How to change your post slug in WordPress for good SEO

WordPress Post Slug

If you have configured your WordPress blog to display permalinks, WordPress will automatically generate a post slug using the title of your post. However, this post slug tends to be very long if you have a long title. Good SEO dictates that you keep your post slug as short as possible and you can do this by removing some stop words.

How to Add Text before Post Content in WordPress

Add to All - Content Options

The benefit of using WordPress to power your blog is that you don't need to edit any PHP files and use thousands of ready themes available for free. If you're like me, you'd prefer to keep away from major editing of the theme files and prefer to use the right assortment of plugins to get the job done. If you're looking to add text before post content in WordPress, you can either edit your theme files or check out Add to All, a plugin I released a while back.

Intro to Screen Options in WordPress Admin screens

Screen Options - All Posts

Two days back I took the decision to move from All in One SEO to Yoast's WordPress SEO plugin. WordPress SEO automatically adds several new columns to the posts admin screen. Coupled with the columns that Jetpack adds, along with those added by my Top 10 and Where did you go from here plugins, I ended up with the post title column being one character long!