How-to Add Meta NoIndex to wp-login.php in WordPress

Adding meta noindex to wp-login.phpFor those concerned about the SEO value of their WordPress-driven site, there are few larger frustrations than finding out that your login page has been indexed by search engines. Adding a noindex <meta> tag to wp-login.php should be on everyone’s pre-launch checklist, but it’s never too late to take care of this annoyance – no plug-in required!

Follow this simple step-by-step guide to learn how to add a robots noindex rule to your login page in just minutes.

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Dec 2011
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Using .htaccess to Create WordPress 301 Redirects

Creating a redirect on your WordPress site can seem a little intimidating if you aren’t familiar with Apache and Regular Expressions. It’s also important to add your redirects without breaking default WordPress functionality.

WordPress htaccess Redirect Rewrite Posts and Categories

Perhaps the most important aspect of redirecting your pages is maintaining your current Search Engine position, and to accomplish that you’re going to need to do do a 301 Redirect; 301 being the HTTP Status Code for “Moved Permanently”.

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Oct 2011
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Different CSS Stylesheets on Specific Pages in WordPress

If you have large site, or just prefer to split-up your CSS into separate stylesheets, you may have wondered how to do accomplish this in WordPress. Whether you’d like to use a different stylesheet on every single page and post, or just have a couple of instances where you’d like to specify different CSS files, it can be accomplished using custom fields and some simple PHP.

Using Custom Fields to Apply CSS Styles by Page or Post in WordPress

Follow this tutorial on using Custom Fields in WordPress to specify which stylesheets you’d like each post or page to use.

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Oct 2011
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Backing Up and Restoring WordPress using phpMyAdmin

Many web hosting packages, including those of GoDaddy, include an installation of phpMyAdmin that you can use to manage your databases. phpMyAdmin makes tasks common tasks like creating tables, inserting and deleting rows, and most importantly, backing up and restoring your databases.

WordPress Backup with phpMyAdmin

In this tutorial we’re going to look at the simple process of creating a backup of WordPress database and then restoring it.

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Sep 2011
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Importing and Embedding Fonts using CSS3 and Google Web Fonts

With the beta API now available, Google Web Fonts is becoming an excellence source to find and easily import fonts. The directory contains over 250 Open Source Latin fonts. Using CSS or Javascript you can import and embed any of these fonts on your Web site or WordPress installation.

CSS3 Importing Google Web Fonts

I’ll walk you through how-to import a font and have it displaying on your Web site in less that 5 minutes!

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Sep 2011
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