WordPress is the most popular content management system that used by bloggers all around the world. If you are new to WordPress, you are in the right place. Learn all the basic terminology and how to use it.

Wix vs. WordPress Comparison 2018

Before creating accounts or downloading files, you will probably get all excited about building a website. That’s good, welcome on board! But if you don’t have previous experience with web building systems, it is time for some extra research – which one should you choose as your starting point? As you might already know, WordPress […]

Squarespace vs. WordPress Comparison 2018

Without a doubt, WordPress is the most popular web building platform in the world. But as you probably already know, it is not the only one. Various other platforms offer powerful blogging and web tools as well, and some of them are quite good competitors. And just like with anything else in life, there are […]

The Best Managed WordPress Hosting 2018

WordPress should be simple. That is one of the reasons why our beloved CMS is so popular in the first place. But is it so straightforward as it seems? When talking about installing WordPress, publishing first posts and managing photos, things are really quite simple. Even complete beginners will agree that getting around WordPress doesn’t […]

How to Use Custom Fields in WordPress

While you were writing your previous article, you might have scrolled over Custom Fields area in the post editor. This simple, yet so powerful WordPress feature, might go unnoticed by beginners but it’s actually a feature which can undoubtedly transform your simple and plain website into a dynamic portal which will attract new visitors. Let […]

The Best WordPress Themes for 2018

We are proud to present to you our 5th annual list of the best WordPress Themes in 2018. As you may have noticed, this somehow turned into a tradition here at First Site Guide. The WordPress platform continued to be the most widely used CMS and as such there were many new themes developed for […]

How to Modify Featured Images in WordPress

Images are vital components of every website. Before you start questioning the importance of images, just try to imagine your favorite blog or website without ones. Would you be as much interested in reading about technology, cars, food or fashion and makeup if the website contained no images? When first websites went online, images couldn’t […]

How to Change The Author in WordPress and Best Author Plugins

Although today WordPress is a powerful and versatile content management system that’s capable of practically anything, it’s still mostly used as a blogging platform. Even if a blog is just a part of your website, you will have to have at least one author that will write new content. But the chance is, you will […]

How to Add a Copyright Notice in WordPress

Almost every website that you find on the Internet will have a copyright notice which gives basic information about the site. Even though the law has changed and placing a copyright symbol won’t actually protect your work, there is an unwritten rule for web designers to put a notice in the footer of the website […]

How to Add Google Analytics to a WordPress Website

Whether it is a blog, simple personal website or business portfolio that you are building with WordPress, you are doing it for a reason. You want people to be able to get to the content that you have presented online. Without the audience, your web project doesn’t serve its purpose. So one way or another, […]

How to Create a Beautiful One-Page Website with WordPress

A one-page website is a site with just one page which the user can scroll through. A lot of one-page websites still have a primary menu. People can click on the menu items, but instead of going to another page, they go to another section on the same page. We already showed you how to […]

How to Hide Posts on Homepage of the WordPress Website

WordPress is versatile. By choosing different WordPress themes, installing plugins and manually fiddling with code and templates, you can develop any type of website that you want. The style of the homepage depends solely on the theme and your wishes. But even though it has been years after WordPress evolved into much more than a […]

Yoast SEO Plugin Overview

With more than 3+ million active installations, Yoast SEO is one of the most popular plugins for WordPress platform. There are more than 150,000 new downloads each day, and it doesn’t surprise that this free plugin is one of the first choices for new bloggers. Even if you are just starting out with WordPress, the […]

Disqus Comment System Plugin Overview

Blogging and commenting go hand in hand – you pretty much can’t have one without another. Right after you start receiving first comments on your new WordPress blog, you will realize that managing discussions take time. Although there is nothing wrong with having the default comment system which comes pre-installed with WordPress, there are alternatives that […]

What is Gravatar? How to Create and Use it?

When starting a blog, simple icons that represent individuals probably won’t be on top of your list to check out. But after just days of blogging and starting to connect with people, it’s hard not to notice that most of the bloggers and commenters have their pictures associated with the name. Those little images that […]

How to Start a WordPress Blog: Self-hosted and Freemium

Even years before the term “blog” spread through the Internet, people were writing personal stories in different online formats. Back in 90’s, individuals had been writing online journals and diaries where they were able to express feelings and share private anecdotes. Not much after the era of forums and chatrooms, those journals evolved into weblogs […]

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Website Security

We all know that WordPress is the most popular blogging platform in the world. There are millions of users who work with the CMS on an everyday basis. And because of its popularity, there are numberless fantastic themes, plugins, and services which supplement every site. But being popular isn’t always a good thing. With all […]

How to install WordPress CMS

WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system). Everybody knows that, and it is not that hard to choose WordPress as your personal blogging platform since there are millions of users worldwide who can vouch for it. If you are still not well-acquainted to the CMS, we invite you to learn more about WordPress. […]

WordPress Permalink’s Settings and Custom URL Structure

Permalinks are one of those terms that many bloggers use on an everyday basis, but not many of them understand them completely. They are very important, and even before starting a blog, you should think about the best structure for your site. But before you can customize them properly, you should know what permalink are […]

How to Use the Appearance Editor in WordPress

Until now, you have had a chance to customize WordPress CMS through various user-friendly editors. The Customizer has allowed you to peddle through different appearance options that your theme supported. But when you decide to personalize your site beyond the given options, you should know about the WordPress Appearance Editor. Among many files in WordPress […]

How to Use The Customize Page to Edit WordPress Theme

Just one of the amazing features of WordPress that has made it so popular among bloggers is the ability to use themes. Without any technical knowledge, anyone can now have a beautifully designed website that everybody will love. But even though WordPress themes serve you everything on a platter, that does not mean you should […]

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