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Plugin Review: WordPress SEO by Yoast

Plugin Review: WordPress SEO by Yoast

Post Date
Jul 26, 2011

In today’s article, we’ll be reviewing Joost de Valk‘s awesome plugin, WordPress SEO by Yoast. I decided to give it a try about a month ago when building a small website for one of my clients. I had previously been using the All-In-One SEO Pack which is a fine WordPress plugin, but I must tell you that WordPress SEO by Yoast really impressed me quite a bit with it’s capabilities.

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Popular Posts With Thumbnails In WordPress (Without A Plugin)

Popular Posts With Thumbnails In WordPress (Without A Plugin)

Post Date
Jan 12, 2011

Today’s post should be (emphasis on should) be much shorter than some of the marathon posts I’ve been writing around here lately. This post is a sequel to a post I wrote a long time ago entitled Recent Posts With Thumbnails in WordPress (Without a …

6 WordPress Plugins That No SEO Should Go Without

6 WordPress Plugins That No SEO Should Go Without

Post Date
Jan 4, 2011

Today, we’re going to jump into WordPress a little bit. For those of you who use WordPress, it’s either one of two things – a fantastic platform that makes building websites and blogs easy OR a real pain in the ass!

People who know coding …

Recent Posts With Thumbnails In WordPress Without A Plugin

Recent Posts With Thumbnails In WordPress Without A Plugin

Post Date
Apr 12, 2010

Today, I wanted to break my focus a little bit from SEO and get into the world of WordPress design—specifically the topic of adding thumbnails to your WordPress blog’s recent posts without the use of a plugin (it can be done). WordPress Plugins are cool, …

Make Your WordPress Permalinks SEO-Friendly

Make Your WordPress Permalinks SEO-Friendly

Post Date
May 27, 2009

Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual blog posts, as well as categories and archives listings.

Basically, permalinks is just a fancy word for the URL that get’s created when you make a post on your WordPress blog. By default, WordPress permalinks are not …

WordCamp Columbus Feed

WordCamp Columbus Feed

Post Date
May 18, 2009

I spoke at WordPress WordCamp Columbus over the weekend. It was a great experience! My thanks goes out to Jason Blanton and his team for putting the event together, and to Nate Riggs for getting me involved!

The SEO panel session lasted about 45 minutes, …

Speaking at WordPress WordCamp Columbus!

Speaking at WordPress WordCamp Columbus!

Post Date
May 15, 2009

I will be speaking tomorrow at WordPress WordCamp Columbus! I am part of a panel that will focus on WordPress-related SEO strategies. I am very excited for this opportunity and hope to convey my passion for WordPress and SEO to all of those in attendance!…

10 Plugins That Every WordPress Blog Should Utilize

10 Plugins That Every WordPress Blog Should Utilize

Post Date
Apr 9, 2009

WordPress is in my experience, the#1 blogging and free website platform out there. There are many others like WordPress, such as Blogger, SquareSpace, TypePad, Moveable Type, etc. However, the open-source capabilities and the vast community of users that WordPress offers far exceeds that of their …

SEO-Friendly META Description Tag for WordPress

SEO-Friendly META Description Tag for WordPress

Post Date
Feb 20, 2009

In this article, I will explain how to make your WordPress META Description more SEO-friendly using WordPress Conditional Tags. If you followed my last post, I spoke about Optimizing Your WordPress Title Tags to make them more search-friendly. Basically, you should be able to use …

Optimizing Your WordPress Title Tag

Optimizing Your WordPress Title Tag

Post Date
Feb 19, 2009

Optimizing your WordPress site’s title tag should be very easy, however by default it’s not. If you don’t know anything about SEO or PHP, then it may be difficult for you to get your WordPress Title Tags to format that way you want (and in …

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