A series of guides and step by step tutorials for WordPress the most popular content management system online and what I use for the vast majority of my projects.
I have been using WordPress for over a decade and built hundreds of websites in this time, so I decided it was high time I start sharing the lessons I have learned with the masses and help others avoid making mistakes.
There are a million and one ways to use WordPress and you can waste a lot of time trying different plugins, themes and experimenting with the design, my aim is to help people cut through the clutter and find the best tools and workflow to make your WordPress website a success.
I cover everything from how to speed up WordPress, how to launch a blog, I review the best themes and plugins and how to improve your WordPress SEO to help you make sure your website is healthy and ranks for your target keywords.
I will be launching a video course on WordPress in the near future that teaches people how to be power users and get the most out of WordPress.
One of the most essential plugins for a WordPress website or blog is a contact form plugin and over the years I have pretty much exclusively used Contact Form 7. That changed a year or so ago when I finally […]
If you have made the decision to change web hosting provider then the next question is bound to be “how?”. Fear not, this guide will break down your options and make it as straight forward as possible. Before proceeding with […]
The purpose of this article is to help you make an informed decision on whether you should switch web hosts or not. Does your website load quickly? Do you get the level of customer support you had hoped for? or […]
The topic of backups may not make us jump for joy but when disaster strikes, they can be a real lifesaver for your website. Here’s a startling statistic for you: More than 90% of websites that lost their data for […]
Over the years I have helped lots of people to remove malware from WordPress after their sites have been infected and now it’s time to put the process into a thorough tutorial. There’s nothing worse when you are running a […]
This guide will help you to keep your website or blog safe and ensure your WordPress security is well optimized. WordPress is the most popular content management system for websites and blogs and while this comes with many benefits like […]
In this article we are going to weigh up the best WordPress alternatives you can use to build a website, blog or eCommerce store and see why WordPress powers as much as 33.4% of the internet. There are lots of […]
Waiting for a blog or website to load is like waiting for paint to dry. Most of the time, we click exit and find a faster website to answer our query. This is why it’s essential to speed up WordPress […]
Every blog needs a slick featured image to make it pop. While the content of your blog is important, it’s just as vital that you create a beautiful featured image to make it stand out when shared across email, social, […]
Once you have purchased a domain name, set up your hosting and installed WordPress the next step you probably want to take a look at when starting your blog or website is choosing a WordPress theme. If you are a […]
There are a handful of plugins I use on a regular basis and I consider my “Essential WordPress Plugins” though there are some that are specific to certain types of WordPress builds that are recommended in certain cases. The purpose […]
WordPress is my number one choice of blogging platform and I get a lot of requests for 1-on-1 support but unfortunately, I don’t have the time and resources to help everyone directly. So the next best thing I can do […]
SSL certificates aren’t new however there has never been more reasons to improve your website security by installing an SSL certificate on your WordPress website or blog. Three years ago, Google’s search engine began to favor websites using encrypted HTTPS […]
Do you want the easiest way to build and customize your WordPress site and pages? Then drag and drop WordPress Page Builder plugins are going to be the ideal tools to help you gain more control over the look of […]
If handling every aspect of your website or blog is just too much or beyond your skillset, you will likely benefit from researching WordPress maintenance plans that can offer you the additional support you need. Over the years finding such […]
This is a guide I have put together covering the best WordPress SEO tips to help website owners and bloggers who don’t know how to optimize their sites or are making innocent yet problematic mistakes. I can’t tell you how […]
This guide is for helping people new to setting up websites by showing them how to setup WordPress on Bluehost which is low cost yet reliable. Visit: Bluehost hosting and follow our guide on how to setup your WordPress website […]