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WordPress Semantics

Introduction to WordPress Terminology WordPress was created by the developers as weblogging or blogging software. A blog, as defined in the Codex Glossary, is an online journal, diary, or serial, published by a person or group of people. Many blogs are personal in nature, reflecting the opinions and interests of the owner. But, blogs are […]

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First Steps With WordPress

Now What? You’ve just completed the 5 Minute Installation of WordPress or one-click install from your web host. Now what? Let’s take a step-by-step tour through your WordPress site and see how the different functions work and how to make your new site your own. During the first part of this tutorial, please don’t change […]

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Introduction to Blogging

What is a “blog”? “Blog” is an abbreviated version of “weblog,” which is a term used to describe web sites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of information. A blog features diary-type commentary and links to articles on other Web sites, usually presented as a list of entries in reverse chronological order. Blogs range from the […]

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Renaming Categories in WordPress

Having a good structure on your site makes it easier for readers to find your content. This is why WordPress offers categories and tags to properly organize your content. To learn more about them check out Categories vs Tags guide. As your site grow, you might find a need to change the name of your […]

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What are the Limitations of Using WordPress.com?

If you want to start a blog, then WordPress.com offers a hassle free solution to get started. We are often asked by our users how they can get started with blogging. We usually respond with the question, “What do you want to do with your blog?”. A lot of people just want to share their […]

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Why You Should Never Upload Videos to a WordPress Site

Images, audio, and video make the web rich. Adding videos to your website certainly adds value to your content and increases the likelihood that your audiences would react to it. However, you would notice that most people using WordPress prefer to use a third-party video sharing service such as YouTube or Vimeo to upload their […]

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WordPress SEO – How to Optimize Your WordPress Blog

  Often we notice that beginners install and activate the SEO plugins, but they never use it properly. We asked some of our users about it, and their response was “I didn’t know that I was suppose to be doing this”. Yes, we are talking about SEO meta data such as title and meta description. […]

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How to Change Your Password in WordPress

In the past, we have shown you how to reset your WordPress password using phpMyAdmin. That method is a little bit advanced, so we showed you an easier way to recover a lost password in WordPress in case you forgot yours. It was brought to our attention by one of the users that we do […]