Google isn’t going to give either one preferential treatment. You simply need to cover the main SEO bases whichever platform you choose to use. Make sure your meta data is sorted out, make sure your site loads quickly, has a good domain, has strong branding, and has a mobile version. Produce high quality content on a regular schedule, even if it’s a relatively slow schedule. These are the elements Google looks for, and you can do them regardless of whether you’re using WordPress or a custom solution. … [Read more...] about Do WordPress Sites Rank Better Than HTML Sites?
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We want to exclude any taxonomies or post types here that are not relevant. We tend to exclude media from the posts and any taxonomies related to the theme (that are not directly user-facing). Using the links in your sitemap for each taxonomy is a great way to understand exactly what the content is and whether you need to no-index that content or keep it in. … [Read more...] about Local SEO For WordPress Websites
You just need log into your blog’s dashboard and click on Plugins > Add New. Type the name of the WordPress plugin you are looking for into the search box on the top right. Once you’ve found it, click on “Install Now” and then “Activate” the plugin, to make it start working. However, make sure you have gone through the information about the plugin carefully to see if it is compatible with the version of WordPress you are using. After installing the plugin, the next step would be to configure the settings by visiting the Settings panel. … [Read more...] about Episode 6: How to Install Plugins on Your New WordPress blog
At the time of Bean’s writing, being able to add canonical URLs was a feature request and was not yet implemented. As of this writing, Wix has added the ability. You can set one version of a URL to be the canonical version from inside the Site Manager. You need to do it manually for every page, though, and you have to write the code for it yourself, which is a hassle. Other CMS platforms allow a simple checkbox or plugin to do the work. Still, it’s available and it works, so 5/6. … [Read more...] about Are Wix.com Websites Good or Bad for SEO?