Sometimes, I wish I never knew about SEO, so that, I could write articles without worrying about Keyword research, Ranking on the first page of Google or driving an insane amount of traffic. Truth is, over the time this has become a necessity. Without traffic, our blog is just a star among countless stars in the universe which people would never know about. So, that’s where SEO comes in. WordPress being the best platform for blogging comes with an ample amount of plugin options. We wish to make our WordPress blog SEO optimized, we have hundreds of plugin for the same. We wish to make our blog secure, we have an unlimited number of WordPress security plugins available. All the other plugins are fine but what worries me is the number of SEO plugins available for WordPress. Do a simple search in Google for “WordPress SEO plugins” and you will be bombarded with options like: These are just a few of them. Now the question is what SEO plugin should we rely on and how many … [Read more...] about The Problem With Unlimited WordPress SEO Plugins
Are you running an old WordPress blog where you have allowed others to contribute guest post and get links in return? Or do you have a WordPress blog where you have multiple authors to publish content on your blog. Chances are that you might not be taking complete editorial control and many of your old links are redirecting to some spam site or broken. . After Panda and Penguin update it has become important for anyone to take complete control of all the existing links on your blog. This plugin is for those bloggers who have a WordPress blog which is over one year old and for those who plan to blog for long. ShoutMeLoud started accepting guest posts from 2009 and since then over 500+ bloggers have contributed here. In the past 5 years a lot has changed and many of the links posted by the guest authors are dormant, be it link to their own blog or links that has been mentioned in their article. For fixing broken links it’s easier to do it with the help of Broken link checker … [Read more...] about How LinkPatrol Plugin Fixed WordPress Blog External Link SEO Prob
You: I need urgent help? Customer support: We are looking into it after 10 minutes… You: Hey, Any update? My site is down Customer support:Sir/Mam, we are looking into it. I know how much it’s irritating and hard to imagine that someone has willingly ignored your request for support – Whether it is for premium themes & plugins or hosting or for any other products. It’s more frustrating that we have stuck somewhere while using their product and after writing an Email for a support request, we are not getting the help from their side. If it is not an emergency then we can wait some days for their response but what if it is urgent to resolve the problem? Feel like your own story? Well, this happens to many of us all the time.. .. This is why today you will be learning many secrets of writing support request that will get answered quickly. What to do to get attention for our problem from the support team of the product? How to write a … [Read more...] about How To Write A Support Request That Will Get Problem Fixed ASAP!
Update: So finally, after lots of trial and error, I reduced my replytocom links from 25K to a mere 300. These 300 will eventually go away after some time. I will keep updating the article based on my experience. If you have any questions or suggestions, drop us a message on Facebook. I was trying to figure out what lead to a 20% traffic drop of ShoutMeLoud after I was trying to recover from the Google Panda launch. In the process, I was fixing 404 links using the Google Webmaster Tool and, most importantly, working on duplicate posts. Thanks to the QOT tutorial, I was reminded to cross-check replytocom links for ShoutMeloud. I have already taken care of this by adding a parameter into the Google Webmaster Tool, but I was shocked to see lots of replytocom links still indexed from ShoutMeLoud which must have created the duplicate content issue. Here is a screenshot: Replytocom is for blogs which allow replies to comments. So whenever you “Reply” to comments, you will see a … [Read more...] about How To Fix ReplytoCom Links Issue in WordPress
Whenever we talk about WordPress SEO, WordPress duplicate content is one thing which every SEO professional will suggest you to avoid. It doesn’t mean when people say “WordPress is SEO optimized” they are lying, they are right, but the duplicate content issue in WordPress arises because of many reasons. Today, we will look into some of the basic reasons and will try to fix it one by one. Whenever we talk about WordPress, one common comment which you will always get “WordPress is SEO optimized”. That’s true but not completely. You can start a website on WordPress and expect to start ranking well. By option for WordPress as your Website/Blogging platform, you have taken a wise decision but that’s not all. There are many things which you need to do from the first day when you start using WordPress. What exactly is WordPress duplicate content issue? Content which is the same but can be accessed by two URL. This could be within your blog or could be … [Read more...] about What is WordPress Duplicate Content Issue & Fix for SEO