Beginner's Guide for WordPress - Start your WordPress Blog in minutes.
Choosing the Best
WordPress Hosting
How to Easily
Install WordPress
Recommended
WordPress Plugins
View all Guides

Why is WordPress Free? What are the Costs? What is the Catch?

Freedom

One of the most often asked question by our users is “Do I have to pay to use WordPress?”. We tell them that WordPress is a free and open source software, which is usually followed by, “Why is WordPress Free?”. In this post, we will… Read More »

Posted on:
Jan 16, 2013
Filed Under:

Why my WordPress site got de-indexed from Google? What can I do to fix it?

WordPress SEO Guide

SEO is a big thing when it comes to blogging. With google coming out with all these Panda and Penguin updates, new bloggers often get confused. One of our users recently got their entire site de-indexed from Google. In this article, we will answer the… Read More »

Posted on:
Nov 23, 2012
Filed Under:

What is the Difference Between Posts vs. Pages in WordPress

Posts vs. Pages in WordPress

Often WordPress beginners get confused between posts and pages. By default, WordPress comes with two content types, posts and pages. As a beginner, you are probably wondering what is the difference between them? It seems to have similar fields in the dashboard. It seems to… Read More »

Posted on:
Nov 13, 2012
Filed Under:

How to Get the URL of Images You Upload in WordPress

Get Image URL

Often in our articles you will see a reference like insert image URL. For example, in our adding new default avatars article, we mentioned just add the name and image URL. One of our users, asked how to get the URL of images you upload… Read More »

Posted on:
Nov 1, 2012
Filed Under:
4

What is a WordPress Theme Framework? Pros, Cons, and More

WordPress Theme Frameworks

Recently, one of our users asked us the question what is a WordPress theme framework? Before answering her question we did a quick search, and the results were surprising. There was not a single comprehensive article that explained what is a WordPress theme framework. Majority… Read More »

Posted on:
Oct 26, 2012
Filed Under:

How to Change the Font Size in WordPress

Change Font Size in WordPress

Recently one of our users asked how to change the font size in WordPress post and page content. There are a few possible ways to doing so. In this article, we will show you how to change the font size in WordPress. Video Version Method… Read More »

Posted on:
Sep 20, 2012
Filed Under:

How to Effectively Attract and Manage Guest Bloggers in WordPress

Guest Bloggers in WordPress

Guest blogging has become a powerful way to gain exposure. There are tons of articles on the web that talks about how to write a great guest post. However, we had a hard time finding an article that covered publisher’s side of things. What are… Read More »

Posted on:
Sep 13, 2012
Filed Under:
9

How to Find a Job Using a WordPress Blog

Need a Job

This is a guest post by Jeszlene Zhou (@jeszlene @firstcommjob) In the new media world, where recruiters are increasingly screening social media profiles and headhunting talents online, a blog gives you control over the online information your potential employers will come across by directing them… Read More »

Author:
Posted on:
Sep 12, 2012
Filed Under:
5

Categories vs Tags – SEO Best Practices for Sorting your Content

Categories vs Tags - Best Practices for sorting your WordPress Content

One of the most discussed topics we see when attending WordCamps and other events is what’s better for SEO: categories vs tags? What’s the difference between categories and tags? What’s the optimal number of WordPress categories? How many is too many? Is it okay to… Read More »

Posted on:
Aug 13, 2012
Filed Under: