FirstSiteGuide is supported by our readers. When you purchase via links on our site we may earn a commission. Read More
The blog is the backbone of the modern website. If you’re a beginner blogger and want to learn to blog you’re in the right place. In this section, you will find useful articles on how to start a blog and become a successful blogger.

How to Quickly Find and Edit Code From Themes and Plugins

How to Quickly Find and Edit Code From Themes and Plugins
Working with WordPress can be easy. When compared to many other content management systems, it really is easy. Even if you have nothing to do with the code or design, you can still create your WordPress blog, and you can start writing and publishing content in a matter of minutes. If you need to extend […] Read the full story

How to Create XML Sitemap for Your WordPress Website

How to Create XML Sitemap for Your WordPress Website
Sitemap, as its name already suggests, is a map of your site. To be more specific, a sitemap is a list of all of the pages found on your website. Sometimes, this list can be created manually in order to display structure of your site. By showing the list of your pages, you can show […] Read the full story

Add Your WordPress Site to Google Webmasters Tools

Add Your WordPress Site to Google Webmasters Tools
Google Webmasters Tools is a set of handy applications that can help you analyze your website and see how it’s dealing with the most popular search engine. Those tools will also help you manage your site in order to improve your SEO. If you’re serious about presenting your website to a broader audience, you shouldn’t […] Read the full story

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org Comparison

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org Comparison
A lot of people who are starting a WordPress blog get stuck on the first step – choosing between the “org” and the “com” version. Googling won’t do much good as most articles are just rants about which version is better (neither is better because they serve different purposes). And while they may appear the […] Read the full story

How to Hack Into a WordPress Website and Regain Access

How to Hack Into a WordPress Website and Regain Access
We don’t condone, approve nor encourage any illegal or malicious behavior! The purpose of this article is to explain how to hack or regain access to a WordPress site that belongs to you, or that you have rights to edit, admin, and access. Whatever you do, you’re doing it on your own.  Described methods will help […] Read the full story

How to Link Posts or Pages To an External URL

How to Link Posts or Pages To an External URL
Once you set up your permalinks, WordPress will use that structure in order to point browsers to content located on your server. It doesn’t matter if you left the default permalinks structure or if you customized it for SEO, your posts and page titles will automatically link to a unique URL set by WordPress. And […] Read the full story

Robby McCullough Interview

Robby McCullough Interview
Robby McCullough is a Silicon Valley native and co-founder of Beaver Builder, a drag-and-drop design framework for WordPress. Robby enjoys fishing, hiking, and a good cup of coffee. You can find him in person on the mountain bike trails or virtually on Twitter. Please tell us something about yourself and Beaver Builder. How you ended […] Read the full story

Kevin Sanderson Interview

Kevin Sanderson Interview
Could you tell us a little about yourself – how you ended up starting Vectips and what drew you to this area of knowledge? I bought the site from a very well-known graphic designer, Ryan Putnam, because I saw great potential in a vector art blog. The right domain name is important. How long did […] Read the full story

Karolina Jasvinaite Interview

Karolina Jasvinaite Interview
Please tell us something about Omnisend and yourself? Omnisend is a comprehensive email marketing toolkit tailored to small and medium-sized online stores. The tool was launched two years ago when the founders came up with the idea to offer the market an easy-to-use, data-driven solution that caters to special eCommerce needs. Omnisend covers the entire […] Read the full story

Manuel Vicedo Interview

Manuel Vicedo Interview
Manuel Vicedo is the founder of CPOThemes and creator of Forge– a front-end page builder that makes creating great content in WordPress a breeze. He hails from Spain and has been featured on popular WordPress blogs such as WPLift. He is passionate about creating software that makes publishing on the web easier, helping users create […] Read the full story

David Waring Interview

David Waring Interview
Could you tell us a little about yourself – how did you get an idea to launch Fit Small Business and how important is it for you be online? We’re entrepreneurs ourselves, and looking around the internet we found a lot of great sites talking about how to run an online business or a venture […] Read the full story

Ryan M. Pierson Interview

Ryan M. Pierson Interview
Ryan Matthew Pierson is a technical writer with a history in broadcasting and has worked in virtually every area of media production. He currently works as a technical writer for RocketTheme, a leading producer of templates and themes for WordPress, Joomla, phpBB, and Magento. Could you tell us a little about yourself – how you […] Read the full story

Christopher Gimmer Interview

Christopher Gimmer Interview
Christopher Gimmer is the co-founder and CEO of Snappa – the easiest graphic design tool you’ll ever use. He’s passionate about growth marketing and his writing has been featured on popular sites like Inbound.org, SEMRush, and AHREFs. Could you tell us a little about yourself – how you ended up starting an online business? I […] Read the full story

Zac Johnson Interview

Zac Johnson Interview
Could you tell us a little about yourself how you ended up starting an online business? I first started making money online back in the mid-to-late 90s, while I was still in high school. My first dollar was actually by creating graphic banners for people in the AOL Web Diner chat room and they would […] Read the full story

Posterous is Dead. What Now?

Posterous is Dead. What Now?
Reaching for the Stars An astronaut with a wrench floats in the void of space, with only a smoking satellite for the company. Beside him are the words, “Posterous Spaces is no longer available.” On April 30, 2013, this popular service went down. At the time of its demise, Posterous had an estimated 60,000 daily […] Read the full story

Robot Wisdom and How Jorn Barger Invented Blogging

Robot Wisdom and How Jorn Barger Invented Blogging
Jorn Barger and Where “Blog” Came From Blogs are everywhere. Everybody, every business, everywhere, has a blog these days, some run on free platforms like Blogger and WordPress, but the majority of blogs are created on self-hosted platforms where you are in charge of everything. There are blogs on family, health, writing, music, news, a […] Read the full story

84 Experts Reveal The 3 Best Blog Marketing Tips

84 Experts Reveal The 3 Best Blog Marketing Tips
When you just starting a blog you have many things to take into consideration, from choosing a domain name and web hosting services to writing content and promoting your blog. Whatever you started a blog as a creative outlet or to make some money, you probably want other people to see your hard work. After […] Read the full story

Custom Background Options

Custom Background Options
Video Transcription Hi, this is Brad with Firstsiteguide.com and in this video, I’m going to be walking you through the “Background Appearance” section of your new blog. If we scroll over here to the” Appearance” section we’ll hover over and then we’ll find “Background” here, and click. What the “Background” section is going to allow […] Read the full story

Free Blog Checker the “Fifth Eye” Tool by FSG

Free Blog Checker the “Fifth Eye” Tool by FSG
Tool description Summary. The “Blog Checker / Fifth Eye” tool comes handy when you have to check big lists of websites (URLs). It lets you preview web pages in one display without annoying copy-paste processes and mark (vote) them Yes or No. By using this tool, you can review 100s of websites in less than […] Read the full story

Blogger Icon Set by FirstSiteGuide.com

Blogger Icon Set by FirstSiteGuide.com
60 Free Blogger Icon Set We’re happy to offer a free useful icon set for you. This cool set of 60 New Blogger Icons released by FirstSiteGuide and our friends from Infographics.kz for the WordPress Blog Community. The icons are available as PNG (in two sizes) and AI source files and FREE of use in […] Read the full story

Send this to friend