If you’ve got a blog or you built an entire website in WordPress with just pages, odds are you’ll need to know how to edit and create new pages in WordPress. This tutorial walks you through building a page and adding it to the menu (in the Twenty Ten theme). Tweet… Read More

Search engines look for whether the keywords you use are represented in the content of the article. If they are not you can be discredited. Try to target the keywords for each post on 3-5 keywords only and tune the content to deliver a good readable message that includes those keywords. The first keyword you… Read More

Under the settings tab is the link for Permalinks. These are the permanent links to your blog posts. Even if you update the page, unless you change the permalink the link stays the same. This is important when people are linking to your posts! Tweet… Read More

The settings section of the WordPress dashboard is where you get to fine-tune everything, but it can be a little off-putting.  What IS all this stuff and what do we do with it? This video is the longer version and walks you through the whole thing step by step. If you’d like to cut to… Read More

The blogroll is typically used as a list of links you want to share with your readers. They may be a “Blogroll” – a list of blogs you want to share, or they can be as complex as a directory of weblinks useful to your readers Like the SMCC Resource Library. We’ll show you how… Read More

WordPress is a constantly evolving platform and this new release, WordPress 3.0 has some big changes in it. 218 individuals contributed to the new version and the changes are pretty substantial. Custom pages We’ve been telling clients for years that WordPress makes an excellent platform for building a website that’s easy to maintain and very… Read More

Ah the dashboard. This is the heart and soul of your WordPress blog yet most people are a bit intimidated by all the options. Where to start? I’ll walk you through an overview here and then you can dig deeper in the rest of the classes in the WordPress Class series. Tweet… Read More

The FCC recently revised their Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising to include blog posts, word of mouth campaigns, social media pages like Facebook and yes, and even Twitter. These revised rules take effect on December 1, 2009 and you should know how to make sure your online marketing efforts are… 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

An overview of the Reading Settings Tab. This is where you set what visitors see on the home page, where the blog posts are displayed on the site if you use a page instead of posts on your homepage. If you want to use WordPress as a website instead of a blog, you can do… Read More