WordPress is not difficult to use. If I had a pound for every time I hear the phrase “I am not technical, I will not be able to do it” I would be a very rich girl! One of my..
Got a WordPress logo as your website icon and want to replace it? The website icon is that little icon we see in the tab of our browser window and it should be personalised to represent you or your business…
Here is a really useful Video if you wish to Embed content within your WordPress post or page. The most popular items to embed are videos and with good reason. It is wise to embed videos rather than upload them..
It’s so important to show that you’re in business and look professional with email addresses at your company domain. So much better to use email@example.com rather than @gmail or @live or @hotmail as your business email. I had my domain..
Everyone has a different name for a gallery image slider, I often heard it called a carousel, slider, image rotate or photo scroll. Essentially they are all based on the same thing: moving images. My favourite WordPress gallery is Soliloquy,..
Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the..
There are quite a few differences between the two but the biggest difference is in the hosting. You can either host your website independently with WordPress.org through a hosting company like GoDaddy or WPEngine or you can get WordPress.com to..
Starting October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will show a “NOT SECURE” warning when users enter text in a form on an HTTP page, you need an HTTPS secure page. What this means is that any pages with a contact form, newsletter..
Here are a couple of videos to help you with managing your orders and refunds. There is a lot to remember when you first start out with an eCommerce website and whilst I will have set everything up for you..
When the developers release security updates or enhance functionality, the WordPress platform and plugins will need to be updated. Outdated and vulnerable software is a security risk and one of the top reasons for WordPress websites getting hacked. It is..
‘How do I add an email link to my WordPress posts or pages?’ is a question that I get asked a lot. Email links are slightly different to standard links but you add them in the same way. Here’s how..
I get asked lots of questions about how to do things in the WordPress editor. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. Q: I cannot see all of the icons on the WordPress editor bar. Click on..
Have you ever wanted to see the posts in your WordPress blog appear in a different order, an order of your choosing? It is a question that I get asked quite often. You can manually stick a post to the..
If you are going to set up a WordPress CMS website, you will need to make sure that your hosting company can offer you the minimum required server specification for WordPress below. A MySQL database will need to be provisioned,..
I often get asked how to resize images for uploading to a WordPress website. The first thing to say here is that if I have built a WordPress website for you, there is no need to resize images before you..
SEO for WordPress makes it easy for you to manage your website. SEO or Search Engine Optimisation is the art optimising your website to ensure it is found and ranked by Google and other major search engines. Getting the Foundation..
WordPress as a platorm is open source and therefore free to install, however if you are going to care for your website properly you are going to need to pay out some money every year for backups and security. It..
Here is an example of a WordPress gallery. Images are tiled neatly with captions. 1. Place your cursor In order to add a WordPress image gallery, you must first insert you cursor in place in the WordPress page or post..
1. Uploading Images The classic Editor way The easiest way to upload images in WordPress is to add them through the post or page editor. The process is the same whether you are uploading images into posts or pages. (You..
WordPress lets you manage every part of your content from text to images to video embeds and more. You can add a link to an image during the upload process but it is very easy to add it later. In..