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Easily Add Redirects to your WordPress Site for Free

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Redirects are used whenever you delete a page or change its URL to point a visitor towards a useful page instead of a 404 – Page Not Found page. For instance, if you’re updating the look of your website and remove some old pages, you’d ideally want anyone who hits those old pages to either be directed to the new equivalent page or be taken somewhere useful. This enables visitors to continue to explore your site or search for something else. If Google indexes a page and you then remove that page or change its URL, it will flag this …

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3 Best Practices for WordPress Plugins

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One of the great things about WordPress is the plugin ecosystem. At the time of writing, over 40,000 plugins exist in the WordPress Plugin Repository, adding loads of additional functionality. However, using plugins is not as simple as installing them and forgetting them. While many WordPress plugins are easy to setup and use, there are some general best practices that should be observed when working with the plugins on your WordPress site. 1. Only use the plugins you need While it’s tempting to install a bunch of plugins, you should carefully consider if a plugin is in fact necessary before …

4 Great WordPress Plugins for Any Website

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At the time of writing, there are over 50,000+ plugins in the WordPress.org Plugin Repository. That’s an enormous amount to choose from and picking the right ones can be a challenge. Every WordPress site is unique; there isn’t a true “one size fits all” configuration or set of plugins to use. We’ve put together a list of some solid choices that we’ve seen many customers use and some others that I have personal experience with. 1. SEO: Yoast SEO WordPress is a very SEO friendly platform out of the box. However, WordPress doesn’t include easy options for adding meta tags, …