Learning how to create your own WordPress website has many benefits. Especially if you're on a tight budget and can't afford to hire a professional web designer to do the job for you. A half-decent starter website will cost around $500 and one that creates the wow factor will cost you … [Read more...] about How to Build a WordPress Website: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
You’ve probably landed here because you’re looking for the answer to the question – "What is a blog?" To sum it up it in one sentence – a blog is a type of website, or part of a website, typically run by one person, or a small group of people, that’s regularly updated and managed through a … [Read more...] about What is a Blog?
Web hosting is confusing to a lot of beginners. In this article, I'll explain in jargon-free terms what it is, why you need it and what you do with it to get a website or blog online. To create your own website you need three things: a domain name, specialist software and hosting. In other … [Read more...] about What is Web Hosting? A Beginner’s Guide
If you’re looking for a free, reliable and easy-to-use blogging platform, then you’ve come to the right place. There are several blogging platforms out there and deciding which platform to use is vital. You want a blogging platform that’s straightforward, yet powerful. Something basic but that … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of 7 Popular Free Blogging Platforms
Starting and growing a website or blog is complicated. There's so much information online, it's easy to become confused and overwhelmed. This page is designed for people who have never before built a website and who find themselves drowning in terminology they know little about. The goal is … [Read more...] about A Guide to Starting a New Website or Blog
As is so often the case with WordPress, making a change to your website is really simple but doing so could have major consequences on your traffic or the way your site performs. In the case of switching a document type from Post to Page (or vice versa) you must first take into consideration the … [Read more...] about How to Convert a WordPress Post into a Page (and Vice Versa)
So, what is affiliate marketing? It's a way for bloggers and website owners to make money online. Sometimes passively, while they sleep! Let’s start with a brief explanation of how affiliate marketing works. In simple terms, you promote a product or service created by somebody else. It could … [Read more...] about What is Affiliate Marketing? – A Guide for Beginners
Are you looking for paid freelance blogging work? Try using one of the popular online job boards listed here. These job boards may not be the places to find the best work, but they are a good starting point. You might have to trawl through a lot of adverts to find the perfect job(s) for you. … [Read more...] about Blogging Jobs: 7 Websites to Help You Find Highly Paid Freelance Blogging Work
Zoella is a popular fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger from the UK. To power her successful blog, she uses free software called WordPress. Although the software is free to download, there are additional costs involved in setting up a blog like Zoella's. At the very least you'll need a … [Read more...] about What Blogging Platform Does Zoella Use?
In this article, I'll show you how to use a plugin to scour the pages of your WordPress website for broken links. Once discovered, you can either fix or delete them. The plugin I'm going to show scans internal links (the ones pointing to your own pages) and external links (the ones pointing to … [Read more...] about How to Check Your WordPress Website for Broken Links
If you want to use WordPress to build a self-hosted website or start a blog, you have a choice of two flavours: WordPress.org and WordPress.com. What are the differences between the two? WordPress.org provides you with the software you need to start a WordPress powered website or build an app. … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?