HOW TO SETUP SEO ON WORDPRESS TO DIRECT HUGE TRAFFIC FROM GOOGLE
NOTE: I WILL CALLED THIS PART 1
Today i will be teaching us how we can be getting traffic from google through search engine on wordpress platform only, please i only knew about wordpress, i dont know anything about blog or any other platform. ONLY WP.
All what we need are.
=> WordPress SEO plugin
=> Google XML Sitemap plugin
=> Valid Gmail Account either new or old one, New is preferable
=> Do this process only on PC / Computer.
Before we get started What is SEO: Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s unpaid results – often referred to as “natural,” “organic,” or “earned” results.
FOLLOW THE STEPS BELLOW CAREFULLY.
- login to your wp-admin dashboard ( your web.com/wp-admin ), when you login click on plugins and click on add new when it open search for ( WORDPRESS SEO ), when you see it install and activate it.
click on plugins again and click on add new when it open search for ( GOOGLE XML SITEMAP ) when you see it install and activate it also.
Go to ( http://google.com/webmasters/tools ) login with the new gmail you create or your old gmail account, when you successfully login click on ( ADD A SITE ) when you click it a pop up will display enter your website name there starting with www. when you enter it, now click on continue.
it will take you to where you will verify your ownership of you domain, it will bring some option to verify you will see recommended and alternate method, click on that alternate method, some option will display under it like bellow text.
Add a meta tag to your site’s home page.
Domain name provider
Sign in to your domain name provider.
Use your Google Analytics account.
Google Tag Manager
Use your Google Tag Manager account.
Click on tha HTML tag, it will give you one code just like this
>meta name=”google-site-verification” content=”lwnTnFQ3PDdkhVQJYQUZD1hCzmIWf-x0b9pkx6Qkguk” /<
copy that code and go to your pc view theme header.php, enter the code after >head< before getting to >body<
meta name=”google-site-verification” content=”lwnTnFQ3PDdkhVQJYQUZD1hCzmIWf-x0b9pkx6Qkguk” /<
after that save your changes and go back to where you stop at googe webmaster tools, i mean where you want to verify your domain, Now you will see Two Button That says ( VERIFY | NOT NOW)
click on that VERIFY if you successfully add the html code to your header it will give you confirmation message that your domain has been verified successfully.
After successfully Verified Got this link back ( http://google.com/webmasters/tools ) you will see you web name and the pc view image there, click on your domain name. when it open you will see some options at your left hand side like
- search appearance
- search traffic
- google index
Click on that crawl it will list some options bellow it look for SITEMAP there and click it, when it open, look at your top right hand side you will see ADD/TEST SITEMAP button click it
will display one pop up just enter ( sitemap.xml ) into that box it display, now click on submit sitemap, now you done.
REMAIN FOR YOU TO CONFIGURE YOUR WORDPRESS SEO, AND TO LEARN WHAT KEYWORD IS AND HOW TO USE IT.
====> HERE I STOP FOR PART 1
====> PART 2 WILL BE DROP TOMORROW
THINK THIS MY ARTICLE WILL BE HELPFU,L THIS A’INT A COPY AND PASTE, I GIVE MYSELF TIME TO COMPOSE THIS JUST TO HELP MY FELLOW BLOGGERS THAT IS SUFFERING FOR TRAFFIC, MY REGARD TO YOU ALL.