When you first log into WordPress, you'll be placed on the Dashboard. While Dashboard is the name of the initial page you see, it's also often used to refer to the entire backend of WordPress. Let's take a look at all the main menu items, and what you can find in each. There are enough options … Read more about WordPress Dashboard walkthrough, part 1
One of the weakest areas in any website, WordPress websites included, tends to be the password. Of course, as a professional, it's easy for me to tell clients that their password should be secure. But it can be a pain to keep track of all those passwords! Enter LastPass. LastPass is a safe … Read more about Secure passwords made easy
It's not unusual for someone to approach me who has never had a website for their business or non-profit before. The conversation goes something like this. "I need a new website," they say. "Great," I respond, "I can probably help you with that. Do you know what your website's purpose will … Read more about What’s your website’s purpose?
Facebook Groups allow you to connect with people on a deeper level than your regular website or even your Facebook Page. Your Facebook Page can have ads to boost how many people see your posts, but it lacks the ability to have people interact with each other. You can promote your business or … Read more about Grow your business with Facebook Groups
Creating a WordPress site relies on the page layout to effectively communicate all of your information. I recommend having someone custom design your website so that it will work, flow, and look exactly how you want it. But if you can't afford a designer, there are two drag-and-drop plugins that I … Read more about Page builder plugins for WordPress
When you're planning out your monthly content, do you freak out a little and think you don't have enough to make it through the whole month? Here's a great way to not have that anxiety: reuse your previous content. Some of your content will remain relevant for your readers over time, which is … Read more about You have more content than you think
If you need a little help with your WordPress site, you can add users with various roles to do various tasks. There are five pre-defined roles already in WordPress: administrator, editor, author, contributor, and subscriber. An administrator has complete ownership over the site. Administrators … Read more about How to create a new user on WordPress
Writing a blog post can be intimidating if you're just starting out. You worry about the content you're going to write, how readers will react, if anyone is going to read your content, and a thousand other things. There are lots of approaches to blog writing, but I've found that it's very helpful … Read more about Beginner’s guide to writing a blog post