Wordpress SEO Blastoff LITE
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Wordpress SEO Blastoff LITE

Learn the basics of optimizing your Wordpress website for better Google, Yahoo! and Bing traffic
3.7 (50 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
6,890 students enrolled
Created by Will Hanke
Last updated 9/2014
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics settings for SEO in Wordpress
  • Install the best SEO plugin for your site
  • Install 2 other plugins that help with SEO
  • Set up a backup system for your Wordpress site
  • Add your sitemap to Google's Webmaster Tools program
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Requirements
  • Wordpress website
Description

A basic overview of the steps you need to take to fully optimize your Wordpress website for the search engines. This is a LITE version of the full Wordpress SEO Rocket course.

In this LITE course, I'll explain the basic Wordpress settings you'll need to get your Wordpress website moving in the right direction. You'll also learn which plugins will help you increase your traffic, and how to backup your website in case something goes wrong.

Last, you'll learn how to use Google's Webmaster Tools program to give Google a map of your website, making their discovery a lot easier.

If you just need the basics, this is your course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Wordpress beginners
  • Small business owners
  • Bloggers that want more traffic & attention
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Curriculum For This Course
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General Wordpress Settings
2 Lectures 05:47
Tutorial Intro & Overview
01:20

General SEO Settings in Wordpress
04:27
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The Wordpress Plugins You Need
2 Lectures 12:43
Yoast SEO - Installation
03:00

Sociable & Raven Schema
09:43
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Backups
1 Lecture 04:30
Backing up Your Site to Dropbox
04:30
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Webmaster Tools
1 Lecture 16:53
Sitemap Settings in Google Webmaster Tools
16:53
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Getting More Out of Your Site
3 Lectures 03:09
Get the Full SEO Rocket Course
03:09

Blog Pre-Publishing Checklist
1 page

You'll need to copy the text in this document and paste it into Yoast -> Edit Files under the robots box.

Sample Robots.txt File
1 page
About the Instructor
Will Hanke
3.7 Average rating
55 Reviews
7,356 Students
3 Courses
Chief SEO Strategist

Will Hanke is St. Louis Missouri’s top independent SEO professional. His business helps small and medium sized businesses reach the top of search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Bing. He is an avid SEO blogger and has authored several ebooks on Internet marketing, including two Amazon bestsellers. You can always find him teaching SEO and speaking on topics from link building to generating warm leads through your website.