This week’s top WordPress and web marketing links.
Looking to make your site more globally-friendly? WordPress has a number of translation tools that work in one of two ways: multilingual plugins that help you manually add multilingual content, and automated translation plugins that do it all for you (but are not as accurate, with sometimes lower-quality translations). For a recent project, we were looking for an automated plugin and found our best choice in GTranslate. You can see it in action by clicking Select Language in the header of the SGBI site and check out this post on multilingual plugins to find your best options.
Did you know you can customize the plain-vanilla WordPress login page to make it better match your brand and style? Especially if you have members or customers logging in, you want something with a better experience for your users than the default login page. At Red Kite we customize that page for our clients with brand colors and logos, but you can go all-out with a number of custom login page plugins that are available. This is a big post, and also includes a guide to editing the login page look and feel without a plugin.
Broken links in your WordPress site can be frustrating to your readers, and can hurt your search rankings (Google is not happy when a site has many broken links, preventing it from indexing pages). Learn five ways to find and fix broken links quickly.
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