404 is a HTTP status code returned by a server when the requested URL is not found. This is very common especially on bigger sites due to various reasons. In this article we will explore the reasons for 404, why you should correct it and how to monitor 404 page not found errors in WordPress […]
Search engine optimization (SEO) tips for WordPress site to improve ranking in Google, Bing and other search engines.
Breadcrumbs help user to navigate through your site easily and make the search engine results contemporary by displaying the breadcrumb trail. Though most of the themes offer breadcrumb as a default feature you may not have complete control over it on page-by-page mode. WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast is a power pack to boost SEO […]
Breadcrumbs are the navigational structure helping users to understand where exactly they are on the site. This is something like a “You are here” pin on the map indicating where you are and where you can go further from that place. Though the basic header and sidebar navigations may be sufficient in certain cases adding […]
Search engine optimization is the technique of bringing your site top in search results pages. Whatever the powerful content you write, your WordPress sites needs a push to rank top in search engines. Below are some important WordPress SEO checklist which you can do it yourself to improve the site’s ranking. Most of the improvements can […]
Submitting your Sitemap to Baidu search engine is an invitation based option in Baidu Webmaster Tools account. This means the Sitemap submission option will be enabled only if Baidu finds your site is qualified and sends you an invitation. It is difficult to get such invitations especially if your site is not in Chinese language. […]
Though WordPress is built with robust blogging features and emerged as a content management system (CMS) in recent times, it lags built-in SEO capabilities like automatic Sitemap, robots.txt editor, etc. Since the nature of self-hosted WordPress site demands the basic editing capabilities of root files like .htacccess, it is necessary to look for a packaged […]
Whenever a post or page is created, WordPress by default will save the URL in the format “http://www.yoursite.com/?p=1”. The last character indicates the post id, which will be added in a running sequence for each post or page. But this URL format with post id does not provide any clue to users and search engines about […]