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.

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 creating a website in WordPress, you should think about the best structure for your site. But before you can customize them properly, you should know what […]

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 […]

How to Install Plugins in WordPress


WordPress plugins can quickly extend your site and make it a better place both for you and the visitors. While it is technically possible to have a WordPress site without even one active plugin, the chances are that admins will need at least a few of them to even start a website. With time, the […]

What is a WordPress plugin?


A plugin is a piece of software that extends the functionality of the WordPress platform. Once installed and activated, plugins can add new features to your site. They can also change existing functionalities or even completely modify any particular part of the blog. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language. But to take advantage […]

WordPress Users Roles and Permissions


When it’s time to manage a WordPress blog, not all users are created equally. Some will be able to do practically anything they like, while others will have limited access to your site’s content, features, options, and settings. And there is a good reason for that – you don’t want just anyone to have access […]

How to Add Your First Post in WordPress The Right Way

WordPress posts screen

When talking about WordPress, the best blogging platform, with bloggers who have already spent a few years writing, creating WordPress posts might sound trivial. The truth is that you can publish your first post very quickly. But if you want to do it the right way, there are things you should explore from the start. […]

How to Add a Navigation Menu in WordPress


Navigation menus (usually referred to only as menus) are a vital part of every website. Imagine them as an interactive map of a blog. They allow displaying the entire site’s structure and, at the same time, menus help visitors to navigate through different sections and pages more comfortably. Today, it is hard to find a blog […]

How to Install a WordPress Theme?


When you start a WordPress blog, and especially if this is the first one you have worked with, finding the right WordPress theme may take time. And that’s something completely natural. Just like finding new furniture or deciding on a new hairstyle, it will take time until you stumble upon that perfect theme that’s going […]

How to Use Widgets in WordPress Dashboard


WordPress widgets are small independent components that allow users to apply a particular function to your new website. Just by enabling a widget, users can extend their blogs and show additional information on predefined areas. By using widgets, anyone can have control over themes’ functions without having any technical knowledge. If there were no widgets, […]

How to Use Tools Section in The WordPress Dashboard


Besides WordPress settings which contain practically all options for a site, there are a few more features to be found in WordPress’ tools belt. As these WordPress tools are a bit different than the rest of the settings, they have a special place in the admin menu. WordPress tools section contains scripts that are needed only on extraordinary […]

How to Create a Custom 404 Error Page in WordPress


No matter how hard you try to keep your WordPress website perfect, you are probably already aware of the fact that it is simply not possible. While you keep posting new content, publishing new pages and changing the structure of your site, problems will arise. Without exceptions. But don’t worry about that! It wasn’t your […]

How to Customize Your WordPress Website Header


WordPress header is the topmost section, and unquestionably the most important visual element of a WordPress powered website. As it is the first thing visitors will see after loading your site, it is crucial that you pay some extra attention when customizing the header. Usually, WordPress header displays a picture or a video that is […]

What is a WordPress Theme?


WordPress theme is a bundle of files (PHP, JS, CSS, images and other) which work together to produce an overall design and look&feel of a website. Those files include code which creates the structure of your site, styles that make your blog more beautiful, and different options that empower you to customize your website without […]

Comments: What is a Comment and How to Manage It?


WordPress blogging platform comes with a commenting system that allows your website visitors to leave opinions on given topic and to communicate with you and other users of your site. Known as a comment, this (usually short) message is located at the bottom of your posts and pages. When a user lands on a post or a page […]

Using WordPress Pages and Creating a New Page


WordPress pages, besides posts, are the standard built-in post type that allows you to publish content on your blog. That wasn’t the case a few years ago until WordPress reached version 1.5. As it started as a blogging platform, WordPress offered only posts to its users. After some time, people developed a need for different post […]

WordPress Posts vs. Pages


When you create a new blog and open the WordPress dashboard for the first time and decide to start writing your first article, you might get confused. Should you create a new post or a new page? Are there any differences between the two? The short answer is – yes, there are differences. Posts and […]

How to Use WordPress Media Library and Add Images


As it’s obvious from its name, WordPress puts a lot of emphasis on the written word. There are endless possibilities and settings when it comes to writing. But it has been a long time since media files were something you could ignore on your site. Because, if not for anything else, “a picture is worth […]

How to Use Categories in WordPress


WordPress categories are a way of grouping posts on your blog. They are just one of the taxonomies that WordPress uses to organize content on the website. Since we are talking about taxonomies, this is the perfect time to get acquainted with the term, before you get scared of it. Basically, that’s all you have […]

How to Update WordPress, Themes, and Plugins Inside The Dashboard


Once every few weeks, when you log into your WordPress blog and go to the dashboard, you will notice that there are updates available for your site. Although it is easy to just click the button to upgrade your WordPress core, themes, and plugins to a newer version, you should take an extra step and […]

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