A couple of years back, I returned home from a two-week vacation, to find within my mountain of mail and email some notices from my hosting company to “cease and desist” with distributing the malicious code. What the… I checked out one of my sites, which fortunately was not something I was actively working on at the time, and found this image on my front page:
Adding pictures to posts and pages is pretty much standard fare on your site, quite obviously. Whether it’s a blog post or a page, the process of inserting an image is the same. In this example, I’ll cover how to add a picture that sits next to a block of text, and lets the text wrap around it.
Every blog post should have a relevant category applied to it, as this helps your readers to find similar types of articles they may want to read. Just like the newspaper is organized into specific categories of news, so will your blog posts. Here’s how to create blog categories in WordPress:
I’ve dealt with many different hosts over the years, and have done my homework when it comes to finding a hosting company for my own and my clients’ WordPress sites. One big conclusion: It’s a hot mess out there in the land of hosting. From those who invest millions in advertising (but care little for user-friendliness) to those whose own websites look straight out of 1997, and with all the crazy technical jargon they thrust in your face, the search for a website hosting company can feel like shopping for a used car. Since WordPress rocks as a website platform, here are some WordPress hosting recommendations and tips to help guide your search.
Having lots of nice, juicy content in your website is one key ingredient in attracting visitors. All those great keywords written about specific topics will help ensure that people stumble upon your pages. So in this post we’re going to cover how to create a blog post in WordPress. How ironic!
Not sure how to log into a WordPress.org site? Don’t worry, this is a very common question for new WordPress site owners, and fortunately has a quick, easy solution 🙂 Here’s a a short video and step-by-step guide to logging into the WordPress administration area, where you can manage your site settings, add new content, and make changes to any part of your site: