Submit a Site to Bing (And Yahoo) via Bing Webmaster Tools

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a detailed guide on submitting your website to Google through the Google Search Console. But even though Google is the biggest search engine by far, it’s still well worth the effort to ensure that your site also performs well in Bing and Yahoo. Fortunately, adding your site to both … Read more

7 Free SEO Tools From Google

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Google has created a bunch of free tools that are incredibly useful for SEO. These tools can help you with many things, such as communicating with Googlebot about your site, analyzing your traffic and making your site faster and better. Here are 7 free SEO tools from Google itself. 1. Google Search Console Google Search … Read more

14 Ways to Improve Readability and Scannability

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Having fantastic content is the most important part of a great website. However, your text needs to be presented in a way that makes it easy for people to read. If your text is hard to read, then many people will give up and leave your site. This will harm your site’s popularity and SEO … Read more

Grammarly Adds Junk Code to WordPress Posts and Pages

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Grammarly is the world’s most popular spelling and grammar optimization tool. They offer a browser extension that many webmasters use to optimize the text on their sites. Grammarly can be incredibly useful to avoid spelling errors and write better content, but I found that it does have some nasty adverse effects. If you are using … Read more

12 Important Tips Before You Buy a Domain Name

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It is incredibly easy to buy a new domain name these days. You simply go to the website of a domain registrar and follow a few simple steps to buy a domain. It’s as simple as buying any other thing online. I personally buy all my domains through NameCheap, which is one of the top … Read more

Why Site Speed Is Crucial For SEO and User Experience

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Online visitors are incredibly impatient these days. In fact, most of them won’t wait for more than a few seconds before downright abandoning your site. According to a study by Google, a whopping 53% of mobile visitors will abandon your site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load. This can lead to reduced … Read more

What rel=”noreferrer” Does and How to Remove It

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WordPress recently made some changes to links that open in a new tab. It now automatically adds rel=”noopener noreferrer” to the code. Before, the links looked like this: <a href=”https://example.com” target=”_blank”>Anchor text</a> Now, they look like this: <a href=”https://example.com” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Anchor text</a> Although the noopener attribute is useful for security, noreferrer has some major … Read more

Why High-Quality Content Is The No. 1 SEO Ranking Factor

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Google and other search engines are very secretive about how their algorithms work. They don’t want people to know exactly how they work, because then people would be able to trick the search engines into sending them undeserved traffic. However, Google has actually been telling people constantly what the single most important ranking factor is: … Read more

11 Compelling Reasons to Use WordPress for Your Website

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WordPress is the most widely used website software in the world, powering over 33% of all sites on the web. WordPress is defined as a content management system (CMS), meaning that it is software that you can use to create and publish content. It is also a powerful website builder, which you can use to … Read more

What Does SEO Stand For?

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The acronym SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. This is the practice of increasing visits to web pages by making them rank higher in search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. SEO involves various processes, such as enhancing the quality of content, improving the user experience of websites and helping sites gain relevant links. These … Read more