You’ll find thousands of folks online saying that you can setup WordPress yourself in just minutes. And, they’re right. What you can’t do is set it up with full security using that method. Here are a few tips to help you protect your site from getting hacked, and the one question to ask folks who say you don’t need to worry about it.
The first task new site owners want to spend their time and money on is a great theme. Discover why making content a priority instead helps you take the first step toward getting the abstract idea of site ownership out of the ethers, and begins the process of a manifesting your site into reality on a firm foundation.
You can fully customize the layout of the Text Editor Page and I’ll show you two great ways to do it in this video. One is for completely distraction-free writing like you have in a word processor. The other way will give you mostly distraction-free writing and serves as a handy pre-publish checklist. Both methods are a perfect fit for smaller laptop screens too.
Most folks think logos are only for headers. But, Google sees your site very differently than viewers. It indexes all the static areas of your site, which include the header, sidebar, and footer. Here are a few tips that will help you increase your SEO by strategically placing items in your sidebar.
The first things you’ll want to create on a new WordPress site are your core pages. In this video tutorial, I show you how to create a page, including how to paste content from a word processor. And I’ll show you some time-saving shortcut keys for copy and paste that you’ll want to use everywhere. Plus, you’ll learn tips on creating titles and permalinks that will keep search engines and readers happy.
The beauty of WordPress is that you can install new themes without disturbing the core content of your site – in theory. But, in reality, changing themes could disrupt certain elements of your site. In this updated video, I tell you how to find and preview new themes before you install them. And tips for preparing your site before you change anything.
I’m in the process of updating many of my video tutorials for WordPress 3.2 and starting with all of the free ones that are also available on the BlogAid YouTube Channel.
I just received a working invitation for Google+ and wanted to make a good tutorial for folks just starting out. So, this post is long, but it gives you the how-to and why-to of getting your Google+ account started on the right foot.