Category: Quick Guides

Why and How to Change Your Meta Title and Meta Description in WordPress using Yoast

If you’re trying to increase traffic to your website and improve your SEO, Yoast SEO for WordPress has quickly become the go-to SEO solution for most WordPress developers. It’s a multifaceted SEO plugin that’s full of features that make optimization easier to keep up with! One of our favorite features is the snippet editor, which gives you the ability to edit your meta title and meta description in WordPress which we’ll cover in this post.

Why and How to Install the Yoast SEO for WordPress Plugin

While WordPress itself is already one of the best tools you could be using to improve your site’s SEO, optimization is a large, ongoing task that should be fully integrated into your marketing and PR strategy. Without thoughtful consideration, your site could easily become invisible to the people who need your content the most. Luckily, Yoast makes a great plugin to help you stay on top of SEO.

How to Install Multiple Sites on One Hosting Account

If you recently signed up for SiteGround hosting (thanks to our awesome 70% off deal!) and read the fine print, you already know that you can host multiple WordPress sites though the same hosting account! After migrating my existing site over to SiteGround, I wanted to set up a new site and put the free new domain that came with new hosting account to good use. If you’re ready to launch your new site too, here’s how to do it though SiteGround:

How to Change Your Permalink Settings

Every time you create a new page or post on your site, WordPress automatically creates a new link called a “permalink” that directs to your new content. Since search engines use the URLs of your links as a factor to to determine your position in their rankings, making sure they’re optimized to reflect your keywords is pretty important. In this post, we’ll walk you through how to customize your permalink structure. Luckily, it’s one of the most simple things you can do in WordPress!

How to Send Mail as Your New Domain Email Address Though Gmail

One of the most exciting parts of starting a new site is being able to give out a new email address at your new domain name. In last week’s quick guide, we taught you how to set up and forward a new email though SiteGround hosting. This week we’ll teach you how to set up your new address with Gmail so you can send mail with your new email without having to login to a separate inbox.

How to Transfer Your Site to SiteGround: Installing WordPress

Transferring your site to a new host can be a bit scary if you haven’t done it before. We thought this would be a good time to teach you how to tackle that site transfer yourself—in this case, to our favorite host, SiteGround (see our review of SiteGround for more). Now that you’ve successfully transferred your domain, this week, we’ll walk you through how to install WordPress on your new host.