New Site About WordPress Themes

Announcing Beautiful Themer, a new website about free WordPress themes. Each month a new theme will be selected, installed on the site, and reviewed.

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7 Plugins for Every WordPress Site

Which plugins I find indispensable on every WordPress website, and why you won’t find some of the usual suspects on my list.

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3 Settings to Change When You Install WordPress

Most of the default settings in WordPress work fine out of the box, but there are a few that need to be set or changed on new sites.

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Care & Feeding of Your WordPress Website

Hackers love WordPress, and if you don’t keep an eye on your site you WILL get hacked. This post discusses the 5 essentials to keeping your WordPress website safe and healthy.

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What is a Domain?

Domains, URLs, the difference between them, and how the internet connects your visitors with your website behind the scenes.

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Is WordPress Right for You?

WordPress may not be the right website builder for everyone. In this post, I provide a self-test to help you determine whether it is the best choice for you.

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What is WordPress?

The terms used to describe WordPress are often so technical that they are completely unintelligible to beginners. In this post, I answer the question “What is WordPress?” in terms that are familiar to anyone who has ever used a computer.

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What is a Website?

Ever wonder what’s really happening when you surf the internet? Do you think files are only downloaded to your computer when you click a “download” button? Have you heard of “servers'” and “web hosts,” but aren’t too sure what those are? This post is for you.

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Post formats – what are they?

Many themes offer several different post templates, depending on the type of content in your post. Read on, for what these look like, and how to use them.

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