Block 2

WordPress Building Block 2: the foundation

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How to Stick a Post to the Top of Your WordPress Blog

Ever wonder how some blogs have a post that seems to be glued in the first position? That “start here” message stays on top, where new visitors will always see it. It even has a name — it’s called a sticky post. It might look something like this. Why Would You Want a Sticky Post? There […]

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Block 2 is WordPress itself

How to Update WordPress

WordPress Tutorial #13 Periodically WordPress releases an update. (So do your themes and plugins.) You’ll find out about it when you log into your WordPress dashboard. At the top of your screen you’ll see the message, WordPress [latest version] is available now. Let’s walk through the process of how to update WordPress. Do you update?

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WordPress Security: How to Switch to a Safer Username

Recently there’s been a lot of news about hackers attempting to get into WordPress websites. In this particular set of hacking attempts, the bad guys are going after sites where the username is Admin. Using Admin is like leaving your front door wide open, with a plate of cookies and a pitcher of milk set

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