Test Your Backups

Test Your Backups

When I teach WordPress or any other online platform, I frequently focus on the importance of creating backups as often as you update content. It’s also important to test your backups. If your website crashes or is hacked, a backup only helps if it can be...
How to Edit the Footer in the Divi Theme

How to Edit the Footer in the Divi Theme

As many of you who have read my blog posts or taken my How to Build a Website in 8 Hours or Less courses know, I really like the Divi theme by Elegant Themes as a way for beginners to create beautiful looking websites, easily. One of the few issues with Divi, for...
WordCamp US Highlights

WordCamp US Highlights

December 4-6, 2015 many WordPress developers, users and fans gathered in Philadelphia for the first ever WordCamp US. WordCamps, the name for WordPress conferences, are traditionally regional events held across the world to bring together those who use and...
WordPress 4.4 is Here

WordPress 4.4 is Here

On Tuesday 12/8/15, WordPress 4.4 was officially released. This release has a few new items for the end user and plenty of new functionality to allow developers to create bigger and better plugins and themes for the rest of us to use. Responsive Images The WordPress...
How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

A WordPress Child Theme is a subset of a theme that allows you to make changes to the theme without losing them when you upgrade. It inherits the functionality from its parent theme. There are times when you want to change the theme’s CSS or underlying theme PHP...
What is a WordPress Child Theme?

What is a WordPress Child Theme?

In WordPress, your theme controls the look and feel of your site. From the layout to the colors, your theme determines your site’s appearance. At times, you may want to change certain aspects of your theme without switching themes or creating a new theme....
What’s New in WordPress 4.3?

What’s New in WordPress 4.3?

WordPress 4.3 shipped August 18, 2015 with several new features providing more functionality within WordPress core. Adding a Site Icon One of the most helpful features is the ability to add a Site icon (Favicon and app icon) within the WordPress Customizer...