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 Upgrade Old Version of WordPress

One thing I see in common with users who have a static WordPress website is that they don’t update and upgrade it on a regular base. Most of you don't know how to upgrade an old version of WordPress.Note: Update means small changes like Security updates. Upgrade means that there are new functions and possibilities in the new version.Now that you ended up with an older insecure version … [Read more...]

7 Tips to Customize WordPress Twenty Eleven Theme

A lot of WordPress websites are built upon, and still use, the previous default WordPress Theme Twenty Eleven. I will show you 7 tips that you can use to customize the Twenty Eleven Theme.With most of the tips, you don't even need to know much about PHP coding, just how to install a special Twenty Eleven plugin. Tip 1: Install WordPress Twenty Eleven Theme Extensions Twenty Eleven … [Read more...]

Secure Your WordPress Website with Wordfence

Even though some people will tell you that WordPress is insecure, you should know that the core of WordPress is one of the most secure open source content management systems there is today.Even the latest hack attempts were not targeted to the software itself. It was an attack by sending brute-force password hack attempts for default users names and weak passwords. So make sure you don't … [Read more...]

Block WordPress Comment Spam

There is one things that most new WordPress users want to do after few days: Block WordPress Comment Spam You will understand after your site has been running for a couple of days.Comment spam is a black-hat tactic to getting back-links to a website. Most of those fake comments are done via spam-bots (small programs) that inject comments into the comment field of your blog articles. … [Read more...]

How To Make WordPress Look Like a Website

WordPress has come a long way since its beginning, it was created as a blogging platform but is now way beyond that. You can easily make WordPress look like a website with just a few configuration and theme options.With the latest versions, especially version 3.0 where the custom menu feature was introduced you can use it for any kind of website.Using WordPress custom menu's you can … [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...]

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