The WordPress Media Library has come along way since I start using WordPress back at version 2.6. Internet connections are faster too (is anyone still on dial-up?). Having faster computers and lightening speed internet means that we don’t have to use thumbnail images as much. You have probably seen this concept on sites like This … Continue reading WordPress Single Image Gallery
You will find many uses for it so I am going to show you how to copy and paste a link URL. It is important to know that pasting a URL does not automatically add a hyperlink to it. Nor should you be using a URL as the link text for a hyperlink. This is because most URL’s are not pretty and don’t have meaning. Read more about meaningful hyperlinks here.
You may or may not know that you really don’t need a home page per se. With WordPress you can set any page or your blog to be the landing page of your site. But if you want a special page as a home page then don’t name the home page home. Why? Because home really isn’t … Continue reading What do You Name Your Homepage
Best practices to create meaningful hyperlinks and links to PDFs
By using appropriate link text you will create meaningful hyperlinks to internal and external web pages. Use these guidelines for linking to non-web documents such as PDFs and email addresses.
Draw in visitors using web page titles and headings
Titles and headings are important; they provide users a glimpse of your content and organize your content into readable “chunks.”
Your WordPress theme has styling tags that can be applied to your web page heading titles and headlines in the visual editor.
People are scanning web pages in an F pattern.
Eye tracking studies show people read the first full paragraph of the page but their attention wanes as they continue down the page. It is therefore important to tell your readers what the article is about by putting the summary at the top of the page.