An Introduction to Blogging Archives

Don’t kid with your blog’s security

No kidding with security!

No kidding with security!

You want to give priority to your website security. It is a wicked world out there, and there are scammers, spammers and computer hackers galore waiting to get at your throat. Don’t ever ignore your website security issues.

You don’t want to give any of them the smallest chink to penetrate. Your blog security should probably be the numero uno concern for you. Content creation and promotion is a vital part of blogging, but it is all meaningless if your blog is susceptible to compromise by every hacking Jack that pops up. A serious hacker attack can destroy everything you have created.

Before you post to your blog

Get your ABCs right

Get your ABCs right

Don’t think that the instant you have finished downloading WordPress you can post your blog.

You should try to get as many WordPress blog setup preliminaries as possible over and done with before you make the first of your blog posts. These preliminaries relate to your blog software, the best WordPress plugins and WordPress settings that impact various features of your blog like:

  • the security aspects of your blog

Website content writing

The right content elements

The right content elements

Website content writing is done to create pages and posts. Pages are usually of a relatively permanent nature, like About and Contact Us pages. Posts are what make up your blog content: you regularly add new posts to your blog… you should, anyway. You can consider a blog as a whole to be a book, and posts as the chapters that make up that book.

Here are some tips on writing a blog post the right way.

Writing a blog: quality content

Get your content right!

Get your content right!

There is really no limit to the number of topics a blog can be built around, but all good blog posts share a few key features. Here is some input on how to write a blog post.

I come across a lot of admonitions about using proper grammar and spelling when writing a blog. I agree with the spelling part, but I have my doubts about the grammar part.

Your theme’s fonts

Your theme fonts

Your theme fonts

To ascertain the fonts that your theme adapts to best, you need to do a style sheet reference.

Once you know what fonts are specified in your theme’s Stylesheet, you can use these same fonts when preparing text content for your posts.

First open up a blank Notepad page. We will come back to it soon.

Log into your WordPress dashboard. In the left hand column, click on “Editor” under “Appearances”.

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