Useful Tips and Tricks for WordPress Search Engine Optimization

Optimizing your WordPress website needs more than a simple approach. Because of the importance placed on SEO , most website owners would want to find the perfect plugin to do this. But there some common mistakes associated with most Search Engine Optimization strategy which will aply to WordPress websites as well and we will be discussing this in this blog.post.   Further reading: How Not to Hurt Your Visitors When Using the WordPress Maintenance Mode Common Problems with WordPress Websites and How to Fix Them   1. Optimize Page Titles & Descriptions Page titles and meta descriptions are arguably two of the most important aspects when it comes to your SEO strategy. We place page title as the [...]

How to secure your website from attacks using the .htaccess file

Every website owner needs to draw up a strategy to deal with attacks such as Cross-Site Scripting, Local File Inclusion and SQL Injection which all start with transmission of hostile commands via the HTTP Request. One challenge in dealing this kind of issue is how to separate legitimate requests from those that are hostile or malicious . In this guide, we cover the following: What is an .htaccess file? How to know if Is mod_rewrite enabled? How to verify that .htaccess is enabled? What types of rules can the .htaccess file contain? Commenting the .htaccess code Force https security on website Enable Basic Rewriting Disable Directory Browsing Set A Default Index Page Redirecting www Requests [...]

How A Plugin Installation Can Crash Your Wordpress Website

WordPress plugins are used to add functionality to WordPress websites . But just as they can be a great way to improve the power of any website , they can also create problems for an existing website . Installing plugins should therefore be done with care in order not to cause problems especially for well established websites with huge content. Imagine losing a website you have built for 10+ years with over 10,000 articles simply because of a bad plugin you were installing. That is a huge cost and will definitely impact traffic and rankings negatively. In this post, we examine why a plugin installation can be a problem for a WordPress website and how to prevent such a problem. But what if the problem occurs, what should be done to rectify the damage? [...]

The Incredible Power Of Reseller Hosting

A reseller hosting plan is actually a business account allowing you to resell web hosting space lie your own web host. Because it is slightly expensive and billed monthly, it is not ideal for people who host single websites for their business, personal use or for their organisations. If you are a web developer, designing websites for other people and providing web hosting for their websites, then a reseller hosting account will be an ideal way to pay less for the websites under your control. With a reseller hosting plan , you are like your own web host and do not need to pay for individual hosted accounts. You are able to create a web hosting account for your clients and in most cases, there is no limit to the number of accounts you can create. You are [...]

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