How to Test a WordPress Backup Before Restoring

Having a website backup is a good strategy for security . A backup will help you get back your website when an irrepairable damage is done and the only option you are left with is to restore your website to a point where your it was last functional. Let us assume that as a WordPress user, you probably have a sound maintenance and backup strategy in place to protect your data from any loss or outages. But, do you have a strategy in place to test the efficiency of your stored backups? Just like any other website file, your backup could turn bad for several reasons, including: A backdoor or a hack Missing or corrupted files Lack of storage space Incomplete backups Virus or malware infections Incompatibility with an installed plugin/theme after an [...]

SEO Facts Revealed on Google Webmaster Central

One fact about SEO is that it continues to evolve. Each and every day that passes, another fact about SEO is revealed, another important tip is told, another story is learnt. SEO continues to change. Scooping through the Webmaster Central Hangouts, some revelations have become bare and we need to share them as they represent facts we should all take seriously about SEO and moreso, they are coming from Google, the masters.   Further reading: 14 SEO Tips That Will Improve Your Website Ranking 20 Step Guide to Improve the SEO Ranking of Your Website 20 Top SEO Techniques that Produce Good Results 30 Most Important Google Ranking Factors For Beginners 6 Simple SEO Steps That Will Improve Your Rankings 7 SEO Tips That [...]

Bing Webmaster Tools: Basic User Guide

Bing is the second biggest search engine . You probably know that and you also most likely have a Bing Webmaster Tools account or you never gave any thought to it. Well, if you never gave a thought to having a Bing account, you should now begin to consider creating one. This post will take you through all you should know about a Bing Webmaster Tool account.   Further reading: 11 Alternatives to Google Analytics Data Gathering Tools 10 Local SEO Tools That Can Help Improve Your Google Rankings 13 Tools That Will Enhance Your Online Marketing Efforts 20 Step Guide to Improve the SEO Ranking of Your Website How to create content that ranks top on Google A Checklist For Analysing Your Website's SEO A [...]

Are Sitemaps Still Relevant for SEO

The way SEO is evolving is making it more human-centered and people in the industry are beginning to question old techniques which mostly targeted search engines. That also is the same thing happening with Sitemaps which have been an old SEO tool for ages.   Further reading: 10 Local SEO Tools That Can Help Improve Your Google Rankings 14 SEO Tips That Will Improve Your Website Ranking 20 Step Guide to Improve the SEO Ranking of Your Website 20 Top SEO Techniques that Produce Good Results 27 Free WordPress SEO Plugins that Will Improve Your Website Search Engine Rank 3 SEO Mistakes You Should Avoid 30 Most Important Google Ranking Factors For Beginners 5 Easy On--Page SEO Tips That Yield Big [...]

Trends That Can Improve Your Website Conversion Rate Optimization

Conversion rate is critical for business success. Unfortubately, even businesses with heavy traffic fail to increase their conversion rate are not able to create a ROI that comes with a steady growth. Such scenarios are often the result of inconsistent analysis of performance and inefficacy in taking measures to improve.   Further reading: A Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization Common Reasons Why Your Website Is Not Converting Checklist Of SEO Best Practices That Will Drive Trafic To Your Website 17 Best Tools to Get Your Content Its Largest Audience A Checklist For Analysing Your Website's SEO A Guide to Website Traffic Optimization Checklist Of SEO Best Practices That Will Drive Trafic To Your [...]