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Installing Google Tag Manager [GTM] on WordPress (Without a Plugin)

Long gone are the days when you have to individually manage different tracking scripts with 100 separate logins and work every time with the source code. With the introduction of Google Tag Manager — a tag management platform, you can manage almost everything from just one spot. Tags are essentially scripts (generally speaking, or as

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WordPress

How to Add Meta Descriptions to Five Different WordPress Content Types

WordPress predominantly classifies different types of content into the following five types: Posts Pages Categories Tags And obviously, the homepage. To add meta descriptions to all five, most WP users have principally leveraged the Yoast SEO plugin, or similar. However, before we discuss on the execution, let’s cover some ground on what you’d need to

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Windows OS

About Hard Drive Defragmentation in Windows 10

Anything that you use, requires maintenance, optimizations, and updates. Hard Drives in Windows OS, aren’t immune to this phenomenon. The mechanism to store files on a hard disk drive, on a high-level, works this way: When you give the command to save the file for the first time, your system finds an empty space/slot on

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SEO

SEO Diagnosis: How to Read the GSC Crawl Stats Report

When it comes to SEO ROI, the first step is always discoverability. Simply put, if you aren’t found in search engines, people won’t come to your site. Traffic is step 2; a step before that (step 1), is ensuring your site is technically sound for crawling. To that end, speaking strictly about Google, in its

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SEO

Google Search Console Internal Links: What It Tells You About Your SEO

Utilizing and optimizing your internal linking strategy can do SEO wonders for you if used correctly, and if it doesn’t cross the line of spam. And while we all love and rave about our favorite SEO tools (believe me, I have one too), the Google Search Console Internal links report is a valuable resource. Of

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Windows OS

How to Turn On Windows Defender

Right until Windows 10 version 1703, Windows Defender was a separate entity. However, since then, it has been clubbed into the Windows Security app. Having that stated, if all you’re looking for is to review your current state of affairs as it relates to what’s turned on, and what’s turned off, opening Windows Security is

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SEO

Types of Anchor Texts and SEO

Google has tremendously evolved on how it evaluates different types of anchor texts — the initiation of which, began with the Penguin algorithm in 2012. Since then, we’ve witnessed multiple iterations, and eventually in 2016, Google Made Penguin real-time. Meaning, as Google bots crawls/re-crawls pages, they will automatically run through the Penguin filter, and any

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Internet and Networking

What Are the Differences Between a LAN and a WAN?

In our everyday lives, when we seamlessly browse around the internet, we don’t really think about how the whole thing works. There are a myriad number of pieces involved in the background, for something as simple as going to facebook.com. Amazingly enough, everything occurs at blazing fast speeds (within milliseconds to microseconds). You and I,

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WordPress

How to Create a Simple and an Effective Table of Contents in WordPress (Without a Plugin)

There are quite a few WordPress Table of Contents plugins available for WP users who want to leverage them; this post however, will teach how to create a simple and an effective table of contents by using the default features available in WordPress — without the use of any plugins. Technically speaking, the method that

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Internet and Networking

What Is a Modem (Modulator-DeModulator)?

A Modem, short for modulator-demodulator (more explained below), is essential to having an internet access. Think of a modem as a dedicated line to your ISP (Internet Service Provider), wherein, its sole purpose for existence is to consistently/always maintain the internet connection that’s received from your ISP’s cable. (Be it fiber optic, coaxial, phone lines,

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SEO

Google Analytics Glossary: A Guide to Understanding Various Google Analytics Terms, Definitions, Metrics, and More

Last updated: August 16th, 2020 Note: This guide will stick to explanations pertaining to Google Analytics for websites; not apps. Being one of the most commonly used Analytics platforms, Google Analytics provides a ton of information about your site visitors such as, how they interact, how much time they spend, where they come from, etc.

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Finance

How Do Credit Card Minimum Payments Work

Credit Cards have become one of the requisites for proving your financial stability and creditworthiness while also providing boundless convenience in terms of shopping online and physically. It’s a win-win scenario to the end-users, as well as to the companies issuing them in the first place. Above all, most of the credit cards are free

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SEO

An Opinion: Differences Between Mental Health & Emotional Health, and Why Can’t You Always Be Happy

Note: This entire post is nothing but an opinion. Please do not construe it as any kind of expert advice whatsoever, and take any and all information with a grain of salt. In fact, assume that everything presented here is questionable and fiction. At the end of the day, it’s nothing but an avenue to

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SEO

What Are Reciprocal Links? Are They Harmful to Your SEO?

Backlinks or links, have consistently remained an SEO ranking factor. That hasn’t changed; what has though, is how they’re evaluated. Search Engines, specifically Google, have tremendously evolved over the years on how a sites’ backlinks are assessed. In fact, quite recently, Google announced two new link attributes, while updating its guidance on nofollow. With everything

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Internet and Networking

How to Kick People off Your Wi-Fi

The convenience of a Wi-Fi connection is indispensable, and continues to be contemporaneous to other advantages & innovations it can provide, such as IoT, a rather annoying characteristic it brings along is when people simply refuse to get off of your Wi-Fi. Being a victim of such an atrocious act is never fun because you’re

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Internet and Networking

What Is a Network Adapter?

A network adapter acts as an intermediary for devices, in order to create the ability to connect to a network. For example, when your laptop connects to the internet, a network adapter is responsible for it — in the entire ecosystem. In simpler terms, it makes it possible for you to get online. Today, almost

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Internet and Networking

What Is a Chromium Based Browser?

What is a Chromium based browser? To understand that, we need to first cover what Chromium is in the first place. “Chromium,” is an open-source code that can be used to make web browsers. (At the minimum, that’s what it mainly seems to be used for; there is Chromium OS too). And while the primary

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Windows OS

What Are Log Files in Windows 10, and How Can You Delete Them?

Just like a well-maintained website, where all server activities are monitored and logged into a nice file, Windows 10 does the same for its Operating System. On a high-level, specifically, Windows 10 log files, or just “Windows Logs,” are categorized by roles/categories/event types — so to speak, such as, Application logs, security logs, etc. Commonly,

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