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How to create a 301 redirect when you delete a page

Restructuring your website doesn’t need to cause errors. In this post we’ll show you how to create what is known as a 301 redirect. What happens when you delete a page? Last week a client who wants to restructure some content on her site asked me “What happens when a page is deleted?” The answer is… Read more How to create a 301 redirect when you delete a page

Creating Custom Content in WordPress with Custom Post Types

What is a Custom Post Type? Your WordPress website comes with two primary post types: blog posts and pages. You can extend your WordPress functionality by creating custom post types for the specific needs of your web portfolio. A post type can be pretty much any type of content (i.e. Events, Testimonials, FAQs). Registering a… Read more Creating Custom Content in WordPress with Custom Post Types

Enhance Your WP Security: Change your Admin Username

Hackers know that many WordPress installations leave the default “admin” user name with a simple password. And that knowledge makes your website vulnerable. You can improve your site’s security by creating a new username that is unique to your site. Here’s how you do it: Login to your WordPress dashboard as admin Create a new… Read more Enhance Your WP Security: Change your Admin Username

Akismet – dealing with comment spam

Akismet is the first WordPress plugin that you’ll encounter because it comes bundled with the WordPress core installation files. Akismet was created by the creators of WordPress to fight comment spam. “Used by millions, Akismet is quite possibly the best way in the world to protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. It keeps… Read more Akismet – dealing with comment spam

Updating your WP Installation & Plugins

From time to time you will need to update your WordPress installation to the latest version. WordPress has a built in alert system that lets users know when their installations are out of date. Whenever a new version of WP is released you will see a message at the top of your wp-admin dashboard telling you that you need to update your installation. Sometimes security vulerabilties are corrected with new releases and other times new features are added making improvements to the functionality of WordPress

WordPress Plugin – All in One SEO Pack

An essential plugin for WordPress is the All in One SEO Pack . This tutorial will explain what it does and show you how to use this plugin on your WordPress site. WordPress already goes a long way toward creating an SEO friendly website but adding this powerful plugin will give you even more control. The All in One SEO pack plugin generates meta data automatically and allows you to customize it as you see fit.

WP Lesson: What in the world is a widget?

  Widgets are placeholders, they display an information arrangement changeable by the user. Widgets make it easy to customize the content of your blog sidebar without having to change any code. Your theme will come with predefined default items in your sidebar.  A widgetized theme allows you to replace your theme’s sidebar with a dynamic one while… Read more WP Lesson: What in the world is a widget?

WP-admin Lesson 3: Pages

In WordPress, you can write either Posts or Pages. You can use WordPress to develop your website and not have blog at all. WordPress is a powerful content management system. This tutorial to using the WordPress administration backend will guide you through how to add a new page to your blog.

Commenting – Why and How to Comment on a blog post

Social Media is changing the way that marketers and advertisers reach their target audiences and it changes the way that we interact online. Social Media is, well “social”.  Social networking, social bookmarking, social news, blogging, wikis… In this new social age communicating with consumers has suddenly become a two-way street. It’s about people talking; it’s all… Read more Commenting – Why and How to Comment on a blog post