Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting people to visit your site, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Restaurant Website.
- At this point, you've worked hard…to get your site looking beautiful and online.…Now you'd like to invite customers…to come in, see your site,…and hopefully come in for a seat at your restaurant.…In this movie, we'll talk about a few things you can do…to encourage site traffic.…The first of these is to use some sort…of a basic 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, etc.…By the way, if you don't see this area…on your post or page editor,…head up to the top right of your screen,…check the screen options,…and make sure that the box is checked…next to theme SEO settings.…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,…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Making a basic content inventory
- Finding a suitable theme
- Setting up widgets and navigation
- Creating a menu with the Food and Drink Menu plugin
- Adding a responsive slider
- Using Jetpack for reservations
- Testing the site
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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