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LOCALSYNC Training - Total WordPress - Vol 6

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The WordPress Complete Training Course – Volume 6 from Localsync Training contains over 100 minutes of instructional videos on your continued journey through this website building powerhouse program. This WordPress training course dives deep into why improving your SEO is essential and the Yoast SEO plugin for WordPress.

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Volume 6 – Lesson Breakdown

Episode 1 – What is SEO

Running Time 4:12

Search Engine Optimization is the steps or process of improving and maintaining your site's visibility within search engine results. Episode 1 will further explain SEO and why it's important.

Episode 2 – Keywords

Running Time 7:58

Keywords are words typed into a browser's search box when looking for something on the internet. In this episode, we will explore what is a keyword, how to get keywords, and what to do with them once you have them.

Episode 3 – LSI

Running Time 4:00

Always write quality content for the readers and not just the search engines. Episode 3 reviews LSI, also known as Latent Semantic Indexing.

Episode 4 – SEO Plugin for WP

Running Time 4:24

SEO for WordPress sites is very technical and if done wrong can severely damage your chances for ranking in the search engines. In Episode 4, we will discuss the free version of the Yoast SEO plugin, which will take care of all your SEO needs.

Episode 5 – Display Settings

Running Time 7:03

With the Yoast SEO plugin installed, it's time to check the display settings. In this episode, we will suggest a few customizations and adjustments to the new Yoast display settings on WordPress.

Episode 6 – Configuration Wizard

Running Time 5:19

The Yoast SEO plugin configuration wizard is a quick way to get you started. Episode 6 is a step-by-step outline for using this configuration wizard.  

Episode 7 – General Dashboard

Running Time 2:51

The Yoast SEO plugin general dashboard may be brief but it contains important details. In episode 7, we will examine the Yoast SEO dashboard in the general settings.

Episode 8 – General Features

Running Time 4:52

The default features for the Yoast SEO plugin will work for most but not all. Episode 8 will explain the features offered and how adjusting them can change the Yoast SEO plugin's effectiveness on your site.  

Episode 9 – General Webmaster

Running Time 2:35

Connecting to search engines can increase your ranking by providing site feedback, both good and bad. In this episode, we will look at the Webmasters Tools tab within the Yoast SEO plugin general section so you can connect to a search engine(s).

Episode 10 – Search Appearance General Tab

Running Time 3:25

Episode 10 will start with the general tab in the Search Appearance section of the Yoast SEO plugin. We will explore the three items within this general tab and how to adjust them, as needed.

Episode 11 – Search Appearance Content Type Tab

Running Time 4:56

In a continuation from Episode 10, this episode will shift to the Content Type tab within the Search Appearance section of the Yoast SEO plugin. Post and Page settings for the whole WordPress site will be addressed here.

Episode 12 – Search Appearance Media Tab

Running Time 3:54

Moving on to the Yoast SEO media tab within the Search Appearance section. In episode 12 we will examine the media and attachment URL options.

Episode 13 – Search Appearance Taxonomies Tab

Running Time 4:01

Taxonomies are the way things are structured or organized in WordPress. In this episode, taxonomy items such as categories, tags, format, and category URLs are covered.

Episode 14 – Search Appearance Archives Tab

Running Time 3:05

Episode 14 addresses the archives tab within the Search Appearance section of the Yoast SEO plugin. We will explain the enabling or disabling of the author and date archives as well as the special pages archives.

Episode 15 – Search Appearance Breadcrumbs Tab

Running Time 5:10

Breadcrumbs are a clickable text-based navigational path to show where you are on the site and how you got there. In this episode, we will reveal how to enable the breadcrumb setting or why you would disable them.

Episode 16 – Search Appearance RSS Tab

Running Time 3:10

The last section of the Search Appearance section of the Yoast SEO plug is the RSS tab. In Episode 16, we will cover the RSS settings needed to protect and promote your site's content on other's sites.

Episode 17 – Search Console

Running Time 4:41

Episode 17 will demonstrate how to connect Google Search Console to your Yoast SEO plugin and how to correct any errors that might populate after this connection.

Episode 18 – Social

Running Time 4:08

To take advantage of all the added free traffic social networks can create, it's important to connect them to your site. In this episode, we will walk you through adding your social media accounts to the Yoast SEO plugin via the Social section. 

Episode 19 – Tools

Running Time 5:45

The next section we will discuss in the Yoast SEO plugin is the tools section. Episode 19 will explore which tools are available (such as import/export, bulk editor, and text link counter) and how to use them.

Episode 20 – HTML Settings

Running Time 5:08

All WordPress sites have two types of site maps. In this episode, we will discuss the HTML site map which is an all-in-one place for users to see available pages and posts. 

Episode 21 – Submitting XML Sitemap

Running Time 5:14

In a continuation from Episode 20, the XML sitemap is the other type of WordPress site map, which is for search engines. Episode 21 walks you through how to submit your XLM site map to Google.  

Episode 22 – Meta Box

Running Time 9:30

Meta Box is an on-page module in WordPress. This last episode of the course covers the Yoast SEO meta box and how to use it to improve your site's SEO performance.


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