As a new WordPress blogger you're going to need to understand how visitors interact with your blog. You can't do this with any degree of accuracy without using tools. Without doubt, one of the first tools you should employ when you've set up your WordPress blog is Google Analytics. In this guide, … [Read more...] about How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress to Understand Your Traffic
The WordPress content management system is one of the most popular blogging platforms powering over 60 million websites. It's easily the most widely used blogging tool on Earth. Find out how to supercharge your WordPress blog with our straightforward tutorials, hacks and tips.
If you don't use SiteGround as your blog hosting provider, you're likely unaware of the many advantages it offers. Super-fast servers and plenty of storage for a very agreeable price are not the only things you get with a SiteGround hosting subscription. If you run a WordPress blog, you'll also be … [Read more...] about The SG Optimizer Plugin for WordPress… SiteGround’s Cherry on the Top
I've spoken before about using Google AdSense to monetize your WordPress blog. AdSense is one of the easiest ways to start earning money from blogging, and while it's perhaps not the most lucrative way to monetize, it's pretty straightforward to set up. So I'm going to explain how to add Google … [Read more...] about How to Add Google AdSense to WordPress
If you're new to WordPress the concept of child themes might mean nothing to you. If this is the case, I'm going to tell you what WordPress child themes are. I'll also explain why they're so important. By the end of this post I'll answer: What are WordPress child themes?What do they do?Why are … [Read more...] about What Are WordPress Child Themes & Why Use Them?
Today I'm going to discuss advanced WordPress security best practices to help bolster your blog's defences from more sophisticated attempts to exploit it. This is part of a two-part series on WordPress security. The first part explains how to secure WordPress for beginners. It focuses on security … [Read more...] about 7 Advanced WordPress Security Best Practices
In this post I'm going to give you options for how to secure WordPress to make your blog more robust and avoid hacking heartbreak. The security of your WordPress blog is vitally important. It probably took you a good deal of effort to set up your blog and if you've been blogging for any length of … [Read more...] about How to Secure WordPress in 8 Simple Ways
If you're a WordPress blogger, there are dozens of ways to monetize your blog. One of the most profitable methods is to promote affiliate products, for which you make a commission. I'm going to talk a little about promoting affiliate products and ultimately explain how to add affiliate links in … [Read more...] about How to Add Affiliate Links in WordPress
Have you ever looked at someone's blog and asked yourself if it's a WordPress blog? Or if it is, what plugins it's using? It's often useful to understand what other bloggers do so you can emulate specific WordPress blogs you admire. In this post I'll explain a simple way to to check if a site is … [Read more...] about How to See What WordPress Plugins a Site is Using
I've had a tricky problem to resolve. My current WordPress theme does not employ the function to display category descriptions on my category pages. So I understand some things are made like this, and I am happy with mine. But the thing is I want my category pages to include a description. What … [Read more...] about How to Display Category Descriptions in WordPress
As a WordPress blogger, you'll likely find there are certain times when you use the same content in multiple places. That content might be an image, video, text or a combination of all or some of them. Repetitive tasks use up your time and tend to be tedious. The good news is you can automate the … [Read more...] about How to Create & Edit Reusable Blocks in WordPress