An SEO Beginners Guide to Permalinks and Slugs

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The word “permalink.” Any idea what it means? What about a slug? You may stumble upon these terms while scrolling around your WordPress dashboard or while reading an article on how to improve your search engine optimization, but what do both of them really mean? Read this guide to permalinks and slugs to understand the intricacies that go into these sometimes…. Continue Reading

The Complete Guide to Setting Up Gravatar with WordPress


I’m sure you’ve seen those grey boxes next to people’s comments in almost all WordPress sites. These may be sites you own or the ones you’ve visited. You’ve probably wondered what they stood for. Well, technically speaking that “grey box” is the default avatar for users who comment on your WordPress site. This is specific to users who haven’t registered…. Continue Reading

How to Add a WordPress Shortcode to Your Site


The shortcode is a powerful tool for anyone interested in modifying the way their WordPress site works, since shortcodes offer the ultimate customization without forcing you to know much about coding in general. Shortcodes are essentially short words or phrases that are placed in brackets [like-this]. You can place a WordPress shortcode into the editor, which then references additional information in…. Continue Reading