An Introduction to WordPress Themes and Plugins (Plus How to Install Them)

An Introduction to WordPress Themes and Plugins (Plus How to Install Them)

The core WordPress platform provides a decent range of options for personalizing your website. It also enables you to add to and edit your site’s code in any way you see fit. However, if you want true flexibility but don’t have the time or experience required to make changes by hand, you'll need some additional tools. In other words, you should check…

How to Get Started With the WordPress Dashboard (In 4 Simple Steps)

How to Get Started With the WordPress Dashboard (In 4 Simple Steps)

The first time you visit the back end of your new WordPress site, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed. You’ll see plenty of links and options, and you may not be sure what to do first. As you’ll soon discover, however, WordPress is a beginner-friendly and easy-to-use platform. Once you’ve spent a little time familiarizing yourself with the different…

The 5 Best Free WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins

The 5 Best Free WordPress Maintenance Mode Plugins

Are you in the process of building or rebuilding your website? And are you concerned that your website will mislead and possibly turn off visitors if it remains live throughout that process? While preparing your website for launch or making necessary changes for a relaunch, you don't have to give site visitors a front row seat for that awkward in-between phase.…

How to Install WordPress in Five Minutes (or Less) Using Bluehost

How to Install WordPress in Five Minutes (or Less) Using Bluehost

Choosing WordPress is the perfect way to start your website off on the right foot. You’ll gain all the benefits of a powerful, flexible, and highly-regarded content management system that still manages to remain beginner-friendly. However, you won’t get the most out of WordPress unless you pair it with an excellent hosting service. Your web host will do a lot…

Awesome Page Builder Plugins to Simplify Your WordPress Design Process

Awesome Page Builder Plugins to Simplify Your WordPress Design Process

WordPress makes it pretty easy to design a unique and visually appealing website. Still, it will require some work and a few well-chosen tools if you want to see your vision come alive on the screen. WordPress core offers some features that will help – such as a live preview option – but it's still a bit limited. Fortunately, you…