Doing a Keyword Research is one of the most important parts of building a succesful website. You can find many tools on the internet, which help you doing a Keyword Research.
If you are one of the webmasters whose blog or website is currently infected with the major daysofyorr or organicfoodmarket malware this instruction may help you to fix this problem. Not only WordPress blogs are concerned by this malware, during the past weeks we heard that users who use other CMS are concerned as well. Please be patient in everything that you edit, because you might damage your site permanently. Continue reading
After you set up your WordPress Blog you will soon come to the point where you need to change the file permissions because some things might not work like you want them to. E.g. if you want to customize some things via the backend of your installation.
Many times the reason for this is quite simple. The files you want to edit don’t have the needed file permissions. It is kind of simple to change the permissions to the needed settings. Continue reading
If you plan to use Buttons for Facebook in your Blog you should definetly want them to be shown in your Blogs language. But don’t worry too much about it. The Facebook Button will always appear in the language, in which the viewers browser is set or if he is logged in to Facebook, they will be shown in the language the users Facebook account is set.
WordPress 3.0 has introduced a great new feature, which makes customizing your blog even more easy – the feature is called child-theme. With a child-theme you will be able to edit a theme the way you like, without changing its PHP-files and CSS-files. A child is a theme in itself, which uses the files of a parent theme. This offers quite new possibilities. When you update your theme, all your customized files in the theme folder will be overwritten. This means you will loose the customized view of your blog. Now, why should you update a theme? This may have several reasons. A possible reason is the addition of new features by the author. And: if you chose to use the wordpress standard theme(“twentyeleven”), then all your changes you made to this theme will get lost in case you update your wordpress installation. In this case, a child-theme allows you to keep all the changes you made. However, “twentyeleven” is the only theme that gets affected by a wordpress update.
Currently some blogs are reporting over some safety issues with the rel=author tag in blog comments.
The authorship-markup helps writers to decline themselves as an author of an article. The before mentioned security issue can be exploited to set someone else as an author of a text. This means, the search engine results page shows the picture of your blog commentator, and not your picture. Continue reading
Nowadays it is getting more and more important to create your own website for mobile devices too. In the future most users will access the internet with their mobile devices like smartphones or tablets.
You have many opportunities to create a mobile version of your website. You can use a responsive webdesign, a special mobile theme for your CMS or even building your own app. Today Google presented a new website, which supports webmasters to to build and test their own mobile version. You can check your website and get additional information why a mobile website is important at How to go mobile!
We already wrote about some measures you might take to get more people visiting your website. A good possibility to raise awareness is becoming active in internet forums and social media portals and social bookmarks. Discuss, gain trust and every now and then, let the people know about your website and what people might derive from it. Continue reading