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Sharing articles about WordPress, Websites & Tools to Help you Create a Lifestyle Business You Love
10 Things To Do Right Away with Your WordPress Website
Discover a few things you can do with your new WordPress blog, give it a new look, tweak your plugins and more. You know you want to read it 🙂
5 Tips to Make YOU stand OUT from the Crowd
This blog post is a top 5 guide to making your business stand out. It covers the importance of having strong values at the heart of your business and why they are effective at creating an affinity with your target audience.
How To Reset Your WordPress Password
Can’t log back into your WordPress site?
Not being able to access your admin area because you can’t remember your password or username can be really frustrating. Fortunately, with WordPress, there is always a way to get back into your website or blog.
How To Plan Your Website – Part 2
Learn about about doing keyword research as part of good website planning.
How To Plan Your Website – Part 1
Learn about the importance of doing proper website planning.
50+ Great Reasons To Choose WordPress For Your Business
Learn about the benefits and advantages of using WordPress to build your business website or blog.
How To Log Out Of WordPress
New to WordPress? This short tutorial shows you how to log out of your WordPress site and things you can do with your WordPress logout feature.
How To Customize Your WordPress Dashboard
Does your website or blog run on WordPress? If so, did you know that you can easily customize your WordPress Dashboard and areas of your administration section to suit your preferences?
The WordPress Dashboard
New to WordPress? Learn your way around admin screen of your WordPress web site. The WordPress control area of your website or blog is one of the most important areas of WordPress to master. In this tutorial you will learn how to use administration screen of your WordPress website.
WordPress Website Maintenance Tips for DIY Website Owners
Website maintenance is critical if you’re a blogger or website owner. Discover what you should be doing to protect your website and keep it running smoothly
How To Log Into WordPress
Learn how to log into your WordPress site’s administration area.
Why you should hire a professional to do your website maintenance.
WordPress Updates and Maintenance. Not exactly the fun stuff to talk about, but it’s absolutely necessary to keeping your vital business asset protected.
WordPress Website Security, What You Need To Know
Website security is a bit like health insurance – you never really worry about it until you absolutely, positively need it and it’s just too darn late to get it.
You may think, “Nah, that’s never going to happen to ME.”
Well, better think again!
Should You Do Your Own WordPress Maintenance?
WordPress maintenance. There’s two camps when it comes to WordPress maintenance. Camp one believes and knows the importance of having maintenance done regularly on your website, camp one also knows it’s best to have an expert handle all aspects of your website maintenance. Camp two sees the value in WordPress maintenance, but also feel, “I can handle the updates myself”.
Which camp you are in often depends on where you’re at in your business journey.
WordPress Security Needs to be a Top Priority
One common issue I see with my clients and when I’m setting up my Geek In Your Pocket clients is the lack of security on their websites. Much of this is because you don’t know what you don’t know and as easy as WordPress can be to use, it’s just as easy to fall into…
4 Signs You Need a New Web Host
Here’s a few things I’ve shared with my clients and want to share with you on the signs that it might be time to leave your current web host.
WordPress vs Wix? Which Is Best For Your Website.
WordPress or Wix? It can be hard to choose, but deciding which platform is best for your new business or blog really matters. Read on to find out why.
Changing Your Admin User Name In WordPress To A Different User Name
The default WordPress user name admin is not recommended, as it can out your site at risk of being attacked by hackers or bots.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to change your admin user name in WordPress from admin to a more secure user name.
9 Common Mistakes Made By New Website Owners
I absolutely love working with my clients to help them make their ideas come to life online, but sometimes a client isn’t ready to use my services or they might not be able to afford it. If that’s the case I’ll refer them to my personal training solutions or videos I have. As much as I hope that my clients will watch all of the videos sometimes this doesn’t happen so today I’m going to share a few of the common mistakes that you’ll want to avoid when you’re setting up your own WordPress Site.
Using Permalinks To Improve Your WordPress SEO
Wouldn’t it be great if you could simply add a new post to your website or blog, and the following took place … all from your web address: Potential site visitors could glean what the post was about, Google would be able to discover your posts faster, Every single item of content on your site would have a unique identifier, making things easier to manage. Well, with WordPress permalinks this can easily be done!
Protect Your WordPress Site From Getting Hacked
WordPress frequently comes under attack by hackers. WordPress installations around the world are subjected to large-scale brute force attacks everyday. These attacks are caused by networks of infected computers programmed to attack other vulnerable computers, also commonly known as “botnets”. What Is A Brute Force Attack? A brute-force attack is a technique used to break…
How Secure Is WordPress? A Guide for Website Owners
In early 2013 a global brute-force attack hit WordPress installations across almost every host server in existence around the world. These attacks were caused by botnets (infected computer networks programmed to attack other vulnerable sites). (WordPress powers millions of websites and blogs worldwide, which makes it an obvious target for hacking attacks) In March 2014,…
Tutorial: How To Update Your WordPress Theme
If you are new to WordPress, make sure to read our introduction to WordPress themes. This comprehensive article explains what themes are and how using themes can be cost-effective and time-saving for website owners.
How To Locate A Page Or Post ID In Your WordPress Blog
Ever wondered how to prevent general access to certain pages and posts in areas of your website like your sitemap? One of the easiest ways to do this is to filter your pages or posts by ID. Your WordPress Post ID is a unique identifier assigned to every page or post created on your site.
How To Make Your Blog Hidden To Hackers
Thousands of websites and blogs are hacked every year! Could yours be next? The scale of attacks on websites and blogs worldwide is increasing on a daily basis, and it’s only going to get worse. You can safely assume that if you haven’t been hacked yet, then it’s only a matter of time. On March…
A Basic Guide To HTML For WordPress Users
The web, your web site, your web pages and even your content are all built and powered by a language of code.
Discover some of the basics in this tutorial
The Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide To Creating A New WordPress Post – Part 2
WordPress provides an easy-to-use, powerful and flexible CMS platform to publish information about your business online.
The more you understand WordPress, the better you can use it to grow your business online.
The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide To Create a New WordPress Post – Part 1
WordPress provides an easy-to-use, powerful and flexible tool to manage your content online. Publishing content regularly can help grow your business online. Getting content published online with WordPress is as easy as 1-2-3: Once you have thought about what to have content written about, the next step is to write and then publish it. WordPress…
Upgrading And Deleting Plugins In The WordPress Admin Dashboard
In a separate article, we provide a detailed explanation of what plugins are about and how you can use plugins to easily increase your website’s capabilities. To view this article, go here: Using WP Plugins To Enhance Your Site’s Capabilities In this tutorial you will learn why plugins need to be kept up-to-date, how to…
Tutorial: How to Edit Your WordPress Profile
Your Profile Section lets you how your name displays on your website or blog, your e-mail address for administrative purposes, other personal details, and personal options. In this blog post you will learn about editing your WordPress user profile. You will also learn how to set up a user information box that will automatically link…
Using WordPress To Grow A Successful Business
Do you know much about WordPress? Maybe you have heard of WordPress, maybe you haven’t. You may be forgiven for thinking that WordPress is mostly a “technical” software application that mostly excites code-programming techies and geeks such as website developers and website designers. I understand why you may feel this way. Maybe you believe that,…
Statistics And Usage About WordPress – An Overview Of WordPress For Business
This blog post is part of a series of articles designed to help you understand how the WordPress content publishing application can help your business grow and succeed online using the WordPress CMS. For more information about of the article series, see this post: How To Grow Your Small Business With WordPress In this article,…
How To Plan Your Small Business Web Site: A Comprehensive Guide For Business Owners – Part 3
Are you considering the idea of getting a website built for your small business? Then this detailed guide to website planning is for you. The Website Planning Process – Part 3 In Part One and Two of this article, we have looked at the following areas of the website planning process: Part 1: Step 1…
How To Plan Your Web Site: A Comprehensive Guide For Business Owners – Part 2
The Website Planning Process – Part 2 Up to this point, we have looked at the following areas of the website planning process: Part 1: Laying the Foundation Step 1 – Defining Your Site Goals Step 2 – Web Site Name Step 3 – Manage Your Technology Step 4 – Defining Your Target Audience As…
How To Plan Your Website: A Comprehensive Guide For Business Owners – Part 1
Are you considering launching a website? If so, one of the many decisions you have to make is whether or not to build this site yourself, or get someone else to build your website. Both options have pros and cons. Whatever option you select will depend on a number of other factors such as: What…
The Easy Way To Tell If Your Website Was Built Using WordPress Software
Do you need to know if a website is powered by WordPress? Maybe you’ve come here because you’ve read wonderful things about WordPress, and you’re now wondering if your site was built using the WordPress software, or some other CMS.
How To Create A Static Homepage In WordPress
Typically, most websites have a home page that acts as the virtual “face” of your business and greets everyone who arrives via your front door. The home page of your site is important, because it is generally the first thing a visitor sees when they arrive on your site if they type in your domain…
What is a WordPress Theme – Your Non-Technical Guide
What is a WordPress Theme? You will learn what themes are, how WordPress themes save you money on website design costs, and how WordPress themes help you easily customize your WordPress site.
How To Schedule WordPress Posts
WordPress has a great feature that lets you schedule posts in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to schedule WordPress posts. Scheduling blog posts in WordPress is a great feature that many people haven’t discovered yet. Learn how to schedule your posts in WordPress.
How To Access Your WordPress Login Page – WordPress Tutorial Series
New to WordPress? This basic tutorial for beginners shows you how to log into your WordPress blog. How To Log Into WordPress – Quick Tutorial As a new website owner, things can sometimes get a little confusing. If your website has been created using WordPress, then one of the first things you need to know…
A Useful Guide To Understanding WordPress Plugins
Are you a WordPress beginner? Learn about WP plugins and how you can use plugins to add new features to your website without editing code.
Useful Facts About WordPress
WordPress is well known as a great blogging tool that creates beautiful blogs or websites for free!This sounds great, but what exactly can WordPress do for you? If you run any type of business, then your website is probably an important part of your business and your business strategy.WordPress allows you to easily create, update…
The Benefits Of Using WordPress As A Content Management System
What began as a blogging tool in 2003 has grown in less than a decade to become the largest self-hosted Content Management System (CMS) platform in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. In simple terms, a content management system allows you to manage your…
Understanding Blogging Terminology
The blogging revolution has introduced a whole new set of blog terms, blog abbreviations and blogging acronyms to online users. Even though WordPress has moved well beyond just being a “blogging” platform and is now the fastest growing Content Management System (CMS) platform for personal and business users worldwide, in many ways WordPress is still…