Windows Laptop Buyer’s Tips

Fall 2017 Here are the things to look for in a new Windows laptop. If possible, go to a store like Best Buy to see the laptop and try it out. For the most typical uses, follow these guidelines. If you want to use your laptop for more demanding tasks, like video editing or gaming, […]

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Why You Should Never List Emails on Your Web Site

It’s a bad idea to list any emails on your web site. Instead, direct visitors to use your web site’s Contact Us form. Here’s why: Spammers constantly scan web sites for email addresses, which they can find automatically. Once they do, the email address will be flooded with spam. You can’t track leads generated from […]

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Blog (defined)

A Blog (short for web log) is a type of website that consist of discreet, text-based entries, or posts, that are typically organized in reverse chronological order, meaning the latest entry is listed first, and earlier entries are listed below.  

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The WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress Dashboard is your “home base” when you want to make changes or updates to your WordPress site, or change the settings for your site. This page appears by default when you log into your WordPress site. The Dashboard menu (on the right side of the page) gives you quick access to all of […]

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Your Favorite Browser

All computers, smartphones, and tablets are configured with a default browser. This is the browser that opens automatically when you click or tap on a hyperlink. Examples of Default Browsers Windows 10: Microsoft Edge Windows 8 and earlier: Microsoft Internet Explorer Apple macOS (for Mac computers) and iOS (for iPhones and iPads): Safari Android smart […]

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Create a New Post in WordPress

To create a new post on your WordPress site, first log in using your favorite browser to open the WordPress Dashboard. Once you log in, you can also use the handy WordPress Toolbar You can create new posts for your site with a smaller-screen device, like a tablet or a smart phone, but it’s much easier using a […]

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Create a New Page In WordPress

To create a new page on your WordPress site, first log in using your favorite browser to open the WordPress Dashboard. Once you log in, you can also use the handy WordPress Toolbar You can create new pages for your site with a smaller-screen device, like a tablet or a smart phone, but it’s much easier using a […]

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Format Text in WordPress Pages and Posts

Well-formatted text is easier to read on screen and also improves the SEO performance of each page and post in your site. Use WordPress’ formatting tools in the Visual Editor’s toolbar to add: Paragraph styles, including headings Bold, italic and strikethrough text Bullet and numbered lists Block quotes and indentation for paragraphs and lists Text alignment […]

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Paste Clean Text into WordPress Posts and Pages

Avoid formatting problems when you update your posts and pages by pasting “clean text” into your pages. If you are pasting text in from a word processor such as Microsoft Word, your word processor may insert hidden HTML codes into your text to format it; for example, if text is bold or italic. Although this would seem to […]

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