Category: Using WordPress
8 Best Cheap WordPress Hosting Options: An Honest Review
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How to Disable File Editing in the Admin Area of WordPress
In this text and video Quick Guide, we describe how to disable all kinds of file editing within the WordPress admin area (also known as wp-admin).
Is WordPress a Good Website Builder?
WordPress isn’t as beginner-friendly as some alternatives, but it offers vastly more potential for customization. Is, and when is, WordPress a good website builder?
Using Gutenberg to Show Your Site’s Latest Posts on a Page
How do you show latest posts with Gutenberg? That’s what we’re here to answer. When I wanted this feature, it was so that my site’s “About” page would be able to list my latest posts. Back in 2007 or so, I more-or-less had to learn to program to get this working in WordPress. Now it’s as simple as finding the right block in the WordPress Gutenberg editor.
25 Free Time-Saving Online Tools for WordPress Developers
As Fred wrote in an earlier post, learning WordPress development is hard. It’s not just a case of being able to write code. There’s a heap of associated skills: analysis, design, SEO, copywriting, user experience, maintenance and more.
How to Install a New WordPress Theme Using a Zip File
This text and video Quick Guide covers something simple and important in WordPress: how to install a WordPress theme from a zip file.
WordPress Shortcode Tutorial: How to Create Shortcodes, and Why They’re Super-Useful
This article is an in-depth WordPress shortcode tutorial. We cover what shortcodes are, when to use them, and how to register your own, with full-code custom shortcode examples.
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating a hero image on a WordPress site using the Beaver Builder plugin.
SiteGround vs. Kinsta: Choosing Between the Two Best WordPress Hosts
Kinsta and SiteGround are the two best hosts in WordPress. They’re also very different. Which one’s right for you? We’ll make it easy:
SiteGround Review: Why SiteGround Should Be Your First Choice for Shared Hosting in 2020
We’ve written this comprehensive SiteGround review after testing all major WordPress hosts and hosting with SiteGround for five years. We recommend making SiteGround’s GrowBig plan (starts at $5.95/mo before renewing higher) your first choice for shared WordPress hosting on any site with fewer than 30,000 visits a month. It’s reliable, performant, and technically cutting-edge, with very good and accessible tech support.