Tag: WordPress Setup

5 Tips for Migrating WordPress Website to a Better Host

August 15, 2018 | written by Jonathan Woods

Migrating a WordPress website to a new host should be fairly easy. It’s a straightforward process, but complications are common, so you need to be prepared to deal with them. The first thing to do is to study the WordPress Codex, chapter dedicated to migration to a new server. But before you go through with the move, be sure to –> READ ON

Top 7 WordPress Mistakes That Everyone Makes

August 9, 2018 | written by Tom Jager

WordPress is by far the most popular CMS (Content Management System) of them all. In fact, over 30% of all websites run on WordPress, and no other platform comes even close. This easily makes it the most obvious choice for both personal and professional websites and blogs. In fact, it is used by such corporate giants like Facebook, Disney, and –> READ ON

The 7 Most Common Mistakes WordPress Beginners Make

July 12, 2018 | written by Laura Buckler

WordPress will be the first script that most people have installed online for the first website they ever make. This leaves beginners to the platform making several basic mistakes. Today we’ll be looking at the 7 most common mistakes WordPress beginners make (and how to avoid them). Installing WordPress in a “WordPress” Sub-Folder When you unzip WordPress, all the files –> READ ON

5 WordPress Security Practices to Watch Out For in 2018

July 11, 2018 | written by Mary Jones

Here is an AWESOME list of 5 WordPress Security Practices you can do right away. WordPress being an open source screen platform has been the first preference for most website owners. With that comes the added threat to the security of WordPress website security. As a website owner, you are struggling to make your WordPress website stand out in the –> READ ON

Easy Ways to Test WordPress Site for Mobile Responsive Design

April 20, 2018 | written by Brandon Graves

A website is said to be responsive if it adapts its layout based on the screen size of the device in which it is being viewed. This factor is becoming more and more important now-a-days in this era where the headcount of smartphones and tablets are steadily increasing and a large number of such devices are getting connected to the –> READ ON

8 Different Ways to Use RSS Feed for Your WordPress Website

April 18, 2018 | written by Jason Daszkewicz

In simple words, RSS is a combination of XML files that are used by websites to describe news feeds, announcements of new articles, changes in blogs, etc. While optimizing websites, webmasters pay great attention to the content of the pages, navigation, text, and headings. All these are necessary for SEO because they accelerating the indexing of the site and increase –> READ ON

9 Tools & Tips to Make Your Login and Admin Area Safe

April 17, 2018 | written by Arpita Arya

The login page is the door to the admin area of your website. It lets you access the back-end of your site. After logging in, you get access to the dashboard of your site from where you perform various tasks such as creating new posts and pages, updating themes and plugins, etc. As you perform many tasks straight from the –> READ ON

9 Superb Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

March 21, 2018 | written by Catherrine Garcia

When you visit a website, you might come across a contact form that asks for your contact details. Contact form is the best way to generate leads for your organization. The visitors on your website enter their basic contact details, which the sales team uses to connect with them. Contact forms are not restricted to generating leads alone; it is –> READ ON

10 Themes to Build Your Financial Website With WordPress

January 22, 2018 | written by Sreeram Sreenivasan

There are tons of businesses and services that belong to the financial sector – such as startups, private firms, small businesses, investment firms, financial advisors and more. No matter what your business, it’s a lot easier to improve its visibility and establish your online presence if you have an impressive website. Launching your business website is much simpler if you –> READ ON

Updating WordPress Without Pulling Your Hair Out

November 8, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, by its founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, as a fork of b2/cafelog. As of February 2017, WordPress is used by 58.7% of all the websites whose content management system is known. This is 27.5% of the top 10 million websites. Needless to say it is very popular as a software solution to –> READ ON

Create a WordPress Child Theme The Easy Way

November 2, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

What is a child theme? WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits functionality from another theme called parent theme. Child theme is a great way to modify existing theme without changing the original files. When to use child theme? You should use child theme when: You want to make changes to style files Add functionality Modify theme, but still –> READ ON

Creating a Successful WordPress Backup and Restore Strategy

October 31, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

We have a saying here at WP Fix It when it comes to backing up your site. The saying goes “BACKUP BEFORE YOU CRACKUP“. We coined this saying because we have seen so too often people that own or manage a WordPress site be in a situation where a backup file is needed but does not exist. This is a –> READ ON

IN EFFECT NOW – Say Goodbye to WordPress HTTP

October 2, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

YUP, the party is over. Effective currently in Chrome and Firefox!!! If you are running your site in HTTP mode and not HTTPS and have any type of form where a website visitor can enter information, the browser will show the visitor a NOT SECURE warning. Who would ever want this for their site. See exactly how this will look –> READ ON

Guide to Decide on Shared or Managed WordPress Hosting

September 13, 2017 | written by Catherrine Garcia

Every individual or business entity needs to host a website today at one point or another. Whether you’re a traditional retail store wanting to reach your online demographic, an online service with huge business potential, or simply an individual wanting to make a blog; you’ll find yourself making a decision: whether to opt for managed or shared WordPress hosting. WordPress –> READ ON

Setup WordPress Multisite

Step by Step Guide to Install and Setup WordPress Multisite Network

August 16, 2017 | written by Catherrine Garcia
Setup WordPress Multisite

If you are thinking of installing several websites by using only one WordPress install, then WordPress is your best bet. A simple activation of the multisite feature will get you started on multisite network. Basically, all these websites will be powered by one core file. A common database is utilized for all the websites, however, discrete tables are made for each –> READ ON

10 WordPress Plugins to Stay Away From That Slow Your Site Down BIG TIME!

July 18, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

It is a fact that visitors to a site want to browse fast and not have to experience long wait times for the page to load. In most cases plugins are the cause of slow load times. So we wanted to give you the top 10 WordPress plugins to stay away from. This post is in no means a plan –> READ ON

How to Hide WordPress Menu Items

How to Hide WordPress Menu Items

June 14, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support
How to Hide WordPress Menu Items

Have you ever wanted to learn how to hide WordPress menu items based on certain conditions? This is a very valuable piece of knowledge. The most common use for knowing how to hide WordPress menu items is if you wanted to show menu items for a logged in viewer but not a logged out viewer. This is just one of –> READ ON

FIXED Error Establishing a Database Connection WordPress

June 12, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $39. CLICK HERE Your WordPress database is the location of all the data your site needs to function. If your site is unable to access the database, you will quickly see an Establishing a Database Connection error when trying to reach your site online. Seeing –> READ ON

Be Aware of Old WordPress Plugins

June 5, 2017 | written by Nile Flores

A lot of times, as I clean up hacked sites, I see a lot of plugins that haven’t been developed on or updated in years- beyond even 2 years (many even between the 6-10 year range.) This is truly concerning, as this is a matter of security for your WordPress site. What makes old WordPress plugins? It’s not necessarily an –> READ ON

See WordPress Database Details Inside Admin Area

June 1, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

Have you ever needed to fix something on your WordPress site that required you knowing the details of the database your site is using? Well we want to show you how to see WordPress Database Details inside of the admin area of your site. Normally this would be achieved by having hosting access and looking at the database details inside –> READ ON

How to Install WordPress a Few Different Ways

May 30, 2017 | written by WP Fix It Support

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $39. CLICK HERE There are a few different ways how to install WordPress and we want to show you how to do the two most popular ways. We could call these two different ways of how to install WordPress the EASY ways and the –> READ ON

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