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 : 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. […]

Google Analytics 4 Tutorial: A for Beginner’s Guide for 2021

In October 2020, Google released a brand new version of their Analytics platform: Google Analytics 4. While the only thing that’s changed is the addition of a property, it came with a bunch of exciting features, an updated and in many ways simplified interface, and a shiny new name. In this Google Analytics 4 tutorial, […]

WordPress for Affiliate Marketers: Everything You Need to Know in 2021

Looking to earn some extra income online? A good place to start is affiliate marketing — earning commissions on products or services you promote. When visitors click on your links and make a purchase, you earn a commission. Because you’re a “middle man,” you won’t have to ship orders or handle customer support. The best […]

13 Best WordPress GDPR Plugins (Cookie Compliance & More!)

Since the GDPR came into effect in 2018, website owners have been scrambling to get their site up to par and avoid hefty fines. While the race to GDPR-proof the Internet has calmed somewhat, it’s important for new sites and existing ones that skipped out to start taking steps to protect user data. Three years […]

The 10 Best Email Opt-in Plugins for WordPress

As a business owner, you probably know how effective email marketing can be. Almost every online marketer swears by its effectiveness, so it’s a channel you simply can’t afford to ignore.  Here’s the rub: 99% of all email users check their inboxes daily. That’s a staggering figure, and perfectly highlights the importance of using an […]

31 WordPress Maintenance Tools to Keep Your Site in Top Shape

WordPress site maintenance is a key component of owning and operating a site in the first place and having the right tools makes it much easier. However, what those are can vary a lot from person to person. That’s why we’re spending time here today outlining essential tools that speed up the maintenance process, make […]

12 Best Mobile Testing Tools for WordPress (Free & Paid)

It’s no secret that mobile traffic is a force to be reckoned with. Over the past several years, the number of mobile Internet users has surpassed that of people surfing on desktop machines. By now, more than half of Internet consumption happens via phones, tablets, and other mobile devices. This has also made using mobile […]