If you’re working on a cool new WordPress project, but you need to password protect it and you want it done effortlessly, then you’ve got to try Password Protected plugin. It’s the easiest way of protecting your WordPress website without any need for user registration.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote this post on how to speed up your WordPress websites. Since then, I’ve tried two more speed tricks which improve user experience and SEO. One is called CloudFlare, the other PageSpeed Service by Google and both are free.
Let me show you what they are and how they do it.
If you’re running a news oriented blog, there’s a chance your headlines might not be exactly keyword rich. Figures of speech are to be blamed for that, but people love them and they make your news a lot more fun to read.
Google News Keywords from Tags is a free WordPress plugin that automatically picks your posts’ tags and uses them to generate “news_keywords” meta tag.
You should do WordPress backups to secure yourself from:
- Hackers, viruses and malware
- Catastrophic server failures
- WordPress upgrades
WordPress has become an incredibly popular platform and hackers know it. A backup may save the day if that nuisance ever happens or if some files get deleted by mistake. Doing regular WordPress backups has always been a chore, because it always required some manual operations and certain amount of time and skills to be done properly.
But, not any more…
If simple, responsive and nicely coded is what you’re looking for in a WordPress theme, you’re in the right place. Free themes are a way to go if you don’t rely on heavy customization and your content is more important than the looks.
This is an overview of the Free Premium WordPress Themes released in 2012 & 2013.