When you start working with WordPress, the first decision you have to make is which version you’re going to use — WordPress.com or WordPress.org. In this article, I’ll explain the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. By the time I’m done, you will have a better understanding […]
If you’re running your own WordPress site it’s essential that you have a backup. But you also need a plan for dealing with any disaster. This screencast shows you how to prepare for the worst. The lesson also includes a worksheet to help you create your own disaster recovery plan.
WooCommerce is the most popular shopping cart system in the world, powering over 30% of all eCommerce websites. Best of all it’s free. Sort of. While it’s certainly possible to set up shop and start selling online with only the free WooCommerce plugin, there are some limitations. Many store owners will end up purchasing commercial […]
You’ve probably heard a lot about WordPress lately. So, what is WordPress anyway? WordPress is the world’s most popular tool for creating websites. WordPress is capable of creating any style of website, from a simple blog to a full-featured business website. You can even use WordPress to create an online store (using the popular WooCommerce […]
If you’re like most business owners you fall into one of two groups: A) You know you need a website, but you just haven’t had the time or money to make it happen, or B) You have a website, but you know it’s not what it should be and you’re always making excuses for it. […]
User roles are a powerful WordPress feature that allows you to create complex editorial workflows. The key is in understanding what they are and how they work. This lesson introduces you to the core WordPress user roles and explains when you should use each.
The most common question new WordPress users ask is “should I create a post or should I create a page?” This screencast explains the difference between the two and provides guidelines on when to use each.
“How do I change fonts in WordPress?” That’s one of the most common questions I hear from WP Apprentice members. In the past typography on the web has been a bit of a challenge, limited by the fonts that are commonly available on most computers. Fortunately, the state of type on the web has improved […]