GeoDirectory Review: How To Create A Local Business Directory On WordPress

There are a lot of businesses out there in the world and people need a way to find them. You can use WordPress to build a site to help people do that…if you have the right tool.

GeoDirectory just might be that tool. It helps you create a local business directory using WordPress. You can list different places, divide them up into categories, and let people search for them on a handy map.

And in my GeoDirectory review, I’ll show you how it works and help you decide whether it’s the right tool to help you create a local business directory with WordPress.

Overall, it’s remarkably easy to get started with for a plugin of its depth, and I’m a big fan of all the built-in SEO settings it includes to help your directory rank higher in the SERPs.

Let’s go deeper…

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All in One SEO Pack Review: A Great Yoast SEO Alternative

Yoast SEO may be the most popular WordPress SEO plugin, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t quality alternatives to Yoast SEO.

And if you go searching for those alternatives, the first name that will pop up on that list is All in One SEO Pack.

While it doesn’t quite match Yoast SEO’s gaudy download numbers, All in One SEO Pack is quite popular in its own right, with over 3 million active installs compared to Yoast SEO’s 5 million plus installs.

Because it’s still massively popular, but not talked about nearly as much, we decided to dedicate an entire post to an in-depth All in One SEO Pack review.

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weeblrAMP Review: More Flexible Google AMP For WordPress

If you’re not already familiar, AMP, short for Accelerated Mobile Pages, is a Google-backed initiative aimed at providing a framework to help publishers create quick-loading, mobile-friendly content.

While there are some detractors, most publishers seem to view it as a positive thing because AMP pages consistently drive more impressions and return visitors. As a result, AMP now powers over 2 billion mobile pages across ~1 million domains.

But if you want to add Google AMP to your WordPress site, you’re going to need a plugin. Which is what I’m looking at in this weeblrAMP review.

weeblrAMP is a freemium plugin from Yannick Gaultier that gives you a ton of flexibility for how you implement AMP on your WordPress site.

If you’re not sure why to use Google AMP, he has a good slide presentation on that subject. And if you’re not sure how to use Google AMP, you should read this review!

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Smart Slider Review: Build Beautiful Sliders With Drag and Drop

If there’s one thing that WordPress users seem to universally love, it’s WordPress slider plugins. Two of the top four best-selling plugins at Code Canyon are, you guessed it, slider plugins.

This fascination has led to the bundling of Slider Revolution with pretty much every theme for sale at Theme Forest. But Slider Revolution and Layer Slider (#4 at Code Canyon), are far from your only options for creating sliders for your WordPress site.

Smart Slider offers a user friendly, well-designed slider experience. And in my Smart Slider review, I’ll take a deeper look at this freemium slider plugin and see if it can go toe-to-toe with the big names.

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