Category Archives: Wordpress

How does WordPress work? (Techiemuse)

Kary Boan-Dunham at Techiemuse has created a marvelous infographic to explain, at a high level, what WordPress is and how it works. If you’re curious and want a non-dangerous look under the hood, check it out.

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Choosing a WordPress Theme

Post for my author friends about WordPress themes over at my indie publishing website. Applies to anyone looking for a good WordPress theme.

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Why You Don’t Need to Back Up WordPress

Unless you update your WordPress site multiple times an hour and share it with multiple users, I suggest that you not bother with automated backup tools or plugins. WordPress is powerfully redundant. Everything you do is written to its database … Continue reading

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Keep Your WordPress Themed Website Updated

Periodically developers may release security patches or extra functionality and your WordPress themed website will need to be updated. It’s important to keep it updated to avoid being hacked because you have outdated software. WordPress has an automatic update feature … Continue reading

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Using WordPress Plugins

There are thousands of plugins available for your WordPress site. A plugin can expand the functionality of your website. You can find plugins at the official WordPress Plugin Directory. Once you’ve added a plugin to your site, you’ll need to … Continue reading

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Never Let the Mechanic Keep Your Keys

You would never give your only set of car keys to your mechanic, and then assume they’d be available any time you want to drive your car. Why would you allow your web person to be the only one with … Continue reading

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Static Home Page Instead of Blog – WordPress Video Tutorial Transcription

Following is the transcription for the “Static Home Page Instead of Blog” video tutorial. Let’s make a static home page instead of the blog home page. First we’ll go to Pages, and Add New, and we’ll just call this My … Continue reading

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Using Multiple Addresses in One Gmail Account – WordPress Video Tutorial Transcription

Following is the transcription for the “Using Multiple Addresses in One Gmail Account” video tutorial. Your Gmail mail is different but I’m going to Mail Settings, Accounts, and then down here, Add Another Email Address You Own. Farther below is … Continue reading

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Setting Audio Quality in Audacity – WordPress Video Tutorial Transcription

Following is the transcription for the “Setting Audio Quality in Audacity” video tutorial. I’ve got a bit of video. I go to File, Export. I have the format MP3, I click Options, and here it lets me set the Quality. … Continue reading

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Removing Comment Form from a Page – WordPress Video Tutorial Transcription

Following is the transcription for the “Removing comment form from a page” video tutorial. Click on a page on your website and scroll down and look. Leave a comment on a page. Sometimes you don’t want to leave that enabled. … Continue reading

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