Top 14 Ways to Customize WordPress

WordPress is a great writing platform, but there are things you should customize as soon as possible. These things can affect search engine ranking, usability, spam and accessibility. The sooner you do these things, the better off your site will be. Continue reading

150 Ways to Ruin Your WordPress Site and Your Life

Here are some obvious and not so obvious ways to ruin your WordPress website. Some of these will also destroy the relationships with your family and friends. In fact, I guarantee that if you follow these 150 simple steps, you will have a horrible WordPress website and very few friends. Continue reading

101 Killer WordPress Plugins that Kick Ass

There are many WordPress plugin lists, but most of them are out of date or not categorized. Often times it isn’t easy to find the right plugin, and this was created to make the best plugins easily available through a categorized WordPress plugin list. I also wanted a list of wp plugins to reference for my own WordPress websites. Continue reading

Moving WordPress to a New Host

Moving WordPress to a different hosting provider can be a daunting task. Following these steps will make this an easy process and prevent headaches in trying to figure out why your site doesn’t load after moving WordPress. Learn from my mistakes and follow this simple tutorial. Continue reading

Code Beautifier Example

There are different methods and plugins you can implement to display code on your WordPress blog or website. After much testing and frustration, I’ve come across the best code beautifier that does not require a WordPress plugin (and can be implemented on any website). This tutorial guides you through setting this code beautifier up on your website. Continue reading

Add Archive Page to WordPress the Easy Way

Adding an archive page to your WordPress blog is simple, but there are a few things that are not self explanatory or obvious with this process. This tutorial goes through how to do this with the latest version of WordPress (2.x). Also included is some sample code that I use for this website that you are free to use. Continue reading

Add Article Thumbnails to WordPress with Rotating CSS

Most of the articles that have been posted recently on this website have an image that is displayed on the home page, categories and post pages. How I was doing this before was simply adding an image to the beginning of the WordPress post and putting a css style that had “float:left” on the image. However, I recently came across info that said having an article thumbnail was a feature that was integrated into WordPress 2.x . I discovered a solution that doesn’t require a WordPress plugin and is simple to implement into your WordPress blog. Continue reading