WordPress: bringing a site from the ground up

These are the must haves, if you want your blog to be successful, and problem free 1) Active your Akismet plugin 2) Install Google Analitycs for WordPress from the get go. 3) Ditto for SEO.  Here’s a good plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/seo-ultimate/ 4) Subscribe to the following free auto-listing and update services (under “Settings / Writting”): http://codex.wordpress.org/Update_Services This […]

Google: site automatically set to index if enrolled on adSense?

Not neccesarily, I was accepted into Google AdSense on September 13th, 2006. And using Google webmaster’s tools I can see that the last time my site was indexed was September 2nd. So I did not get a new index or crawl on my site with my acceptance. It would have been nice if I would […]

SEO guidelines

Submit your site to the major search engines for indexing: http://www.google.com/addurl/ http://search.yahoo.com/info/submit.html http://www.bing.com/docs/submit.aspx Check that your robots.txt file is correct and not preventing crawlers from getting into your site: http://www.robotstxt.org/ Use Video and Flash sparingly, and knowing it doesn’t get indexed by crawlers Promote important content to home page, and make sure there are clean […]