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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.

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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10 Amazing Free WordPress Themes for 2014

There are already well over one-thousand free WordPress themes available through the WordPress administrator dashboard itself, as well as many more both free and paid themes available elsewhere. While there is something to suit just about every website out there, you can find yourself being spoiled for choice. This article takes a look at some…

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7 Must-Have Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

There are almost 30,000 plugins available for WordPress through the administrator dashboard alone, and there are many more available elsewhere. Plugins add additional functionality to your blog, and all but the most basic of blogs will likely want to make use of at least half a dozen of them. This guide takes a look at…

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