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WordPress is the most popular content management system that powers blogs and websites all around the world. If you are new to WordPress, you are in the right place. Here you can learn how to use and improve your website.

The Difference Between Posts vs. Pages in WordPress

The Difference Between Posts vs. Pages in WordPress
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 […] Read the full story

How To Use WordPress Media Library and Add Images

How To Use WordPress Media Library and Add Images
When your blog is well written enough to engage your audience, why do you need to add media files to your WordPress articles? Media files are something you shouldn’t miss including on your site. Pairing information with pictures and videos helps your audience to understand written words quickly and without any ambiguity or confusion. Consider […] Read the full story

How to Use Categories in WordPress

How to Use Categories in WordPress
WordPress categories are a way of grouping posts on your WordPress 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 […] Read the full story

How to Update WordPress Website, Themes, and Plugins

How to Update WordPress Website, Themes, and Plugins
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 […] Read the full story

The WordPress Dashboard: Admin Area and Panel

The WordPress Dashboard: Admin Area and Panel
The WordPress Dashboard displays a quick overview of the blog/website when a user logs in to the admin area. The Dashboard allows you to post articles, add plugins to enhance the website’s functionality, add categories, customize themes, and much more. Often known as WP Admin, the Dashboard is the control center of your entire blog/website. […] Read the full story

How to Find and Login to WordPress Admin URL

How to Find and Login to WordPress Admin URL
If you are creating a blog or making a website, after installing WordPress, you’ll need to log into your WordPress admin dashboard. Without access to the admin page, you won’t be able to customize your blog or site. Admin is the place where “everything happens”, where you write posts and manage the website. In order […] Read the full story

What is WordPress Content Management System (CMS)?

What is WordPress Content Management System (CMS)?
Even if you’ve never worked with WordPress, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about this content management system (CMS). Since its first baby steps in 2003, WordPress has rapidly gained popularity, and it became one of the best and most used software solutions when it comes to building and managing a website or blog. Today, […] Read the full story

An Overview of the WordPress Settings Section

An Overview of the WordPress Settings Section
While working with WordPress, everyone’s first instinct is to start with the creation phase immediately. However, before you start creating, you should take a look at your WordPress website’s basic settings. Those settings can help you to control your website’s overall functionality. Developing your knowledge of WordPress settings ensures that you will maximize your use […] Read the full story

How to Automatically Update WordPress Plugins

How to Automatically Update WordPress Plugins
Although you can make a blog without a single plugin on the list, the chances are that you will have to install at least a few of them. No matter how great of an expert are you, some features would just take too much of your precious time to develop from scratch. Since there are […] Read the full story

How to Backup Your WordPress Website

How to Backup Your WordPress Website
Backup is one of those computer-related terms that everyone likes to use even if they don’t completely understand it. If you are still not familiar with the term, it is a process of copying or archiving data so that you can quickly restore it if something terrible happens to the original files. When talking about WordPress, […] Read the full story

How to Add Clickable Phone Numbers in WordPress

How to Add Clickable Phone Numbers in WordPress
Smartphones are ruling the world. We don’t have to repeat how smartphones changed the world and what are they capable of. We also know that in modern society, every website that you create has to be responsive. But what happens with phone numbers that you write in your WordPress posts and pages? Most of the […] Read the full story

The Ultimate cPanel Guide for WordPress Beginners

The Ultimate cPanel Guide for WordPress Beginners
Every blog or website, including a WordPress one, needs a hosting provider. Once you decide whom you are going to trust, you will start a blog and install WordPress. As you probably already know, managing a site takes both time and some skill. WordPress can help you a lot with your blog, but when it […] Read the full story

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

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
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