Category Archives: WordPress SEO

A Dofollow Blog List for You?

A while ago I’ve written an article, Checking Whether A Blog is Dofollow or Nofollow? Today I am going to list some dofollow blogs here. Dofollow blogs encourage visitors to get involved with them. On the other hand, If you leave comments with a backlink to your blog on dofollow blogs, it will absolutely increase the number of links to your blog. As a result, it will greatly improve your rankings and traffic.

If you are looking for dofollow blogs to comment on, Do Follow Blog List is a site that will get you started. It allows you to find blogs that are related to your niche to comment on. However, make sure you don’t spam on them. Otherwise, your comments may be deleted.

This post is an ongoing post, meaning I will continue adding more dofollow blogs to this list. If you have a dofollow blog, you can submit it through my Contact, I will add it to the list here. Make sure you provide your dofollow blog’s title, url, and a brief description.

Would you like to comment on these dofollow blogs? Why or why not? Please leave a comment below.

My Signature

How to Use a Robots.txt to Control Your Website?

A robots.txt file is a simple text file that is used to tell the search engines (robots) of what should not be visited and indexed. However, you can’t tell search engines of what to do. A robots.txt should be placed in your root directory of your web server. Each website should only have one robots.txt file.

The main purpose of having a robots.txt is to save your bandwidth from your web server, to give you a very basic of protection, to clean up your logs, and to prevent spams and penalties related to duplicated contents.

If you want the search engines to visit and index your site, then you need to use the following instructions to tell them to do so or some people just leave it blank:

User-Agent: * //Here * means all robots
Disallow:

If you don’t want the search engines to visit and index your site at all, then you have to use the following instructions to tell them not to do so:

User-Agent: * //Here * means all robots
Disallow: /

Can you see the difference here, the slash after Disallow: makes the opposite meaning.

If you only want the search engines not to visit and index certain pages, then you have to list those pages for them not to do so. See an example below:

User-agent: *
Disallow: /administrator/
Disallow: /cache/
Disallow: /editor/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /images/
Disallow: /media/
Disallow: /about/
Sitemap: http://www.yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml

Please also note that for the entire website, you may want to use a robots.txt to control it. However, for a single web page, you may want to use a robots meta tag to limit it being visited and indexed; and for a single link, you may consider using “no follow” attribute to prevent search engines to index that link.

Everybody can access your robots.txt file by typing http://yoursitename.com/robots.txt; so you should not list your secret directories in your robots.txt file because some ill-behaved people use some robots to target your robots.txt file for harvesting this kinds of information.

Robots.txt Checker is a useful tool that you can use to check whether your robots.txt is validated or not.

Would you like to use a robots.txt to control your website? Why or why not? Please leave a comment below.

My Signature

Related articles
Using The Robots Meta Tag
Preventing Comment Spams

SEO Tips For Your Blogs

The topic of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has been hot and it has been discussed all over the Internet. Still it is worth mentioning here. Why do you want to optimize your blog/website for search engines? How can you optimize your blog/website for SEO? You may find the answers to these questions in the following articles:

  • Free SEO Tips for WordPress – If you search in Google or Yahoo about SEO tips, there are countless information out there. Optimizing your blog/website using these tips here.
  • Search Engine Optimization – Find out how to optimize your blog by adopting the methods offered by Brad Callen, who is an expert in SEO field. You can download his Search Engine Optimization Make Easy from this site.
  • Top SEO Tips for WordPress Blog – Top SEO Tips for your WordPress Blog. Very useful tips for beginners and even advanced bloggers. Especially for those who are using WordPress software.
  • new SEO Tips for Your Blog – This article talks about the basics of SEO. Then It goes to talk about more advanced stuff such as checking your broken links, building a sitemap for your blog/website, and using a robots.txt wisely.
  • new SEO Tips – These Will Make A Massive Difference – Drive more quality traffic to your blog/website with these SEO tips listing in this article. Mostly people find your blog/website by search engines using keywords. So learn how to optimize your blog/website for search engines.

By now you should know why optimizing your blog/website is so important. Would you like to optimize your blog by implementing the above SEO tips? Why or why not? Please leave a comment below.