Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

I just had a look over the traffic for the lifetime of this website and the picture it paints is dramatic. The chart is a powerful illustration of the answer to the question, “Why convert a website to WordPress?”

The rest of this post explains the reasons which underly this, and should help . . . → Read More: Why Convert A Website To WordPress?

How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

What a lovely graph! The image shows how my website traffic grew over the last 30 days. If you measure the first and last peaks you’ll see it is up over 30% in one month (the dips are weekends).

If you want to know how to increase website traffic, read on!

The graph . . . → Read More: How To Increase Website Traffic 30% In A Month

EU Cookies Plugin—EU Privacy Directive Compliance For WordPress Websites

The EU Cookies Plugin helps your WordPress website comply with EU privacy regulations, with NO popups, NO scarey messages, and NO disabling of website functionality.

This plugin won’te lose you website traffic.

For almost all websites, it will be sufficient to install this plugin, check that it applies to what you actually do, and . . . → Read More: EU Cookies Plugin—EU Privacy Directive Compliance For WordPress Websites

How To Create A Sitemap

Globe website map

Creating a sitemap makes sure that all your website pages are are indexed by search engines. This makes a sitemap a “must have” for SEO, because it helps make your website and content more visible on Google and other search engines, and helps newly published content get indexed rapidly.

I’ll show you how to . . . → Read More: How To Create A Sitemap

How To Install WordPress Using Softaculous – The Easy Way

WordPress Logo

I provide a full WordPress set-up and hosting service, but for those who like to do things themselves there is the option to install WordPress and set it up from scratch yourself. This is not as difficult as you might think, as I will explain.

On most hosting services these days you can use . . . → Read More: How To Install WordPress Using Softaculous – The Easy Way

Get A Freelance Start-up Business Website For FREE – Use The New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (DWP)

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Good news for people starting a small freelance business: from October 2011, the UK government is offering you up to £2,274.

The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) provides £1,274 cash (as a weekly allowance) and up to £1,000 as an optional loan to help with start up costs such as—dare I say—getting yourself a smart website to . . . → Read More: Get A Freelance Start-up Business Website For FREE – Use The New Enterprise Allowance Scheme (DWP)

How To Submit WordPress Sitemap Updates – Automatically

WordPress, Google, Bing and Yahoo!

Publishing a sitemap is important for SEO and getting all your website pages indexed rapidly, and particularly when you add new content and you want it to be discovered fast, while it is still fresh and most interesting.

I’ll show you how with a small about of setting up, WordPress will generate, auto-update, and . . . → Read More: How To Submit WordPress Sitemap Updates – Automatically

How To Create A WordPress Sitemap

Global Business WordPress Website

WordPress has some great built in features to help your SEO, and one is that it can be set-up to create a WordPress sitemap, and automatically update and submit it whenever you add or update a page or blog post. This saves a lot of  effort, and ensures that the search engines will . . . → Read More: How To Create A WordPress Sitemap

WordPress 3.2 (Gershwin) Released & Ready To Download!

WordPress 3.2 is here! Released on 4th July 2011 it is now ready for download or automatic update, and is an update worth having, but check the requirements below with your web hosting service before upgrading.

This is a big update with major changes, and comes very soon after 3.0 in January. WordPress 3.2 . . . → Read More: WordPress 3.2 (Gershwin) Released & Ready To Download!

Security Alert: WordPress Plugins Hacked & WordPress.org Resets All Passwords

On Tuesday 21st June WordPress.org found several popular WordPress plugins hacked in their popular WordPress plugin repository.

Almost every WordPress website uses plugins from this repository, so this attack could expose tens of thousands of websites, and all their website visitors, to an enormous security risk.

Hackers had modified several popular plugins to give . . . → Read More: Security Alert: WordPress Plugins Hacked & WordPress.org Resets All Passwords