As we all know, the standard way of displaying posts in WordPress is to have them ordered chronologically one below the other. However, if we take a look at some of the most popular sites on the web, we’ll see that this may not be the most effective approach.
Today, it’s time for the last part of the puzzle – improving your site over time. Even though WordPress is quite operational right from the get-go, there’s always something you can improve to cater to your audience’s needs better, or earn a better spot in the search engines, or improve your sales, or achieve any other goal imaginable.
Just a quick piece of advice here. A WordPress plugin called What Would Seth Godin Do is a fairly popular one. It’s simple and does its job well, probably the main reasons for its popularity. If you’re not familiar with the main idea, it’s about distinguishing new and returning visitors to your site, and showing them a custom welcome message.
WordPress provides a really easy way of installing all kinds of updates, but the truth is that sometimes things don’t go as planned. I had my share of update-crashes, and it’s nothing nice to have your blog, or worse – your client’s blog, unavailable for a number of hours