Does having a personal blog interest you? Do you have one on WordPress, but not sure how everything works? Lots of things can be done to make a blog more appealing. Use the following information to build a better blog.
Choose a unique design to make your site stand out from the competition. It is tempting to try doing this to save time, but users won’t think much of it. Create something that shows your unique flair.
Devote some time to learning about the various options and tools that you have at your fingertips when you use WordPress for blogging. For example, “KITCHEN SINK” gives you more format options on posts. Your admin pages will also have a “SCREEN OPTIONS” tab. This can be used to control several formatting elements.
Title and Alt are both things you need to use. Use your Title and Alt. text tags when you use images in blog posts. This will let you add more SEO phrases and will let users that block images know what they are missing.
Create a schedule for posting. If you have a set time when you are supposed to make a post, you will be more likely to actually do it. In fact, it is possible to create a whole week’s or month’s posts in one day, and then utilize the scheduling feature to get WordPress to upload your postings for you.
Any comment that isn’t on topic or doesn’t make sense should be deleted. This makes your site user-friendly for people of integrity who visit it. Use Akismet if you need a plugin to do this.
Your posts will always show up in chronological order when you have not specified otherwise. To change it, modify the date. To do this, open a post so that you can see its date near the top-right. Click on date, modify it and save the post so you can change the position.
Do your posts have many comments? If so, you and other visitors might find it difficult to weed through all of them. A plugin including page numbers will organize this section. It will make your site more organized.
Optimizing the images that you upload to WordPress can give your site rank a boost. Be sure to put in alternate text and title tags. The title you add will be what appears on Pinterest if someone “pins” your image.
Running a successful blog requires certain elements to work together. Content, plugins, and knowing how to use the tools all play a key role. This article should have taught you well. Gain the attention of your readers with these tips.