WordPress is majorly for one and only one task. That task is making a website user-friendly. Since its inception in 2003, WordPress has been recognized as many things. The latest and the most effective recognition is as a Website builder.
WordPress gained a reputation as a robust yet easy website builder in 2005. After that, it never looked back. As the time flies, things changed and now the WordPress is a very well established website builder that has powered over 28 percent of the total websites on the internet.
In this post, I am going to give you 5 secrets to a user-friendly WordPress site. User-friendly websites are a must when we talk about effective communication. Whether it is a business website or a blogging website or a blog section of a business website. All of the website needs to be user-friendly in order to cater an effective communication that can be acknowledge by the visitor.
With the medium of this post, I will give you a secret path way (Not that secret of a coven!!!). This path way will lead you to not do silly mistakes and effectively make your website a user-friendly website.
The first requirement that is really crucial in order to keep the website user-friendly you need to keep your navigation simple and direct. Avoid any kind of maze. Your visitor is not here to get confused. He is here to get a solution to his problem. So, simply provide him that and rest assured, he will be back.
Try using effective page navigations, breadcrumbs and a simple “Up” button. All these things can be easily catered through the choice of your WordPress theme. If you didn’t have effective navigation through your theme, then you can also use WordPress plugins to give a simple structure to your website navigation. Let’s see which plugin you can use in order to give your website an easy navigation,
Now, point to be noted is if users are commenting on your blog, then it means the engaging rate is high. This gives you more urgency than anything that you need to make it user-friendly. For that, you just have to follow the following checklist and do those which suits the nature of your website.
A website’s true worth is discovered through the social media sharing. In order to increase the user-interaction in your WordPress website, then you might want to add easy social media share buttons in your posts. For that, you can make use of WordPress plugins such as Social Share Buttons, Yandex.Share and UpToLike Social Share Buttons.
These plugins will cater the share buttons in your post so that your visitors can easily share the post on the social media network. This will also increase your website organic traffic and visits.
In order to maintain the communication flow between you and your visitor, provide them a contact form that will keep the connection flowing effectively. There are many plugins that can help you to cater the service. Such as Contact Form 7 or Contact Form plugins.
These plugins will add a contact form to the desired page of your WordPress website. The preferable place is ought to be a Contact Us page. Then they can fill that form up and contact you easily. By enabling contact form, you also show that you actually care about your visitors in the time of their need.
This is the most important part of the WordPress website. You need the following to effectively engage the viewer of your website.
So, these are the top 5 secrets that you probably know but didn’t pay enough attention. So, just make sure that you perform all these things and rest assured, your viewers will get engaged effectively because your WordPress website is user-friendly.
Let’s give you a quick flashback of those five pointers,
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