How to learn Basics of WordPress SEO for blog


How to learn Basics of WordPress SEO for blog

 

 


How to learn Basics of WordPress SEO for blog||  SEO learning needs huge technical knowledge  , but it doesn’t have to be. Just learning a few basic SEO tips to optimize your site can give you a noticeable boost in your website traffic. we will discuss long episode step by step....

You no need tech genius to use the techniques below. If you’re already using WordPress, you’ve got what it takes!
start optimize your website.


Need first Site’s Visibility Settings

WordPress comes first a built-in option to hide your website from search engines. The reason of this option is to give  time to work on your website before it’s ready to go public in search engine.

This option can get checked accidentally and it makes your website unavailable to search engines.
If your website is not appearing in search results, then the first option you need to do is to make sure that this option is unchecked.
Simply log in to the admin area of your WordPress site and visit Settings » Reading page.








You need to go to find Search Engine Visibility menu option and make sure next to Discourage search engines from indexing this site is unchecked.

you should not  forget to click on the Save Changes button to store your changes.


SEO friendly URLs contain words explain the content of the page. they should be easy to read by both humans and search engines too.
Examples of SEO friendly URLs look like bellow:
https://www.websale.xyz/how-to-install-wordpress/
https://www.websale.xyz/2019/03/how-to-learn-basics-of-wordpress-seo-wordpress
 These URLs are readable and a user can understand what they will see on the page by looking at the URL text.
How should be a non-SEO friendly URL look like?
https://www.websale.xyz/?p=10467
http://websale.xyz/blog/123
These URLs  is unrelated to the content,user cannot understand what they will find on the page

SEO friendly permalink structure boost your chances of getting better positions in search results.

How we can check and update your WordPress site’s permalink structure.

Go to visit the Settings » Permalinks page.Choose the post name option and then click on the Save Changes button to store your settings.




If more than 6 months your website running, then please don’t change your permalink structure . If you’re using Day and Name or Month and Name, continue using that.

if you change your permalink structure on an established site, you will lose all of your social media share counting visitors  risk of losing your existing SEO ranking too.

If you want to  change your permalink structure, then hire a professional,  theyknow proper redirects. You’ll still lose your social  visitors on the pages.



Different between WWW and non-WWW for wordpress SEO

If you are just run website,  you need to choose whether you want to use www
 (http://www.websale.xyz) or non-www (http://websale.xyz) in your website URL.
Search engines consider this two different websites,
you need to link one and stick to it.

Set your preference by visiting the Settings » General page. Ayou need to add URL in both the WordPress Address also Site Address fields too.







How to add XML Sitemaps in WordPress

 

 XML Sitemap is a specially integrated file that lists every single page on your website. It makes easy for search engines to find all of your content submitting to google search console.

Submiting XML sitemap does not boost your site’s search rankings, it works only for search engines find the pages quickly and start ranking them.not traffic boost purpose.
If you know how to use Yoast SEO plugin, then it will make automatically  an XML sitemap for website.
To submit your sitemap to google, don’t forget to replace websale.xyz with your own domain name):
http://websale.xyz/sitemap_index.xml
 
We will discuss another day to submit your XML sitemap to Google.

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