Website loading speed depends on lot of factors, but it contributes more based on the below factors, Enable gzip compression: gzip compression is nothing but reducing the original file size to make it load faster even in slower networking connections. This can be achieved using w3 total cache/super cache/gzip compression plugins/using htaccess file. After you have enabled gzip compression, you confirm it using the below free tool, https://varvy.com/tools/gzip/ Enable all caching types using w3 total cache: Navigate to General settings -> Toggle all -> Save settings. Toggle all caching types on or off (at once) Http requests caching: Use W3 Total cache plugin browser caching -> enable to minimize the http requests. Optimize images:
7 Awesome Tips to Improve your site SEO: 1. Be social from day one: Whatever the website/blog you have, making it social from day one really make your content and social viral. This is a key point to bring the new users/existing users repeatedly to your blog/site. Since many of them social maximum times ;) If you have already running a site then ensure you have good social connectivity. If you are planning to start a new site/blog ensure that it is going to be social from day one. 2. Ensure you have latest software's: Ensuring the latest software's in your site will help you get away from hacking and security violations/issues which indirectly helps you for better SEO. Because google do not want to send their users to security less sites. 3. Red...
Who can start a blog ? Anyone who is interested in blogging can start a blog. Blog, a 4 letter word helped many to become rich and popular, you can find a few in YourStory. One sweet thing about blogging is, you can write about anything like technology, news, entrepreneur, shopping, reviews, business, cooking, cinema, money making online, SEO etc.., Many successful bloggers are not from IIT/IIM. They started a blog as their part time job and even few for their time pass and entertainments. Actually what is blogging ? Writing about something or anything regularly. If you can do the below proven ways effectively then you can surely become a good blogger in less than 2 to 3 years, may be less than a year if people like the way you write and the content you are planning t
How to create a sticky header in wordpress ? Sticky header by thematosoup is one of the good plugin to achieve sticky header in wordpress, because it is simple to configure and comparatively good rated plugin for sticky header functionality. It provides lot of customization which includes, 1. Selecting the menu If you are having more than one menu then which you want to display in the sticky header menu can be selected easily from theme customization. 2. Logo on sticky header Logo can be added to the sticky header. But height of the logo must be 30px. 3. Background color and text color Background and text color can also be customized for sticky header. We have to either select the color or give the hexa code of the color directly to maintain own th
How to paste image directly to post editor in wordpress ? When you are writing a post you may need to place lot of images in the post, but each time we need to upload the image through media or add media screen then upload then insert etc., It used to be hectic sometime and we feel like copy pasting the images directly to post editor can be easy for images insertion in the post. Now that can be done with onepress image elevator plugin. This plugin is available both in free and premium. Free version: 1. you can paste the image directly to the post editor. 2. you can edit the image and add the alt tag and title for better seo. 3. you can not give the name of the file. [generated by default like img_57dfbed14823e.png] etc., Paid version: 1. you can paste the imag
Onesignal push notification configuration in wordpress step by step: Push notifications became the more popular feature from blogs to ecommerce platforms. We could able to find lot of push notification plugins for wordpress. But onesignal is great among them because of its simplicity in configuration and the free pricing. They still offer premium support, but I don’t think it is needed because unlimited devices, unlimited notifications etc., comes in the free version itself. Two things need to be done to configure the push notifications in wordpress: Signup in onesignal and do some basic configurations like platform selection (chrome, Mozilla or android etc.,) Install one signal plugin and configure it. 1.Signup in onesignal and do
Finding and blocking spam IPs in wordpress: One of my coupons website www.couponzcorner.com was keep on getting the hits from a same ip for different urls randomly. I came to know that it's a way of misuse/spam/hacking kind of thing, so i thought to block the IP. Wordpress 404 to 301 plugin: 404 to 301 is one of the great plugin in wordpress to handle 404 errors, which also sends an email to admin about the 404 page hit. How I confirmed that it's a spam IP ? As 404 to 301 plugin sends a mail for 404 pages, I could able to see many pages which got the hits randomly, something like, couponzcorner.com/bku.sql couponzcorner.com/bkup.sql etc.. Also 404 to 301 plugin sends 3 information mainly in the mail, Ip address 2. URL 3. User agent (like chrome/mozilla etc
3 best live search wordpress plugins: Search autocomplete or jQuery autocomplete is a functionality to provide the live search experience by typing the letter in the search box. It is a very important functionality for eCommerce/business websites. Because user will not know the categories/tags/stores you have created. If it is a normal blog then this autocomplete functionality may not be needed. Live search functionality improves the better user interface, since it is helping the users to find the right content lively. Below are the few nicely working wordpress plugins. I would highly recommend search autocomplete functionality which I have implemented in my business website Couponzcorner: Coupons, Deals sharing site in india. This plugin is working very nicely in couponzcorner site.
Handling 404 Page not found issue in wordpress: 404 page not found issue is really very bad for search engines if you are not handling it properly. So handling 404 page not found issue is really very important for google webmaster search console and your site presense in the search engines. What is 404 page not found issue? If user is trying to hit the url which does not exist then server responses with 404 page not found issue which is not recommended for better seo. How to handle 404 page not found issue in wordpress ? Install 404 to 301 plugin and provide the custom URL for redirection. This 404 to 301 plugin also tracks the 404 pages whichever tried by the users. So handle the page not found issues using 404 to 301 redirect plugin. This plugi
Yoast Seo Sitemap.xml file missing: Recently one of my domain's yoast seo sitemap.xml file is missing, this happened to me after updating yoast seo and few other plugins. So I really do not have idea on which updation created this issue. Yoast seo plugin will generate a sitemap xml file in YOURDOMAIN.COM/sitemap_index.xml file which internally has the lot of xml file locations, each one for category, tag, page etc., Yoast SEO Sitemap.xml sample: After browsing I came across a below working solution to get the yoast seo sitemap.xml file again, Add the below snippet at the last in .htaccess file: [plain] # WordPress SEO - XML Sitemap Rewrite Fix <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^sitemap_index\.xml$ /index.php?site...