Category: WordPress Admin Tips

How to Find the Absolute Path on a Webserver Using PHP

Sometimes you need to know the full path or absolute path of a directory or a file stored on a web server. For example if you are using .htaccess file restrict access to the WordPress dashboard, you need to specify the absolute path of the .htpasswd file (Apache password file) in the .htacecss file or […]

How and Why to Create a Robots.txt for your Website

Robots.txt is a file which should be stored in the root directory of every website. The main purpose of such file is to restrict access to some or all content on your website by search engine bots that crawl websites. A robots.txt file is not mandatory. In fact you only need to have one if […]

Choosing the best WordPress web host service for your website

Choosing the best hosting provider for your WordPress blog or website is one of the early and crucial decisions you have to make as a WordPress owner. The performance and service of your hosting provider has a direct impact on your sales, SEO, website’s performance and uptime. And since you cannot simply change the hosting […]

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 […]

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 […]