The regular plugin-based methods for noindexing pages may not work for files and the question becomes: How do we hide (noindex) files in WordPress from search engines? In this article, I explain a solution to this problem and I demonstrate with live example files how you can hide (noindex) other types of media like PDF and Excel files in WordPress.
On WordPress blogs with one author, the author archive link is often useless because it generally displays a roll up of articles similar to what is already on the homepage. This article discusses various options for changing the author archive link.
OAuth is convenient when you want to allow users to log in to your site, but you don’t have the security know-how to handle the process of transmission and storage. OAuth also makes it convenient for users to log in to your site, and you still get access to social media data. When a social media platform gives you access to an API for web development, you should do data mining responsibly. This article gives developers five dos and don’ts (as per user data) when using OAuth for social media login and access.
The Internet uses codes which instruct browsers how to function. One of the most important codes is the 301 redirect. 301 redirects instructs a browser to ignore an old link and instead visit a new one. This article explains the importance of the 301 code in more detail.
DNS settings are a fundamental part of running a website. As your online business grows, you need servers that can handle the increase in traffic. Traffic is sent to multiple servers in a web farm. You could also have a load balancer. This article explains round robin DNS, load balancers, and how you set up round robin settings on your DNS server.