Are you looking to make your WordPress blog mobile friendly? If you have not yet thought about it, you should as Google have made mobile site an official search engine ranking factor. In this exclusive guide, I will share various options ( WordPress mobile Plugins + Themes) that you can use to make sure your WordPress blog is mobile readable and passes the Google mobile friendliness test. Before I start sharing all the solutions, I recommend you to go to this link, add your blog URL and it will show if your website is mobile friendly or not according to Google. If it is, you don’t have to do anything, but if the result is negative, you should work right away to make your blog mobile friendly. In this tutorial, I will explain all the solutions which you can use to make your WordPress blog mobile ready. So, lets look at the possible solutions and pick the one which you find best for your blog. Making WordPress Blog Mobile ready: Use a responsive theme: If your … [Read more...] about How To Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly – Best Solutions
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Do you have a blog on WordPress.org or any self hosted website?. Well, I learned the lesson that backing up your blog is important in a hard way. I’ll explain. It all started with me wanting to change my hosting. I told a friend of mine and he did it. What I later found out was that some of my posts went missing because I hadn’t backed up my blog. I had lost a single month of my blog. I didn’t knew how to bring all that data back but Google saved me. Thanks to Google cacheI found my blog posts’ caches and copied the posts to my blog which finally ended the problem. By this incident I learnt the problem that taking backups of your WordPress blog is important. If you still need more reasons for backing up keep reading this post and you will find them. You may know, life is nothing without risks and the same is with your blogs. The risks you take with your blog may turn out to bring some amazing changes to your blog and make your blog better than ever. But it is … [Read more...] about Why is Backing Up Your WordPress Blog Important?
Here are the reasons why should you get Google authorship and also few simple steps to implement in order to get Google authorship for your blogs. Why should be worrying about getting Google Authorship? Google authorship will not only boost your online visibility but it also increases Social proof (that can visually impact more on your blogs) Image in the rich snippets can bring you more CTR’s Lets have two samples here: Without Google authorship (for the keyword – landing page tips) With Google authorship (for the same result – landing page tips) If I’m not wrong, it would be surely the one with Google authorship (smiley face on the rich snippet). Why? Because it improves the social proof, visual images can build instant trust on Google – thus Google bringing your more traffic to your blog posts. I hope now you understood the importance of having Google authorship for your WordPress blogs. Lets get into the details then.. So, how to get Google … [Read more...] about How to Implement Google Authorship in Your WordPress Blog?
Few days back Harsh informed you about Google started ranking website based on Speed and since that we all realize and understood why it’s not a necessity to offer a faster loading blog. Decreasing load time helps search engine and also your readers. Not only it will give an amazing user experience, but it will also help in reducing the bounce rate of your blog. Today, I’m sharing seven tips that will help you to reduce the loading time of your blog, and you will be serving a fast loading page to your readers. 7 Important Tips for Reducing Loading time of your WordPress Blog Don’t use too many WordPress plugins One of the biggest power of WordPress is plugins, and some of you are so obsessed with it, that you are using more than 30-40 plugins on your blog. Well, not all plugin is bad, and Harsh have covered a great write-up on how many WordPress plugins you should use. Try to minimize the number of plugins on your blog, and if you need a functionality which can be … [Read more...] about 7 Smart Ways To Reduce Your WordPress Blog Loading Time
You got a growing blog? Is your server not powerful enough to support it anymore? Is it getting slower every day? Have you tried to do everything you can like minifying your scripts, adding css sprites and even caching your site? Did they work? Right now you might be out of tricks and thinking about moving to another server. But, there’s another trick you can use… Why not host the static part of your website in a Content Delivery Network (CDN)? It will not only take some of the load off your server, but it will also give a performance boost to your site! A CDN will allow you to store your data in several servers distributed around the world so if some one tries to access your site, the content which you have uploaded to the CDN will be served from the nearest server! If that data is located in your server, every client have to go to that server to access your data, some may be close but others might be at the other end of the world. So, a CDN can save a lot of time by … [Read more...] about How To Boost Your WordPress Blog With Rackspace Cloud Files!