Mapping Keywords to Your Website: A Quick Guide For Beginners

When you’re trying to manage SEO yourself, figuring out how to map keywords to your web pages can be a bit of a chore. This is especially true if you’ve recently decided to overhaul your target keywords, or if you’ve only just begun paying attention to keywords. Once you’ve figured out your main targets, mapping keywords is important to give your website a sense of structure and purpose, in addition to helping you rank in search engines.

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A Review of Two Google Calendar Plugins for WordPress

Incorporating a calendar into your website can be crucial, but it can also be a headache, especially if you want a calendar that works across different systems. Google Calendar is one of the most popular calendar systems because it’s easy to use with WordPress, and talks to virtually every other system. There are several useful WordPress calendar plugins you can utilize to display your calendar of events based on your individual need.

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Maintaining a Membership Site with Premise for WordPress

Ten years ago, the idea of building a membership site was so daunting that many people simply chose not to do it. But in 2013, it’s easier than ever. And thanks to the Premise plugin for WordPress, you can now create a 100% unique membership area of your website through simple and easy to navigate menus.

With Premise, your members will have a positive on-site experience. You can customize levels of access, add, and remove members with just a few simple clicks. And Premise allows you to accept payment from multiple third party vendors to ensure your members can use the exact payment method they feel most comfortable with.

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The Top 5 Absolutely Essential Security Plugins for WordPress

Recently, I woke up one day to find a number of my clients’ websites shutdown by the infamous Google “Reported Attack Page” error.  While I successfully defended off the hack attack, I discovered a number of really great WordPress plugins for improving your site’s security that I would like to share.  Like most people, security was not a top concern of mine.  Most people just go “Eh, it’s gonna happen to someone else” or “I’m a small operation, no one will hack me”, but unfortunately, it is usually the smaller sites that get picked on since they lack the resources necessary for a full security operation.  In this article, I will show you the top 5 absolutely essential security plugins for WordPress, where to find them, what they do, and why they’re important.

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Top 10 Essential Plugins for WordPress

There are virtually an unlimited amount of different Plugins to enhance your WordPress website.  Plugins are like mini programs that extend the functionality of your website.  Many Plugins also overlap, so searching for the best Plugin to meet your needs can be a daunting task.  From contact forms to spam blockers to SEO, the WordPress Plugin market is vast and comprehensive.  This article outlines E3’s top ten essential Plugins for WordPress which every WordPress user should have installed.

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How to Install a WordPress Plugin

This article is a step by step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.  In much the same way as Apple products, the true value of WordPress rests with the vast marketplace of free and premium “Apps”, which in WordPress lingo we call “plugins”.  Plugins are PHP scripts of code that extend the functionality of your WordPress blog and are easily installed by any novice with no understanding of computer programming.  They are a must have for people wishing to create an eCommerce “shopping cart” for online purchases, to add Flash animations or slideshow presentations, schedule automated backups, enhance search engine visibility, and more.

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