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WordPress Words: Heading

The heading is simply like a title. In HTML, it is structured by using heading tags such as H1, H2, H3, and H4. Normally, as the heading number gets bigger, the font gets smaller.Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional.
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Example: A well placed heading can be used to change the separate topics in a post and structure my work.

For those of you who don’t know what a tag is. A HTML tag is:

An HTML tag is a code that describes how a Web page is formatted. HTML tags are defined by the characters < and >.
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About Headings

The headings that we use in WordPress are HTML headings that separate content on your posts. Headings are important because they let the writer of the posts change topics or shift the post directions. They also let search engines use the headings to find your posts and most importantly they structure the post you are writing, giving it a change in direction or introducing a new topic or idea.

Headings can be used in both the editor options. In the visual editor the Headings tool looks something like this:

WordPress Heading in the visual editor

In the text editor, the Headings look like this:

WordPress headings in the text editor

Search Optimization

Headings also allow search engines to find your content. They often times view your headings and select them if they match the searched ramifications. This will help bring more traffic to your site.

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WordPress Codex: An Online Manual for the WordPress Community

The purpose of this article is to feature the insights the author obtained from Lorelle VanFossen during an interview conducted on December 3, 2013.

WordPress Codex is an on-line manual for the WordPress Community. WordPress Codex is a living document which changes and evolves as WordPress itself changes and evolves.

WordPress Codex is written using the MediaWiki platform. This is a robust platform that is used by many organizations including Wikipedia. It also supports multiple languages which is a compelling feature for WordPress Codex. Continue reading WordPress Codex: An Online Manual for the WordPress Community

Interview with Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress

Female with red hair and wearing glasses smiling infront of a background with logo's of different companies I had a great opportunity to interview, Lorelle VanFossen. Lorelle is a keynote, trainer, and writer, consultant on web writing, blogger, author, and teacher, plus offers a variety of training programs that emphasizes on web publishing and the social web. This gives her the opportunity to travel to places like Holland, Texas, and Canada to name a few to help inspire and motivate individuals to “have their say” on the web. As you have noticed, Lorelle is the Jill of all trades.

I asked Lorelle about a mentor when she started WordPress, someone she was able to look to when she was learning WordPress. What I found out was that she didn’t have a mentor per say because the individuals she was working with were learning it at the same time she was by breaking it and putting it back together. She said:

It was kind of like a puzzle with all the different pieces.

During Lorelle’s many trips to WordPress Meetups and WordCamps she has had many individuals inspire her to continue on with WordPress. One of the many individuals that have inspired her was one female that was a prostitute, which was involved in the Literacy Program for Street People, that quit three weeks prior because her voice was finally heard, which ended up changing her life for the better. Lorelle goes on to also mention that WordPress helps connect individuals, from someone that is to shy or very gregarious, and by way of networking together the creativity among those individuals is endless.
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