How to Make Your WordPress Website Load Faster Using Plugins

Having a pretty website with lots of great content is important if you want to capture the attention of readers. Unfortunately, if your page loads too slowly readers may never see your content. Why? You only have a few seconds to grab their attention and keep them from moving on to the next site. Readers

How to Setup Your WordPress Site for Local Search

Select your favorite search engine and type in the name or topic of a business. If there’s a business in your area with that name or topic, the search will show you some unique results. If you’re allowing your browser to use your current location you’ll see companies that are near your present location with

How to Auto Post to Facebook and Twitter From WordPress

Sharing your content on social media such as Facebook and Twitter is a must in order to get more traffic and grow your brand. The problem is the process of sharing your content can be time consuming. The process is not difficult but there are a lot of steps involved: Publish new content on your

How To Ensure Your WordPress Website is Secure

Freshly brewed coffee (or tea) is, for many of us, the preferred way to start the day. Waking up to discover that your WordPress website has been hacked by a malicious individual hell-bent on disrupting your business, is not. The statistics around WordPress are at once impressive and scary. Being the world’s largest CMS means

Everything You Need to Know About WordPress Custom Post Types

One of the things I’ve always found interesting about WordPress is its ability to display different types of content using post types. Post types allow you to create more than one kind of post. In order to keep from every post looking like every other post, you can create your own custom post types. In

How to Add Custom Fonts to WordPress the Easy Way

Adding more fonts to your computer is pretty straightforward. Simply download the files to your fonts directory, and then you can start using them in your sofware and applications of choice. However, if you want to use custom fonts on your website, especially those typefaces that your visitors might not have installed on their devices, it

How to Create a Membership Site with WordPress

Membership sites are a popular eCommerce solutions for WordPress owners. With a membership site, you can restrict access to specific portions of your website. Your visitors would pay a membership fee to access this restricted content, often as a monthly recurring payment. You could even have multiple levels of membership options with different payments for

How to Use Post Formats in WordPress

One popular design element within media, such as magazines, is to vary styles and colors from one article or page to another. If a page has multiple articles, they’re often shown with different fonts, layouts, or callouts to make them have a different look. This makes the page more interesting throughout the magazine. Of course,

Live Blogging with WordPress

In the modern blogging environment, people expect to receive news almost before it happens. We’re living in a real-time world, where traditional long-form media has been largely superseded by instantaneous streams of information. This tendency is doubly visible when it comes to creating content that follows events as they happen, whether that’s reporting from conferences