11 WordPress Speed Plugins to Optimize Performance

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WordPress can be lightning-fast when it is properly optimized. Interestingly, making your WordPress site much faster is often as simple as finding the right plugin. If you install some of the plugins below, your site will: Load much faster. Consume less data for your visitors. Have better user experience, which can boost traffic and revenue. … Read more

Should You Have a Trailing Slash at the End of URLs?

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Many webmasters want to know whether to include a trailing slash (/) at the end of URLs. This has potential implications for SEO because search engines like Google don’t always see different URL structures as equivalent. Here’s what Google representative John Mu has said about trailing slashes: I noticed there was some confusion around trailing … Read more

How to Optimize Web Fonts for Screen Readability

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Good readability is absolutely crucial for good user experience. Unfortunately, many websites have font designs that are very hard to read on some screens. When I land on a site with a font that is hard to read, then I often simply leave and click on the next site. I am sure that many people … Read more

10 Charts That Show The Importance of Site Speed

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The fact that site speed is important is pretty much common knowledge at this point. It simply makes intuitive sense because most people online are impatient and hate waiting for things to load. In addition, Google has officially announced that site speed is an important SEO ranking factor, especially on mobile. But just how important … Read more

12 Key Things That Make a Website Good

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Not all websites are created equal. If you want to build a website that naturally attracts traffic and gets people to return, then it needs to be exceptionally good. But what is it that makes a good website? Here are 12 key things to keep in mind. 1. Have a clear topic and stick to … Read more

How to Buy a Domain Name: 6 Simple Steps

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Buying a domain name is the first step of starting a new website. Fortunately, it is both very easy and super cheap to buy a domain these days. In this step-by-step guide, I will show you how to do this in a matter of minutes. Just follow the 6 steps and you will own your … 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

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