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Yoast SEO Quick Tip

The Yoast SEO plugin includes many features and functions. When assisting other bloggers, I often hear that they don’t see all the available options in the Yoast SEO dropdown menu. This quick tip tutorial shows you how to cause the additional options to display in the menu. When you are on the General Settings page, click on the Features tab. Locate the Advanced settings page section and change the setting to Enabled. This is displayed in the image on the left. Now when you see the dropdown menu for Yoast SEO, it will include more options including the settings page for your social profiles.

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Updating Nameservers on WordPress.com

Updating nameservers on WordPress.com is an often-missed step in the site migration process. You’ve moved your posts and pages from your hosted WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress site on your chosen hosting service. Now you need to tell the internet that your content has a new home. In order for the internet to know that your the content connected to your domain has moved, you will need to update your nameservers. The first step is locate the nameserver addresses of your new hosting service. Each hosting service displays this information a bit differently. If you can’t immediately locate the information, use the site’s search function. SiteGround identifies the nameservers address as Account DNS. Log in to your SiteGround account. Click

WordPress Made Easy: Introducing StudioPress Sites

This page contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive (at no cost to you) compensation for your purchase. Introducing StudioPress Sites WordPress made easy without sacrificing power or flexibility. It’s perfect for bloggers, as well as those selling physical products, digital downloads, and membership programs. Email me for more information at wptechcafe@gmail.com about StudioPress Sites or to discuss other resources for your blogging journey.

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Learn to Use the Yoast SEO Plugin with New Tutorials

What is SEO? What is SEO and how do I understand how to use it with my blog? According to Rand Fishkin, the CEO of Moz.com, search engine optimization (SEO) is “the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of the traffic that you earn through the organic results in search engines.” The goal of any SEO actions you take on your site or with individual posts is to allow Google to better index your content. When  your content is correctly indexed, the visitors that arrive on your site are happy to stay awhile and read what you have to share. Yoast SEO Plugin Tutorials As I was researching to determine the best tips and tools to share, an email

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Create Shareable Tweets with This Remarkably Easy Plugin

The most common question I hear from new bloggers is, “How do I get more traffic to my blog?” You’re writing great content with an important message to share. What are ways you can maximize your efforts and cause more people to visit your site? I’ll frequently share simple tools and techniques to increase your blog traffic. Better Click to Tweet plugin creates tweetable content How often does a beautifully phrased sentence strike you while reading an article or devotional on someone’s blog? You immediately think of someone who needs to hear those same words. The Better Click to Tweet plugin developed by Ben Meredith allows you to easily create tweetable content for your readers. The plugin adds a blue

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Before & After: Join Me at the Well

Join me on a Lenten Journey with my friend Britta Lafont and the Meet Me in the Middle Project. The Meet Me in the Middle Project is a visual Lenten observation of the Gospel that began in 2015 on brittlafont.com. Our hope is to curate (collect and organize) BEFORE and AFTER pictures, with the goal of celebrating the work that happens between the pictures, and connect our observations with our understanding of the Christian life. You can read more about the intention behind the project here. The beginnings of this Before & After story were caused by my last minute decision to attend a blogging conference just a few miles from my home. Even though the event was close enough to commute, I packed a suitcase hoping to be

Before & After: Renew, Refresh

Join me on a Lenten Journey with my friend Britta Lafont and the Meet Me in the Middle Project. The Meet Me in the Middle Project is a visual Lenten observation of the Gospel that began in 2015 on brittlafont.com. Our hope is to curate (collect and organize) BEFORE and AFTER pictures, with the goal of celebrating the work that happens between the pictures, and connect our observations with our understanding of the Christian life. You can read more about the intention behind the project here. This week’s highlight is from my new friend Beverly Dillow. I met her at the Declare Conference this past summer. She won a new theme from the great folks at PrettyDarnCute.com and reached out to me to help her customize her site to

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Before & After: New Website, New Friend

Join me on a Lenten Journey with my friend Britta Lafont and the Meet Me in the Middle Project. The Meet Me in the Middle Project is a visual Lenten observation of the Gospel that began in 2015 on brittlafont.com. Our hope is to curate (collect and organize) BEFORE and AFTER pictures, with the goal of celebrating the work that happens between the pictures, and connect our observations with our understanding of the Christian life. You can read more about the intention behind the project here. I’ll be sharing images of website and graphic design projects. The unseen middle between the Before & After pics is the relationship with which I am blessed during the time in between. As I seek to listen and understand the heart behind the

Themes and Plugins for Genesis Framework

I’m reading and researching to find the best resources for myself and other folks creating sites on the Genesis Framework. I’m sharing a couple of my latest discoveries. Enjoy this carefully curated list of Genesis Child Themes: Theme source list from Dhishna Chandnani Specialty Genesis Plugins: Add some additional features to your site with plugins from Chinmoy Paul