SEO Keyword Basics

Step 1 – Keyword Research The first step of getting your website to show up in the search engines, is to first figure out what terms people are searching for. If your website is aimed at selling “metal gadgets” but people more commonly search for the words “gadgets made of metal” you’ll probably be better […]

Websites 101: Start Here

The pressure to have a website up and running can sometimes be daunting. But simply having a site live on the Web doesn’t guarantee that you’re accomplishing anything. Don’t waste your time and effort, make all your moves count by charting a course now. Starting right: knowing what you want from your website Before you […]

Got .com?

Take the next step in growing your business. Join the millions of businesses that have found success on a .com. .com means business. .com is the standard for doing business online. Give your business the recognition that comes along with a .com to help connect with new customers and partners. .com means credibility. Your name […]

Keep Your WordPress Site Secure!

The #1 rule of WordPress security is to keep your WordPress core files, your plugins and your theme updated.  The fine programmers at WordPress work tirelessly to update WordPress to bring you new functionality – and to close any security holes that are found. The WordPress core and your plugins need to be updated on […]

WordPress Plugin Review: Easy Digital Downloads

This week I was looking for a WordPress plugin for a client that would enable them to sell a PDF e-book on their existing WordPress site.  The requirements were pretty simple so there was no need to install an elaborate shopping cart plugin that would take hours to setup & configure.  But they did want […]

Finding the Right WordPress Plugin

How do you find the right WordPress plugin for your website? Step 1: Search the WordPress Plugin Directory Looking for a  plugin to add the “Share” box to the bottom of all your posts?  Type “share” in the search box. Step 2: Look at the Stars, Downloads and Last Updated date Check the Rating, obviously […]

Email Anti-Spam Plugins for WordPress

The best way to avoid spammers harvesting your email address from your website, is to not put your email address on your website. But sometimes that’s not very convenient for the people visiting your website. Use a Web Form Normally we recommend adding a form to your website, instead of posting your email address.  With […]

How To Update your WordPress Favicon

A “favicon” is the icon that identifies your website in a browser tab or when someone bookmarks your website. This is a short tutorial on how to create a favicon and install it on your WordPress website. Choose an image to use. Keep in mind that it should be something simple so that when is […]

How to remove an image from your Media Library in WordPress

To delete a single image from your Media Library: Login to your website Click “Media” Hover your cursor over the image you’d like to delete Click “Delete Permanently” If you would like to delete multiple images from your Media Library at the same time: Login to your website Click “Media” Click on the small check […]

How to remove an image from your Post on WordPress

Login to your WordPress website Click “Post” Click on the image in your post that you’d like to removeThis will cause a couple of icons to appear over your image Click the icon that looks like a red circle with a line through it Now you’ll want to save your changes. Your options for saving […]

How to assign a Post to a Category in WordPress

Assigning each of your Posts to a particular Category is a great way to keep your posts organized, and help visitors find what they’re looking for on your website. First you’ll need to create each Category. Now that you’ve created some Categories, you can assign them to your Post. Login to your WordPress site Click […]

How to create Categories for your Posts in WordPress

Login to your WordPress site Click on the button that reads “Posts”This will cause a drop down list of links to appear under the “Posts” button Click on “Categories”This will open the Categories page Locate the box that reads “Name” and enter a name for your new category Click “Add New Category” Congrats! You’ve created […]