Is it important to pick th
When you begin to start to build a website/blog, things that always steal our attention is to choose and pick the right Themes that matched with your content.
It will look awkward if your website content is about traveling but use the themes for the online store. So, I think it is really important.
One of the main reason your website not getting approved by Google Adsense or other Ads network was a website with a bad design.
I am not an expert but in this article, I will try to share
Pick the right Themes
If you plan to monetize your blog with Google Adsense, my suggestions are choosing
You can search inside WP Admin Panel just go to Appearance >Theme >Add New there is a lot of free and premium theme. Make sure to pick one that matched with your blog content and niche.
Invest your money to buy a premium theme will be a good idea if you have a budget. Because you will get more benefits from using premium themes rather than the free ones.
It is important,
Customize Menu In Navigation Bar
To have easy to use navigation menu is a must for website or blog. So visitor can easily discover what they are looking for. By default, usually, you have only Home menu hang on Nav-bar.
After finish creating pages and categories pages go to Appearance>Menu and check pages you wish to add in the main menu. Then click Add to Menu button see picture below.
For creating a
Continue with click on Categories on the left Menu structure and check all Categories that
Under Custom Links drag all categories to the right one grid to create Sub
Your website navigation bar in live preview should look like in the
Now you’ve done with the Navigation Bar its time to make it more attractive with adding some Widget and plugins into Sidebar.
Customize sidebar widgets
Sidebar in a blog page can be very useful for placing widget like your recent post. So your visitor can easily find the related post for the
You can also put your Facebook page, your author box, social profile, Ads, etc on the sidebar widget.
For some people may leave their footer clean, it’s good for some kind of blog. But in my personal taste, I do like to add something on it too.
Because when the audience finished reading your content and reach the bottom of your site. There is something will attract their attention. But! it depends on the
And be creative to put some widget on it. Definitely, it could be a very powerful place for you to placing Subscribe Form,
If you want you can easily manage what widgets to put on sub footer with WP Customizer Live Preview.
Useful WordPress plugins/add-ons
Contact Forms 7 plugin for creating the
To install the plugins, go to WP admin panel > Plugins > Add New and upload the plugins.
Or you can search directly from your WP Admin plugins. For essential WordPress plugins for SEO, Security, etc I’ve write an article about it here Essential WordPress plugins for website/blog.
Now, look at your website preview! navigate your cursor to the Home icon in the top left of the
Mix match the composition, be creative and have fun with it. When it looks and feels good,
Congratulation! not too difficult isn’t it?
If necessary hire a web developer or buy premium themes
Still not satisfied with standard customization?
If you want a custom design for your website, and you don’t know how to code, then you can hire people who expert in web design.
Or you can learn by your self In WordPress.org in developers section. Websites like w3schools.com
If you want, take a course, youtube is the best source to find one. Of course, it
So if you just want to blog and don’t want to get confused with HTML, CSS, etc. Well! the instant choice is to hire a Web Developer or buy premium WordPress Themes like Genesis Framework by Studiopress.
The first impression is always the
However, the most important thing is to start writing! and fill your new blog with a lot of good and valuable content.
It’s a waste when you have a fancy website but have no content. Writing good quality content is not easy but it can be done with consistency and a will to learn and hard work of course.
You can do it!The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them - Jeff Jarvis. Click To Tweet
So take more time to read, read and read. It could be anything Novel, Magazine, Newspaper, Blog post,
By reading will train us to know how to nicely crafting paragraphs, phrases,
Okay! Happy blogging! never stop learning! and don’t forget to leave your comment below.