Why Your Business Website Should Switch to WordPress

Why Your Business Website Should Switch to WordPress

Originally launched in 2003, WordPress has become perhaps the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world. Today, WordPress is used by millions of business owners who live in every corner of the world with more than 74 million sites that publish new posts every second. This CMS is considered an excellent platform for budding entrepreneurs to create websites for their startup or small business. Most of the top one million websites in the world are powered by WordPress and related to business. These facts clearly show the significance of WordPress as a content management service for businesses of all sizes. Simplicity, social media integration and a large number of theme options available are key reasons why startups and small businesses prefer WordPress. Just how powerful is WordPress exactly? Check out the following these reasons why your business should switch to WordPress and you’ll see why. 1. It’s free. Whether you’re a blogger or just launching a new online business, the fact that WordPress is 100 percent free is extremely beneficial. Best of all, you never have to worry about hidden charges if your site becomes more popular than expected. WordPress will always be free for you to use. […]

8 Ways Help Your WordPress Site Get More Traffic

8 Ways Help Your WordPress Site Get More Traffic

When it comes to your website, you want to take advantage of any technology that helps maximize your efforts and get more traffic to your site. Other than creating epic content that you post consistently, what else can you do that will really leverage traffic flow? To take your business to the next level with WordPress, here are eight outstanding plugins you will want to install immediately. They could be helpful for your website to get more traffic! 8 Ways Help Your WordPress Site Get More Traffic 1. Sharebar Sharebar is an easy-to-install WordPress plugin that syncs with the big social media outlets so that visitors can easily share your content. The Sharebar links your article or site page to the person’s social media and creates a connection between their accounts and your site. That means increased exposure through organic sharing, which is great not just for your traffic but also for your SEO ranking. You can choose which social media outlets you want to make available that best suit your content and then Sharebar displays those outlets next to your posts. If you don’t have the Sharebar plugin already, don’t delay in installing it. 2. WP to Twitter Twitter is a great […]

The Tips to Promote Your Blog Posts

The Tips to Promote Your Blog Posts

Blogging is the key to driving new traffic to your website and new leads into your business. You see most people that visit your blog posts usually leave without reading it all the way through. You really only have 2 – 3 seconds to grab your user’s attention and convince them to click and actually read your blog post. With every blog post, you’re essentially creating a new point-of-entry into your website. But in order to really get great results with blogging, you’ve got to become an aggressive blog posts promoter. So how do you make sure that your content marketing efforts aren’t going to waste? Well, these 6 tips below could help you promote blog posts. 1. Identify Your Content Target for Blog Posts Before anything else, decide what topic you will write about. Before you jump in, consider these three questions. Make sure you answer “yes” to all three: Will the information I share somehow benefit my audience? (Your article should have a useful takeaway for the reader.) Do I have something new to say about this topic? (“new” can be simply your own experience. Tell a story that you went through. Be real.) Do I have a […]

Three Steps to Have Your First WordPress Website

Three Steps to Have Your First WordPress Website

Well, Gone are the days when creating a simple 2-3 pages website would cost more than 1000 bucks. WordPress has made creating a website almost free, very easy and helped many small businesses grow. Almost free because you will need to pay for the domain name and web hosting. If your business doesn’t have a website yet because you thought websites are expensive and hard to maintain. I am going to guide you through three simple steps to create a professional looking business WordPress website. So, let’s get started! Basic Steps to Start Your First WordPress Website Get a domain name and hosting Install WordPress Make your website look phenomenal 1. Get a Domain Name and Hosting Domain Name is the web address of your website (E.g: Google’s domain name is google.com) So what domain name do you want for your business website? If available, you should get the domain name the same as your company’s name. And, since you are a business, you should get a “.com”. You can use Godaddy to check for the availability of your desired domain name. They offer the cheapest domains on the Internet. Now that you have the domain name, we are going […]

How To Create A Landing Page For Your Small Business

How To Create A Landing Page For Your Small Business

If you don’t have a proper landing page on your website, you might be losing potential customers. A perfect landing page on your small business website helps the visitors will not get all confused and leave. These elements below are necessary to create a Landing Page for your small business: Prepare a clean WordPress Theme Clean Design plays an important role in determining the effectiveness of the website. Use a WordPress theme that is designed to improve user experience and friendly mobile. Another thing you should note is that your website shouldn’t have heavy “modern” effects. The latest CSS effects may look cool but it will not only make your website slow but also distract your users from the main cause i.e. click on the button you want them to click. Have a Call to Action Button A Call to Action button helps your visitors buy your product/signup/contact you or download product by one click. Decide what you want them to do and place a Call to Action button. This button should look distinct from the rest of your website and catch the eye of the visitors immediately. It should be easy to understand, accessible, and compelling enough to take […]

How to Upload a HTML Page to WordPress without 404 Errors

How to Upload a HTML Page to WordPress without 404 Errors

WordPress sites are a little more complicated than sites made with just HTML files, because the files that it runs from are PHP files. But you can add static HTML to WordPress.  You don’t need use third-party,  you can upload an HTML file to the WordPress Media Library. Why Upload HTML Pages to WordPress? WordPress comes with a content type to add pages to your website. Often WordPress themes add pre-designed page templates to display your pages. Uploading HTML Page to WordPress Site Step 1:  Log in to your WordPress admin area. Click “Media Library” from the menu on the left, then click “Add New.” Step 2: Click “Select Files” on the screen that appears. A window comes up, allowing you to browse your hard drive for the HTML file that you want to upload. Locate the file, click it once, then click “Open” in the bottom right corner. Wait for the file to upload, which for a normal HTML file should not take long. Note that WordPress will return an error if the HTML file you try to upload is blank. If all you need to do is upload an HTML file with a particular file name — for example, to […]

Will Inactive Plugins Slow Down WordPress? Should You Delete Inactive Plugins?

Will Inactive Plugins Slow Down WordPress? Should You Delete Inactive Plugins?

Many users use WordPress usually plugins for checking and using. A time later , they don’t want to continue that plugins. The fastest way ‘s disable plugins.  In this article, we will answer do deactivated plugins slow down WordPress and whether its safe to delete inactive plugins? What are Deactivated or Inactive Plugins in WordPress? When you install WordPress plugin, WordPress downloads the plugin file to your web hosting server. You can install and active the plugins,  you can also deactive them if you don’t need. Do Inactive Plugins Slowdown WordPress? A lot is written about it and some say that inactive plugins doesn’t impact the loading speed of your website and some say that it does. I would say that it depends upon the environment you are working in. As a usual process, WordPress loads all required and active plugin’s codes when a visitors opens a particular page on the website. Should I Delete Inactive Plugins in WordPress? The reason why WordPress allows you to deactivate plugins instead of directly deleting them is because sometimes you may just want to switch off a plugin temporarily. If you plan to use that plugin soon, and you fear that deleting the plugin will […]

How To Install A Child Theme

How To Install A Child Theme

1. What’s child theme? Many users have question about installing child theme.   This advance’s when you customize the theme, you will not lost customization.   Although you use premium theme or free theme, you have many options to customize. Some time you don’t have the customization option as you want, you need add code for that options. That option will be overwritten in your theme.  Child theme solve this problem for you. A child theme depends completely on its parent in order to work. Without its parent theme present, it will not do a thing and cannot even be activated. Because a child theme isn’t a standalone entity, but instead modifies or adds to the files of an existing theme. It uses everything present in the parent theme and allows you to make changes and customize your WordPress theme without ever editing the main theme. So you can alter styles, functions, layout, templates. 2.  Installing the WordPress Child Theme Installing a child theme’s same with any WordPress theme. After you login your WordPress website, please  go to Appearance >> Themes you click on “Add new”  button to upload zip file. This will show you theme upload option. You can select file after click […]

How To Merge Two Websites Together

How To Merge Two Websites Together

Many users want to merge two website so that they can spend less time. Instead of building multiple WordPress website they want to merge websites later. They don’t need build a big website as begin time. It’s advance of this problem, is it interesting? Why do you want to merge two websites together? You can merge a website to a destination website will all contents with less time.  If your blog doesn’t work well, you can merge content to your primary blog website. Instead of updating, running, marketing, keeping for two website or many websites, you only need pay attention and develop for a website. 2. Exporting content from old website The core version of WordPress (i.e. with no plugins installed) has export functionality built-in. You will find the export feature in the main WordPress admin menu in the Tools section. There are three options available. The first option backs up all content including posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories and tags.  

Keep Visitors on Your Site by Using Custom 404 Page

Keep Visitors on Your Site by Using Custom 404 Page

If you care about your website, you should take steps to avoid 404 (Page not found) errors as it affects your SEO badly. A custom 404 page with attractive graphics and good content is much better than just showing an error. Custom 404 pages can stop your visitor from bouncing off your site and never coming back. A well-designed custom 404 page will help you keep visitors on your site even if they don’t find what they were looking for. Here’s a step-by-step instruction on how to build a great 404 page that will engage visitors and stop them from bouncing off your site. Step 1: Install and Activate 404 to 301 Plugin First of all, you must go to your WordPress site and install a plugin called 404 to 301. You can do that by choosing Plugins from the left-side menu and then click on ‘Add New‘. In the search box, type 404 to 301. There are many 404 plugins, but the one I’m recommending has something the others do not: a log feature. Basically, this plugin redirects the visitor to a custom 404 page and keeps a referral log for you. This means you’ll see the URL they […]