6 WordPress Errors To Avoid
WordPress is an open source content management system and a blogging tool available free of cost and is based on PHP and MySQL. Most of the web developers use WordPress to develop their website. WordPress offers all business owners an opportunity to promote their business brands and distribute their content by smooth functioning and great looks. The fact which makes it a wonderful vehicle for inte...
WordPress is an open source content management system and a blogging tool available free of cost and is based on PHP and MySQL. Most of the web developers use WordPress to develop their website. WordPress offers all business owners an opportunity to promote their business brands and distribute their content by smooth functioning and great looks. The fact which makes it a wonderful vehicle for internet marketing is that it is due to its easy customization and its fine tuning for SEO.
- It can be used by anyone to self manage a website.
- Allows business entrepreneurs to showcase their talent
- Help to drive revenue by dynamic content
- Empowers the business entrepreneur with technology
WordPress is one of the most customizable platforms which offer themes that are so simple to install and then make changes. WordPress can be customized via plug-ins. WordPress is an amazing platform with many opportunities to transfer it into a perfect vehicle for promotion of your brand. In this article it is discussed about the things that you should not do while working on WordPress.
1. Slow loading time:
Nothing irritates the users more than slow loading times; this is why Google considers slow loading time into their search algorithms. So it is important to host your site on such a stack which is customized according to the unique demands of WordPress, otherwise the performance of your site goes down.
Ways to increase the speed of your WordPress website:
- Use an effective caching plugin.
- Optimize the images.
- Optimize the homepage by reducing number of posts per page, removing inactive plugins.
2. The white screen:
It happens due to the reasons such as leaving extra space at the end of wp-config.php. There can be another complicated reason behind this, for which you must have knowledge of a managed hosting provider. If you make this mistake, then your audience will see nothing except white screen and URL.
You can solve this problem by any of the below mentioned ways:
- Increasing the memory limit to 64M because the memory gets exhausted by installing various WordPress plugins in excess.
- Deactivating the WordPress plugins and then enable one plugin at a time.
- Replace theme with a default theme.
3. Database connection errors:
The content is a significant thing for which the users visit your site, so ensure that your site not tells them that your server is down or WordPress installation can’t access the database to serve it.
If this is the problem then it can be fixed by:
- Checking the WP-config.php file.
- Check your web host.
4. Tagline of WordPress Blog:
There is a tagline which is loaded in WordPress by default. So, if you don’t make the changes and your theme is against it, then it will make your site look silly. This tagline will be visible in your header as well as in your homepage.
5. Setting it to Private:
If you use WordPress as a content management system, then you can launch blog once you launch your website. This will give you an option of making it private and most of the developers select it, which is totally wrong as selecting this option will not make your site visible to search engines. Selecting this option will put no index to each and every page not only on your blog and hence this will drop your traffic.
The solution to this problem is to select the option “visibility: Public”
6. Messy WordPress admin section:
The best WordPress admin sections are kept neatly and up to date whereas bad WordPress admin sections runs old version of WordPress and consists of too many useless plugins, hence making it difficult for author or web developer to find their way around.
A WordPress site can boost the content and delivers all kinds products related to varied businesses. To ensure effective WordPress site, one should not make the above mentioned errors.
If you have any doubts or need any help you can post your comments below.