Sometimes the hardest part of using WordPress is knowing where to turn when things go wrong. Where do you turn when you need WordPress help? There are any number of situations where you will find yourself needing WordPress support. Between your theme, the plugins you’ve installed, and WordPress itself, figuring out where to turn for […]
The latest WordPress update is another one of those “minor” releases that requires careful consideration. This release presents users with an opportunity to test the new Gutenberg editor. Is Gutenberg right for you? Watch this update and decide for yourself.
Typically WordPress maintenance releases include bug fixes and security patches only — not new features. But, WordPress 4.9.6 is not your typical maintenance release. In this briefing, I explain why this maintenance release includes new features and why it wasn’t numbered 5.0. I also take you on a quick tour of the new GDPR features […]
These days you can never be too secure online. It seems like some major website is getting hacked almost every week. What hope is there for the small website owner? The first step to securing your website is preventing the wrong people from logging in. While a strong password is a good start, that’s still […]
In my last update, I addressed the number one question I’ve heard about Gutenberg: Will Gutenberg break my website? If you haven’t seen that video, I encourage you to make some time to watch it. I demonstrate some of the problems that might occur with certain themes and plugins. I also show you a few […]
The response to my last video was overwhelming. Pretty much every email and comment expressed the same concern. It seems everyone is worried that Gutenberg will break their WordPress site. It’s a hard question to answer because: a) Gutenberg is still in beta, so it’s still evolving, and b) there are a mind-boggling number of […]
Something big is about to hit the WordPress world. It’s code-named Gutenberg. In this briefing, I explain what Gutenberg is and when you can expect it. I also take you on a tour of the latest beta and explain how a new generation of WordPress plugins will unlock the power of Gutenberg.
Goals are not a one-time thing…they’re an everyday thing. – Unknown We’re well into the first quarter of the new year, and you’re back to living your regular life. Now is a good time to reflect on the fact that your new year’s goals are a year-long commitment. Remember all those goals you had for […]
WordPress 4.9 has just been released. The new version includes upgrades to the theme customizer, a new media gallery widget, and an enhanced code editor. Watch the briefing for a demonstration of the latest features.
WordPress 4.8 has just been released with a small group of feature enhancements, and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. The biggest change is the addition of a number of new media widgets. It’s now easier than ever to add photos, audio, and video to your sidebar. Watch this […]
There are many reasons why you might want to install WordPress on your desktop or laptop computer. For example, you may want to use your local installation as a safe space where you can learn more about WordPress and experiment in private — sort of like training wheels for WordPress. Or you might want to […]
In this video tutorial, I show you how to setup the WooCommerce Subscriptions plugin. Subscriptions are a great way to create recurring revenue for your business. Best of all, subscriptions work equally well with both digital and physical products. There are several ways to use the Subscriptions plugin. First, you can use it to add […]