How to Install WordPress Manually

How to Install WordPress Manually

You may have heard of the WordPress 5 Minute Install. Many people mistakenly believe that this refers to a quick install using a script like Softaculous or Fantastico Deluxe. These scripts are available through many web hosts and actually do allow you to install...
Introducing WordPress 4.8

Introducing WordPress 4.8

WordPress 4.8 has been released and is the latest version of WordPress. What does this mean for you, a WordPress site owner? First, it’s time to upgrade, and while upgrading is important you want to do it properly to make sure nothing on your site breaks....
How to Install a Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate

How to Install a Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate

It is now important to create your websites as secure sites https not http in order to show as secure. Fortunately, Let’s Encrypt allows you to create free SSL Certificates and when using SiteGround as your web host, configuring them is easy and it...
Installing WordPress

Installing WordPress

Installing WordPress is easy at most web hosts. In fact, it takes a click of a button, answering a few questions, then pressing Install. It can be done in less than 5 minutes. This post is an excerpt from How to Build a Website in 8 Hours or Less. The next automated,...
CleanTalk Spam Filter

CleanTalk Spam Filter

CleanTalk spam filter can help stop or reduce comment and contact form spam on your WordPress website. The basic WordPress options to hold comments for approval helps insure that spam doesn’t actually make it onto your web pages, but that still requires you...
What’s New in WordPress 4.5?

What’s New in WordPress 4.5?

WordPress 4.5 shipped this week. As always, I want to give you a quick overview of what’s new and exciting in this latest release. Inline Linking added to WordPress 4.5 As WordPress continues to develop, the team continues to focus on enhancing the editor to...
WordPress Email Making Sure it Gets Through

WordPress Email Making Sure it Gets Through

Since the start of 2015, we have seen a huge increase in WordPress email being sent into the ether. The ramifications of this are very impactful to clients and their customers. Alerts aren’t received from shopping cart sales, password resets aren’t...
Deleting Unapproved Comments

Deleting Unapproved Comments

Spam Comments can be frustrating for any blogger. Many people set WordPress to require comment approval in order to make sure spam isn’t being posted to the site. If you have it set to require approval, and ff you’ve ever allowed those unapproved...