Recently there have been several injection exploit attacks on WordPress through specific hosting companies. Godaddy, Network Solutions, and most recently Media Temple hosted sites were targeted for the attacks. The one I just dealt with on this blog (and 23 of my own and client blogs) was called JohnnyA. It inserted a Javascript that re-directed… Read More


WordPress gets frequent updates and you’re not always sure if, when, how or why you should update. This tutorial shows you how to upgrade your WordPress install and how to decide if it’s time to update and what to look for before you hit that update button! Tweet… Read More


There are some amazing plugins and some that will make hash of your WordPress install. The key is to know what you want, see if it works with your themes and version, then look at reviews and bug fixes to make sure it’s current and the reviews make sense. In general you can just un-install… Read More


The newest default theme with WordPress 3.0 is called Twenty Ten and it takes major steps forward in the ability to control the design of your WordPress blog right from the start. The ability to easily add menus and drop-downs is something many people used to go to premium themes for. Here’s a description of… Read More


If you use WordPress for your blog you already know how much functionality it has and how many plug-ins there are out there for it! We found a plug-in that will pull multiple RSS feeds into WordPress so you can curate the posts from all of your social media networks on a single page on… Read More


It’s easy to add value to a blog post by linking to a video. In this post we’ll cover how to embed a video, upload one of your own or link to a video URL and play it in a player that shows in Flash or HTML5. Click the close button to return to the… Read More


The media library can be a powerful tool for you on your blog. Upload all of your branding images, PDF’s or documents¬† for download so they are available to your team to use in blog posts as necessary. This video gives you a quick overview of how to use the media library. Tweet… Read More


WordPress is updated frequently. Sometimes it’s because of security issues, sometimes to fix bugs, and sometimes it’s for new features or infrastructure changes. It’s a good idea to upgrade your WordPress install regularly but there are some things to think about before you click that button! Before you upgrade Check to see that your host… Read More


Adding images to your posts and pages is an easy way to make them more visually interesting or emphasize a point. In this video we show you how to upload an image so you can use it in your blog post. Click the link to learn more about using the media center in WordPress. Click… Read More


Blogger blogs can have almost as much fun as WordPress ones when you add some “Gadgets” (Google’s answer to widgets in WordPress). You can bring your Twitter feed into the sidebar, add games applications and other tools. There are actually quite a few both third-party and Blogger gadgets. Tweet… Read More


Perhaps you have a really long blog post in WordPress and you want to create a link at the beginning of the post that anchors to another place in the post. Watch this quick video for how to use the basic HTML code needed to complete this task. Tweet… Read More