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 in 2020: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
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
WordPress comes in two different formats. With each format available at a different website: WordPress.com and WordPres.org. The two operate in different ways. If you're looking to set up a WordPress-powered website or blog, it's important you understand the differences before you start. I … [Read more...] about What Are the Main Differences Between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?
If you're running a website on the self-hosted version of WordPress, you probably know how easy it is to break it. You might install a plugin that conflicts with another. You might add or remove code that stops your site functioning properly. You might disable a feature you like simply by … [Read more...] about Things to Try When You Accidentally Break Your WordPress Website
When somebody requests a page from a WordPress website, the software performs lots of actions before rendering the page in the browser. Have you ever wondered what WordPress does during that time? According to this infographic created by WPBeginner, WordPress performs no less than 29 actions from … [Read more...] about How WordPress Works Behind the Scenes (Infographic)
WordPress is free open source software used to build websites, blogs and apps. You probably know this already. So let's take a look at WordPress in a bit more detail. In the web design industry, WordPress is what's known as a content management system (CMS). It uses a coding language called … [Read more...] about What is WordPress?
If you use the default WordPress username - admin - on a self-hosted site, you should seriously consider deleting it as you are potentially leaving your site open to hackers. Don't worry - you can switch all posts assigned to admin to another user...more on how to do that further down the page. In … [Read more...] about The Hidden Dangers of the WordPress Admin User