Category Archives: Wordpress

Robots.txt for WordPress sites

Setting Up robots.txt for WordPress Sites 1.      Why Use a robots.txt The main use of a robots.txt file is to request that search engines desist from indexing a specified part of a website. This might be because the content is confidential but more likely it is to prevent a search engine wasting time indexing content […]

Setting Up New WordPress Site

As someone who is regularly involved in setting up new WordPress sites I thought I could share some of the standards I work to. these won’t suit everyone but might help somewhat, I hope so anyway. 1.      Discourage Search Engines It is important to prevent search engines indexing the newly created site before its structure, […]

WordPress Categories

WordPress Categories are generally considered of minor use in organising content but not valued at all in terms of SEO. I’m not sure that has to be the case and would value any feedback on the following hypothesis. A WordPress Category is an archive of existing posts but organised by topic rather than date. It […]

PlanetStream Blog Restructuring

The PlanetStream blog was set up some years ago when we were much less clear on what a blog should do, and especially how it should be structured. Well, we are planning to release a brand new, super-duper PlanetStream website early in 2013 and so I’m just doing some (slightly overdue) work on various aspects […]