10 Plugins You Should Install on Every WordPress Site

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WordPress is a user-friendly platform, but the number of plugins can be overwhelming. What do they all do? Which plugins slow down the site? How do you choose which ones to use?

Plugins, which are small applications that can be added to WordPress, add features that aren’t included natively with the CMS. Often this is because they aren’t always needed, but some plugins provide functionality that is useful on any website.

Our web development experts have compiled a list of plugins that you should add to get the most out of your WordPress site, along with our recommendations for the best ones for SEO, site speed, and user experience.

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SEO – It’s (Still) All About Content

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After working with SEO since its infancy, we know a few things here at Top Of The List about how it works. We know a lot about how SEO has changed, and we consistently allocate resources to keep up with the latest news, tools, and algorithm changes. It turns out that—in the end—SEO is all about content. Sure, all the normal things matter: Title tags, meta descriptions, on-page keywords, semantic copy, high-quality backlinks, structured data, and so on. But the long-standing notion in SEO that “Content is King” still holds fast and true. And probably always will!

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9 SEO Questions to Ask When Choosing a Web Developer

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The process of developing or redeveloping a website can be overwhelming. Choosing designs, finding hosting, switching domain names, and creating content is just the beginning. With all the work to do, Search Engine Optimization is sometimes considered to be something that will happen in the future. That is not the case! Great SEO should be built into the site from the very beginning.

Here are nine important SEO-related questions to always ask a developer when considering them to create your website.

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How To Use Ad Extensions in Google Ads

How To Use Ad Extensions in Google Ads

Ad extensions have been around for a while, yet a surprising number of advertisers either don’t use them, only use some of them, or aren’t maximizing their abilities. In this post, I’ll share the main benefits of ad extensions, some of the top ad extensions to use, and how to make the most of them.

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Why and How to Create a Wikidata Page for Your Company

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What is Wikidata?

You might be asking, “Create a what?” Wikidata is one of numerous Wikimedia properties. Most are free knowledge bases supported by passionate, highly knowledgeable online communities. Wikidata is different from other Wikimedia projects in that it acts as central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects. These include Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary, Wikisource, and even more. In summary, Wikidata is primarily made up of structured data that is used by other wiki knowledge bases. 

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