Wordpress FAQs

General Questions

WordPress.org (also known as self hosted WordPress) is the world’s most popular website building platform. Over 35% of all websites on the internet are powered by WordPress.

WordPress gives you complete control on every aspect of your website. It can be used to build any kind of website. For example, an eCommerce store, community forums, a social network, a membership website, personal website, and more.

Every WordPress website has one or more themes in it. This theme includes the page structures and the styles which are responsible for the website looks.

The default themes which are shipped with a fresh WordPress installation are mobile responsive. But they're not that fancy and of minimal design and features. 90% of third party free and premium themes currently available on the internet are mobile responsive.

The answer is yes! Once known primarily as a blogging platform, WordPress has built a reputation for providing a solid SEO foundation as a CMS—and with good reason. It's not a coincidence that WordPress sites tend to rank well on Google. But it's SEO friendly for a variety of other reasons as well.
WordPress plays nice with Google and other search engines, has loads of themes and plugins for advanced SEO optimization, is fast and mobile friendly, community supported, secure and easy to learn. In short, WordPress is the perfect CMS for SEO and building websites that rank well.
If you want to create a blog, here's a simple step-by-step guide: * Sign up for web hosting (we recommend Bluehost). * Choose a hosting plan. * Pick a domain name for your blog. * Complete your hosting registration. * Install WordPress. * Log in and write your first blog post.
WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-geek speak, it's probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.

Workflow Questions

There are thousands of pre-made free WordPress plugins and themes on wordpress.org that you can use for your website’s design. It also has amazing drag and drop page builders like Beaver Builder and Divi which allow you to easily create your own page layouts. There are also premium plugins and themes developed by third party developers which add exclusive features to your website.

WordPress tags have no effect on SEO, or the ranking of a given article. Though they help you organize your posts and let your visitors find out posts based on them.

By default, when you click the Publish button your Page/Post is published immediately. To change this, click the Edit link just to the right of Publish immediately within the Publish panel. You can then select the date and time that you'd like to schedule your Page/Post to be published.

Security Questions

Hackers aren’t getting in due to vulnerabilities in the latest WordPress core software. Rather, most sites get hacked from entirely preventable issues, like not keeping things updated or using insecure passwords.

WordPress sites generally get hacked for 4 reasons:

  1. Out-of-Date Core Software
  2. Out-of-Date Plugins Or Themes
  3. Compromised Login Credentials For WordPress, FTP, or Hosting
  4. Poor Hosting Environment And Out-Of-Date Technology

Other Questions

Changing WordPress website themes can affect the SEO results of your WordPress website as well as WordPress blog, whether it changes SEO positively or negatively depends on the process. As an example, WordPress Thesis theme has certain SEO features to handle the ranking of your website for search engine results.

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