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SEO and WordPress

SEO (search engine optimization) or optimizing your website for search is a tactic to improve your rankings and visibility in search engine results organically.

Lock on fence: HTTPS, SSL for site security

Why You Want HTTPS & An Easy Way to Get It

In the past, websites that primarily sold products had SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates.  These certificates gave online visitors peace of mind that their credit card and personal information
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Understanding the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

SEO Basics for Bloggers

Keywords are the building blocks of on-page SEO Bloggers use many tactics to draw people to their blog or website. One method is using keywords within your website. Using
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How to Set Up Google Search Console with Yoast SEO

How to Set Up Google Search Console with Yoast SEO

(formerly Webmaster Tools) Recently Google rebranded Webmaster Tools as Google Search Console. Although rebranded, it is still a free Google service. According to Google, Search Console "helps you monitor
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Your website needs to be mobile-friendly now

Your Website Needs to be Mobile-friendly NOW

Google first adapted its search algorithm to reflect web users’ move to mobile devices by adding "mobile-friendly" as a ranking signal on April 21, 2015. Now [October 2016] Google
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Google Analytics, Monster Insights & WordPress Power up WordPress from your dashboard

Beginner Google Analytics for WordPress

Google Analytics is a free web analytics service offered by Google for website owners so that they can get insights into visitor behaviour on their website including info such as
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SEO & Pinterest Friendly Images | Optimizing images for Pinterest is good for your blog | LearnWP.ca

SEO and Pinterest friendly images

Pinterest is great for driving traffic to blogs but it is also good at getting bloggers to optimize their images for on-page SEO. When we create images for Pinterest choose
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Be a Better Blogger Checklist

Be a Better Blogger Checklist

We've written a couple of posts in the past about how to be a better blogger. Is anyone reading your blog? 10 tips to optimize Blog Posts for Search Before
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A better breadcrumb trail with Yoast

A better breadcrumb trail with Yoast

What is a breadcrumb & why should I use it? A breadcrumb trail is a website navigation tool that allows a user to see where the current page is in relation
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Display category descriptions & add SEO value

Display category descriptions & add SEO value

The category description is a feature available in WordPress. WordPress acknowledges that the category description "... is not prominent by default; however, some themes may show it." This is a missed
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Change or die | Tips for Keyword Change

Change or die | Tips for Keyword Change

I know, I know - such drama. But I wanted to get your attention. And besides, posts about keywords aren't always the most attention-getting posts on the web. Still,
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SEO: How to hunt for keywords

SEO: How to hunt for keywords

Keywords are the foundation of on-page SEO Before you begin any web project, you need to build your keyword list. Building your list means hunting down those keyword terms
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10 SEO TIps - Optimize every post your write for organic search

Is anyone reading your blog? 10 tips to optimize Blog Posts for Search

Would you keep spending time writing and posting fabulous content on your blog if you knew no one was reading it? Bloggers blog so that others will read and
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