WordPress Plugins to Reduce Your Blog’s Load Times

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How long does it take visitors to load your blog? Load times play an important role in the usability and overall function of a blog. If visitors are forced to stare at a loading screen for a long time, some will click their browser back button. Thankfully, WordPress has a massive directory of plugins, many of which can be used to reduce a blog's load times. W3 Total Cache Arguably, one of the most effective ways to reduce a blog's load time is to enable browser caching. Rather than forcing visitors to reload the same files each time they visit your site, browser caching will automatically st...

Create Effective Landing Pages Using WordPress

Wouldn't it be great if you could create effective landing pages in WordPress instead of building them from scratch? It's no secret that WordPress is used primarily for blogs, and for good reason: it supports both posts and pages, allows multiple users to log in and publish content, and offers a built-in visitor commenting feature. But WordPress can also be used to create brilliant, fully functional landing pages. What Is a Landing Page? If you asked ten different marketing experts what the definition of a landing page is, you would probably get ten different answers. Wikipedia, however, off...