Getting More SEO out of your WordPress Website

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Getting More SEO out of your WordPress Website

WordPress is so beloved by Website Designers not only for the ease of customization and the sheer volume of plugins available to help with your website, but also how much search engines, like Google, can easily incorporate the content generated on the platform into their search results.  The developers of WordPress has done a fantastic job of building an SEO friendly Content Management system that will notify the world of the Internet every time you create new content on your site.

The default WordPress installation only alerts one news aggregator but by doing the following steps, your site can expand it reach to a much wider audience on the Internet when you add a new post or page.

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Go to Settings and click Writing
  3. Look in the box at bottom under the title Update Services.  If it only has one url listed (rpc.pingomatic.com), click the Update Service link above the box.
  4. From the WordPress Update Services page, copy the full list of urls in the box titled “XML-RPC Ping Services“.
  5. Paste the list into the box on the bottom of your Dashboard / Settings / Writing page under the title of Update Services.
  6. Click “Save Changes”.

Now, every time you enter a new blog post on your website, you will notifying some of the top notch Internet aggregators about your new content!

Let us know if you have any comments or questions, or now of any other tips to help in getting more SEO out of your WordPress website.

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