Home » Wordpress » WordPress Comments Basics And How To Use Them To Build Relationships Comments on any topic are a great way to get feedback, interact and build relationship with the readers of your blog. Every content topic that gets a lot of comments eventually gets recognized by other people and even the search engines as an authority on that particular topic. It is also a good metric to measure how much popular your blog is among the readers and how much value are you providing with your content. The right way to set up comments for your WordPress blog: If you follow the right procedure and set up the comments for your blog in a proper manner you save yourself from a lot of headache that comes with comment spam and useless and skinny comments. You can set up the following options for commenting by clicking the Discussion link on the settings menu. Post notifications: This will help you notify any blog you are linking to in your post. Whenever you link to a blog it … [Read more...] about WordPress Comments Basics And How To Use Them To Build Relationships
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This is part of our “Learn WordPress” series. In this post, you will learn how to properly set up WordPress after a fresh installation. So far you have learned: Now you just need to set up your WordPress blog correctly. You can download the WordPress Guide eBook for an A-Z manual of setting up WordPress. 8 Essential WordPress Settings: When you install WordPress, you get a stock installation with a few things like a dummy post, a dummy page, and a dummy comment. So the first thing to do… 1. Delete Default Post, Page, and Comment Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Posts > All Posts and delete the default “Hello world” post. Similarly, go to Pages > All Pages and delete the default “Sample Page”. And finally, click on “Comments” and delete the default comment. 2. Set Up WordPress Permalinks The default WordPress permalink is – http://yourdomain.com/p=123. This permalink is short, but not friendly for search … [Read more...] about 8 Essential Settings After Installing WordPress
5 Now you can set up your own site without hiring someone. WordPress is the software that makes it possible for you. It is a blogging tool and content management system that lets you to create a beautiful website or blog (and it's free). Though you can create a free blog with WordPress.com, but I always recommend self hosted WordPress.org to start your blog. If you don't know the difference between them , read this post. Here are some reasons why I recommend Self hosted WordPress blog. Unlimited Themes and custom design for your blog. Thousands of Plugins - you can do everything you want with Plugins! Make money from your blog with your own ways. Top level Domain name with full control. SEO friendly blog. However, many people assume that setting up a WordPress blog is complicated. But it's not hard. It's EASIER than you think. In this post, I will show you how to create self hosted WordPress blog from scratch with 7 easy steps. As a bonus, I add a detailed post on every steps. How … [Read more...] about 7 Easy Steps to Create a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog
Home » Blogging » Starting WordPress Blog: How to Start Your First Self Hosted WordPress Blog from Scratch With the blog post, I’m aiming at sharing the complete process of starting a Self Hosted WordPress Blog. Apart from starting a Self Hosted WordPress Blog, I’m sharing some thoughts on why you should go for Self Hosted Blogs when you can create free blogs on Blogger and WordPress kind of free blogging platforms. Limitation of Blogging on Free Blogs Here are Some Limitations you will face while going for free blogs hosted on Blogger.com or WordPress.com kind of free blogging websites: You will have very few options when it comes about using various Plugins, Themes and Templates. You will not be owner for the work you are doing on these free blogs and your blog host can delete your blog without any prior notice in case they feel your blog is against their policies. But you will have full control over your blog and cannot do lots of customization if you … [Read more...] about How to Start a Self Hosted WordPress Blog successfully?
One of the most common types of hacking on WordPress is a brute force attack. In this kind of attack, a hacker attempts to try various permutations & combinations of usernames & passwords to get inside of your WordPress blog. Especially when we all know that the common WordPress admin URL is “wp-admin”, any hacker can easily get started with brute force attacking. There are many free security WordPress plugins out there that help you prevent brute force attacks. One major step you can take right now is by changing the WordPress admin URL. This way, hackers will not be able to find the login link & this reduces the chance of getting attacked. In this WordPress security series, I will be showing you how you can use two plugins to change your URL. One plugin is simply used to change the login URL of WordPress from a security perspective, and the other one is for improving the user experience. At the end of this guide, I have also shared more useful … [Read more...] about How To Change WordPress Admin Login URL For Improved Security