3 Reasons to Backup Your WordPress Site

3 Reasons to Backup Your WordPress Site

What Does It Mean to Backup Your WordPress Site? Your WordPress site, at it’s most basic level, is a collection of files stored in folders on your host server, just like files are stored on your computer. And, just like on your computer, when something goes...
Add or Edit the WordPress Navigation Menu

Add or Edit the WordPress Navigation Menu

Like a lot of tasks in WordPress, editing the WordPress navigation menu is easy once you know how, but not necessarily intuitive. If you’d like to learn how to edit the menu in WordPress, watch the video above, or follow along below with the step-by-step...
WordPress Maintenance? Yes, Please!

WordPress Maintenance? Yes, Please!

Why is WordPress Maintenance Important? Maintaining a healthy WordPress site is a lot like maintaining a garden. Today’s web is a constantly changing, dynamic environment—complete with weeds and pests—and keeping your site functioning properly will require a...
Upload PDF to WordPress and Add to Menu

Upload PDF to WordPress and Add to Menu

A common question that I get from clients is how to upload a PDF to WordPress and add to the top level navigation, or to any menu that you have on the site. It’s fairly easy to add a page or a blog post to the menu, but adding something like a PDF or another...
How to Use the Yoast SEO Plugin to Get Found on Google

How to Use the Yoast SEO Plugin to Get Found on Google

Most of us spend a great deal of effort creating new posts for our sites, so it is frustrating when that content does not show up in searches. To get found on Google (or any of the other search engines) you will need to pay attention to SEO, or Search Engine...
What is Gutenberg?

What is Gutenberg?

What is Gutenberg? WordPress is about to go through a major overhaul, and for those of you who edit your own sites and write your own blog posts, you will notice a major difference in the back end editor. This new editor is called… Gutenberg. Okay. Great. So...