Choosing the right hosting provider is one of the most important decisions you’ll make regarding your WordPress site. However, with so many promoting fast performance and unmatched support, how do you decide which will offer you the greatest value? If you’re like many website owners, speed is likely a top priority. So it makes sense to consider two of the…. Continue Reading
Occasionally updating or revising a post on your WordPress site isn’t a time-consuming task. It also doesn’t take up a lot of space. However, over time, revisions do start to add up and can eventually take up a considerable amount of space on your database. Whether you’re in a pursuit to free up some much-needed space or prevent the matter…. Continue Reading
As WordPress continues its explosion in popularity among designers and developers, services geared toward the WordPress community are cropping up all over the Web – among them, managed WordPress hosting. A cursory Google search turns up a long list of providers (along with their resellers) that claim to meet specific needs of WordPress-based sites. Some succeed, some don’t, and choosing blindly can cost you big in terms…. Continue Reading
BackupBuddy from iThemes is a popular solution for WordPress developers looking to simplify the management of multiple client sites. This handy plugin helps handle backup, migration, and restoration of websites in a sensible manner. Backups include all elements of the theme – content and style – as well as any installed plugins and widgets. Backing up or migrating websites individually…. Continue Reading
Whenever we learn a new skill, we make mistakes. It’s inevitable. Blogging is no exception. It’s a skill, you’re learning it, and you will make mistakes. But don’t worry about it. The most important thing about making mistakes is learning from them, which is what I’ve done in the five or so years I’ve used WordPress. With that in mind, in…. Continue Reading
Hands up who sought out a shiny new theme within minutes of setting up WordPress for the first time? Me too. It’s only natural. After the cake’s baked, you want to decorate it and make it look beautiful, right? The same goes for your Start a WordPress blog.
One of the WordPress features that baffles newbies and experienced users is Categories and Tags. It’s not hard to understand why – who knew, in the beginning, that every post must belong to at least one category? WordPress does it for you; hence the oh-so-ugly Uncategorized category. There’s no hint to the importance of creating new categories so you can…. Continue Reading