Tips for Changing a Page Layout in WordPress

WordPress Tip How to Change Page Layouts

Sometimes in blogging, or if you are using WordPress for a “traditional” website, you would like some functionality in the way your pages display your content. You would like a little diversity in your layout, on a page-by-page basis. If you are php savvy, you can create your own page templates. Unfortunately most of you […]

5 Reasons WordPress Rocks

5 Reasons WordPress Rocks

Did you know that WordPress powers over 60 million websites world-wide? We aren’t just talking bloggers here, either. A totally random list of WordPress users include big brands such as Ford, Sony, and Samsung, major news outlets like Forbes, CNN, and MSNBC, and celebrities such as the Rolling Stones, Margaret Cho, and Giada De Laurentiis. […]

Fix the White Screen of Death with FTP

Fix the White Screen of Death with FTP

Have you ever been happily working on your blog – installing plugins, making it more reader and user-friendly, perhaps, and POOF, all of a sudden your blog is gone, and you are presented with a white screen? Fear not, readers! This is The White Screen of Death, and is generally easy to fix. But first, […]

What You Need to Know About Securing Your WordPress Site

WordPress Security What You Need to Know

Just like any online account you have, there are security issues associated with having a WordPress blog or website. Fortunately there are ways to help safeguard your site and your information. Although nothing will completely eliminate the threat of hackers, a little forethought and continued monitoring efforts should reduce your vulnerability. Usernames and Passwords When […]

Basic SEO for Images, Videos, Vlogs, and Podcasts

SEO Images, Videos, Vlogs, Podcasts

In my first post on SEO basics, Getting Started with SEO: Some Basic Principles,  I touched briefly on why SEO for images is important. “Search engines can see words, but they cannot see images. They have no way to see an image and describe it. So it is important that we do that for them. […]

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