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Step by step guide on how to install WordPress

WordPress blogging platform is one of the most easy to install web application script. As a matter of fact, WordPress is well known for its five minutes installation, or less. Many web hosting companies typically offer tools which will automatically install WordPress for you. Though if you would like to install WordPress yourself, below is […]

Choosing the best WordPress hosting service for your business website

It is not easy to choose the best WordPress hosting service for your business website. It is a decision that you need to invest some time in because the performance and service of your hosting provider has a direct impact on your sales, SEO, website’s performance and uptime. The fact that there is a lot […]

Introduction to WordPress Plugins

WordPress Plugins are small open source PHP scripts which have the power to transform a WordPress installation into anything the user wants such as an online store, a social networking website or even a content management system as a backend for a normal website. Even though some WordPress plugins are available at a price, most […]

Website Sitemaps – what they are and why you need them

A Sitemap is an index of all your pages on your website or blog. Typically a single XML file, the Sitemap includes a list of the URLs of all pages on your website. Irrelevant if you are using WordPress or not, a Sitemap is a must have for every website or blog, especially if you […]

WordPress.com or WordPress.org?

If you are thinking of starting your own blog, the first question that comes to mind is if you should have a hosted blog with WordPress.com, or if you should host your own blog by downloading the WordPress software from WordPress.org. In short, while with WordPress.org you have to download the WordPress software, have your […]

Creating a MySQL Database for WordPress

WordPress blogging platform is a PHP based web application and uses a MySQL database as a backend database. In this article we will explain in easy to follow step by step format how to manually create a MySQL database for your WordPress blog or website. Two options are explained below, either by connecting to MySQL […]

Why you should use WordPress

Before starting a new blog or building a new website, we recommend you to read Why you should use WordPress. Millions of amateur and professional bloggers, webmasters, website owners and businesses already chose WordPress software. WordPress is the first blogging platform to provide non-savvy internet users the ability to easily publish content on the World […]

How to Upload Files with FTP to WordPress

What is FTP protocol FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a “means of transport” used to transfer files from your local computer to a remote website, such as a WordPress blog. FTP can also be used to download files from your WordPress website to your computer or to change files and directories permissions on a remote […]

Installing a WordPress Theme

Once you have installed WordPress and chosen your desired WordPress theme, you are set to go. This easy to follow article explains in simple steps how to install the WordPress theme you have selected. If you still haven’t chosen a theme or would like more information on how to find such themes, check out the […]

How to change the WordPress front page to a static page

Since WordPress is a blogging platform, a default installation of WordPress shows the most recent blog posts on the front page. But many users use WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS) for their website and want to have a static page, a number of pages, or a splash screen as the front page instead […]