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WordPress Beginners Guide to Starting a Blog

WordPress Beginners Start Here…

Here, you’ll find step-by-step tutorials to walk you through starting your own WordPress blog. This is an ongoing collection of blogging tutorials and tips for WordPress beginners.

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Here, you'll find step-by-step tutorials to walk you through starting your own WordPress blog. This is an ongoing collection of blogging tutorials and tips for WordPress beginners

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
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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
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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
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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
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Start your own WordPress blog in 5 easy steps

How to Start a Blog in 5 easy Steps

You've made the decision to start your own blog --- congratulation, that's great! Starting a blog doesn't have to be intimidating or confusing. If you don't know what's involved
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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
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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
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Gravatar: How to show your profile picture in WordPress Comments

How to show your profile photo in blog comments

During our WordPress courses, we are often asked how to change the grey and white icon of a person that shows in blogs with comments. The generic "Mystery Person" image
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3 common mistakes WordPress beginners make

3 Common Mistakes WordPress Beginners Make

In our last post — 4 Tips every WordPress Beginner Needs to know — we highlighted some common challenges WordPress Beginners face. In this post, we discuss three common mistakes beginners
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WordPress Beginner Tips

4 Tips every WordPress Beginner Needs to know

Sometimes students attending our WordPress workshops have some issues that have been puzzling and frustrating them for some time. We really enjoy the reactions and their excitement when we solve their
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How to remove comments from WordPress pages

How to remove the WordPress comments box from pages

We enjoy teaching WordPress and are happy to answer your WordPress questions. We recently received this from a client, "My friend is muddling through setting up a wp site
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Widgets in WordPress allow you to add content and features to the widgetized areas of your theme

What in the world is a widget?

Widget allow you to add content and functions to your sidebar or other widgetized areas of your website. Widgetized Areas: are usually located in the sidebar. However these widget-ready areas
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