I spend most of my waking hours working on all things WordPress, so I explore and test new plugins constantly. But when it comes down to it, I use certain proven ones over and over. Many of the must-have lists include the usual suspects: Akismet, All in One SEO, Google Sitemaps, etc. You know what [...]
It’s choice time. Time to decide which WordPress option is the right one for your blog or website. The only problem is, well, you’re kind of confused—and afraid you’ll screw up. One of the most frequently asked questions from my clients is, “What the heck is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org? And should I [...]
Unless you have been asleep for the last two days—or living under a rock— you know it’s time to upgrade WordPress again (the self-hosted WordPress.org version, as opposed to the hosted WordPress.com one). And with 3.3, also known as “Sonny,” you will find some new goodies. So let’s dig in, shall we?
If you are using WordPress, or thinking about it, once it’s installed, you are given an administrative role. What does that mean? Well, you can do anything and everything to your site because you have full access. One question I get a lot is, “Why are there different user roles and what are they good [...]
At For Bloggers By Bloggers, we use self-hosted WordPress as our platform of blogging choice. There are many reasons for this – flexibility, support, strength of platform, theme developers and much more. But one of the best reasons for using self-hosted WordPress for your blog is that it has a thriving plugin developer community. Plugins [...]