WordPress.com

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Explained With Details

WordPress.com and WordPress.org have now become familiar with all of us. Are you ready to start your first journey of Blogging? But got stuck in choosing the right platform for start? First time I also got stuck in choosing the right platform for my blog. But now, I am clear about WordPress.com and WordPress.org and decided to share my knowledge with you. So not wasting too much time lets start.

Which Blog Platform to Use-WordPress.com Or WordPress.org

1.The WordPress Platform

Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little decided to create a new platform in the field of blogging. In 2003, Matt announced the new version of WordPress. The users like it and appreciate their work. This WordPress was based on b2 cafe log with some extra features and improvements. This version includes new templates, new user interface and generated XHTML 1.1 compatible template.

WordPress.com is the platform for those who want to create their personal blog website. However, If you are going to make it for fun or personal journey blog further, you can use blog spot, WordPress.com etc. they are free of cost and user-friendly in use.

When you have decided to earn some money from your website or to promote your business, you have to choose some standard platform. WordPress.org is best for business purpose and It is a self-hosted platform.

The two essential things you should know about WordPress so that you can choose the right platform for yourself to start.

a. WordPress Theme

Nowadays, there is too much competition in this blogging era, but the biggest challenge for any developer is to provide a good design. And further, WordPress has stood in front of all community with good design and themes templates. These themes are free of cost and easy to download.

If you would like to enhance your site performance by look and design. You can buy the premium version of the theme. These themes are easy to customize. Today WordPress has become so popular because of its simplicity and easy to access. You can create your favourite website from a click. There is no need for any coding knowledge. There are lots of free themes available in its customization settings.

WordPress Plugins

WordPress plugins are the backbone of WordPress which makes the customization of a blog or website easier. There are lots of plugins are available. Some of them are paid version and some are free of cost. You can use this plugin to make your blog look awesome.

There are plugins like grid generator, non-amp view, Yoast Plugin (which is the best plugin for SEO). There is numerous plugin due to which one can easily get confused which plugins to use. But I will suggest you choose the only plugins for your need.

You can download it directly from the directory or any companies. Then you have to know the most essential plugins for your website. Further, I will tell you about the essential plugins for your blog.

Now, let me tell you the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org.

WordPress.com is good for what?

1. This is good for those who like to start his/her personal blog journey.

2. Companies who need some space to advertise their product online is best for them.

WordPress.com is not good for what?

  1. This is not good for the one who is willing to earn money online.
  2. And if you are willing to use ad network like Google Adsense, Infolinks, etc then forget
  3. This is not good for the one who is willing to create an affiliate blog.

WordPress.org is good or you can say best for you because you are making the website for earning some cash. The small business can promote its products and moreover make a profit from it. There are lots of tools available and it provides with CMS( Content Management System) through which you can create awesome articles and content.

Here you can use Adsense, Infolinks, etc for more earnings. You can customize your content from a click. You can create a bog website, online store and lots of websites. However, You can customize themes for your website.

You can simply download a file from WordPress.org and install it on your personal hosting platform. In the next article, I will tell you ” How you can Install WordPress.org from local server to Online serve?

One more thing I will like to tell you about WordPress.com and WordPress.org.

In WordPress.com you cannot keep your personal domain name for example, if my website name is https://labasha.com. If I will make my website on WordPress.com then my domain name will be https://labasha.wordpress.com. However, there will be no copyright claim you can make on your article because your whole article will be own by WordPress.com.

In WordPress.org you are free from everything. You don’t have to think about the privacy and the rights of your content. However, You can take your own domain name.

I hope your all problems regarding WordPress.com and WordPress.org have got a solution. If not then comment below in the comment section, I will help you out.

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WordPress Tutorial

WordPress Tutorial Step by Step For Beginners- 2018 Chapter-1

As I have talked earlier about “Make a free website and earn money online“, in this article you will learn about WordPress tutorial. As you know, if you like to post an article related to your Niche, WordPress is the platform from where you can edit or publish anything you like. Therefore not wasting too much time let me tell you all process and instructions related to WordPress Tutorial.

Wordpress Tutorial

 Scroll Down and have fun with WordPress Tutorial.

In the previous article, you have learnt ” How to install WordPress” and login to the Dashboard. Now come and see what are the tabs, settings and their functions step by step. The WordPress tutorial free instruction will open a new door to your blogging career.

  • WordPress Dashboard

WordPress dashboard is the platform from where you can create awesome stuff for your website. There is a Welcome to WordPress section at the top of the page. You can easily access anything from there. If you are unable to see Welcome to WordPress, just go to screen options on your right side corner and then tick mark on Welcome.

1. At a glance: In this section, you will see the number of posts you have posted, the number of pages and comments and other activities.

2. Quick Draft: This section is used to create and draft the post you like to post further. But, I will recommend you to use the Add New post section for creating an awesome article with lots of variation. Because Quick draft section has very fewer features for modification of article.

3. Activity: This section shows your recent post and comments on your website.

4. WordPress News: Here you can see the latest news regarding WordPress.

Just look at your left side, there is a list of the navigation bar that you can access from there.

WordPress settings

Wordpress-Tutorial

You will find this setting in your navigation bar on your left side. These are the basics settings of WordPress you should know.

  1. General: In General setting change your main URL, the time zone of your country and some short description of your website.
  2. Writing: Change your default category and post format and if you like to submit a post by Email, you can configure here.
  3. Reading: In the reading section, you can keep your website homepage as you like. If you like to show the latest post on the homepage or simply a static page, you can edit from here. You can further change a number of blogs to be shown on the homepage. Change the format of your post by selecting the full post or just a summary column.
  4. Discussion: In this segment, you can arrange settings of comments but you can move further with the default setting.
  5. Media: This section is for uploading images to your posts and adjust image sizes and its attribute.
  6. Permalinks: Change URL structure of posts posted on the website.

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Post Your Post- WordPress

Wordpress Tutorial

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WordPress is user-friendly and easy to create awesome stuff with its ultimate features. Look at the process of posting a new post through the post section.

  • To create your first post, you have to click on the Add New tab in the post section. You will be directed to the dashboard of creating a post. There you will find the Visual and Text tab consequently. Let me tell you in detail, the Visual view tab shows the same text as you publish to your website. and Text tab shows the HTML text of the content.
  • At the above, there is a toolbox containing many features such as Bold, Italic, text colour, etc. for customisation of the post to look awesome. Add Media tab is for adding images to your post.

Publish

Publish your post

  • At your right side, there is a tab of “Save as Draft” here you can save your post at any time. But there is no need to do so because it automatically saves the post.
  • when you click on Preview tab it will show the preview of the post created.
  • At visibility section, you can modify page by selecting public view or stick this post to the front page. You can further make it password protected and private.
  • Revision tab shows the number of time you have drafted your post for the number of times.
  • In Public Immediately tab you can edit date and time of publishing. At the downward, there is a tab named “Category and Tags.

In the category tab, write a name related to your post, for example, if I am writing a post related to the android phone I will select a name Android phone.

Featured Image: Featured image function is used to set an image for the post which will show on the top of the post. You should always apply a featured image to your post. So, it looks awesome and makes a good presence among the users.

Now, friend, I know you are able to write your first post with good enthusiasm. So, don’t waste your time and start writing your first post. If you face any problem regarding anything you can comment below for assistance.

This is not the ending of WordPress Tutorial, it is just the beginningI am dividing this session by chapter wise so that you will be able to understand WordPress Tutorial lessons easily.

If you are a new user and eager to start from the beginning, you shall go through this article first.

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Seo Optimized

SEO Optimized Articles Step by Step For Beginners

There is the best way to get more traffics to your website, but how? Let me tell you a most preferred trick, make your older and newer post search engine friendly. How can you make your posts search engine friendly? I know, this question is occurring in your mind. Today Labasha is going to tell you all facts related to SEO optimized Articles so that your articles always work as search engine friendly.

Sometimes your article quality can lower due to the lack of knowledge related to that topic. Every blog post is equivalent to web pages and you can further optimize with particular keywords. When writing SEO optimized articles there is some point you should keep in mind always. For keyword research, you can use tools like Semrush, Google Adwords and Google Trends.

SEO optimized articles

SEO Optimized Articles Step By Step For Beginners

1.Post Title

  • The post title is the title of your blog post hence you have to select some catchy title so that readers are forced to read.
  • Title length should not exceed 66 words as it is very good from SEO’s perspective.
Note: Try to write a title starting with your keyword but it is compulsory to have the keyword in the title.

2. Meta Description

Meta description seo optimized articles

  • Give a short description in the Meta box and it shows how the search engine shows your post in the search engine.
  • Write a description in not more than 156 words and remember to add a keyword. It should be catchy enough so that users get forced to click.

If you have forgotten to add meta description to your posts earlier, before writing a New Post do it first. It is very important to give meta description. Got to your previously written posts and add meta description to all the posts. Meta descriptions help in creating more traffic to your website.

Google Bot sees every post or article as a webpage so your post can be rank for patent keywords.

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3.Permalink

Permalinks seo optimized articles

  • Permalink is the link to the post that is shown on the title bar of the browser.
  • It should not contain any stop words.

For example, I am writing a post with the title ” 5 ways to do SEO optimization.”

Then my post permalink by default will be,

  • https://labasha.com/ways-to-do-SEO-optimization.html

To” and “Do” are the stops words.

  • Click on edit and further remove the stop words and write ” 5 ways SEO optimization“.
Note- When you have published your post hence never try to change the permalink.

4. Heading Section

heading seo optimized articles

  • First, start with a good introduction regarding your post topic so that readers get interested in further reading.
  • At the introduction, must use your keywords
  • After that write a heading again and mark them heading 1 from the drop-down menu as shown in the image.
  • Keywords quantity should be 0.25% to 0.75%
  • use Heading 4 for the subheading
  • Make some words Bold and Italic that you think is an important word for the article.

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5. Upload an image

Add Media seo optimized articles

  • Your post should contain images of high quality because Google indexed high-quality images.
  • For uploading an image, click on Add Media tab and a new window appears.
  • Click on upload files tab
  • You can drop files directly to the upload section or just click on select files and select the image from your hard drive.
  • Then, click on “insert into post”.

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5. Image Alt Attribute for SEO optimized articles

Alt Attribute setting for images

  • Upload an image and click on it
  • At the upper side of the image list of the menu appear
  • click on Pen icon and a new window appears as shown in the image
  • Write image name in the Alternative Text containing keywords and remember to give name related to the image.
  • Because Google doesn’t read images.

example- if it is a cake image, write “cake and keywords“( keywords may be anything which you have made).

  • You can change the position of the image through Align option just below the Alternative Text
  • In Advance options column write the same tagline as used above.

Internal Link

Internal link setting

  • The internal link is another factor which plays an important role in SEO and lessens the bounce rate of the users.
  • An internal link is a link to your older post
  • Add your post to this post so that the readers spend more time on your website.
  • Click on the insert/edit link(Present in the toolbar) to add an internal link as shown in the image.

Let me inform through the comment in the comment section below if you have any problem regarding all this stuff.

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