We’ve been working on something really special, and I’m excited to announce that it’s ready. It was created and tested for WordPress users with input from SEOs, content creators and marketers. Now anyone doing SEO on a WordPress site has access to powerful, customized SEO guidance right within the WordPress interface. And it’s compatible with both Gutenberg and classic editor interfaces in WordPress versions 4.5 or higher. It’s the Bruce Clay SEO WP™ plugin — and it’s officially launched! A New SEO Plugin That Fills the Gaps This plugin gives you important data missing from other SEO plugins. It does this as you create or edit content on a website. How, you ask? Because it works like software as a service, rather than a static plugin. You get real-time analysis powered by our SEOToolSet®. Then add site-level and page-specific data from Google Search Console and Google Analytics. The result is greater insight and a competitive … [Read more...] about Announcing the Bruce Clay SEO Plugin for WordPress SEO
Remember the Apple campaign “There’s an App for That” from 2009? Well, the same principle now applies to WordPress.It doesn’t matter what kind of functionality you’re looking for — enhanced security features, SEO assistance, advanced booking systems — there’s a plugin available which will meet your needs and then some (as of this writing, WordPress lists a whopping 55,785 plugins).In such a vast sea of choice, how do you know which plugins will provide you with real value?Web designers and digital marketers alike continually encounter websites hosting dozens of plugins which are in conflict with each other, no longer supported by WordPress, or are so convolutedly customized that touching them threatens to shatter the very fabric of the Earth, let alone the website.If you’re building or maintaining WordPress sites for clients, how do you know which plugins are actually worth it? Let’s take a look at some of our top choices … [Read more...] about Top 11 WordPress Plugins for Agencies
Search Engine Optimization; the joy and nightmare of most bloggers. In this article I will share you the complete knowledge of proven seo techniques for wordpress. Before we move on, I will love to discuss about SEO in particular…. What is SEO? SEO is the acronym of Search Engine Optimization. It is the process and act of tweaking; beautifying; and modifying of your website to be readable by search engine crawlers or bots. A search engine bot is a special program that is written and well structured for the purpose of analyzing webpages; and their informations to know which is relevant and useful. All search engines have their personal bots. These bots are well programmed making them able to access all information on a webpage in a split second and index them if they are relevant; where most webmasters get it all wrong is that they don’t allow access to these bots to crawl their site at all; or either their website is unreadable by the spiders. This in most cases is not … [Read more...] about Proven SEO techniques for WordPress Using Yoast SEO
Remember the Google update I reported in early March? One thing I left out of that story, intentionally, was some chatter that the those noticing a ranking decline around then may have had a bug with the popular Yoast plugin. I left it out because after reviewing the Black Hat World thread in detail, it appeared the general consensus from that community that the bug with the Yoast plugin was NOT related to this Google update because (a) many who were hit didn't have the Yoast plugin and (b) those that did have the plugin didn't strongly believe it was related. There were some that felt their hit was solely related to the plugin but based on A and B, I really felt it was unrelated.What was the bug? Well, Joost de Valk documented it on May 30th. From what I understand, the bug in the plugin did not automatically forward attachments to their original source, which may result in confusing Google but at the same time, from how I understand Google works, Google wouldn't just drop tons of … [Read more...] about The Yoast Plugin To Blame For Google Large Scale Ranking Drop? Probably Not.
Is your blog looking a bit run down? Maybe it isn’t functioning as well as you’d like? Your blog represents your company’s headquarters online, so if it is not performing up to your expectations, it is time to upgrade it with some simple plugins. Any of the following tools will help spruce up your site and simplify your marketing activities: Click to Tweet Obviously, you want your customers to share your blog content – that’s a big part of the reason you have a blog in the first place, right? With the Click to Tweet plugin, you can add simple boxes to your site that will allow readers to share your Twitter-ready content to their profiles. When executed well, this free tool can do a lot to build your brand and extend your reach online. Email marketing is still king when it comes to connecting with customers, which makes building your list one of the best things you can do to improve your digital marketing efforts and your business’s bottom line. … [Read more...] about 12 WordPress Plugins You Should Install on Your Blog