Steps To Review WordPress Theme

Here, I am going to tell about the steps to review a WordPress themes, the WordPress theme means trac themes. if you are a beginner and you want to develop a theme and submit on, the blog will guide you. The proper guidelines must be followed by Author to avoid closing the ticket.
The reviewer must review the theme based on the guidelines.

If u are an author, then review your theme by yourself before submitting.
In reviewing a theme.
1. First of all download the theme that you are going to review.
2. Now put that theme on theme folder of your wp-contents.
3. On wp-config.php file make debug true.
4. Activate the theme in the dashboard.
5. Check the browser and console the error(errors are not allowed)
6. Theme check plugin and NS Theme Check plugins are used to check the Errors. Pass the theme in both the plugin and check the errors.

The plugin review the theme in an automated system, so you need to check the listed below items manually.

1. Security
• Escaped the untrusted data before output.
• Before entering the database proper sanitization and validation is needed.

2. Style and Scripts
• Enqueue the script and style file, it must not be hard coded.
• Unless you provide the original file do not minimize the scripts and files.
• The theme should use ‘WordPress’ default libraries.

3. Prefixing
• The theme function, classes, global variables, image size name, style handles and script, etc should be prefixed with theme slug.

4. Licensing
• The proper license of the third party resources, images, style and script must be included by the theme used on the theme. Your theme should declare copyright as well.

5. Language
• The theme must have a common language, it must be a translation ready. The text string on the theme should also be a translation ready.

6. Tags
• As per mentioned on the required handbook use a proper tag.
• More than 3 subject tag are not allowed. One subject tag should be mentioned in mandatory.

7. Theme Option via Customizer
• All options are expected in customizer. For theme option setting API is not allowed instead use customizer API.
• All the options are expected to work.
• According to the front page setting the theme must display the correct content. Custom section is not allowed.
• Customizing WordPress features is not allowed.

8. Codes
• Only in the front end Expert length needs to be applied.
• The recommended plugin should must be in a
• WordPress should be correctly spelled in all public facing text: one word, with uppercase W P.
• Unnecessary files and folders should be removed

9. Content Creation
• Text area is not allowed on customizer and widgets.

10. Dishonest
• Do not use an illegal , dishonest or morally offensive things on a theme.

Above mentioned points are the basic requirements for WordPress themes. check your theme on above based guidelines to avoid closing the tickets.

For Details follow the WordPress Theme Standards.


TGM Plugin Activation (Simple way)

TGM Plugin Activation is a PHP library that allows user to easily require or recommend plugins for your WordPress themes (and plugins). It allows users to install, update and even automatically activate plugins in singular or bulk fashion. You can reference bundled plugins, plugins from the WordPress Plugin Repository or even plugins hosted elsewhere on the internet.
Here are the simplest method to make available of TGM Plugin(to recommend the plugin for your wordpress theme.)
1. Download the TGM zip file and extract it.
2. Extract the downloaded folder.
3. Copy the class-tgm-activation.php file from extracted folder to the theme where you want to set TGM plugin.
Before copying the acquire theme look like this,

After copying

4. Now, copy the plugins directory also inside the particular theme

5. At last of functions.php file (wp-content>themes>functions.php) copy the content of example.php (inside the extracted TGM Plugin File).

The content copied contains much of comments which you can refine by deleting the comment and deleting the unrequired plugins array and add in the exact format as shown in the example for each type in the example.php file.
Here, I am giving the example of plugins verified in

The format is:
    ‘name’ => ‘Name of Plugin’,
    ‘slug’ => ‘Last name of the plugin site in’,
    ‘required’ => ‘false’,

The example is also shown in the image below:

For other plugin than verified in you can use the method shown in example.php file in extracted folder.

I hope it gives a simple way to how to add recommend plugins in the theme.



Create a Contact Form (The Easy Way) using Contact Form 7.

Contact Form 7:

Contact Form 7 is a  simple and easy contact form creating tool available in wordpress that can manage multiple contact forms, also can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple authentication and markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.

Creating a simple form using Contact Form.

It’s easy for setting and creating  forms in Contact Form 7.You need to go through the simple and easy steps as following:

In the Dashboard on the plugins ,click on AddNew to add new plugin.




Search by Name “Contact Form 7” in the search box and Click on Install button to install the form.

(Note: We can add the plugin manually by downloading the plugin from Contact Form7 and follow the same steps.)



To activate Click on Activate button ,search for Contact on the left sidebar of Dashboard and Click Contact to create forms change configuration and many more features.

i.e Install>>Activate>>Contact



The Contact section has 3 parts

  • Contact Forms: part that create ,edit forms,view shortcodes of forms etc.
  • Add New: part used to create new forms and manage the configuration of different forms and their mailboxes.
  • Integration: part used to integrate the form with the rECAPTCHA and others.


We can create new forms and modify from here.To create a new form click on          Add New and on the Form section  add all the required form contents either simply drag and drop the contents given above or by coding HTML codes yourself and click on  Save button at the end of the page to save the edited form.

i.e Contact>>Add New>> Form>>Save.


In the Mail section you can configure the settings of form. For a simple form you can left it unchanged and continue.

  • Basic header fields (ToFromand Subject):

These are basic and necessary message header fields; and we can embed mail-tags anywhere in these fields.

  • Additional Headers:

We  can insert additional message header fields here, such as Cc and Bcc. There should be one field per line. We can embed mail-tags anywhere in these fields.




The Message section consist of pre-featured messages ,we can change as per our wish.


Additional Settings: We can include additional settings to each contact form by adding code snippets in the specific format into the Additional Settings field in the contact form’s edit screen.


After the contact form is ready copy the Shortcode given above the form label.




Paste the shortcode on the desired page (better the Contact Us page) and Publish the page .



Now Click the Contact Us(example) page , the Contact form is published.



Check our other blogs for better knowledge on different plugins.






Installing WordPress (The Easy Way)

How to Install WordPress – Complete WordPress Installation Tutorial

WordPress is also known as the most popular blogging platform and CMS.The new users are often surprised when we tell them that WordPress is also well known for its ease of installation.. In most circumstances, it takes less than five minutes to install a complete wordpress . In this WordPress installation tutorial we prefer a complete installation process to a beggineer and a advance alike . We will show you how to install WordPress using XAMPP. We will explain how to install the WordPress manually for our fresh users. Lastly for our beginner and designers, we will show you how to install WordPress on a local computer also.

Things we should know before installing WordPress

Before you begin the install process, here are a few things that you need to have and do.

These are:

  • Access to your web server
  • Ability to create database
  • A editor(text)
  • An client(ftp)
  • Any web browser

To install the wordpress

To begin your installation:

  1. Should have minimum requirements to install the wordpress,
  2. Download the most current version of wordpress,
  3. The downloaded wordpress file should be unzipped to the desired fille,

# Instruction in detailed

Step 1

First download the wordpress package from and unzipped it.

  • If u are going to upload wordpress to a remote web server, download the WordPress package to your computer with a web browser and unzip it.
  • In the same directory where you have downloaded the wordpress package, it wil be extracted into a folder called wordpress.

Step2: Creating database and a user


Using PHP MY Admin

If your you have installed phpMYadmin  on your web server, you may follow given instructions to create your WordPress username and database.

If a database relating to WordPress does not already exist in the Database dropdown on the left, create one:

  1. First choose a database name for your wordpress,then enter the  database name in choose database filed. Then choose collation of your encoding and language. In most cases it’s better to choose in the “utf8_unicode_ci”.


Set up configuration file

In your browser search localhost/wordpress and then choose your preferred language. Then after that a screen will appear which guide you ahead, click lets go on the appear screen.


Here you should provide the name of the database that you use want to use with wordpress. Provide a username and password for your wordpress.


Finishing Installation

After completing the above process the following screenshots show the installing progress. In entering the details, enter your site title, user name(as per your desired), password as per your choice (twice) and your email address. If you would like to display your blog to be appear in search engines like google and other, click on the checkbox, if you  would like to make your blog visible to everyone leave the box checked. This information can be changed later in Administration screens.



If the wordpress is successfully installed, then the login prompt will be displayed. You can costumise the wordpress using new themes and plugins form the Dashboard. Surf on our other tutorials for the detailed knowledge of WordPress Costumisation.



CLOUDPLUS is a complete package for those who want flexible, simple and well-designed website. It is a multi-purpose WordPress theme that provides a classy look to the website. This is a premium theme with full responsiveness, operates in any browser and is SEO friendly.

This theme is suitable for any kind of business, portfolio, blogging and many more website types. The header and footer are prepared with special concerns so that it will perfectly meet the corporate requirement. There are social media links, customizable menus, advance typography, numerous sections and options that make the theme more specious.


  • Sliders
  • Custom fixed navigation menu with scrolling animations
  • Includes powerful plugins for added functionality
  • Semantic markup with nav, sections, and asides
  • Unique, modern design
  • Unlimited Color
  • Unlimited Font
  • Social Share
  • Pagination
  • Enable /Disable Social Share
  • Social Widget

WordPress SEO Yoast Setup and Configuration – Ultimate Guide

While taking about WordPress SEO Plugins SEO By Yoast comes first at Google Search Engine results. There are bunch of other SEO Plugins you can find while searching. Among them you will also find All in One SEO Pack a famous plugin attached with tons of features and options providing privilege for better ranking.
At MeroBox, we have been using SEO by Yoast from the past 3 years. And we have found this plugin as a complete solution and proper guidance to perform SEO on our blogging site. We believe this plugin can be your best choice and a complete SEO solution for your own website.
Are you getting excited? That’s cool.
In this post we will explain you about ‘How to Setup & Configure SEO by Yoast Plugin in WordPress?’ step by step guidance along with infographics.

wordpress seo yost plugin

Let’s start with the simple introduction of SEO By Yoast Plugin. This plugin is developed and designed by the Professional team of Yoast. Yoast is founded by the professional web developer, SEO and online marketer Joost de Valk (Founder & CEO at Yoast).
WordPress SEO By Yoast Plugin is built keeping all the important aspects of SEO in mind. It is designed in such a way that it pulls all the required data and information from a snippet editor and real time page analysis functionality that helps you optimize your pages content, images, titles, meta descriptions, XML sitemaps and much more. Let’s have a look on some of the highlighted features offered by Yoast SEO Plugin.

Features of WordPress SEO By Yoast

• Post Titles & Meta Descriptions for all pages and posts with snippets editor functionality
• Taxonomy with categories, tags and meta description option; meta robots with index and noindex options; SEO Yoast meta box with show and hide options
• Author and Date Archive support title and meta description along with enable and disable options; meta robot index and noindex options
• RSS Header & Footer Configuration options
• Breadcrumb Support and permalink settings
• Facilitates to verify sites in Google, Bing and Alexa
• Built-in .htaccess and robot.txt file editor
• Social Integration with most popular social site Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Youtube, Google+ etc.
• XML Sitemap settings for posts, pages, media, user or author, excluded post and taxonomies
• Extension for SEO Yoast Premium, Video SEO, News SEO and Local SEO

You will get these features in Free Version of SEO By Yoast Plugin. For other more advance feature we need to buy premium version of SEO Yoast. SEO Yoast Pro consists of following features:
• Redirect Manager to manage or redirect URLs
• Multiple Focus Keywords Functionality
• Social Previews
• Premium Support

These all are the short descriptions of Features offered by the SEO Yoast Plugin. Now let’s start with the tutorial of SEO setup and configuration in WordPress.

Step By Step Complete Technical Guide for SEO By Yoast Setup & Configuration in WordPress.

Before we start with the guide for installing and configuring SEO Yoast Plugin I would like to explain you about ‘How to setup and configure SEO Yoast Plugin in website that is using existing SEO Plugin?’.
We know what you are wondering to know about ‘what about the progress & settings of previous SEO Plugin other plugins?’ & ‘What should be done to save the previous settings?’.
If you are already using any other SEO Plugins like All in One SEO Pack, Headspace2 or you are using any plugins of Yoast like RSS Footer, Robots Meta and Yoast Breadcrumbs plugins, you should start SEO setup by importing settings of previous plugins into this newly installed plugin.
Follow the few step mentioned below for importing settings.
• Go to the plugins option in WP Dashboard, click on ‘add new plugin’ option
• New page will pop up and type ‘SEO by Yoast’ in Search bar
• Click on ‘Install’ button, it will take to plugin activation page
• Click on ‘activate plugin’ option
• Now you will see SEO option in Dashboard, click on SEO then Import and export option
• Select the plugins from which you want to import your settings

Another option is that if yours existing SEO Plugins are such as All in One SEO, Platinum and Headspace you can migrate existing settings to new one. It is always good for any website to use a single SEO Plugin.
Note: Backup your database before you started importing data and deleting old data.

seo yoast import & export tools screenshot

Let’s move to the SEO Yoast’s Dashboard for further Setup & configuration process.

Step 1:

Dashboard of SEO Yoast

General Settings

General Option - Yoast SEO Setup & Configure screenshot
Now we are at the beginning of this tutorial. Here I’m going to explain WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin Setup & Configuring procedure step by step.
Clicking on SEO Dashboard will take you to the SEO Yoast’s General Settings page. If you are new user of SEO Yoast plugin then you needn’t have to worry. By switching this page you can learn more about the SEO By Yoast Plugin by clicking on start tour button. Also you can reset your plugin to default settings.

Yours Info Page

SEO Yoast - Your Info Page screenshot
Clicking on ‘Your Info’ option will switch you to the page where you can define your website name and alternate name you want Google to consider in Google Search Results. This is the place where you have to put the information of your site and person or company leading them.

Webmaster Tools

SEO Yoast - Webmasters Tools option screenshot
You all know that the popular search engines like Google, Yandex, Bings and Alexa lets site owners to add their site to these search engines.
When you click on ‘Webmaster Tools’ Option this will take you to the Webmaster Tools page where you can verify your website with webmaster tools of Google, Bings and Alexa.
Clicking on each highlighted webmaster tools will take you to their respective site where you can add your site and get the verified code. After your site is verified just put the verify meta value in the given field of each webmaster tools to add your site to search engine

Security Section

SEO Yoast General Settings - Security screenshot
It is the most important and advanced part of the Yoast SEO meta box. This option lets you to enable and disable advance part of the Yoast SEO meta box. It allows a user to noindex posts or change the canonical.
You can disable this option if you don’t trust your author, so by default, only administration has the authority to change these settings.
Enabling this option will let all users to change these settings which might create problem in future. So it is recommended to disable this option.

Step 2:
Titles & Metas Section
This section consists of six important options or tabs.
1. General
2. HomePage
3. Post Types
4. Taxonomies
5. Archives
6. Other
We will discuss here each of the options one by one.
General Option: This option allows you to define title separators. You can find here a lot of symbols to use as your title separator. And it is displayed between your site name and post title.

SEO Yoast - General Settings Title Seprator

You can also control readability analysis from this general option. It helps to remove the readability tab from the metabox and disables all readability-related suggestions.

SEO Yoast - Tittle Metas General Setting

HomePage Option: In this tab you can define title and meta description for your homepage. You can see the fields for homepage title is filled with title template by default.
Homepage title and meta description provide the relevant information about your sites’ homepage to the search engines. And it is very important to define homepage title and meta description from the SEO point of view.

SEO Yoast - Homepage Settings option

Post Types: SEO Yoast lets you to define titles and meta description for posts, pages, media/attachment and other custom post types. Here you can define SEO for the post, page and media section of your WordPress blog.

Yoast SEO - Post Types Settings
You can also define meta settings for posts, pages and media. If you want to show the date of posts in snippet preview which is also shown in search index, you just need to switch show button otherwise you can also hide.
SEO Yoast also adds an SEO meta box in your post edit area which allows you to control the SEO settings from global level. To take maximum benefits it is highly recommended to manually enter title and description for each page, post and media.

Taxonomies Option: In this tab you can define titles and meta for Categories and Tags. As for your information, WordPress SEO Yoast grabs all the descriptions from your categories and tags. So, it is very important to decide and fill these fields wisely. These all information is defined for google search engines for indexing for pages, posts and media.

SEO Yoast - Taxomomies Settings screenshot
Configuring Taxonomies settings – if you are using tags and categories both equally on your pages and posts then leave both indexed. If you are using categories most than tags then click indexfor category and noindex for tags. Follow the same rule for tags also.

Archive Option: This is also the very important settings to prevent duplicate content. Here you can find title and meta settings for author archive, date archive and special pages like search pages and 404 pages.
For author archive settings – disable author archive for single author blog. If not then leave as it is and click save changes for implementation.

SEO Yoast - Archive settings screenshot

Other: This is the last tab of Titles and meta option. Here, you can configure Sitewide Meta Settings.
Noindex subpages of Archives – switching on noindex prevent indexing additional pages of content already indexed.
Use meta keywords tag – it has been declared that use of meta keyword tag is no more in use and it hasn’t any significant role. So, don’t waste much of your time on it.
Forcing noodp meta robots tag sitewide – if you have DMOZ directory listing for your site you will have a special meta tags for those and if you don’t want to use those meta tags description values for your site pages in the Google index then switch to disable then save changes.

Step 3:
Social Media Option
As we know that social media has a great impact on SEO. Keeping the importance of social media and all the important aspect of SEO in mind SEO Yoast has integrated this plugin with the popular social media sites like facebook, twitter, google plus, linkedIn, Instagram, youtube and myspapce.

SEO Yoast - Social Settings screenshot
This option will let you connect your site with popular social media sites. As for your information SEO Yoast Plugin lets you to publish facebook and twitter meta data tags in the head section of your pages, these tags can use snippets of your data for use in your facebook links.
Fill all the social media fields with the available social media account of your own site and click on save changes.

Step 4:
XML Site Maps
We all know that site maps have a great importance in our WordPress site. When we submit our site maps to search engines it become easier for them to index and notify contents of every pages and posts of our site.
XML Site Maps also tells search engines how to prioritize each and every contents of our site. That’s why WordPress SEO Yoast Plugin has made creating XML Site Map function easy in WordPress site.
XML Site Map option consists of five tabs and they are general settings, user sitemap settings, post types settings, excluded posts and taxonomies. We will discuss here configuring each settings.

SEO Yoast - XML Sitemaps Settings screenshot

General: First enable the sitemap functionality in general settings and switch to save changes.
User Sitemap: The user sitemap consist the author archive URLs for every user on your site. If you want to submit those URLs to search engines and get indexed, click on ‘enabled’ the author/user sitemap and save the changes.
Post Types: This option lets you to disable any post type you don’t want to be included into sitemaps. If you want to include all post type into sitemaps you can switch to ‘In Sitemap’ button.
Excluded Posts: This option facilitates you to exclude the posts you want to remove from your sitemap. You just have to enter a comma separated string with the Post ID’S.
Taxonomies: Repeat the same process that I have mentioned in post types option. If there are taxonomies you don’t want to include in sitemaps, you can exclude here by switching button to ‘In Sitemap’

Step 5:
Advanced Option
Advance page allows you to configure Breadcrumbs, Permalinks and RSS feed settings. This option contains three tabs. Let’s configure the above three settings.

SEO Yoast - Advanced Permalinks Settings
Breadcrumbs – As we know breadcrumbs are very important for internal linking. It helps to define a clear path to the page you are on. You can enable and disable this option as per your requirement. But we recommend you to enable this option for better search results.
Permalink – This setting has a great impact on SEO. Don’t get confused this is not a WordPress default permalinks settings. It is a very important function or advanced permalink settings available in SEO Yoast Plugins. Let’s configure these advanced settings.
1. Under URLs option click on ‘Keep’ button if you want to include category base into category URL. If you don’t then switch to ‘Remove’ button. But we recommend you to switch to ‘Keep’ button.
2. Switch to ‘Redirect’ button to Redirect attachment URL’s to parent post URL.
3. Under Clean up permalinks option click on ‘Remove’ button to remove stop words from slugs which helps you to create cleaner URLs.
4. For remaining configuration look at the screenshot given below.

RSS Settings: WordPress SEO Yoast Plugins has a RSS Feed section which help to add a backlink to the original article in RSS feeds. Further you can also use it to add advertisements to your RSS feeds. This settings allows you to add backlinks to yourself in your feed content to prevent being stealing of your content by scrapers using feeds.

SEO Yost - RSS Feed Settings

Follow this step by step tutorial to setup and configure SEO Yoast Plugin. We believe this tutorial will help you to setup and configure SEO Yoast Plugin in your own site for improving better search results. All the above explanations are about the WordPress SEO Yoast Plugin setup and configuration procedure.

But, In this tutorial we would like to explain you about the other popular WordPress SEO Plugins that will help you to boost your site for better search results. These plugins play a role of catalyst in the process of SEO.  Here, we are going to explain you about the Trendy SEO Plugins in details so that you can understand the advantages of using this plugins and get your site ranked high.

Let’s start with Rich Snippets, an amazing SEO Plugins.

What is Rich Snippet?

Rich Snippets are few lines of additional text, authors, icons or images that support to make the search more accurate. In another sense, rich snippets give the better idea about content in the search result as well as relevance of the search query.

In fact, rich snippet make the search result stand out of the crowd giving different visibility to the post, ultimately increasing the Click Through Rate (CTR) of the post or blog. With the use of it, blog will get more traffic in contrast to those blogs without rich snippet.

Have a look at the image below:


The image shows the search result for the query “Basic Vanilla Cake Recipe”. The first result has the rich snippet showing the star ratings, reviews and more specific contents. However the second result is just a snippet. It’s obvious that the users go for the result with rich snippet after looking at the ratings and reviews.

Why Rich Snippet?

  • Rich Snippet acts as a mediator to communicate the site owners with search engines.
  • Makes the search results more precise and accurate.
  • They are interactive and visually attractive to drag the attention of the users.
  • Upgrades your post or blog rank.
  • Increases Click Through Rate (CTR).

Types of Rich Snippet

There are various snippets for different search engines. However Google supports the following snippets:

  • Reviews
  • People
  • Products
  • Business & Organization
  • Recipes
  • Events
  • Music
  • Videos

Rich Snippet For WordPress Users

WordPress is gifted with various plugins to create a rich snippet in blogs or posts. Managing a rich snippet would be complicated even for a expert WordPress owner. Plugins make the job easier. In this article we will discuss some of the most popular rich snippet plugins for WordPress.

All In One Rich Snippets


All In One Rich Snippet is one of the most popular free rich snippet plugin for WordPress with more than 40,000 active installs.

This is a simple plugin providing a quick way to add basic rich snippet data. It can add schema blog posts, reviews, events, people, products, recipes, software, and videos.

This is very simple and easy to use plugin. Once you install the plugin, you will find the setting area just below your post section. There you can choose the rich snippet item as shown in the image below.


For more customization, you will get option in admin area as Rich Snippets. There you will get different options for different categories under Configuration tab.

Item Review

The item review section shows strings to be displayed on front-end for Item Review Rich Snippets. This section facilitates the review on items like mobiles, laptops, vehicles etc. It contains a form for Rich Snippet Title, Reviewer of the item, date of review, name of item and ratings given by reviewer.



This section is used while reviewing the events like live music, seminars, conferences, functions etc. The information about rich snippet title, event title, location of the event held, start and end time and price for tickets.



This plugin is also featured with person review. This section grabs information about rich snippet title, name of a person to be reviewed, his/her nickname, occupation, website, name of their company and address.



This section of All in One Rich Snippets Plugin lets the site owner to review the product. The reviewer just need to enter title of rich snippet, rating, name of the brand, name of product, user ratings, price and availability of the product.



This plugin enables you to review about the different recipes. You just need to give the rich snippet title, name of the recipe, published date, time of preparation, cook time, total time and average user ratings.


Software Application

This feature enables to review the software applications available. The reviewer just need to provide the information about rich snippet title, author ratings, user average ratings, price of the software, name of the software, operating system and the digital location of that software.



Reviews and ratings of a video can also be done using this plugin. The reviewer just needs to give the information about snippet title, video title, description, video duration, and video uploaded date.



This section helps to display on front-end for Article rich snippet with the information about rich snippet title, article name, author name, description of the article, image, name of publisher organization and publisher logo.



This plugin is also used to create rich snippet for the services an organization provides. The reviewer just needs to enter the details regarding services they are reviewing. The details are rich snippet title, type of service, geographical area where service is available, description, service providers’ details, URL, and user ratings on that service.



After Configuration of snippet, now you can customize your snippet giving different colors to various sections. Here you can define the box background color, title background color, border color, title color and snippet text color. The below image shows how it is done.


Testing Your Rich Snippet

After crating your rich snippet, you can test it using various snippets testing tool. Here I can suggest you Google’s Structured Data Testing Tool. This tool makes you assure that your rich snippet is properly working. This tool has its importance as you may not get your search results at top for your reviewed item.

After entering into the Google’s Structure Data Testing, you need to provide URL of the review content as shown here.


After providing the URL and clicking on run test, the next phase will be the result of your URL. The page is displayed in two columns having URL’s source code on right side and the Snippet Result on the left. Here you can get the items reviewed, errors and warnings.


What is Redirection?

Redirection is a way of directing the users and even search engines to another URL denying them to access the URL they have requested. This becomes necessary when the content is transferred from one domain name to another.

Redirection is also important for the SEO purpose as it preserves the Link Juice of your old content by simply redirecting those links to the newer ones. Also, redirection helps the site owners to transfer their traffic from older site to the newer one.

There are various types of redirection as 404 redirection, 301, 302, 303, 307 redirection and meta refresh redirection.

Let us discuss some of them briefly before heading towards the WordPress Plugins for Redirection.

404 Error Redirect

A 404 error is a Content Not Found error usually occurs when the visitors search for the content that is not available. This happens when some spellings are incorrectly typed, content deleted from the server, or moved to the other location. This is the thing that the search engines and visitors hate the most. This ultimately degrades the SEO of a site.

404 errors can be redirected to some custom page to maintain the bounce rate.

301 Redirect

301 redirect shows that the content has been permanently removed from the given URL. In this, the server notifies the browser that the content has been moved and the URL should be replaced with the new ones.

302 Redirect

302 redirect denotes that the content has been temporary removed and the content will return soon.

303-307 Redirect

303 redirect and 307 redirect are also temporary redirect. It is like “See Also” redirect where the actual content is unavailable and the browser tries to suggest something else.

Redirection In WordPress

Coding the redirection links is generally hard. WordPress makes the site owners easy to manage the redirection links in a user friendly interface.

There exist various plugins responsible to redirect the links. Some of them are: Redirection, Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin, Safe Redirect Manager, SEO Toast Premium, SEO Redirection Plugin. In this article, we will discuss about the most popular WordPress Plugin for Redirection i.e. Redirection



Redirection is a freely available WordPress plugin which can be downloaded from The plugin currently have more than 500k active installs.

It manages 301 redirections and keep track of 404 errors without requiring knowledge of Apache .htaccess files and is useful when directing different types of URL and works greatly while migrating pages from one website to another or changing the host of the WordPress site.

This plugin keep full log of report of redirection. It automatically adds a 301 redirection when a post’s URL is changed and help to manually add 301, 302, and 307 redirections for a post or a blog.


Using this plugin you just need to give source URL and target URL selecting the match options and action options.

What is Broken Link?

A broken link is dead link on a web page that does not direct you to any content in the web. These links degrades the rank of a website causing 404 errors. These are found when the site owner enters improper URL or remove the content of the URL without redirecting them.

Broken Links In WordPress

WordPress users can now easily manage the broken links of their site using various plugins. The problem of broken link can be reduced by checking the site’s posts, contents, comments for broken links and removing them or redirecting them to another URL.

There exists various plugins in WordPress for checking the broken links in our site. Some of them can be: Broken Link Checker, Link Checker etc.

Today, in this article we will discuss about the popular Broken Link Checker Plugin.

Broken Link Checker


Broken Link Checker For WordPress is a very popular freely available WordPress plugin that have 400,000+ active installs with 4.1 stars out of 5.

This plugin will checks all the posts, pages, comments, custom fields on your web page and alerts you if any broken links and missing images are found. The notification will be shown in the dashboard or through email.

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What is Google Analytics?

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that analyses a website and gives its traffic report.

Google analytics is a free service from Google with some premium versions that offers you to analyze the traffic of your site and visualize a complete image of the visitors showing who they are and what they need. With this, Google even provides you the information about routes visitors follow to visit your site, the content they need, the content they viewed and the devices they use to get there.

Why Google Analytics?

Google analytics facilitate clear representation of the traffic with charts and graphs giving detailed information about visitors that could be used for further planning, forecasting and strategy building. It is one of the SEO optimization tools that back-supports the site owners for dragging more traffic to their site.

Google Analytics in WordPress

Google has its own various tools and apps for Google analytics. Being a WordPress user is much more advantage to use the Google analytics tools. WordPress consists of various plugins that facilitates this feature of Google. Some of them are Google Analytics for WordPress by Monster Insights, Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress, Google analytics etc.

In this article we will be discussing about Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress.

Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress


Google Analytics Dashboard for WordPress is a freely available WordPress plugin that reports your analysis data in your WordPress dashboard, all posts and pages screen and on site’s frontend without any effort. Also automatically inserts the latest Google Analytics Tracking Code in your site pages with the help of which you can track your site and view key Google Analytics reports. The tracking code generated is fully customizable using options and hooks, also allowing advanced data collection using custom dimensions and events.

The Plugin provides analytics reports on page bounce rate, page views, organic traffic and sessions along with the keywords and referrers analytics report.

Before getting started with general installation of Google Analytics Dashboard WordPress SEO Plugin, here we will start with ‘Creating Google Analytic Account’.

Step 1: Signup for your Google Account for that visit

Step 2: Now setup your Google Analytic Account from

Step 3: Once your Google Analytic account is ready, you can now submit your website URL or blog to get the tracking code.

You can get the plugin here or you can simply search for Google Analytics Dashboard for WP on the search bar from your plugin dashboard. After installing and activating the plugin you will get new menu item in your dashboard admin menu for customization.

Step 1: Hover your pointer to Google Analytics menu option and click on the General Settings


Step 2: Now in the general settings, go for Authorize Plugin option.


Step 3: In this step you will need access code to continue. You can get it by clicking to Get Access Code link. After getting the access code, copy the code and paste it into Access Code text field. And then you need to save your access code.


Step 4: In this step, you need to select the view and click on save changes button.


Step 5: After saving your entire configuration, you will get your analytics results in your dashboard.


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Schema – Minimalist & SEO Optimized Premium WordPress Theme

Schema is the fastest loading Minimalist & SEO Optimized Premium WordPress Theme wisely crafted by MyThemeshop. This theme is coded with the best SEO practices to make it more discoverable by search engines for higher ranking.


It has a 100% responsive design and it fits on any screen size of iPods, Tabs, SmartPhones, Desktops and Laptops. Schema also has an amazing Ad management functionality. This function helps you to manage ads to earn money through ads without wasting  your precious time.

Schema has a powerful built-in review system that add reviews to your contents. It also helps your visitors or users review your post in the comment with review system.  Interesting thing is you don’t need to Built-in rich snippets also helps Google to identify your contents and rank high in search engine results.

Let’s have a look on ‘What makes Schema more popular?

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  • Fully Responsive Design
  • Ad Management Functionality
  • Awesome Built-in Review System
  • Advance Option Panel
  • Built-in Rich Snippets
  • Custom CSS
  • Unlimited Color Option
  • Validated Code
  • SEO Optimized
  • Translation Ready
  • Beautiful Ready to use icons
  • All Google Fonts
  • Speed Optimized
  • Single Click Demo Set up and much more


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15+ Best WordPress Theme Collections of Yoga, Fitness & Gym in 2016

In this 21st century, along with the development of human civilization and industrialization people have a very busy lifestyle. It is very important to give enough time for physical exercise for better health. There is a common saying ”Health is Wealth”.

Nowadays, people are more engaged in yoga, fitness and gym, these all are related to physical exercise. Yoga empowers and maintain the balance between your mind and body. Fitness and Gym these two are all about strengthening  or boosting the functionality of your overall body. And these all activities are associated with lots of health benefits.

As you see, from the 10 decades people have been turning their passion of yoga and fitness into profession. Many research and investment has been made to give healthier lifestyle to the people all over the world. Now, Yoga, Fitness and Gym are the fastest growing industries. Along with the development of technology there is high competition in the market. The best way to compete and establish your business in the market is to build a website of your own and make a better online presence.

There are tons WordPress Themes related to yoga, fitness and gym are available in themes market. But finding out the best yoga and fitness theme for your business is difficult and time consuming. Here, I have prepared the top list or collection of Best WordPress Themes for Yoga, Fitness & Gym. Check this out.

[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]JustFit[/mk_fancy_title]

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JustFit is the fluid Responsive Fitness & Gym WordPress Theme specially designed and developed for fitness, gym, yoga club and health club.  It has a very responsive design as it is adapted by any screen size. It consists of a various sections, each section can be added and removed  simply by drag and drop. JustFit has a amazing slider that lets you display your contents , images, quotes etc in an attractive way. Parallax scrolling effect of adding 3D nice popup when user scroll has made this theme more unique too. JustFit is highly speed optimized and coded considering all the aspect of SEO. Get this theme to build your own fitness, gym and yoga website to promote your business.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Woga Pro[/mk_fancy_title]

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Woga Pro is a clean, elegant and responsive Yoga, Fitness & Gym WordPress Theme suited for professional yoga, fitness, health club etc. It has build-in BMI calculator which measure the body fat based on height and weight. Woga Pro also comes with a piece of software called daily schedule. This helps you and your customer to organize and view the schedule for each day. Try this theme if you are really thinking of building your own yoga club.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Cardio[/mk_fancy_title]

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Cardio is the modern, flexible and fully responsive multipurpose Yoga, Fitness & Gym WordPress Theme. This theme is very suitable for creating Gym, Fitness and other similar websites.  Use the bundle of amazing features to build a powerful, unique and well-designed website of your own. It has advanced option panel to manage theme options. Cardio is compatible with the latest version of WordPress. It has a unique typography option with unlimited color features. It is coded is W3C validated code and also highly optimized for SEO. Building gym, fitness and yoga website for your next business won’t let you regrate.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]FitClub Pro[/mk_fancy_title]

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FitClub Pro is the most popular gym and fitness WordPress Theme in It is fully responsive and specially designed for gym and fitness based websites. Currently, it has 700+ active installs and still counting. FitClub Pro has high flexibility and amazing bundle of features which lets your create you any type of website from this single theme. Create call to action areas using call to action widget and guide your visitors to the important pages of your site. Grab this theme if you are thinking of building your own fitness and gym club to make strong online presence.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]TheWest Pro[/mk_fancy_title]

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TheWest Pro is a fully responsive multipurpose Gym & Fitness WordPress Theme suitable for any type of websites. It comes with advance customizer options and nice pre-loading in homepage slider. Customize your website with the available built-in color scheme and also create your brand color. Enjoy the live preview of changes made in your website while customization. It has mobile responsive design with Off Canvas Mobile Menu. TheWest Pro is coded with Bootstrap3.3 and HTML5 and also optimized for high rank in search engine results. Share your thoughts and promote your products with the in-built 10 social share options. Pick up this WordPress Theme to create powerful and attractive website to promote your Gym & Fitness Club.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Yogi Pro[/mk_fancy_title]

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SKT Yogi Pro is the minimal designed Yogasna WordPress Theme best suited for yoga, fitness, health club and other similar websites. It comes along with Customizer API which is default by WordPress. Just go to ‘Appearance’ in your dashboard then ‘Customize Option’. Yogi Pro has multiple features and can be used to create any types of websites. It is compatible with popular NextGen Gallery and it can also be used for portfolio websites. You can also use this theme for creating WooCommerce site because it is WooCommerce compatible and ready to open online shop.

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14+ Free & Premium Barber Shop & Beauty Salon WordPress Theme in 2016

Hair is directly related with the person’s physical beauty. And hair is meant to be cared and managed to keep it more healthy. It is very important for us to take proper care of our hair because it is the part of our beauty. There are uncountable numbers of hair and beauty salons all over the world.

Hair and beauty salons are not only counted as a small business, now it is the one of the fastest growing service industry in the world. Today people are giving more value to their health and beauty too. For living a hygienic live style people are spending lots of money and investment of billions of dollar has been made  to make it more advanced and reliable.

Along with the growth of hair and beauty salons industry market competition is also being very tough. So, to compete with tough competitors hair and beauty salon needs to move extra ordinary steps to make their place in today’s competitive market.

One of the best idea or a way to rich billions of users is to build a business website  for your barbar shop and beauty salon. Effective use of website and social media will also help to minimize your cost on advertising, pamphlet, brochure, posters etc.

There are tons of hair and beauty salon WordPress Themes available in the theme market. Choosing best WordPress Theme for your site is a very time consuming. To get rid out of this head ache I have collected some of the most downloaded barbar shop and beauty salon WordPress Themes. You can check this out:


[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Cuts & Style[/mk_fancy_title]

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Custs & Style is the well-designed simple and flexible Beauty Salon WordPress Theme. It has a very responsive stylish design as it fits on any screen size. It is NextGen Gallery compatible and can also be used for photography and  portfolio websites. Give the modern , stylish and eye catching looks to your website using this amazing theme. You can display your services, pricing and opening time table at the very front page, that actually help your customer to take a quick decision. Cuts & Style is WooCommerce compatible , you can open your own online shop or display your E-Commerce products.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Beauty Cuts[/mk_fancy_title]

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Beauty Cuts is a clean and simple  Free Hair Salon WordPress Theme designed for hair salon, barber shop and beauty salons. It has a very attractive banner sliders with various sections like introduction, testimonials, team, gallery, services and contact us section. Moreover it has a beautifully designed pictorial area for displaying your skills via images. Create your own  stunning hair salon website with this amazing WordPress Themes and customize it with the available customization option to make it more attractive and unique.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Spa Salon[/mk_fancy_title]

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Spa Salon is the well-designed 2 column responsive beauty salon and spa salon WordPress Theme built with twitter bootstrap. This theme is mobile responsive, fits in any size screen like tabs, iPods, smart phones, desktop, laptop etc. And it can also be used for hair and beauty salon websites.  It has a bundle of amazing features like responsive and retina ready design, multiple nav menus, featured slider, social icons, 9 widget area, post thumbnail, powerful option panel, translation ready, clean shortcodes and much more.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”14″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Hair Styler[/mk_fancy_title]

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Hair Styler is the responsive premium WordPress Theme specially designed and developed for Barber Shop, Hair Salon and other similar business websites. It offers various features that lets you display your services at the front page which helps to engage more visitors to your site. This theme is highly customizable, you can customize each elements of this theme as per your requirements. You can build your barber shop website just like the way you wanted.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Coiffeur[/mk_fancy_title]

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Coiffeur is the most popular premium WordPress Theme best suited for hair salon, beauty salon, spa, hair dressers. It is specially designed and coded considering all the aspects of  this business. Coiffeur has a very flexible design with drag and drop visual composer page builder. You even don’t have to touch any code, you just have to drag and drop to build a beautiful website. Advanced Typography features lets you to switch font for all the text elements by using option panel. Master sliders allow you to add tons of slider effects to make your site more live.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Barber[/mk_fancy_title]

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Barber is the stylish and responsive WordPress Theme for any type of hair salon, hair dresser, beauty salon, spa and other similar business websites. It has in-built page builder and a popular revolution slider. Build your own barber shop with drag and drop page builder with various transition/animations for each elements on the page . And also create mobile responsive slider with never seen effects to create a beautiful homepage. Barber facilitates you with the fully functioning Booking System which you won’t find in any premium themes like this.

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[mk_fancy_title tag_name=”h2″ style=”true” color=”#393836″ size=”25″ font_weight=”inhert” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”18″ font_family=”none” align=”left”]Salon[/mk_fancy_title]

Salon is a modern and responsive Barber Shop WordPress Theme built in AxiomeThemes WP Framework. It comes in light and dark versions. Salon has a fully responsive and outstanding page layout with tons of amazing premium features. It comes along with popular premium plugins like visual composer and revolution slider which let’s you build your website by dragging  and dropping required elements. You can also create animated eye catching slider for your homepage to grab the attention of your customers. Showcase your products and services in the integrated attractive grid galleries.

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Top 5 WordPress Aquarium theme


Humans are social animals who love to live in community with basic needs as well as their pets. People have started decorating their houses with fish tanks. The size of the tanks may be different but hotels, museum, restaurant have started preserving aquarium inside the premises.

Now-a-days people have started aquarium as a business. They want to import and export their Pieces to national and international territory and earn the living. To perform this business there are some wonderful, clean, responsive, elegant, Premium WordPress theme which I have listed below:

  • Aquamarine WordPress Theme
  • Aquario – Aquarium WordPress Themes
  • Aquarium WordPress theme
  • Amazing Fish WordPress theme

The above WordPress Theme are the best theme for aquarium. If you want to start your business then you can choose the theme above.

Aquamarine WordPress Theme

Aquamarine is a clean, elegant, responsive, premium WordPress Theme developed by professionals from templatemonster. This theme is with 2 column layout. This theme gives us wide range of features. users can choose multiple colors for their theme. This theme also supports multi language. There are 80+ shortcodes in this theme.

This theme is fully editable and have Custom Post Types & Post Formats. Built-in Theme Customizer helps user to make changes in their website. You will be amazed with the slider and filterable portfolio. This themes provides lifetime free updates if you buy it once.

If you buy within 23rd September 2016 you will get 35% discount on this theme

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Aquario – Aquarium WordPress Themes


Aquario – Aquarium is an amazing Onepage WordPress Themes having various sections that includes slider, services, blogs, gallery, and contact section by defaults. This is a simple, clean, elegant, responsive WordPress theme used by aquarium shops, fish dealers, aquarium service provider and others established organizations which are based on fish import and export.

This theme gives eight classical colors to choose as your default theme color. This theme is easy to setup which supports latest WordPress and have 4-column feature area. Widgetized sidebar and footer area, social icons, cross browser compatible and parallax background are some of the unique feature of this theme.

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Aquarium WordPress Theme


Aquarium is a clean, responsive Premium WordPress theme by Nexus themes. This theme has lots of feature with front-end editor. Multiple color and fonts can be chosen in this theme. This theme also supports latest WordPress and helps you in lots of customization. We also get Photopack plugin for demo content. We can add text, photos as our wish in this theme.

In this theme there is awesome social icons in header. This theme is a complete pack for those who wants to starts their business in Aquarium. This theme have parallax background with 3-column footer and supports cross browser.

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Amazing Fish WordPress Theme


Amazing fish is a responsive, elegant, Premium WordPress theme by templatemonster. This theme is fully editable and have Custom Post Types & Posts Formats. Multi language Support, more than 80+ shortcodes, Mobile retina, Multiple color options are some of the unique features of this theme.

This theme is lot more amazing with lots of others feature. This a complete package for aquarium shops. lifetime updates, Advanced backup, Built-in theme customizer, Custom Widets, SEO Ready, parallax background, home slider are the best features you are searching in the theme.

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Bovile – Fishing WordPress Theme

Bovile is a clean, elegant Premium theme which can be used as aquarium theme. This theme has lots of enhanced features that makes user stunned. This theme is fully customized since it uses Visual Composer we can change any page, post as our wish. A perfect home slider, mega menu and Woocommerce have made this theme more powerful and perfect.

This theme have theme options to change content. Unlimited Multicolor, google fonts and Mobile responsive are others unique features. This theme is easy to install, have documents during necessity, invincible customer support and video tutorials are others features.

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