Rank Math SEO Plugin for WordPress is a lightweight search engine optimization plugin for WordPress that includes sitemaps, rich snippets, content analysis, and redirects.
This last month I’ve been working with a client that’s seen a noticeable decline in organic search traffic over the last year. We’ve fixed quite a few issues with the site that could impact rankings; however, I was missing one key factor in reviewing their analytics – Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). What is AMP? With responsive websites becoming the norm, the size and speed of mobile sites is greatly impacted, often slowing down the sites
A successful blogging strategy ain’t easy but it’s also not rocket science. Some folks think that “If you blog, they will come…” but nothing could be further from the truth. Sure, you could organically attract folks to your blog over time and you may even be content with that. But if you’re not getting the kind of numbers you need to sustain a great blogging strategy and get a return on the time you’re spending,
Joost de Valk has done it. Single handedly, his WordPress plugins are at the core of any effort to optimize your WordPress site for search engines. I had used other plugins to manage editing robots.txt, htaccess, build sitemaps, enable authorship and social microdata… and they’ve been unstable, haven’t kept up with algorithm changes, and simply haven’t performed. In fact, I think WordPress should simply purchase Yoast and incorporate all of Joost’s incredible plugins directly in
A while back, we shared how we had setup Authorship on our site. Authorship has become an important strategy, increasing click-through rates on search engine results that have the rich snippet, and increasing the likelihood that your WordPress site will get ranked well. There’s far less development necessary today to enable authorship thanks to some of the great plugin authors out there like Joost De Valk. Key to this method of enabling authorship is that
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually
Google Analytics is a fairly robust package but sometimes you need to search around for the info you need. One item you might want to focus on with your WordPress Blog is how popular your content is. There are two ways of identifying your content: By the page By the article title Below is a screenshot on how to view your top content. Select the date range and you can find the results you need.