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WordPress: How to Use Gutenberg

WordPress: How to Use Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the new WordPress text editor. It's much different than the interface WordPress users are accustomed to, but I think that's a positive change. If you've ever posted an article on LinkedIn or Medium, you've used a very similar system. My prediction is that...

Start a Blog From Scratch — An Easy Guide

Start a Blog From Scratch — An Easy Guide

How to Start a Blog From Scratch If you've read anything about online marketing in the past few years, you know that you need a blog. You need a blog to draw traffic to your website, to help your audience see your more personal and approachable side, and, of course,...

WordPress Users: Know (a Little) HTML

WordPress Users: Know (a Little) HTML

If You Use WordPress, it Doesn't Hurt to Know HTML WordPress users, I'm not trying to turn you into a coding ninja nerd — but I do want to show you that there are times it's just simpler if you know a little bit of the language that runs the internet. The letters HTML...

WordPress Photo Gallery: Create Your Own Responsive Gallery

WordPress Photo Gallery: Create Your Own Responsive Gallery

Here's how to add a WordPress photo gallery for your blog or website; it's free and easy to do with WordPress' Jetpack plugin. The photo gallery Jetpack creates is clean and attractive and performs beautifully on mobile devices. It's easy to do. Here's a...

Choose a Great WordPress Theme: Presentation for WordPress Memphis

Choose a Great WordPress Theme: Presentation for WordPress Memphis

This presentation was for the WordPress Memphis meetup group, which I founded in September 2011. The group is near and dear to my heart, and it's an honor to be asked to come back and talk about WordPress. I based this presentation on this post about choosing the best...

How to Create a WordPress Post: Video

How to Create a WordPress Post: Video

This video shows you step by step how to create a WordPress post. In the course of my WordPress web design work, I spend a lot of time doing orientation and WordPress training for my clients. I always want to leave them feeling confident about owning their website —...

The Top 10 WordPress Questions My Clients Ask

The Top 10 WordPress Questions My Clients Ask

I work with WordPress a lot. I design and build websites for clients and coach them on how to edit and add content to their sites. As I work with users of many different levels of experience, I take note of their WordPress questions, as it's hard for me to see it...

Cool WordPress Plugin: Widget Clone

Cool WordPress Plugin: Widget Clone

I love a cool WordPress plugin. This one solves a small but annoying issue with widgets. Now that most modern WordPress themes allow for multiple sidebars, it's a pain to have to rebuild the widgets. This plugin adds a simple link to clone the widget and place the...

Learn About WordPress Menus

Learn About WordPress Menus

I've started a new video series — I'll try to do one each week, and they will be very short and simple demonstrations on basic technology skills. This week's video focuses on WordPress menus. I expect to do quite a few on WordPress, as I use it every day, but I'll...

Five Reasons WordPress Rocks

Five Reasons WordPress Rocks

I'm excited about our new WordPress study group that launches later this week. My good friend Dave Barger at LunaWeb has graciously offered the venue and we have 11 interested folks who have RSVP'd, along with a few maybes. So ... why WordPress? I've been using...