The WordPress editor is where you actually write and publish your posts. Like so many other thing in WordPress there are a few things here that need to be done correctly to get the best results.
If you’ve never used the editor before this shows you how to get started. I’ll demonstrate how to write posts and pages, explain the different between the visual and text editor modes, show you how to add formatting — and explain which parts can be formatted and how they’ll actually be displayed.
I’ll also go over using Yoast to target a keyword effectively while you’re editing. Demonstrating how to target a keyword is something others don’t do even though it’s a really important part of writing posts for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)…
WordPress Editor Tutorial
Before you start writing a lot of blog posts be sure you watch our other video about choosing keywords. You’ll need to know which keywords to choose before you can target then effectively when you’re editing your content.
Let’s get started…
Writing Blog Posts And Using The WordPress Editor
How (And Why) To Install the Yoast SEO Plugin
I recommend the Yoast SEO plugin for every WordPress site. It helps you target those keywords in your blog posts and also lets you control how your posts appear when shared on social media.
Using The Yoast SEO Plugin While Writing Blog Posts
Here’s how to use Yoast to target a keyword in a blog post. After awhile this becomes second nature and you’ll be writing posts that are good for SEO right from the start.