The Sitemap is one such SEO requirement that is essential for your blog organic search engine traffic. In the past I have talked about best sitemap plugins for WordPress & today one of the most popular WordPress plugins; Jetpack added the sitemap functionality. Since sitemap feature is so vital & if you are using any other Sitemap plugin apart from SEO by Yoast, you can use Sitemap module of Jetpack & lower down your number of plugins. Along with Sitemap functionality, the latest version of Jetpack has added more features such as Skype sharing button & social menu. In this guide, I will walk you through the Sitemap feature of Jetpack plugin & other notable features added by them in the recent past. If you are new to Jetpack plugin, you should read this beginners guide to Jetpack & watch the below video to learn more about it. Once you are done going through the beginners guide to Jetpack, do check out this guide to learn about activating & deactivating any … [Read more...] about Generate Sitemap for WordPress with Jetpack WordPress Plugin
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Sitemap of your blog is one of an essential element and the first step for making your blog search engine friendly. Sitemap file contains links to all the posts, pages of your blog and you can submit the file to Google Webmaster tool, Bing webmaster tool to help search engine crawl & index your site effectively. We already have a detailed write up on Google crawling and indexing, which will give you detailed information on sitemap and how a search engine crawls your website. One of the coolest thing about WordPress platform is, you don’t need to manually generate sitemap after writing a new post. You just need to pick the best Sitemap plugin and install it at the time of setting up your blog. Once you have generated the sitemap file using any of the below-listed plugins; you submit it to Webmaster tools, and this plugin auto includes new posts, pages in your existing sitemap file. In this post, I will discuss some of the popular WordPress Sitemap plugins that you … [Read more...] about Perfect Guide for WordPress Bloggers to Learn About Sitemap File
Marketing on Facebook is not the same anymore. Unlike a few years back, when Facebook pages used to be completely free and one could rely on driving decent traffic from them, we can’t rely on driving a lot of organic traffic from Facebook pages. This is why most bloggers have started taking the help of paid promotions on Facebook in order to have their articles reach their target audience. And thanks to retargeting, paid marketing is not as costly as it used to be. If you don’t know what “retargeting” is, this article will help you understand. Joanna from Moz explains retargeting like this: If you have never used retargeting before, then this is the best time to get started. Retargeting is a well-known feature among digital marketers and bloggers who buy traffic from Facebook, Google, and other platforms. In order to get started using Facebook retargeting, you need to add the Facebook retargeting pixel on your site. After this, you can promote a … [Read more...] about Pixel Caffeine WordPress Plugin: Create Facebook Custom Audiences In A Breeze
This is the guide to configuring the SEO By Yoast plugin. In the 3.0 version, some changes have been made to the UI, but the configuration is still the same. I have updated this with editing meta description & titles for single posts, which has changed in version 3.0. Whenever we talk about the best SEO Plugins for WordPress, SEO by Yoast emerges as a prominent name. Many of you who are using the All In One SEO plugin should know about this much more advanced plugin, which is available in WordPress with the name, “Yoast SEO“. This plugin has integrated many known features of other plugins by Joost de Valk (for example, the Meta Robots plugin, the RSS Footer plugin, and many others). Since this plugin offers many features, setting up the Yoast WordPress SEO plugin is not that easy. For this reason, I am sharing a tutorial which will help you transition from All In One SEO to the Yoast SEO plugin, and help you … [Read more...] about How To Set Up Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin
Everyone knows that hosting your blog can become a costly affair, and the question of cost arises in every new blogger’s mind. How much is it going to cost to create a self-hosted WordPress blog? There is no upper limit when it comes to blog investment, and in this guide, I will share the minimum amount you need to spend to create a professional blog which you can proudly share with the world. With WordPress, you can start a blog with very little money. The WordPress software is free. You can download it from the WordPress.org page. Still, there are some other necessary elements that you will have to pay for (such as a domain name and a hosting space). These extra costs will depend on your specific requirements. You may also choose to invest in customization, SEO, or other factors along the way. These things may also cost money. If your intent is simply to start a blog on WordPress, you can start with a minimal … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Start a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog?