Getting your blog indexed by Google is only the first step

First question that everyone who starts a new blog asks is “when will my blog show up in Google”, but that’s not the right question that should be asked. More appropriate question that new blog owners should be asking is “when will I start getting traffic from Google”. Just because your site is listed in ...

How to display code in posts in WordPress

Something that is probably bugging every newbie in the world of blogging, well every newbie who is interested in displaying code in his/hers WordPress posts, would be how to prevent code from being executed by the browser and just be displayed as text. If you participated in forum discussions you’ll know what I’m talking about, ...

Adding excerpts without plugins and with a thumbnail in WordPress 3 3

Alrighty then, some time ago I made a suggestion on how to add an excerpt to your homepage in WordPress and in order to do that I suggested a plugin called Auto Excerpt. Yesterday I was setting up a new blog and I noticed that this excerpting plugin isn’t that great, at least it wasn’t ...

How long does it take for the search engine description to start appearing?

Hello everyone, long time no read, hehe. Well here I am with nothing in particular to talk about, but I would like to do a follow up on a trick that I shared with you in the past, about how you can classy up your blog in the search engines by adding a description that ...

How to add excerpts to your homepage and why they are important to have 1

Having excerpts activated on the homepage of your blog is a good thing for several different reasons, saving bandwidth, increasing earnings from your PPC program, decreasing server load would be the main ones, maybe some would find some other good reasons, but these three are why I’m using excerpts on this blog and others that ...