On December 6th, 2018, WordPress underwent a massive change with the release of WordPress 5.0. Gone was the old classic TinyMCE content editor, replaced with
Are you looking for a way to disable the Gutenberg editor and keep the classic TinyMCE editor on your WordPress site? There are a few
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that WordPress is about to get a brand new editor called Gutenberg in WordPress 5.0 (a
Need to create a website for your sports team or league? As the world’s most popular way to build a website, WordPress is more than
Part of creating great content on your WordPress site is interspersing quality images in that content. For example, BuzzSumo found that posts which used images
So you want to start a travel blog? Congrats! That’s awesome. I’ve been known to dabble in travel blogging and it’s a nice change from
When you move your mouse around the screen, it might seem like you’re moving quickly. But I promise you that no amount of quick mouse
Want to learn how to start a fashion blog? If you love all things fashion, it only makes sense to share your passion with the
So you’ve got a great idea for a blog. Congrats! Now you’re in for the really hard part: picking a domain name for your fledgling
If you’re any kind of online professional, Google Docs is a lifesaver. Easy collaboration, cloud storage…Google makes you happy to hand your life over to them! But up until now, most of our Google-focused posts have been focused on Google Docs and showing you skills like how to import Google Docs to WordPress with Jetpack or via some manual hacking.
As of March 2017, you can import posts directly from Google Docs while maintaining all the images and formatting. That is, your post in the WordPress Editor should look exactly the same as your post in Google Docs.
Blogging is a lot of work. And, if you want to be a stronger blogger, it is going to take consistency, time, and effort. After all, your goal is to craft compelling content your site visitors want to come back for time and again.
If you’re selling anything online, whether it’s a product or service, then you’re going to rely on solid copy. Sadly, tons of websites out there have copy that’s unconvincing and ineffective. It doesn’t make you want to buy or take action. The only action you’ll be taking is hitting the back button.
When was the last time you read a marketing or business blog that made your hair stand on end? It’s probably been a while, or never. Sadly, most business content is boring and tired. You mindlessly scroll through it, or decide to pass on the post before you even click on the headline. Most business writing feels like it was written by a robot, for robots.
Content marketing is a long-term game. If you want instant results, your time is probably best spent on a different strategy. Each piece of content you produce only makes a very tiny splash. But, it’s the cumulative impact of all this content that results in a giant wave, flooding the Internet with your content.
There’s plenty of evidence that including images in blog posts makes them more engaging and effective. Articles with images get 94% more views on average
If you use Facebook, you know just how attention-grabbing those auto-playing videos in your news feed can be. I know for me, even without sound, I find myself getting sucked into videos I would otherwise have no interest in.
Where do you write your WordPress posts? If you’re writing them in the WordPress Editor from the beginning, I think you’re making things a lot
You’ve probably heard it over and over again: If you want your blog to be successful, you need to consistently put out content. You hear it because it’s true. Without a consistent flow of content, your blog is, unfortunately, primed to shrivel up and die. Note that consistency isn’t always the same as frequency. You could consistently publish content once per week. That’s not a high frequency, but it is a consistent output that your readers will become accustomed to.
However, even if you’re using WordPress, launching a “coming soon” page can be a daunting task without the right plugin. While there are a couple of really great paid plugins, it might not be the optimal choice for those on a tight budget – which brings us to today’s plugin.
If there’s one page most websites have in common, it’s this one: The “About” page. It’s usually front-and-center on every navigation menu. People can, and
Want to get more social shares, build an email list, or even generate revenue from your best content? It’s all possible using smartly placed content
It’s a fact, high quality posts will lead to more traffic for your blog, which in turn will results in more goal conversions – whether
Blogging can be a very productive activity in itself for many reasons. Businesses with a blog will find it easier to attract search engine and
If you are a keen cook and like sharing your recipes you may have wondered how to start a food blog before. It’s a great
Conversion is a concept that all website owners love, and yet, it alludes many. Creating content on your blog is an important part to boosting
There is so much information on the web today about how to build a blog. I can just see the headlines now: “Use These Pop-up Opt-in
Now that there are many established ways to make money with WordPress, and even more options for monetising your blog, it’s understandable that those with the right skills
When I first started WPLift, initially I was going to offer my services related to WordPress from the site. The “Lift” part was related to
Let’s face it. Traffic usually gets a bad rap. Bumper to bumper, slower than a slug, traffic. Yuck! But put the word ‘Traffic’ in the
You may have noticed that the comments had been removed from WPLift for the last week, the reason is I have been doing a clean-up
Images are worth a thousand words. You’ve probably heard that saying a million times. It’s so ubiquitous that some may call it a cliché. Call
The underlying factor of a good website is its content. Since it is people who constitute your website’s organic traffic, it is quintessential for you to uphold
In today’s smartphone dominated era our lives are closely linked to our phones. We can safely assume that everyone reading this article owns a smartphone.
Since the feature debuted (I believe in the spring of 2012) acquiring Google Authorship for your WordPress website has become a lot easier and a
I think the idea of a blog is really attractive to most people. A place that is entirely your own where you can publish the
Many bloggers stumble their way through every blog post, not giving specific (or strategic) thought to the many subtle steps involved. I’m sure this is
Chances are, if your blog has any sort of following, you already know what it means to write in an engaging manner, to provide expert
As an advanced level WordPress user, I have always found the built in WordPress tools more convenient than anything else. Even TinyMCE looks useless to
If you run a WordPress blog with multiple authors you might consider making an Authors’ list page to show off your authors, with their descriptions
Allowing people to publish content on your WordPress powered website sounds difficult to many. But it is not that difficult as WordPress offers a built-in
I receive quite a few emails from individuals and companies wanting me to post about their product or service on WPLift, unfortunately quite a lot
I am currently in the process of launching a brand new blog in partnership with a friend of mine. This is the first project that
It is fair to say that the Internet has taken the world by storm. It’s now the basis for millions of businesses, resources, social networks
WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platform that powers millions of blogs and websites. However, it is no longer limited to being a
Is your blog perfect ? You may think so but I can assure you there is always something you can do to add to it,
There could be several reasons why you would need to install your very own WordPress blog, however, you may need to do this in a
If you are constantly blogging about one subject, keeping a steady flow of ideas for blog posts can be quite challenging. I like to keep
Post ratings are a great way to get feedback from your readers about your posts, you can see which ones are popular and tailor your