How to Build a Website From Scratch – For Complete Beginners

How to create a website from scratch

Most of us use websites every day. If you’re reading this, you’re using a website right now. Facebook, Google, Yahoo, etc are all websites that started somewhere from scratch by someone who had the same idea as you do: “I want to make a website”. While most of us use websites everyday, there is a … Read more

How To Setup A WordPress Instance On DigitalOcean (Step by Step Guide)

DigitalOcean is a cloud computing company that gives you great control over the way your site operates, much more than traditional web hosts. With that said, there are a lot of advanced options included with DigitalOcean that will break your site if you’re not familiar with how it all works, so it’s important to make … Read more

12 Ways To Optimize And Speed Up Your WordPress Website

WordPress can be super quick if you have it configured correctly, but usually what happens is that it gets bogged down¬†over time by inefficiencies – so I wrote this to help you find out what could be slowing your site down, and how to go about fixing it. [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Little bit of a disclaimer: I have … Read more

Solution: WordPress Website Displays 404 Errors On All Pages Except Homepage

wordpress fixing 404 errors

Recently I ran into the issue where one of my WordPress websites was only allowing visitors to visit the homepage. Clicking on any other page inside the site resulted in a 404 Error hosted by BlueHost, my hosting provider, and the page would not load even after I reset my cache. If you run into … Read more

[Guide] How To Disable Ad-Blockers For Webmasters

block ad blockers for webmasters

If you’re like me and run sites that make money primarily through Google AdSense or similar advertising platforms, it can be very frustrating that a portion of the users visiting the site circumvent the ads with ad blockers. As ad blocker adoption continues to grow year after year, it’s important to look into alternative solutions … Read more

What are WordPress Pingbacks? How do you disable Pingbacks?

Occasionally you will receive a notification or even an email that informs you that a post on your blog has a “pingback” from another website. I’ve had a lot of these in the past and noticed pretty quickly that 90% of the ping backs I was getting ended up to be spam, but it’s not … Read more

How to publish your blog posts to social media automatically

So once you’ve created content on your WordPress blog, it can be a bit time consuming to go to each social media website and copy and paste the link over and over again to promote your content. If you’re looking for an easy way to publish your posts automatically to Google Plus, Facebook, Twitter, and … Read more

How to choose the right theme for your WordPress website

How to choose the right Wordpress theme for your website

When you first setup your WordPress blog, the standard WordPress theme will be installed and active for you automatically, but the beauty of WordPress is the ease at which you can customize the site to your style and liking.¬†There are so many WordPress themes out there. You can choose a responsive theme so that it … Read more