Here’s a nightmare scenario that keeps too many WordPress site owners from properly maintaining their websites: You log in to your WordPress dashboard and notice that an update is available for your theme. You know that updates are good and you want to keep your site secure, so you click the “upgrade” button and wait […]
Do you have the itch to turn your WordPress theme into something unique? If so, there’ one important step you must take before you get started. Make a child theme first. Doing so will ensure that your hard work doesn’t get overwritten by a future theme update. Be sure you need a child theme before […]
There’s a lot of confusion surrounding WordPress design terminology. I am frequently asked questions like, “can you recommend a good WordPress template for a business website.” When this happens, I understand that the person asking the question is actually looking for a WordPress theme suggestion. While it may seem pedantic to dwell on these seemingly […]
I’m frequently asked how much does WordPress cost? Is WordPress free? The answer is yes; WordPress is free. It’s free both in terms of cost and in terms of what you can do with the software. WordPress is open source software. That means you have complete control over any website you build with WordPress. You […]
WordPress 4.7 has just been released with a small group of feature enhancements, an all new default theme, and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a first look at the Twenty Seventeen theme and quick overview of the latest changes.