Choosing the best web hosting plan for your specific project has always been a bit confusing. Plan features never line up. Terminology never matches. And pricing varies according to current discounts and plan length. But that was before the latest trend in web hosting – WordPress-specific hosting plans. Nearly every hosting company offers a “WordPress […]
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Otherwise, explore all my WordPress related tutorials and posts below!
WordPress Hosting is a web hosting product that is pre-configured to host a WordPress powered website efficiently. There is no industry-standard definition for “WordPress Hosting” so the exact product will vary by host. WordPress Hosting is usually used for the 3 “S’s” – to simplify, to secure, and to speed up a WordPress install compared […]
This WordPress tutorial covers exactly how to build a WordPress website from scratch for beginners. Because here’s the problem: you are looking to start a WordPress website for your blog, business, portfolio, store, or forum – but the idea of messing with computer code, databases, or software sounds a bit daunting.
I’ve had two different bosses in two different industries tell me that “if a task feels tedious then you’re using the wrong tools.” And that is especially true with auditing, editing, and implementing website changes. Here’s an all too common scenario – you’re a marketer or website owner in charge of a large-ish website running […]
Choosing the best WordPress hosting for your website is a tough and often all too confusing process. It’s tough to make a simple comparison because there is no such thing as an absolute “best WordPress hosting”. There is only the web hosting product that is right for you considering all the tradeoffs.
In October 2015, I took ShivarWeb.com 100% sitewide HTTPS/SSL. The site runs on WordPress, and while there were a couple quality WordPress SSL tutorials out there, there wasn’t a complete start to finish guide. So this is how to set up HTTPS / SSL for WordPress based on my experience as a marketer & non-server […]
This is part of the Beginner’s Guide To WordPress Series. Organizing your content helps not only your website visitors – but it also helps you. By default, WordPress provides a couple ways to organize your content – Categories and Tags. I think of Categories as analogous to a Table of Contents in a book and […]
Commenting is an incredible built-in feature for WordPress. But sometimes, you need to figure out how to turn off comments in WordPress. Whether you are trying to stop spam, focus your content or simply control the appearance of your pages, turning off comments (and their cousin, trackbacks) can be useful.
It’s great you found a web host for your WordPress blog… now what? What makes WordPress so powerful is its extendability via WordPress Plugins. In many ways, plugins are a killer feature for using WordPress. They can add nearly any imaginable functionality to WordPress: eCommerce, social networking to even dancing unicorns . But what are […]
This is part of the Beginner’s Guide To WordPress Series. WordPress provides a great Visual Editor so that you don’t have to know HTML in order to publish web pages and blog posts. However, as with any What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWG) web page editor – it can be a bit finicky […]