Keywords and descriptions

Most people just hardcode some general keyword and description meta tags into their theme's template files that best describe the overall gist of their WordPress site. However, if you want to aid in your content being indexed by search engines a little better and/or you use your WordPress site to cover a wide range of diverse information that an overall gist of keywords and a description just won't cover, you'll want to make metatags in your template files a bit more dynamic. There are several ways in which you can add keyword and description meta tags for individual posts and pages to your WordPress theme. You can use the available template tags within your theme's header.php or other header template pages to add content to your meta tags. Or you can install third-party plugins that will expand your administration page options and give you a little more control than what is produced by your post's content. In the next few sections, we'll look at doing it yourself as well as a few choice plugins to help you out.

Creating And Writing Your Blog

Creating And Writing Your Blog

The success of a blog lies in the content. It is the content and the key words that consistently attract potential customers. Great blog content literally means something different on every blog. Great blog content is researched and not impulsive. You cannot treat the blog as an experimental playground and expect it to work for you. It is designed to mean business and make you presence felt online and you have to ensure it performs the way you want it to.

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