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WordPress Tutorial: How to Manage Site Security through Updates [VIDEO]

Did you know that in 2012 more than 117,000 WordPress installations were hacked? (the most recent year I could find data). And that today, 73.2% WordPress installations are vulnerable to being hacked? This is because these sites had software that was out of date on them. And that’s bad enough, but it’s been a bad week in… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial-How to Use Zemanta and Set a Featured Image

I was recently talking with a client about finding images to go on his blog. Obviously Zemanta is, by far and away, the easiest method for locating images that can legally be used on a website. But the downside to using the Zemanta tool is that the images aren’t eligible for use as a Featured… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: Managing External Links [VIDEO]

It seems like lately there has been a rash of request to remove links like the one below. Hi there, My name is ###### ####### and I am responsible for the website http://######.com/ The reason why I am contacting you is the content of the following link that points towards my site: Link: https://paraduxmedia.com/#### Above links are violating current formal Google… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Make a Landing Page or Squeeze Page

In this video tutorial, I’ll show you how two different ways to make a landing page or squeeze page in your Genesis WordPress website. Landing pages (or squeeze pages) are a page designed to limit the distractions available to your reader and focus their attention on the one simple choice you are asking them to… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Edit a Link [VIDEO]

Sometimes you need to be able to change a link on your website. It could be because the link went out of date, it might be that it just needs updating for some other reason, or maybe you forgot to set the target correctly.  But regardless of the reason, editing a link is simple and… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Change Your Backup Plugin [VIDEO]

When we build a website for a client who wants to self-host the site themselves, we always install a backup plugin to make it easy for them to be able to take complete backups of their website. It seems though, that the one we had been using, WP Complete Backup, might be working intermittently at… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: Add a Slide to SlideDeck [VIDEO]

One of my new favorite plugins lately is SlideDeck. It makes adding images and slides to a website soo easy. By comparison with other sliders out there on the market, this one is a breeze. The vast majority of websites we’ve built in the last 6 months have had a SlideDeck slider installed on it…. Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Add a Heading

Headings make your WordPress posts easier to read and easier to scan to find the information you’re looking for. They also help with Search Engine Optimization. If you can use your keyword in the body of your post or page, in the H1 heading, and in an H2 and H3 heading, you’ve come a long… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Recheck Comments for Spam

Have you noticed? The spam-bots are out in full force these days. Even the very best spam filters are getting overwhelmed from time to time and not successfully sorting spam from legitimate comments. Happily, Akismet has provided a way to recheck the comment queue for spam, thus usually halving the workload involved in sorting and… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Add an Advert to the AdRotate Plugin

There are so many plugins that make your WordPress website do exactly what you want. AdRotate is a great one that does what it’s name implies — it rotates ads on your website. It also manages schedules and automatically starts and stops ads according to the schedule you specify. Adding a new advert though can… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: Working with Widgets [VIDEO]

One of the more powerful systems in WordPress are the Widgets. Widgets control at least your Sidebars, sometimes your home pages, and sometimes additional locations throughout your website as determined by your theme. Working with widgets is easy — but also dangerous. In Widgets, there is no “undo”. In this video, learn the basics of… Read More

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WordPress Tutorial: How to Add a Post [VIDEO]

How to make a new post in WordPress. One of the nicest features of WordPress is how easy it is to add content to your website in the form of a Post. In this WordPress Tutorial Video, learn how to add that new post and start growing your WordPress website in no time.