Spring-Clean Your Blog in 5 Easy Steps by Ben Huberman.
I just spent 2 days off from work cleaning my office. Yes, it took 2 days. Yes, I am ashamed. Right now, I’m feeling a bit like a hoarder. How could I possibly have accumulated so much stuff?
There is no better feeling than a freshly cleaned, decluttered office. All of this purging got me thinking about doing the same for my blog. I remembered seeing a blog post about cleaning your WordPress blog and went back did a quick search and found it. I followed the steps listed by Ben to help me clean out the Looking At Glass blog. All five steps were extremely easy to do.
Why not do a little Spring-cleaning on your blog today? It is easy and you won’t have to take a gazillion trips to the recycle container and trash dumpster to get it done!
The first day of Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual ritual of airing, dusting, and decluttering our homes. While you’re in cleaning mode, why not devote a few minutes to streamlining your blog, too? (Note: if you live south of the Equator, these tips are still valid!)
This isn’t just about appearances (though those matter), but also about traffic — a clean, attractive, easy-to-navigate site is one readers are more likely to visit again. Here are five things you can do in the next ten minutes to see immediate results.
#1 Unload your unused widgets
Theproblem: Widgets are a great tool for organizing your content and customizing your blog’s look. Overstuffing your sidebar (or other widget areas), though, can make your blog look busy, disorganized, and less professional.
What you can do: Look at your sidebar as if you were…
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