Friday, 17 November 2017

8 tips for success for your wordpress

If you want to build a great site and a long term goal with wordpress platform, sometimes Setting up a WordPress site to fully function and run properly can be a tough task. From choosing the right web hosting, choosing a good theme, applying the wordpress installation process, adding important plugins then placing your content. All of that you should consider well and mature, if all you have prepared with all kinds of it then your site is ready to launch.

In addition to the above, the thing you need to do when your wordpress site is running is doing the following 8 things:

    Optimize general site settings

    Strengthen site security

    Keywords / keywords on SEO optimization

    Prevent spam comments

    Plan an article publishing schedule

    Check your RSS feed settings

    Track site performance

    Back up the site

Increased WordPress results
Increased WordPress results

1. Optimize general settings

In the settings section of your WordPress admin panel, here are some options that you should pay special attention to:




    Set up Permalinks / pretty Links

Title and tagline identify your site brand and let readers and search engines classify your blog into the right areas. Therefore, be choosy when choosing the "name and profile" of your blog because they will also affect your SEO results.

The time zone in WordPress is set to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) by default. Remember to change this setting if you live in another area.

No one likes bad URLs as change to complete is much prettier and more readable by visitors. You can change how your URLs look by navigating to Settings >> Permalinks then fill in the link structure of your choice in the field of custom structures. Categories and tags can also be added to the links.

2. Strengthen the security of the Site

Nothing is worse than having your site hacked in irresponsible people. Therefore, security tightening measures are the first in the priority list. You can apply many techniques to secure your site. But the most urgent task is to change your URL admin path. The default of admin url is and administrator account as "admin" which is too easy to guess. Change it by another name so it's harder to guess.

Furthermore, limiting the number of failed login attempts prevents hackers from repeatedly guessing your passwords. More about other security approaches can be read on our detailed blog about Tips to improve the security of your WordPress site. And choose to start learning how to handle the WordPress security attacks and prepare a site that is completely ready.

3. Work on Site SEO

Drawing organic traffic to your site from scratch is the right tactic to make your site famous. The more your blog is optimized for SEO, the betterweb crawler / spider evaluates your content and the higher you will stay in the SERP (Search Engine Result Page). We would strongly recommend SEO plugin by Yoast or All in one SEO for each of your WordPress sites as they are useful and easy to use even for beginners.

Among the list of cool features, help optimize the title and meta description for posts, pages, categories, tags and other custom post types, custom taxonomies. This plugin also creates and sends XML Sitemaps from your blog to various search engines, including Google, Bing, Yahoo and Sitemaps that provide a list of pages and metadata on your site to ensure search engines know your blog. You can read more about How to Install and Setup Yoast Plugins and Tutorials Using All in One SEO.

4. Prevent spam comments

Spam comments make your site look bad, especially for newly launched blogs that are still on the way to finding community recognition. So make sure all comments on your blog are thoroughly filtered. Akismet is a plugin for WordPress that can be relied upon for anti-spam purposes. It is integrated by default in the WordPress installation package. All you have to do is activate this plugin and enjoy the work. Any comments, trackbacks or pingbacks are sent to the Akismet service for testing and analysis. This saves you from monitoring loads and manually removes any spam comments on your blog.

5. Plan the publishing schedule of Articles

Most bloggers prefer to schedule their posts for the right time rather than publishing an article once it's done. Fortunately, WordPress has a very useful scheduled post option for this. Apart from that Benefits of blog scheduling is loyal visitors you have memorized when your blog time has been updated, and they always wait for your post updates at the right time.

6. Check your RSS feed settings

Turning visitors into loyal readers is very important for any blog, especially new ones. RSS Feeds are an option in WordPress that helps users easily view and subscribe to your articles. In the Read settings section of the admin panel, you are free to optimize your RSS Feed options for how many posts are displayed, how rss is displayed (in full text or summary) etc. You should consider using FeedBurner for your Feed.

7. Track the performance of your site

It's important to get regular updates on your blog statistics on the amount of traffic, where users are coming from, their time, page views and other personal details like age, gender, work, etc. You should also pay attention to the most / least popular pages for get your blog tailored to the targeted visitor's preferences.

Google Analytics will usually be recommended as the perfect tool for tracking your site. It's very powerful, feature-rich and easy to use. If you're new to this, check out this tutorial for How to add Google Analytics for WordPress. Or you can use Jetpack Site Stats to track site performance.

8. Back up Sites

Duty like backup is boring. But you should not ignore it. Because everything can happen to your site, but if you have a backup of course you can still breathe a sigh of relief. You can perform scheduled backups using Backup to Dropbox or can also use VaultPress. One more thing to keep in mind is make sure you know how to restore WordPress from backup before proceeding further.


It does not take much hard work to manage your website as long as you know how. I hope you apply everything to make your site work properly. Some of the above needs to be done every day, while others can be done on a regular schedule.



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