WordPress themes are like magic. With just a couple of clicks, you can completely overhaul your website’s appearance without affecting your content or editing a single line of code—simply by installing a new theme.
One of the first things I do with any new WordPress site is customize the permalink structure, which determines what your post URLs look like. This can have a big impact not only on the appearance of your links, but also on your SEO.
If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to WordPress SEO, you’ve come to the right place. This 4,600-word tutorial is a complete, step-by-step roadmap that you can follow to optimize your WordPress site using the best practices that Google and other search engines like to see.
Left- and right-aligned images look beautiful on desktop browsers, but sometimes with responsive WordPress themes you end up with something like this: Yuck. Because of the skinny portrait-style image, the text is wrapping improperly on mobile, and it looks like a mess. Very frustrating, but with a couple of lines of CSS, we can clear […]
WordPress provides built-in functionality to align images left, right, and center, but it relies on your theme to render those images properly. If you find that your images are not aligning correctly in your theme, you can solve this by adding a few lines of CSS to your theme’s stylesheet (preferably using a child theme), […]
A great way to improve your website’s security (and give yourself a minor SEO boost) is by implementing SSL encryption and delivering your pages via HTTPS. In the past, this was an expensive and highly technical process. But today services like Cloudflare can facilitate the process for you, eliminating the expense and IT headaches. Unfortunately, […]