13 Weeks: 13 Quick Blogging Tips: Week 1 – The Search Bar

Blog tips from Hugh. Does your blog have a search bar?

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13 Weeks: 13 Quick Blogging Tips

The other day, I was writing a new blog post and wanted to include some links to some blog posts I had read on other blogs. However, try as I might, I wasn’t able to find one of the posts I wanted to link to and there was no search bar on the blog concerned. It wasn’t long before I gave up looking for the blog post.

Something most bloggers crave is that their blog posts are shared. You can make it very easy for readers to find what they may be looking for on your blog by including a search bar. WordPress have a ‘search’ widget, and here’s where to find it and how to install it on your WordPress blog.

Click on My Sites (located in the top left hand corner of your blog).

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The Number One Mistake By Bloggers on WordPress

The easiest way to drive traffic to your blog is to make it easier for us to find you. I’d also add here to make sure your follow button is visible. If I can’t even find the follow / subscription button obviously I can’t follow your blog.