How to make your WordPress blog posts visible to Search Engines

Wondering why your WordPress blog isn’t getting any traffic? This is a really simple and effective way of boosting your blog traffic.

To get your blog posts indexed and showing up in search engines like Google go to your Web Dashboard: Settings > Reading and you will see your privacy settings. You can choose from:

  • Allow search engines to index this site.
  • Ask search engines not to index this site.
  • I would like my site to be private, visible only to users I choose

WordPress: How to make your blog posts visible to Search Engines

To get your posts indexed select ‘Allow search engines to index this site’ and get posting!

Remember it’s also really important to write original content and use tags wisely – tags are a great way of boosting traffic too!

WordPress: What is Publicize?

One way of boosting your blog traffic is by connecting your blog to social media accounts so that WordPress automatically tells your followers and friends as soon as you publish a new post.

You can do with using the Publicize option within WordPress.

To enable publicize go to  Settings > Sharing >  and you should see a screen like this:

Publicize on WordPress

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