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Speed Up WordPress By Editing Your Settings

In this post im going to talk about a couple of simple changes you can make to your settings or wp-config.php. Although they only be very small changes, when you add them up it makes a big difference to your speed. Some of these changes may require you editing the wp-config.php file, but some do have plug-ins if your not sure. Reduce The Amount Of Homepage Posts Having too many post displaying on your...

Quick Tips To Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

We all know that having a fast loading blog is good for your visitors, not only that but its even better for your search engine rankings. With all the Google updates that have been happening lately with Panda, Penguin and the EMD update, a fast loading WordPress blog is a must these days. Here are some of my favourite quick tips that you can do on your blog to help speed up your page load times, if...

Optimize WordPress Database To Increase Page Speed

If the database is getting clogged up and not running as quickly as it should, your blog will slow down. If your database is clean and running fast, so will your blog. Its general health will carry over to other aspects of site performance. Over time, a WordPress database generates overhead, which can be compared to the file fragments which accumulate on a hard drive. Just like defragmenting your computers...

Speed Up Your WordPress Blog – The Right Web Hosting

In this part of our how to speed up WordPress series we are going to take a look at web hosting and choosing the right one. Hosting can play a major part in the speed of your WordPress blog. Im going to talk about how to go about choosing the right host for you and the right type of hosting ie: shared or VPS. Picking Your Web Host There are hundreds of hosting providers on the internet. So how do you...

Why You Need To Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

We all know that that having top quality content posted on a regular basis is extremely important when it comes to blogging. However with all the constant updating and coming up with ideas for your next post its very easy to forget about keeping your WordPress blog up to speed. Luckily its very easy to get WordPress running smoothly and quickly, and it doesn’t take long to do. I have come...

Learn About Your Vistitors

If you’re website owner, you know it’s important to have visitors, and with the right information, you can improve your visitor statistics. These statistics can tell you a lot of things, such as the number of unique visitors you’ve had, where they come from, what they look at, and the time they spend visiting. Chances are you’ve got a nice stat counter from your web hosting provider; if you haven’t,...

10 Ways To Increase RSS Subscribers

If you’re someone that owns a blog or website, you’ll know that subscribers are the lifeblood of your site. Why? Because these loyal subscribers take interest in your writing’s which keeps them coming back. This brings the issue of “How do I get more people to subscribe”? 1. Write quality content. You’ve probably figured out by now that quality content is the key to lot of things on your blog...

How to make WordPress Safer?

Security is a big issue these days, not only in the real world but also in the online world. Unfortunately, some people have nothing better to do than hack other peoples websites and blogs. I for one am a victim of such an attack. So, what can we do to avoid spam attacks and website exploits? Locking down your website/blog is the answer. Here are the things I’ve done so far to harden up my blog: 1. Upgrade...

WordPress Plugins for Business (Link) Directory

During my own search for a WordPress directory plugin, I came across the ones below. I have installed and tried all of the free ones. After using some of them, I learned that WordPress isn’t exactly the best platform for building a standalone directory. But, there are some pros to using WordPress as a directory – by using a plugin, it integrates nicely with your blog. And because these are...

How to add Creative Commons Pictures to WordPress Posts

Are you running a blog but you are struggling with adding correct pictures? If you want to avoid being contacted by some law firm or original author of certain photos, then you need to be careful when selecting photos that are then added to your articles. The best choice here is to start making own pictures, but sometimes there just isnt enough time to create own copyrighted pictures. What should we do...

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