Top Tips And Tricks To Use Wordpress

Have you heard the phrase “knowledge is power”? Not only is the phrase true in life, but it is also true for your website. If you need to learn a few things regarding WordPress, this article is for you. You are going to find a number of useful ideas. Take notes and remember what you learn.

Use different designs than other blogs on WordPress. While it is tempting to save time, your viewers will not get the best impression. Your site should be unique and reflect your personality.

Get familiar with the tools on WordPress to help you blog. For instance, clicking the “kitchen sink” button gets you a multitude of formatting and importing options to distinguish your site. Using this will help you better manage any formatting issues.

Use Alt and Title tags. When putting images in a post, you can write text. Not only do these fields offer more opportunities to stuff in more content specific SEO keywords, but they also allow users who can’t load images to know what they can’t see on your site.

Make a schedule when you wish to start posting. You may actually do it, if you set a time. The schedule feature will also allow you to write several posts at once and have them uploaded at pre-selected times.

Delete comments or content that add no value to your site. This keeps your site clean and easier to use. Akismet is one of the better plugins for filtering out spam.

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Sometimes you may spend a lot of time adjusting your WordPress blog and then mistakenly think none of your changes have been saved. That is usually not the case. Clear your cache to see if that fixes the problem. Refresh your browser while holding down your shift key to make your changes appear.

Let your users easily share your content via email. This is critical when it comes to sharing too, because those who do not have access to social media at work may still want to send your articles to their friends. WordPress has a plugin for email sharing.

Avoid common words and phrases for your user name. This will make your site vulnerable to bots that want to attack it. It is a risk of your security. Delete all users who call themselves “administrator” or “admin”. Use a different and unique username.

You should now be more knowledgeable about WordPress. Begin using these great suggestions now. You should now understand so much more about it. Before you know it, there will be increased traffic to your pages. People will come back again and again to visit your site and read your content.

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