Keeping WordPress Up To Date and Secure

After you installed your new WordPress website you need to make sure you keep it up-to-date and optimized. An up-to-date WordPress website is better protected against hacking attempts and runs better with fewer errors.Optimizing your WordPress website goes beyond keeping it up-to-date with the most recent version of the core files and plugins. You need to optimize your database as well … [Read more...]

How To Set Up and Use WordPress Menus

The recent versions of WordPress offer you the new Custom WordPress Menus function to set up a navigation menu. The Menus can be created with pages and categories, and include hyperlinks. You can also sort them any way you want.These new WordPress menus are very flexible and are especially useful if you want to create a static website. You can have different custom menus to show different … [Read more...]

From Static HTML to WordPress Website

This is a question I get on a regular base: How can I convert my Static HTML to WordPress based website?Let me give you a warning in advance, a WordPress website needs to be kept updated! A static HTML site can run for years without you ever touching it for things like security updates or new versions. Just to make you aware of the need for updates!Another thing that needs really … [Read more...]

WordPress Agent Theme for Real Estate Agents

Brain Gardner, WordPress theme designer extraordinaire, just announced the release of a new theme specifically targeted to Real Estate Agents.This theme comes with great features like automatic thumbnail creation and special pages for your real estate listing.There are separate writing panels for your listings with fields for price and other items pertaining to the property. You write … [Read more...]

Moving a WordPress Site to a New Host and Domain – WpSiteBuilding.com

I decided to move this WordPress website from the "old" subdomain (www.hummerbie.com) to a new domain and hosting company.The main reason I moved is because I was unhappy with the hosting provider of the main site. Recently they moved to faster servers and a better internet backbone, but after moving there are still ongoing issues with some of the other sites that run there.The second … [Read more...]

Classic WordPress Website Theme – Magazine by StudioPress Brain Gardner

Brian Gardner is showing off the redesign of his Magazine Theme, which is already a classic.If you look at the new features in the header, you can see why this is going was a great theme to use for Building a website with WordPress. (I now switched to Metro Theme)The tabs at the top are great for extra pages, and the category links will make it easy to "theme" your site.In … [Read more...]

Finding the Right WordPress Pages Ordering Plugin

Running a WordPress Based website produces a Lot of Pages. But WordPress does not allow you to assign Pages to Categories, But this might be a great function to reduce the number of Links in your Page Menu. So currently I am looking at the new Plugins from Andy Staines who creates some great Plugins like the "Page Category Plus" Once I figured out how to use it, you will find the … [Read more...]

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