WordPress Guides & Tutorials

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Then check us out! Catering to both WordPress beginners and professionals alike, our cutting-edge resources have got you covered. Our articles answer your biggest “How-to” questions, with easy to understand step-by-step instructions, helpful tips and tricks, and clear-cut images for those that are visual learners, and they’re published nearly every day.

WordPress currently powers nearly 28% of all websites and is always changing, improving, and advancing. It’s free to use and has thousands of plugins and themes for improved web design, added functionality, and superior user-experience. And best of all, it has an easy user interface meant to make website building a breeze.

Boasting popularity, scalability, security, and extreme flexibility, WordPress is the number one publishing platform available to website owners of all types. In the end, WordPress is designed to be used as a simple blogging platform or a complex content management system that supports online shops, membership sites, forums… the list goes on.

  • How can I build a WordPress website?
  • How do I know which tools, plugins, or themes to use?
  • How can I set my website apart from the rest of the competition?

Questions such as these and more are easily found in our Guides and Tutorials section. Learn the nitty gritty basics about WordPress, such as how to pick a theme, how to customize your site, how to create pages and posts, and even how to make your website mobile-friendly. On the other hand, for those looking for a challenge, expect to learn things like how to install WordPress locally on your computer, how to create a child theme, and how to manage multiple WordPress websites at once.

Save yourself time and trouble, boost your WordPress skillset, and even learn something new and exciting by reading our detailed guides and tutorials. Regardless of your experience, website proficiency, or individual needs, there is sure to be an article that has exactly what you are looking for.

The Latest WordPress Tutorials

How to Prevent Google From Indexing Your WordPress Website (And Why You’d Want To)

There are a number of reasons why you may want to prevent search engines from indexing your website. You could want to stay away from web crawlers temporarily (if you’re working on developing your site in a live environment) or permanently (if your WordPress website is actually a private blog).

Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can prevent search engines from indexing your site from adding code snippets to the robots.txt file to using plugins and configuring your Google Search Console settings.

Why Everyone Should Add Video Content to Their Blog or Website

Adding video to your blog or website is nothing new. In fact, people have been adding videos to their websites for some time now – long before YouTube became a hit, social media took the world by storm, and online streaming became a way of life for the majority of people around the world.

However, as video equipment has become more accessible and affordable, people have become more comfortable in front of the camera, and site visitors have immersed themselves in consuming video every single day, there is no denying that adding video to your website is more popular than ever.

Especially for those looking to market their brand in a different way, attract a new type of audience, and step ahead of the competition.

Some Basic Tips to Find and Customize Your WordPress Login Page

The WordPress login page is the gateway to your WordPress site. It’s where you gain access to your site, where your site’s users will gain entry (if you make your site public), and where some hackers will attempt to brute force their way into your site.

All that to say – for such a simple page, there’s a lot going on!

In this post, I’m going to dig into everything about the hard-working WordPress login page.

How to Get Started With the RSS Feed in WordPress

Content consumption has always been challenging. And with a staggering 2 million blog posts written every day, it’s even more so. Staying up to date with your favorite blogs and news sources can be difficult – especially if you’re doing it manually.

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) technology makes it easier to keep track of the latest content by notifying you whenever your favorite sites publish a new post. Instead of visiting every website repeatedly, you can simply open up your RSS reader and have the feed delivered to you. And offering this functionality on your WordPress website can get you a great deal of loyal readers.

How to Create Custom Post Types in WordPress (And 4 Plugins to Help You Get Started)

There’s a reason WordPress is the most popular content management system. Its powerful feature set and flexibility separates it from other blogging platforms. And one such feature is the ability to create, manage, and display custom post types.

Custom post types are special posts in WordPress that let you define a new structure for different types of content. They make it easier for you to upload content and let you fine tune how it appears on your site’s front-end.

Your Essential Guide to A/B Testing WordPress Pages

Why do some prospects stay and others leave? How can you measure your site’s effectiveness and the user engagement it generates? The answer to all these questions can be summed up in two words: A/B testing.

In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about A/B testing WordPress pages. We’ll also show you how you can take a practical, scientific approach to A/B testing in WordPress. And finally, we’ll wrap up with a section on some of the best plugins and tools you can use to A/B test your website.

Let’s get started!

How to Embed PowerPoint in WordPress (3 Different Methods, Explored!)

PowerPoint presentations offer a great way to communicate structured information to your viewership. And if you’re thinking about sharing them on your site to recap presentations that you’ve delivered, propose new product ideas to clients, offer how-to guides, or communicate your product’s features, then you’re going to need to find a way to embed them in your website.

Accrue More Emails Than Ever by Creating a Successful Squeeze Page

Everyone that runs a website is dying to know how to capture more emails. After all, building your email list is a great way to expand your brand, encourage more sales, and solidify yourself as an authority in your industry. Plus, emails sent out by you to interested site visitors are personal, purposeful, well-targeted, relatively inexpensive to manage, and are a great way to forge one-on-one relationships with your subscribers.

Rather than simply hoping users will sign up in your sidebar, what if you could convince site visitors to opt-in with their email addresses immediately after clicking on your website?

Well you can, using a squeeze page.

How to Update WordPress Manually Using FTP or SFTP

We all know how important it is to make sure your site is running the latest version of WordPress. Major WordPress releases often bring security updates and new features to the platform. And although the content management system allows you to update to the latest version by simply clicking a button, you can also update WordPress manually using FTP or SFTP.

In this post, we’ll walk you through a step-by-step tutorial on how to update WordPress using both FTP and SFTP. But before we dive into the tutorial, let’s take a look at why you’d want to update WordPress manually in the first place.

Let’s get started!

How to Customize Your WordPress Website With CSS – The Right Way

There are so many sites out there that look alike. And for this reason, selecting a theme that is both unique and feature-rich is difficult. WordPress’ flexible customization options allow you to modify a theme’s appearance and make it unique simply by tweaking its CSS.

That said, getting started with CSS customization and modification can be a daunting task – especially if you shy away from code. Thankfully, WordPress makes CSS modifications profoundly simple.

How to Migrate Your Website From Joomla to WordPress

Joomla is one of the most popular content management systems (CMSs) out there that’s designed for power users. However, its complex feature set and advanced functionality might be a little overwhelming – especially if you’re not particularly tech savvy. And for this reason, you may want to consider switching over to a simpler CMS, say, WordPress.

Moving your website from one content system to another may seem painstakingly difficult and even downright impossible at times. The good news is that migrating from Joomla to WordPress is a cakewalk if you’ve got the right tools.

How to Fix the White Screen of Death in WordPress (In 4 Easy Steps)

The White Screen of Death is a pesky WordPress error that displays a blank white screen on your site’s front-end without giving you any information about what’s causing the error. It can affect parts of your site (a few posts or pages) or your entire website – including the admin panel.

Fortunately, there’s a systematic way to tackle the most common causes of the White Screen of Death (or, WSoD) even when you have no idea of what went wrong. What’s even better is that you don’t have to be particularly tech savvy to fix the issue on your own.

Best Video Hosting Options (With Embeddable Players) for WordPress

As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine how valuable a collection of pictures would be.

We live in an era where infotainment is incredibly popular. Be it a product or service, a travel vlog, or a random video, you can watch as many videos as you’d like on any number of sites. From a marketing perspective, it has opened up a whole new venue for communication between sellers and consumers.