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Optimizing your blog for fast loading speed and high performance is a must in WordPress. Of course, that doesn’t mean every other site is left out.
As long as search engines and human readers are involved, high speed and usability are top priorities. Generally, if your blog takes over 2 seconds to load, this is considered slow. 3 seconds and above is very slow. With the mad rush for plugins, your new blog which should normally load under 1 second will soon be graded “very slow”. That’s why I highly recommend being so selective when installing new plugins is concerned.
This blog (at the moment of writing this post) takes less than 1 second to load and it’s graded 99% by Google PageSpeed. There are actually 13 active plugins, 7 of which are listed and recommended in this post
Today, I want to talk about the most essential plugins for new WordPress blogs. Plugins are good for their purposes but the more you get them on your blog, the more the chances of running into trouble.
NB: This is Part VIII in the series to create a money making blog. If you missed the previous parts, click here to go to the table of contents.
Before I show you my most essential plugins for new WordPress blogs, let’s see why we have to apply a huge degree of caution why adding plugins to our blogs:
Today, we will see how to install WordPress and one of WordPress’s strong points is its ease of installation. Even grand ma who can barely move the mouse can install this wonderful blogging script in less than 3 minutes.
This is Part V in our series of creating a money making blog. If you have not been following up, I encourage reading the previous four parts. Start from the front page here
In this part, we are going to see how to install wordpress in 3 minutes or less. There are actually a couple of ways to install wordpress. Most of the web hosting administrative tools offer a set of scripts for quick installation. In cPanel, this is generally available in Fantastico. HostGator’s cPanel makes it a choice between Fantastico and QuickInstall. I will be basing this tutorial on these two script bundles.
NB: If you choose to host with WPX Hosting, you are going to have the best experience ever
As a WordPress blogger, one of the questions I answer often is how to choose the right WordPress hosting company. This is a very crucial question to ask as the choice you make in the beginning can make or break your blogging business in the future.
Moving your blog from one host to another is not a light task. That’s the reason why you have to make a solid choice from the very onset to avoid this dilemma in the future. At this critical phase of building our money making blog, there are a couple of factors to lay on the table to help us make a choice.
Helpful WordPress Hosting Related Posts:
In Part I of this series on how to create a blog that generates incomes, we saw actionable tips on how to choose a topic to blog on. You may want to check that out so you don’t get confused where we are going. Be sure to join my list so you don’t miss a thing.
In this Part 2, I thought it’s important I share some guides on how to choose a good domain name for your blog.
Your domain name is your online identity. Its the way to your online presence. Without the domain name, it will be difficult to locate you online so choosing the right domain is crucial.
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Deciding what to blog about has always been a very big issue especially if you are entering into blogging for your very first time. I want you to know it’s very normal to have some difficulties in choosing a topic so don’t feel alone
In this part I of creating a money making blog series, I want to make an attempt at helping you choose the right niche. This is a very crucial moment that determines whether or not you’ll succeed in blogging and making money. If you make the wrong choice, chances are that you’ll soon abandon because of a lot of factors: