How to Create a Custom WordPress Page Template

WordPress uses templates and themes to guide the layout of the website. However, some pages may warrant having a different look and feel. For instance, many designers will have a landing page that looks much different than the rest of the site. This is when a custom WordPress page template could be useful. When developing […]

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How to Add a WordPress Icon Font or Image

WordPress is more than just a system that allows you to type text. It can also incorporate a lot of fun and interesting things to give your site a personal touch. For instance, using a WordPress icon within the site gives a visualization of a link and more of an appealing appearance. Icons are used […]

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How to Use an Affiliate Link Cloaker in WordPress

Affiliate link cloaking is when you hide the tracking URL from view on your website. Instead of displaying a long and “ugly” link, you can use your own URLs to make money while hiding pertinent data. There are actually a few good reasons why using an affiliate link cloaker would be ideal. Using affiliates is […]

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How to Set Up a Beautiful Custom Home Page in WordPress

WordPress is one of the quickest ways to get content onto the Internet for all to read. However, it doesn’t always have the most elegant front page appearance. It’s functional, but it may not have that visual appeal you might be looking for. Fortunately, the aspects of WordPress have a lot to offer when developing […]

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How to Place a Favicon on Your WordPress Website

The favicon is the image that is displayed next to the web address in a browser. It’s also stored when someone chooses to bookmark the website. For many, these icons are used as part of their branding. It’s a miniature logo that can stand out just as pronounced as any advertisement. It’s not difficult to […]

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How to Add a Caption to a Photo in WordPress and Why

Captions of an image can be quite useful when you’re trying to add more content to the post or page in WordPress. Although an image can say a thousand words, the caption can enhance the meaning. When you add a caption to a photo, you’re providing a small snippet of information that is related to […]

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How to Use the Gmail SMTP Server to Send Mail from WordPress

Sending email from WordPress is a feature that some people take for granted. By default, the system uses the PHP function to send things like updates, password resets or notifications from various forms you may use. However, PHP isn’t always the best option. For one thing, it’s easier to be a victim of email fraud. […]

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How to Set WordPress User Roles and Why

One of the primary features of WordPress is assigning user roles. With these, you can determine who gets what privileges and who can help develop your content. If you have other people helping you develop the site, these can be very useful. Perhaps you have contributors who write guest posts on your site. Maybe you […]

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How to Place WordPress Tables in Your Posts and Pages

When you first install WordPress, you’ll notice that the visual editor is missing a few tools. Although this editing system is great for getting content created on your website quickly, some tools would make things so much easier. For instance, you’ll find that you’re missing an ability to easily create tables. Tables can be quite […]

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How to Create a WordPress Wiki and Why

Building a wiki or knowledge base on your website can help both existing customers while driving new ones to your business. It can also be a fun method to share information for personal websites. Luckily, it’s not all that difficult to build a WordPress wiki with the right plugins or themes. Today, we’re going to […]

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