How to Optimize .htaccess of a WordPress Website

The .htaccess (Hypertext Access) is a very powerful file. It allows you to make changes in Apache web server configuration settings without affecting the main configuration file. In other words, you can modify the way the server behaves without changing the core settings. It is similar to using a child theme in WordPress because when […]

11 Best SEO Techniques For 2014

A hot topic for any website owner is that of SEO which is all about the ability of a site to rank highly for particular search terms in search engine results. If you don’t rank well in search, you may well be limiting your traffic considerably. Many efforts are made therefore to improve sites traffic […]

Promoting Websites through Forum Submissions

Forums are discussion boards where people of a particular niche or with common interest ask questions and share their views in form of threads. As defined by Wikipedia, internet forum “is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.”Forums Submissions today have become an integral part of off-page […]

Citation Building- Importance and Best Practices

One of the most effective ways of making your business register its presence and getting recognized is citation submissions. You can build citations of your business by mentioning the business name, locality and other contact details on other webpages. Business listing directories like yelp and yellow pages are prominent sources of submitting citations, bringing attention […]

Make your Website Accessible for Search Engines

A well designed and flashy looking website can be attractive to the eyes but it cannot drive visible amount of traffic if it is not accessible to search engines. Therefore the first step of a well-planned SEO strategy is to help robots of search engines index your website and thereby introducing it in the battle […]

Local Search Engine Optimization Strategies

Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a significant technique for obtaining a higher rank in Google search results. A higher ranking website is known by the public and potential customers of the business.  Local SEO focuses on exposing your business in front of local people residing physically near it. Thus it increases site’s traffic and scales up revenue. As […]

How to Improve Speed of a WordPress Website

The next goal after developing your website is to get traffic. The speed of WordPress Web site is responsible to either stick a user to your site or bounce him back. If your website takes more than a few seconds to load then you may lose your visitors. Google has recently added “Speed” as one […]

How to Secure a WordPress Website

To secure your WordPress website from hackers and avoid website vulnerabilities, WordPress files need special attention while installation. Preventing Directory Listing using .htaccess file, regular changing of your WordPress password or restrict direct access to WordPress core files are small but very important aspects of the security of a WordPress website. We have discussed the ways by […]

How to Export and Import NextGEN Gallery in WordPress

This tutorial is to how to transfer NextGEN galleries from one site to another site using export and import feature of phpmyadmin. After installing NextGEN Gallery plugin for WordPress, there will be three tables created in the database, named as wp_ngg_album, wp_ngg_gallery and wp_ngg_pictures, where ‘wp_’ is the standard prefix of WordPress. If you want […]