Getting Started : Automated WordPress Installation

Although WordPress is very easy to install, you can use one of the one-click autoinstallers typically available from hosting companies. The most popular autoinstallers, WordPress Toolkit, Cloudron, Fantastico, Installatron, and Softaculous are described here. Plesk WordPress Toolkit The WordPress Toolkit helps Plesk users install and manage WordPress. It gives you two installation options: Quick (recommended) – a quick, three-click option delivering a […]

Getting Started : Common WordPress Installation Problems

The following are some of the most common installation problems. For more information and troubleshooting for problems with your WordPress installation, check out FAQ Installation and FAQ Troubleshooting. I see a directory listing rather than a web page. The web server needs to be told to view index.php by default. In Apache, use the DirectoryIndex index.php directive. The simplest option is to […]

Getting Started : Detailed WordPress Installation Instructions

Step 1: Download and Extract Download and unzip the WordPress package from https://wordpress.org/download/. If you will be uploading WordPress to a remote web server, download the WordPress package to your computer with a web browser and unzip the package. If you will be using FTP, skip Step 2 and go to the next step – uploading files is […]

Getting Started : Famous 5-Minute WordPress Installation

Here’s the quick version of the instructions for those who are already comfortable with performing such installations. More detailed instructions follow. If you are not comfortable with renaming files, step 3 is optional and you can skip it as the install program will create the wp-config.php file for you. Download and unzip the WordPress package if you haven’t already. […]

Why Front-End Developers Should Consider a Modular Design Approach (And How to Get Started)

As a front-end developer, nailing the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is relatively easy. It’s learning how to write, architecture, and organize your code in a maintainable way that’s challenging. Using modular code for front-end development can make your experience significantly more enjoyable and efficient. In a nutshell, taking a modular design approach lets […]

People of WordPress: Pooja Derashri

WordPress is open source software, maintained by a global network of contributors. There are many examples of how WordPress has changed people’s lives for the better. In this monthly series, we share some of the amazing stories that are lesser-known. Pooja Derashri shares the story of how she went from being an introvert from a […]

40 Useful Tools to Manage and Grow Your WordPress Blog (Updated)

Readers often ask us what tools we use to manage and grow our WordPress blogs. We have listed some of them in our WPBeginner Blueprint, but there are some more that we use on our different projects. In this article, we’ll share our list of 40 useful blogging tools to manage and grow your blog. […]