There are a number of reasons you might need to change the URL of your WordPress site. Changes to the brand typically prompt updates to the domain name. The securing of a website will require a switch from http to https. Then, of course, there’s the matter of updating a website from www to a naked (non-www) URL.

In the following tutorial, I’ll explain why you might want to add www to your URLs in WordPress and provide you with a couple methods for doing so.

Reasons to Use WWW

At first glance, it might not seem like there’s a whole bunch of difference between the Zapier non-www…

According to Net Market Share, Google is still the search engine leader with 75% of searches made on With that in mind, following their best SEO practices is a good strategy and something all businesses should have on their checklist. This includes optimizing for factors such as mobile friendly pages with a fast page load time and using helpful SEO plug-ins to setup a WordPress site for success.

Everyone in the digital space has a role to play in SEO, including webmasters. In this post, we’ll cover what you need to know pre and post launch for a new website or migration. …

The best of the best–that’s what customers are hoping to find when they browse or shop online. Google’s search engine powers a wide variety of purchase experiences, but those that focus on the “best” as a search qualifier are quickly increasing in volume and popularity.

The problem is that “best” has wildly different definitions depending on the context and the user. In order to provide the most relevant search results possible, Google has researched this simple-sounding word extensively.

Knowing what “best” really means–both to users and to Google–can help your company increase organic visibility and trust, significantly growing your customer base in the process. …


Katie Terrell Hanna

Digital Marketing Strategist & WordPress 4 Moms Teacher

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