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7 Proven Unique Ways in Reducing your WordPress Blog Bounce Rate

7 Proven Unique Ways in Reducing your WordPress Blog Bounce Rate    阅读原文» Bounce rate is always a big problem for bloggers particularly for these reasons: 1.) High bounce rate means that readers do not engage with their blog too often; a sign of poor blogging quality. 2.) Higher bounce rate can correlate with low blog income because visitors view more pages resulting in less page views. Higher page views are always important for increased blog income or conversion rate. Well there a lot of classic techniques to reduce bounce rate which you should already be implementing: 1.) Improving faster website loading. 2.) Quality content. 3.) Good website design. It is recommended to focus on the first three techniques above before proceeding with the rest of the tips discussed in this tutorial. There are lot of great tutorials that you can find on the web. OK let's discuss some rare tips on how you can minimize blog bounce rate. These methods have been tested to work. Tip#1: Increa
   阅读原文» *Image Credit:   ManyWordPress blogging communities are facing the intense amount of pressure with the current bill where SOPA was introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives by Represenative Lamar Smith on October 26, 2011. Some hosting companies opt to support SOPA while many others hosting companies opt to oppose SOPA as they believe this act violates the freedom of speech by using the internet. To clarify most internet users what is SOPA, we will have to begin with two simple summary of these two bills as reported by 1stwebdesigner and also Brian Koenig :   PIPA PIPA , is the abbreviation for Protect IP Act. So what is PIPA ? PIPA will give U.S. corporations and the government the right to seek affirmative legal action with any website that they see as enabling copyright infringement whether of U.S. origin or not. Here is a breakdown of all that they will have the power to do. Force U.S. internet providers

Unique Ways to Improve WordPress Blog Loading Speed

Unique Ways to Improve WordPress Blog Loading Speed    阅读原文» OK you might already know the most basic tips in improving WordPress blog speed which are: a.) Using caching plug-ins b.) Using gzip plug-ins c.) Implementing Content delivery network (CDN) There are a lot of tutorials on these topics found in the web. However this post would look into the less-talked approaches on how you can improve your WordPress blog loading speed. Let's get started. Use Google Libraries for JS framework like jQuery Most WordPress blogs and plug-ins use jQuery framework to add JavaScript effects on the site. jQuery can reduce JavaScript coding time and make can you efficient at coding JavaScript whether you will be using it in your theme or in a plug-in. The following are some of the causes why a JS framework like jQuery can slow down a WordPress blog: a.) If it's sent by the server to the user browser uncompressed. The file size is obviously bigger and takes a longer time to be loaded com