Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting people to visit your site, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Showcasing Photography.
- At this point, you've worked hard…to get your site looking beautiful and online.…Now you'd like to invite visitors to come in,…see your site and contact you for services.…In this movie we'll talk about a few things you can do…to encourage site traffic.…The first is to use some sort of SEO plugin.…Genesis actually comes with some built-in SEO Settings.…There's the core settings here under the Genesis menu,…and then on each post or page, there's the opportunity…to add some additional information.…
Things like your Document Title,…or your Post/Page Meta Description, et cetera.…While the Genesis SEO tool is actually pretty decent,…I prefer to use the WordPress SEO tool by Yoast.…It's freely available in the wordpress.org repository…and fairly easy to use.…There's nothing magical when it comes to SEO.…It's just about having good practices…and knowing how to do things right.…If you're new to SEO, I'd highly recommend browsing…the SEO fundamentals course in the lynda.com library.…
After we've gone through and set up our basic SEO settings,…
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- Preparing to build a photography site
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring theme settings
- Setting up menus and social media
- Adding custom styles
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Extending Functionality with Plugins
3. Picking and Configuring a Theme
4. Going Live
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