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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 Create a Static Homepage for Your WordPress Blog

One of the most common questions I get is how to create a static homepage in WordPress. A static blog page is a good idea if you want your readers to see the same, consistent message every time they visit your blog. Keep in mind though, one of the hallmarks of a good blog is…

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How to Change Your Header Image in WordPress

Please note: This tutorial is for WordPress.org blogs. If you are still using a WordPress.com blog the process may be different. To unleash the full power of WordPress you may want to consider migrating from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. The header is undoubtedly the most important visual element in almost any WordPress blog. It’s usually the…

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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 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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