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In the articles below you will find tips & tricks for new bloggers. If you still haven't started your blog, use my easy beginner's guide to create one and then come back to this page later.

11 Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular content management systems, and this is thanks largely to its excellent versatility and the vast amount of fully customizable themes and plugins available for it. However, a lot of websites which use WordPress do not maximize its potential. Given the typically short attention span of Web users,…

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How to Improve the Security of Your WordPress Blog

After a spate of brute force hacking attacks on the WordPress platform in 2013, many webmasters have started taking additional steps to protect their websites. Security should be your number one concern, particularly if you use your WordPress site for storing any personal or financial information or as an e-commerce website. While WordPress is one…

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How to Make Your WordPress Blog Private

There are several reasons you may want to have a private blog. You may want to keep your blog private when you are first configuring things to avoid having people see your blog “under construction”. You may also want to create a blog that is not intended for a large audience, but rather just for…

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How to Change Your Text Size and Color in WordPress

Please note: This tutorial is for WordPress.org blogs. If you are still using a WordPress.com blog the process may be slightly different. To utilize the full power of WordPress you may want to consider transferring your WordPress.com blog to WordPress.org. When writing a post in WordPress you will see a few text options on the…

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How to Add Links to Your WordPress Blog

If you are new to blogging with WordPress, you are probably wondering how to create links from your blog to other pages on the internet. Creating links allows you to share useful information from other sites with your readers.  This allows you to connect with the global the internet community, and it is the reason…

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How to Disable Comments in WordPress

There are several reasons you may want to disable commenting in WordPress.  The most common reason is that you are using WordPress for some type of site other than a blog. There are a variety of workarounds to disable comments. The simplest is to go to “Settings ==> Discussion” and un-check the box that says…

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