Are you the type of blogger or webmaster who likes to customize your WordPress theme? Have you ever updated your theme only to discover that all or most of your customizations disappeared?
Reduce spam from your WordPress website.
What is one of the most annoying things you have to deal with when running a WordPress site? Spam. You put in a lot of hard work on your website and no matter what, spam always appears. Unfortunately there is no magic bullet that will get rid of all of it in one swipe. But there are ways to fight against it and removing the website URL from the WordPress comments section is a good one.
WordPress is an extremely versatile platform that has come a long way from just being “blogging” software. The greatest thing about it is that the user does not need to know how to write any code whatsoever. But, you probably already knew that. Which means you probably already know that simply by installing a plugin, you can increase the functionality of your website or blog. Now, here is what you may not know. The fewer the plugins, the faster your site usually runs.
Help! What is my WordPress Post ID?
Older versions of WordPress used to display the Post ID in the Dashboard. Since then, this feature is no longer available. Why? I have no idea. But fortunately there are a couple of alternate ways to find the Post ID. For the average user of WordPress this number is usually needed for a specific function. For example, there are some themes that have a Featured Slider that requires this number in order to work.
I Want Custom Menus!
So, you’ve just set up your WordPress site and probably have a great theme to go along with it that’s absolutely perfect, almost. It’s hard to find the perfect theme that meets all of our expectations. One of the great things about WordPress is that it can be totally customized. One of the first things that I modify are the menus. A lot of times
Your Very Own Private WordPress Using MAMP
What in the world is MAMP?
MAMP is actually an acronym that stands for MacIntosh, Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP is an application that packages all of these components together to make it possible to run WordPress on your computer without the need for a hosting service. Now, as you’ve probably guessed from reading what MAMP stands for, yes, it is for Mac computers only. There are other ways to install WordPress on your machine, but MAMP is by far the easiest solution.
Help! My WordPress Site is Broken
So, you’ve downloaded WordPress and successfully installed it. Now you are excited about building your blog and getting everything set up. You’ve probably been perusing all the available themes for WordPress and have been trying them out trying to find the right look for your blog. This can be exciting and exhausting as well. But nevertheless it is definitely fun! Sometimes this fun can be interrupted by errors. One of the most common errors that I have come across is when the theme you are using disrupts your blog.