Posted in Plugins SEO

Plugin review: Redirection

Redirection by John Godley. I used to have one website for my writing projects — tylertork.com. Then I split it out into two — the…

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Plugin review: Auto Upload Images

I set up this website to separate out my technical work from my fiction writing. Fiction on tylertork.com (it’s really excellent fiction BTW), nonfiction here….

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Plugin review: Stop User Enumeration

There are bots out there, roaming the Internet poking at websites, trying to break in. These aren’t ninja assassins coming after you in particular —…

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Plugin review: Contact form 7

Your website needs a way for people to get in touch with you (or at least with your representative, if you’re too much a bigshot…

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Plugin review: iThemes Security

WordPress is a secure platform. If you keep your themes and plugins up to date, and you have a good password, you’re most of the…

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Plugin review: UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup and Restoration

It’s necessary to make automatic backups of your site. Many hosting providers will do this for you automatically and keep a few recent version on…

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Posted in Essential SEO

Plugin review: Yoast SEO

Another essential plugin: Yoast SEO from Team Yoast. This is the most popular plugin for managing SEO (search engine optimization) and related aspects of your…

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Plugin review: Search Exclude

Here’s another plugin I install on every website I create. Your website will likely have an internal search function — not Google, but a built-in…

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Plugin review: Antispam Bee

A lot of people like Akismet to block comment spam, but I find (and others have noted) some drawbacks: It’s slow. It sends information about…

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Plugin review: Mooberry Book Manager

Mooberry Book Manager by Mooberry Dreams I’ve looked at alternatives to create catalogs of books for sale on websites, and this is the one that…

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