What are the WordPress blocks? The short answer is they simplify adding and editing content, and give you design options you never had before. Find out how.
WordPress Building Blocks
Small, easily digestible chunks of information about how to create a WordPress-based website
Recently I redesigned WordPress Building Blocks with a new theme. Here are some takeaways.
What does the recent “WP Engine acquires StudioPress” announcement mean to you as a user of StudioPress themes, StudioPress sites, or WP Engine?
The Divi theme from Elegant Themes is an extraordinarily flexible WordPress theme. (Here’s my review.) You can use it to make any page, or any post, look exactly the way you want it to, without coding. If you’re an author, you can now download a special layout pack that works with Divi to showcase your
Previously, we discussed SEO — what it is and what it (fortunately) is no longer. If you want Google and the other search engines to understand what your page is about, and what your keyword(s) is, your next steps are simple: Write the best-quality content you can, using natural language Make sure your article provides
Divi 3.0 is here. If you’re not a WordPress nerd, that may not mean a lot to you. But to some of us, those four little words bring a thrill and a level of excitement not usually found with an announcement about a WordPress theme update. A Little Background. . . Divi is a theme
What changes can you expect? The next WordPress update — WordPress 4.4 — is scheduled for release on December 8. There’s already some online buzz (and some misinformation) about it, so we thought we’d let you know what you can expect. As always, many of the changes are behind the scenes and you won’t even
Website design trends change, just as fashions change in housing and clothing — remember bell bottoms and earth-tone shag carpets? Advances in technology drive some of the changing design trends, so we’ll talk about those first. Mobile Responsive If your site isn’t easy to use on a mobile device, Google now penalizes you in search
Your website magic begins with WordPress. Then the theme does a little abracadabra and dresses it up. Plugins, though, are where the real alohomora happens. Plugins extend the functionality of your WordPress site, making it do almost anything. Years ago, from 2001-2004, I ran an e-commerce site for a local retailer. We paid a developer