Have you ever wanted to create your own shortlinks, like the ones generated through services such as Bit.ly or TinyURL.com? Users who trust your website may be more trusting of shortlinks that are created through your own URL, and if your permalinks are on the long side, making shortlinks available may encourage people to share your post more readily. In this post, I’m going to examine 4 methods of creating your own shortlinks from within your WordPress installation.
Your “About Me” page is probably one of your site’s most highly trafficked pages. It’s the one page that’s almost universal among blogs (and websites in general). Needless to say, your About page needs to make a great impression. Consider the following four tips that may help you improve what you’ve already got:
Like SEO or WordPress back-ups, optimizing images for your blog is one of those things that you hear about all of the time, but few people actually bother to do. Why should you care about image optimization? Using the proper image format and resolution can not only make your website load drastically faster, but can actually improve the quality of images as well. In this post, I’m going to give you 3 tips on optimizing images that every WordPress blogger should know.