[be your own geek]
WordPress Lessons
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
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More
How to add a site icon to WordPress

5 New Steps to Add a Favicon Site Icon to WordPress

Tutorial updated on March 10th, 2016 What is a Favicon? A Favicon is the small site icon image you see before a website title in the browser address bar. It helps
Read More
A Blogger's Guide | How to Create & Style Call-to-Action Buttons

How to Create and Style a Call-to-Action Button that Works!

What is a Call-to-Action Button? Call-to-action (CTA) buttons guide visitors where you want to take them on your website. CTA buttons are important website elements because they Grab site visitors' attention Encourage
Read More
DIY Website | Customize WordPress yourself with these 5 steps

DIY Website | Customize WordPress yourself with these 5 steps

There are a number of DIY website builders available today. We aren't going to compare different platforms. Instead  we will help you learn how to make your WordPress website
Read More
A step by step guide to creating and editing WordPress Galleries

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating & Editing WordPress Galleries

One of the most challenging lessons we teach in our WordPress Intensive workshop is the WordPress Galleries module. WordPress comes with gallery functionality built-in. You don't need a separate gallery plugin. Often
Read More
HTML & CSS for WordPress

How to Edit your WordPress site with HTML & CSS

This post will introduce you to tools and techniques to help you make additional styling changes to your WordPress website and give you a sneak peek at our workshop – An
Read More
Will updating WordPress break my site?

Will updating WordPress break my site?

We understand your hesitation to update your WordPress website. Breaking your website and not knowing how to fix it is a legitimate fear. But not updating really isn't a good
Read More
Goodbye Like Box | The New way to embed a Facebook Page in a WordPress Widget

The new way to display Facebook in a WordPress Widget

Say Goodbye to The Facebook Like box As of June 23rd, 2015 the Facebook Like Box, Activity Feed and Facepile (that displays faces of your fans) will be deprecated [source]. This
Read More
Website Launchlist | 10 steps to a live WordPress site

Website Launchlist | 10 steps to a live WordPress site

Your website is ready to launch, well almost. Here are a few important steps that you may not have thought to do. Before Launching a WordPress website... Clean up the Media
Read More
Responding to the Changing Web

Responding to the Changing Web

LearnWP has a new look, host and theme. We've updated our look, moved our site to WPEngine (our favourite WordPress host) and created a custom responsive theme. There are
Read More
Scroll Up