When you start writing a new post, you should care about every element. You can find many elements in your post editor when writing a new post. All These Elements have their own importance. These elements include everything. In This Post we will discuss about all the major elements of the Post Editor to write awesome SEO friendly posts. When we write a post all these elements should be checked and configured to write a Good Post. Now, Let us switch Back to our Topic.
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In This Post we will talk about nearly every Element of the Post Editor. Before wasting any time further Let Us Start.
Elements Need to be configured While writing a Post
1. Publishing Options
Configure Publishing Options
This is the most important element which need to be configured when writing a Post. It allows you to save a Post, schedule it for future Publishing , Visibility options. You will be even more clear with the image shown. You can also preview the Post before Publishing to become extra confident While writing the Post. You should be sure to check this before publishing a Post. This gives many options to configure as per your Needs. According to me it is the most important part when we write a post so never miss to configure it.
Configure Categories and Tags
It is also Considered a main component and part of Post Editor while writing a Post , because categories allows your readers to have better user experience and help them to reach the content they want by easy method. WordPress Categories are the best way to differenciate different posts on different topics. This is a part you should not miss. Configuring it is very easy, just select the categories which are applicable to the post you are writing or Add New Category. It is highly recommended to use Categories in your Posts. It is somehow also helpful for SEO.
E.g.:- We have Added Two Categories to this Post – Blogging , WordPress.
Tags are very useful for SEO. However, they work like keywords for search engines. As per SEO Recommendation, you should never miss it out. Adding Tags is very Useful for SEO. You can add different Tags related to your Post Content.
Permalink also plays a role in SEO. We should keep the Permalink to the Post short and should not use stop words in it like How, What etc. it affects SEO. We will write and describe more about permalink in our future posts. For Now, you can learn that this is very important element of the Post Editor and you should configure it Well enough for better SEO.
Configure Post Permalink for Better SEO
5. Featured Image
Set Featured Image
As you all know a Image Speaks a Thousand Words but choosing the correct image for the Post also not that easy. Every element matters for SEO. PremiumTechBlog recieves about 3% traffic from Images through search engines which is alot. You should add featured Image to every post to make it Look Good and also for SEO purposes. It also gives a better look to your Blog, Blog Archieves etc. If you add widgets like Popular Posts you can show the featured images as thumbnails. At All, we highly recommend to use Featured Images on your Posts.
6. Text Size and Colors
You should also Check Text Size, Colors, Headings in your Body Text to highlight main parts have better customization of the post. You can also Use Different Heading(h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6) , Bold Text, Italic Text, Underlined Text, Blockquote, Text Alignments. Insert Links, Ordered Lists, UnOrdered Lists, SpellChecker etc. to your Body Text to give Extra Exposure to it.
Configure Text Size, Color etc.
7. Post SEO Settings[Most Important]
This is a very important part among the parts we have considered till now. Configuring it is very important. This is the most important factor in SEO. There are main three Factors to Configure when we consider SEO settings of the Post i.e Custom Document Title, Custom Post/Page Meta Description, Custom Post/Page Meta Keywords. There are some other factors like Custom Canonical URL, Custom Redirect URL, Robots Meta Settings, Custom Tracking/Conversion Code. It is very important to check and configure all three of them. Take a Look at the Image below, we have taken the example of Genesis Framework SEO Settings.
Customize SEO Settings
8. Layout Settings
You should not also leave this field without configuring. We need to set different Layouts for different Posts and Pages so configuring it is also very important. Many Premium Themes support this feature.
9. Author and Plugins
Also configure the Author Settings. Our Theme supports to choose different Authors for different Posts. It is not yet very important but you should have a look at this before Publishing.
Many Premium Plugins supports different settings for different Posts and Pages, so you can configure it and let us make the post extra Good.
10. Have A Preview and Now Let us Publish
Last step before publishing it is have a preview of it. WordPress supports the preview feature. You can preview your Post from Publishing Options.