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Beginner’s Guide on How to write a Unique WordPress Post

After creating your website with great design and plugins installed properly, then you need to write your first blog post. Many beginners always ask me how can they write 1500 words for a post? I laugh it off and I always tell them that they can write even more than 1500 word for a post. So I will explain how you can write a unique content without issue or problems.

What are Unique content on WordPress?

A unique content is for post that is 100% time-relevant and is typically displayed in reverse-chronological order. Posts can have comments and an associated RSS feed. Examples of ‘post’-appropriate content would be ‘Events’. To summarize it all, a unique contents are original write up and not duplicated anywhere else. Unique content plays a key role in search rankings because search algorithms rate unique content highly and can penalize websites for posting duplicate content. There are lots of ways to write a unique content with SEO in mind, a short content might bemore unique than 1500 blog content because it is not duplicated else where.

What defines a unique content on WordPress

There are lots of points that defines a unique content, few of them are;

  • No Plagiarisms
  • Appropriate Punctuation Mark
  • No errors writing
  • Meaningful Sentences
  • Appropriate Keywords
  • Many more

So when writing your WordPress contents as a beginner, put this in your mind that you have to fulfill the points stated above so as to have a 100 unique contents. There are tools you can use to check if your have written a unique contents such as rankMath and yoast SEO tools. This tools will tell you if your content are well written with appropriate Keywords

How to write a Unique WordPress Content

With Recent Gutenberg Block Editor

Recently, WordPress release another version of Gutenberg which helps you to write a Unique article without much stress. You don’t have to worry much, Gutenberg help you much more better than the last block editor.

Topics and Description of your contents

What defines your content is your title and description. What makes users want to read your content is how suitable your title and descriptions are. Some WordPress plugins may also add their own blocks to add other features like contact forms, Search engine optimization etc.

Media such as Videos, Images, Audios etc

Adding media to your really do a lot in making your contents unique such as adding videos, audios and images to your content.

WordPress editor Gutenberg also comes with a Gallery and images block that you can use to display images in rows and columns with a grid layout.

Simply add the Gallery or images block and then upload or select the images from your WordPress media library. There are also image plugin which you can use to upload images to your blog post such as Modula, Envila gallery, NexGen gallery etc.

Same as Videos, Gutenberg comes with embedded tools, Just copy and paste the video URL to a paragraph block, and WordPress will automatically convert it into a video embed block.

Feature Images to your Content

By adding feature images to content will not only increase your SEO stand but also improve your content score of been unique. With the use of alt attribute, it send message to search engine that you understand what you are doing, and it also improve your content.

To do that, simply click on the ‘Set featured image’ button and then select or upload the image you want to be used as the featured image.

Summarizing your Article With the use of Excerpt

Excerpt is a summary of a longer article, often used as a replacement on the blog index and archives pages to avoid needing to display the full content of each post. Most theme have that in their theme; ability to generate summary of an article written.

You can do so by adding it in the excerpt box located under document settings column on the right.

Categories and Tags

This are one important things to do after writing your post, make sure you categorize your content in groups for your blog posts into different sections. For example, a entertainment website might have categories for their articles filed under Celebrities, Next Rated, News, Music and Gossip.

Comments Options

As we all know that you have the full ability to control your website, so you can on or off the comment session, but it is advice able to leave it on so that users can share their though, ask question and give answers to other users.

Permalink Options

WordPress automatically create permalink using the post title but it is adviceable to restructure the permalink to SEO taste.

When you click on the post title, you’ll notice the option to change the permalink above the title field. Or, you can change it from the Permalink tab under the document settings column.

Publish Option

After successful writing your post, you need to publish your content, but before that it is advisable to preview your content before publishing so as to remove all errors you have made and see how users will see your content when is live.

WordPress gives you a few options to control the visibility of your post. The default option is ‘Public’ but clicking on it will show you options to make a post private or password protected.

Frequently Questions asked about WordPress post

Can I schedule my post after publishing?

Yes, you can. WordPress has the ability to schedule your content and publish at a specific time given by the publisher even when the publisher is not online.

What advice do you have for we WordPress Beginners

Consistency! That is the word I have for all beginners, be very focus and consistence.

Make sure that you regularly publish blog posts. You can plan an editorial calendar and then stick to it.

We recommend starting with 1 posts a day and then gradually increase your pace because you would soon enjoy blogging.

You can read our How to start a WordPress blog for beginners guide, if you have any issue related to this, you can use our comment box or contact us on Facebook

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