Ruth Maude

How to move from Blogger to WordPress

How to move from Blogger to WordPress

If you already have an existing blog on Blogger or Blogspot, you’ll be glad to know that you can easily import posts and images to your new WordPress site. Here we’ll walk you through the steps to move a Blogger blog to WordPress. We wrote this post, assuming that our readers have a WordPress website set… Read more How to move from Blogger to WordPress

301 redirect SEO tutorial | Don't just delete a page or a post -> redirect

301 Redirect: Don’t just delete a page or post → redirect

Restructuring your website doesn’t need to cause errors. In this post we’ll show you how to create what is known as a 301 redirect. What happens when you delete a page? Last week a client who wants to restructure some content on her site asked me “What happens when a page is deleted?” The answer is… Read more 301 Redirect: Don’t just delete a page or post → redirect

WordPress Accelerated Mobile Pages What is AMP?

WordPress Accelerated Mobile Pages | What is AMP?

If you keep up on the latest SEO trends, you may have heard about AMP. In this post you’ll learn how AMP works to deliver your blog content faster in mobile search and which plugins you need for WordPress Accelerated Mobile Pages. What is AMP? Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is a Google initiative to get web… Read more WordPress Accelerated Mobile Pages | What is AMP?

How to fix 404 errors in WordPress

Fix 404 errors to improve user experience and SEO

Do you need to fix 404 errors on your WordPress site? It has happen to all of us at some point—you click a link and end up on a page with the message “404  – Page not found“. What do you do next? You click away right?  As a website owner you’ll want to track down… Read more Fix 404 errors to improve user experience and SEO

Customize your WordPress theme the right way with Child Themes

Customize your WordPress theme the right way with Child Themes

WordPress theme customization You’ve searched hour upon hour for the perfect WordPress theme. You find one that is very close if you could only change this or that. The problem is if you make changes directly to the theme files you won’t be able to update the theme without losing all your customizations. The solution… Read more Customize your WordPress theme the right way with Child Themes

How to choose a WordPress Theme

How to choose a WordPress Theme

What is a WordPress Theme? A WordPress theme is a collection of files that controls the styling of a website or blog. If you change themes, the overall design your site will display differently in a browser. Every new WordPress installation comes with a default theme installed and activated. WordPress “ships” a new annual default theme every year, the current… Read more How to choose a WordPress Theme

what happens if I change my WordPress Theme?

What happens if I change my WordPress theme?

Will I lose everything if I change my WordPress theme? No, you won’t lose everything. WordPress has been designed so that themes can be changed. All functionality that is WordPress core or plugin related will remain intact when you change your theme, anything that is theme-specific will be gone. Here’s how it works — What happens to my… Read more What happens if I change my WordPress theme?

Spring Cleaning for your WordPress Website

Spring Cleaning for Your WordPress Site

If your WordPress website has been around for awhile then we suspect that it’s in need of some Spring cleaning. Is your website a bit slow? Are you updating plugins and themes that you aren’t using? What about all those post revisions in the database? Get out your broom and let’s start cleaning up this… Read more Spring Cleaning for Your WordPress Site

How to publish first post in WordPress

How to publish your first post in WordPress

If you’re following along with our instructions from How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps then congratulations, you’ve reached step 5. You’re ready to write and publish your first post and start blogging with WordPress. Before publishing your first post, here’s how to create a static Home page & a Blog page WordPress will… Read more How to publish your first post in WordPress

Free tools for building an online store with WordPress WooCommerce

Free WooCommerce Tools for building an online store with WordPress

Start with WooCommerce Planning to use WordPress to run your online business? WooCommerce is the most popular and trusted eCommerce platform on the Web. WooCommerce is a free plugin that turns your WordPress website into a fully functioning online store. WooCommerce provides advanced store management for both physical and digital products. So start off by installing the… Read more Free WooCommerce Tools for building an online store with WordPress