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Installing a WordPress is very easy it is just done by one click installation. You can have a look at this documentation CLICK HERE

Once you have installed WordPress there are some more steps you need to follow. To give your customers a better experience with your blog you need to install few plugins. Let us have a look at some of “Must be” plugins.

SEO Plugins :

Support for SEO on Custom Post Types, Advanced Canonical URLs, Fine tune Page Navigational Links, XML site maps, Automatically optimizes your titles for Google and other search engines, Generates META tags automatically and Avoids the typical duplicate content found on WordPress blogs. These are the tasks done by SEO plugins.

Some of the plugins for these features are WordPress SEO by Yoast, All in One SEO Pack, Google XML Sitemaps .

Avoid Spams :

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Akismet is the best and only plugin that filters spam.

For Back Ups :

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There are many plugins that provide back ups for the wordpress. Each plugin has its own features other than just maintaining a back up. Back Up WordPress is one of them.

Analytics :

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Adds extra search engines which tracks the downloading IP, monitors number of views. Google Analytics for WordPress , WordPress.com Stats.

Cache :Wordpress-cache

 

This helps in improving the speed of the wordpress, it increases its performance. W3 Total Cache, WP Super Cache are most popular caches used.

Contact Form :

Contact form is one of the important aspect and it is a must. Contact From 7, cform, WP Contact Form, Gravity Form are the most popular contact forms used with additional features..

Gallery :nextgen-wordpress

For effective and amazing photos you can use gallery plugins like NextGen Gallery, Simple Photo Gallery . These are the most popular plugins used.

Comments :Disqus-LOGO

Let your viewers share their opinion on your product or an article by installing plugins like Disqus, Commentluv etc.

Security :security

Security is a very important for any site. There are plugins available for providing security to the wordpress and they are All In One WP Security & Firewall, BulletProof Security, Captcha etc.

Social Media :

Social Media is the best to reach people, you can install plugins like Sociable, Share This, Fat Free WordPress Social Share Buttons Plugin, WordPress Social Sharing Optimization etc

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the important topics for every blogger to keep in mind. Most bloggers struggle to get more traffic to their blog from search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing.  WordPress is one of the most powerful open source content management system (CMS) that helps you to create a website or a blog. Many of the blogs now-a-days are created using WordPress because it is easy to update your posts in WordPress site and it is extremely famous, truly capable and adaptable for many bloggers and WordPress plugin community provides many SEO plugins for the WordPress users to fulfill their SEO needs so that you can increase the traffic from the search engines. Below you will find top 10 SEO plugins for WordPress that you can use to make your blog SEO friendly.

1. All in one SEO Pack

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All in one SEO Pack is one of the most popular and commonly used plugin by the bloggers with more that 14 million downloads. Many SEO professionals use or recommend this plugin because it includes many great features. It helps you to avoids the typical duplicate content found on WordPress blog and even generates meta tags and optimizes titles for search engines automatically. Some of the key features of All in one SEO pack are mentioned below

  • This plugin supports Google Analytics
  • It also supports Custom Post Types
  • Advanced Canonical URLs for your posts
  • Fine tune Page Navigational Links
  • Built-in API so other plugins/themes can access and extend functionality
  • ONLY plugin to provide SEO Integration for WP e-Commerce sites

2. HeadSpace2 SEO

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HeadSpace2 is another WordPress Seo Plugin that controls almost every aspect of your sites meta data including advanced tagging and it also allows you to add Google analytics to WordPress website. With this plugin you can manage all page titles, meta-data, meta-descriptions, keywords and tags at one place. Some of the key features of this plugin are

  • You can configure meta-data for all posts and pages.
  • You can define tags, with suggested keywords
  • It also allows you to add Google section targeting
  • You can also Configure first-time visitor messages
  • You can Follow on archive, category, page, tag, and comment links
  • You can also define additional CSS and JavaScript files

3. Google XML Sitemaps

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This plugin will help you to generate an XML sitemap that will help the search engines like (google,Bing.Yahoo,Ask) to make better index of your blog.When you have a structured sitemap,  search engines will find much easier to crawl and retrieve it more efficiently.The best part of this plugin is when you create a new blog post it will automatically notify to all the major search engines.

4. WordPress SEO by Yoast

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WordPress SEO by Yoast is extremely easy to use SEO plugin so that new bloggers can easily understand. This plugin includes with snippet preview and page analysis functionality  which helps you to optimize your pages,images and meta tags. It helps you create better titles and even you can block duplicate pages from search bots. This plugin will also help you to create fully customize breadcrumbs so that users can navigate from one page to another page easily.

5. SEO Friendly Images

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This plugin will help you to add alt and titles attributes to images automatically so that you can improve images search traffic for your blog. With this SEO friendly images plugin it will automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes for SEO purposes. ALT attribute will tell search engines about the image description  and TITLE attribute is a tooltip text displayed when the mouse is over the image

6. Automatic SEO links

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With this Automatic SEO Links plugin it will automatically link to this plugin and will replace all matches in the posts of your weblog.It also allows you to set the title, target and rel for each link.This plugin also changes the words in plain text, if it finds a word in a link, title, header.

7. 404 SEO plugin

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This plugin will replace Page Not Found(404) error with suggestions of the related links on your site with the help of  the words in the URL.With this plugin you can have full control on dead links and redirects .

8.Nofollow Case by Case

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Nofollow case by case allows you to where to add or remove nofollow attributes for the comment links. It also helps you to open the comment links in a new window.In case if you are not configured it automatically puts nofollow attributes from all your comment links and comment author links.

9.SEO Rank Reporter

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This SEO Rank Reporter plugin will track google ranking based on your keywords that you enter and displays user friendly graph so that you can understand easily and make necessary changes to improve traffic. Below you can find main features of this plugin.

  • Add keywords to the reporter and let the reporter track your website’s (or other websites’) ranking changes.
  • View a historical graph of rankings.
  • Visually compare how your website is ranking compared to competitors.
  • Watch how traffic fluctuates based on ranking changes.

10.SEO Ultimate

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SEO Ultimate is an all in one plugin where you can manage all your title tags, nofollow, meta tags, Open Graph, slugs, canonical, autolinks, 404 errors etc. In this plugin all the modules are managed individually so that you can disable the module which you don’t want.The main features of this plugin are

  • Title Tag Rewriter
  • Meta Description Editor
  • Deeplink Juggernaut
  • Open Graph Integrator
  • Author Highlighter

There are many other plugins in WordPress which can be used for SEO purpose. We have shared only top 10 SEO plugins. If you want to know more about WordPress Plugins or any particular one, please contact me by commenting on this blog post. If you find this informative, consider sharing with others.

Note: The above images are copyrighted to the owners of the respective plugins developers.

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WordPress, the most popular blogging tool ever that I’ve ever known. Everybody who writes blogs mostly use it as their blogging tool, either it is from WordPress.com or WordPress.org. Wait! Are there two wordpresses? Yes, there are. However, both are really WordPress original. Then, what’s the difference and why are there two? Let me throw away all the confusion below.

WordPress.com

WordPress.com is a commercial enterprise website with full-time developers, designers and support agents. Using WordPress.com, you can setup your blogs easier and free of charge. You get your own wordpress subdomain like xxx.wordpress.com by just signing up an account. Then, everything is taken care for you, including setup, upgrades, backups, and security.

What is even better is that your blog is located on hundreds of servers, meaning that it is impossible to  go down due to high traffic. Your posts are safe too as they are backed up automatically. Additionally, you get extra traffic from blogs of the day and tags or find bloggers that have similar mind to yours using tag and friend surfer.

WordPress.com has secured login using SSL so no one can get your account access even when you use wi-fi. It also offers more than 70 attractive themes that keep adding each day and you’re able to edit the CSS. The only little minus is only you can’t run a custom theme; but honestly, the features are all good.

WordPress.org
On the other hand, WordPress.org  is a free blogging software, which now the latest version is WordPress 2.71. Using this free software, you can create and setup your own blog plus install themes and plugins, run advertisements, edit the database, or even modify the PHP source codes.

And to be able to have all these, you just need a good web host to host your blog site. However, please remember as this is downloadable software, it requires more technical knowledge for you to master in order to set up and run it smoothly.

For backups, you may need to handle your own backups and when there is newer version of WordPress, you need to upgrade the software manually. But don’t worry! Now, there is an auto-updating tool to upgrade it automatically. But when you get very high traffic, you site might possibly go down unless you have a robust web hosting setup and environment.

Briefly speaking, you have now seen that both WordPress.com and WordPress.org have their own features so, you can decide youself the best version for your blogs and articles.

~G4br13lle~

Throughout the world, from beginners to experts, most of us blog with WordPress, which is a very user-friendly blogging application to use. It is popular among beginners as well as among the experts. What about you? Have you used WordPress yet to implement your blogging skills? If not, then you should discover its fantastic features.

Easy Operation, Maintenance, and Installation

WordPress is very easy to setup for your own blog site and it is also offered in Easyapps (one click installation scripts). It is only one button installation click and it will be ready in seconds. But if you don’t have your own web hosting account, your can get your own WordPress blog at http://www.wordpress.com/. Blog maintenance is also easy as it is not done everyday and required only when there’s any update from WordPress. The upgrade process is easy and can be automated with several plugins.

Dozens of Gorgeous Themes

For those fancying on fabulous appearance, WordPress offers you with so many themes you can choose. You can change the look of your blog with any attractive themes ranging from simple, sweet, fun, even to crazy or professional one. And those themes can be instantly switched whenever you feel like it with just a button click. You can also customize your sidebar using widgets and there are some themes that let you upload your own photo or image for the header bar. If you’re an expert of CSS, you are able to customize your own CSS codes.

Pages, Archive, and Categories Creation

Additionally, WordPress has a feature that enables you to easily create pages you want. You can possibly add an “about me” page where you can fill with your own information (biography). After you create, there will be a link to that page automatically added to your sidebar. Not only “about me” page, you can even create the whole websites using WordPress. Create your own custom home page and then your blog pages as one of the sub-pages.

There is also archive for your blogs too. The archive is divided per month when you write your blogs. Let’s say for example you write in December 2008, January, February 2009, etc; then there will be archive listed  at your side bar as December 2008, January 2009, February 2009, and so on. It will help you to find your blog title easier per month.

Or, you can create categories per your blog topics so they will look neater and your readers can find the topics they would like to read much easier. You can choose any possible categories like computer, personal, education, love, etc. The categories will be automatically added to your side bar too where the readers can see and click them.

Well, as far as I’ve experienced myself, blogging is the best thing to express your ideas, opinions, and feelings. People can discuss it too with you in the blog comments. It is relaxing, relieving, and nice thing to do. And it can be realized with fun by using WordPress. So, let’s blog with WordPress now!

~Gabrielle~

Everybody has known Easyapps and why it is so popular among web hosting industry. Simple and easy, the Easyapps applications (provided in H-SPHERE Control Panel) enable you to benefit from them just by one click installation and no more exhausting complicated steps needed. No worries that you will not find the right applications you need for your website as Easyapps are completed with tens of applications categorized in few categories, depending on your website’s needs.

Blogging Applications

This may be the most popular and sought after categories in easyapps applications. Well, who doesn’t write blogs nowadays? And, who is not interested in reading blogs? By blogging, you can write different topics depending on your mood and also the hot issue that is happening. The better you can write, the more people will read it. All your blogging skills can be realized with easyapps blogging applications such as WordPress (most wanted) or B2Evolution. They offer you so many features you can expect from blogging tools.

Forum Applications

We all love forums, the right place to discuss everything. Many people join forums websites to share ideas, share life experiences, skills, and help. Forums are the best place where you can get to know more and more people. And you can develop and build your own forum with easyapps application. For example, PHP BB (the latest is version 3), a forum tool that is highly customizable Open Source forum tool. It offers user-friendly interface, simple, and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ that you can read to guide you. It is the ideal free community solution for all websites.

E-Commerce Applications

It help to build and develop your online stores with the right applications. Easyapps offer you with the right tools for your e-commerce. Let’s say OsCommerce, Cube Cart, Zen Cart, and many more. If you need the right shopping cart, easyapps provide them for you with just one right click installation. They allow you to setup, run, and maintain your online stores easily and simply.

 

Content Management System Applications

Get to use Mambo, Drupal, Joomla, PHP Nuke, and many more! They are all offered in easyapps applications. You can store, control, and manage your website contents such as image, audio, video, or any others using this applications. Choose the one that suits you most! They are specified to fulfill the needs from simple to complex websites to manage the contents.

Image Galleries Applications

For photo and image lovers, you can publish your photos or images in your website with easyapps image galleries. Easyapps have Coppermine and Gallery where you can upload your pictures, create albums, and manage them easily. You can resize, order, or caption them easily whenever you want it. Maintaining your pictures album will not be that hard anymore.

Learn them more at http://www.easyapps.com/

~Gabrielle~