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Handling 151,000 Spam Comments On Your Custom WordPress Site

Handling 151,000 Spam Comments On Your Custom WordPress Site

When you build a Custom WordPress Site, one of your hopes is to make that site rank well in search engines and generate a good steady stream of traffic.  As your site matures and the amount of content continues to grow, your visitor traffic should also see increase. While you may be excited about this…

How To Get Custom WordPress Menu Links To Open In New Window

How To Get Custom WordPress Menu Links To Open In New Window

There are times when you may want to add a link into your WordPress menu that is not a page in your site.  Since I build a bunch of Custom WordPress Sites for those in the real estate industry, they sometimes want to link to a home search function that they already own on a different…

Securing Your Custom WordPress Site

Securing Your Custom WordPress Site

As I shared the other day, while I was out of the country, some of my sites got hacked which made for a rather labor intensive Thanksgiving.  Once I got things on the sites all cleaned up and restored back to normal, I began looking to see what might have been the place they got into…

Removing Images From a Gallery On Your WordPress Site

Yesterday I shared the value in adding an image gallery to your Custom WordPress site.  However, one of the issues I ran into when setting up a gallery was when you had an image already included on the page but didn’t want it to show up in the gallery as well. I had this issue…

Creating Picture Galleries For Your Custom WordPress Site

Creating Picture Galleries For Your Custom WordPress Site

Sharing photos on your Custom WordPress site are crucial to the success your business has online.  Just like when a consumer receives their meal at a restaurant, they eat with their eyes first.  If the food on the plate does not look attractive, their expectations drop immensely and the likelihood of their experience being so…

Battling Plagiarism Of Your Content With Proper Attribution

Battling Plagiarism Of Your Content With Proper Attribution

Let’s face, not everyone learned the lesson back in third grade that stealing someone else’s work and calling it your own is wrong.  Either that, or people have forgotten it over the past few years.  Plagiarism of your content is something that happens every day.  Personally, I don’t have that much of a problem with…

How To Create A Home Page In WordPress

I’ve found over the past few months of building Custom WordPress Sites that more and more people do not realize that a WordPress site is more than just a blog.  I also get asked many times each week how to add a home page to a WordPress site. By home page, I don’t mean a page…

Adding External Links To Your Custom WordPress Site Navigation

Continuing my series on WordPress tutorials to help those with a Custom WordPress Site, today I am sharing a really simple tutorial on how to add external links into your navigation.  For example, on my navigation at the top of my site you see there is a media button.  But if you click on that…

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Keeping up with my recent series of WordPress tutorials, today I bring a very simple tutorial on how to install a WordPress Plugin.  I get asked this question a lot by my clients that I have built a custom WordPress site for when they may want to add something else after we have finished the…

How To Backup Your Custom WordPress Site

How To Backup Your Custom WordPress Site

Keeping your custom WordPress site backed up is a crucial item.  The last thing we ever want to happen is to have our site crash or get hacked and we have no backup in place of the content.  Unfortunately, every day someone has this happen to them.  I shared the other day about the importance…