Archive for the ‘WordPress Help’ Category

5 Options for Hosting WordPress Blogs

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Why Choose Hosting WordPress Blogs Instead of Other options?
Hosting WordPress blogs is the most popular way to host a blog, but this is not the reason you should choose WordPress over Joomla hosting, Windows hosting, PHP hosting, or even free blog hosting. There are many reasons why hosting WordPress blogs is the best way to… Read more

Adding Your Own Forum to WordPress

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Adding a forum to your website/blog is a great way to connect with the community of followers you’re building. This isn’t as hard as it might seem and you probably already have the right tools to make it happen within your hosting account. There are two easy ways to go about adding your forum.
Using phpBB… Read more

Is there a Catch with Free WordPress?

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Often, new bloggers wonder if there’s an expense that comes along with using WordPress. When they find out it’s including in their hosting package, they wonder if there’s a catch. This comes from the many free things we encounter every day, which makes us skeptical of anything free. So, the question we will cover today,… Read more

WordPress Themes: Free or Paid?

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Choosing the theme for your blog makes a huge difference in the look and functionality. It will form the face of the blog and the wrong theme might not represent you in the right way. This is not only one of the first choices you need to make, but also one of the most important.… Read more

Adding Google Calendar to WordPress Blog

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

If you’ve searched around for a good plugin to help you create a calendar in WordPress, you might be looking in all the wrong places. This is one of the most asked about things and using the Google Calendar can provide many benefits. This process will show you how to incorporate the Google Calendar into… Read more

Troubleshooting WordPress: Struggles with Adding/Installing Plugins

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Sometimes, as beginners to WordPress, you might struggle with the adding and installing of plugins. These are very powerful tools and you need to be able to use them. There are a few reasons why you might not be able to add or install plugins. Here are some of the most common.
Can’t Find the Right… Read more

Moving Your Blog from Weebly to WordPress

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

If you started your blog on a free site, such as Weebly, you might want to move it to WordPress, along with your own hosting. This can provide many benefits, including your own domain name, better branding, SEO benefits and much more. WordPress is the top content management system and allows you to do quite… Read more

Uploading and Using Your Images in WordPress

Friday, March 29th, 2013

A very important part of any blog or website are the images selected for use. It’s recommended that every page/post has at least one image, whenever possible. This means you really need to understand how to upload, format and use images within WordPress. Here are some tips to help you include the best possible images… Read more

Using Google Analytics to Track Links in WordPress

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Tracking your links with Google Analytics is a very important part of any successful blog. Most people think Google Analytics only tells you how many page views and visitors you are getting and where they’re coming from, but it can do more than just that. The part we are going to focus on, takes tracking… Read more

Choosing the Right Names for Your WordPress Categories

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Deciding what to call your categories isn’t an easy task. You need a name that makes sense for the visitor, but also fits with the overall structure of your blog/website. A good structure will help to improve the user experience and will allow easier navigation of your site. Both categories and tags should be utilized… Read more

What to Expect with the New WordPress 3.6 Update

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Not long ago, you logged into your WordPress dashboard and clicked to update to the 3.5 version. This happened at the beginning of December and the next release will be coming shortly. Many expect the 3.6 version to come out at the end of April. This update will come with new features and will provide users with more than what they currently get with the 2.5 version. Here are some of the things to expect.

The Easy Way to Add Google+ Hangout Countdowns to WordPress

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Using Google+ hangouts can help your business in many ways. These hangouts are a great way to communicate with your blog readers. Making sure everybody knows when the live event will happen, will help you gain new visitors. By adding a countdown to your website, you can get the word out and this provides many… Read more