Types? I am sure some of you are thinking why the hell should I bother with this thing; I have got plenty on my plate already! Well, if you are content with what you have, that’s okay. But what if you want more? What if you want to add more information in your posts in a structured way? Let me give you an example before it gets too complicated. Let’s say, you are creating a recipe website. Unless you have chosen a premium theme that comes with a dedicated recipe post type, … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Custom Post Type You Should Know
Home » SEO » SEO Friendly Titles: 10 Tips to Make Better SEO Friendly Title Tags Writing SEO friendly titles for search engines can boost your organic traffic to your blogs or websites. Page titles is the one thing that gives more visibility to both search engines and users. If you don’t use them properly, you will end up getting less or zero traffic from Google. Search engine optimization is the one factor that never gets old. Without optimizing your web pages, no matter how great they are, they won’t rank high in the search results unless you have hundreds of quality backlinks pointing to your pages. This is the reason why new bloggers who are craving for SEO traffic should focus on optimizing their posts. But here’s the thing, most beginners can’t optimize properly for the search engines. They either end up in writing posts without optimization or doing too much keyword stuffing. Both don’t work if you really want to get top results for … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Make Better SEO Friendly Title Tags
When we talk about organizing a WordPress blog structure, tags and categories play a major role. People who’ve migrated from BlogSpot often get confused as BlogSpot only offers “labels”. Today, I’m going to talk a little about WordPress tags so that you can utilize them better and keep your blog structure clean. Read: The Complete WordPress Guide What are WordPress tags? Alright, let me start by saying that tags and categories are entirely different things. But both categories and tags help in organizing your content. I always suggest to use only 1 category/post but use multiple tags/post. Though one of the most common mistakes is that people use lots of unnecessary tags in a post. Tags help in finding more relevant content within your blog, and also help in reducing the bounce rate. But people have a habit of using 10-15 tags (i.e. tag spamming) in a single post. In the long run, they end up over-loading their WordPress … [Read more...] about WordPress Tags: What Are They & How To Organize Them?