Changing Your Permalink Structure

A permalink is the type of URL link that other authors can use to link to your posts. Generally, the WordPress default setting for permalinks is to create URLs with a set of numbers. Google searches work through keywords. Because of this, you need to confirm the permalink setting is set to Post Name or […]

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Creating a Google Presence

In order to have your website appear in a Google search, Google needs to know your site exists. The more Google knows about your site, the better chance you have to attract an audience. In order to “tell” Google about your site, you should sign up for Google Analytics, put a tracking code on your […]

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Adding Social Media through Plugins

Plugins are like apps on your phone, you download them and they automate functions on your website. WordPress has thousands of plugins you can install in order to do everything from having song lyrics appear on your website to creating an online store. Follow these steps to install the Nextscripts plugin to your blog that […]

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SEO Basics

Learning Search Engine Optimization You’ve got your website built. You’ve added some content, and now you want everyone to know how much your enjoy making t-shirts, and better yet, purchase hundreds of t-shirts from your website. You search t-shirts in Google and your site is not on the top of the front page. Here are […]

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Using Google Analytics

Your website is all set up, but now you want to know who is looking at your website. This is where Google Analytics comes in. Google Analytics is an online program that tracks statistics on website traffic. The program can look daunting, but we’re going to help you figure out the basics so you can […]

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