9 Web Design Tips for Startups

A website is essential to telling the story for any start-up company. A great web design can change the face of your entire startup. It will attract new customers and massively improve your business. Good business owners understand the importance of planning any expansion to their business, and web design is no different. You should be...

The Difference Between WordPress.org And WordPress.com

As WordPress is famous in today’s blogging world then every newbie prefers it. But again a confusion occurs between the selection of the versions of the WordPress. It is available in two forms, one is fully hosted WordPress.com and another is self-hosted WordPress.org. Here I am going to provide you some information related to both...

The Cheat Sheet About Customizing WordPress Themes

Themes Anatomy A WordPress theme is simply nothing more than just several PHP files linked together. It comes with a CSS stylesheet file that’s responsible for how your theme (and site) looks. Back to the basics though, a WordPress theme is merely a couple of PHP files. Above is a snapshot of a great...

WordPress Comment Moderation and Comment Spam

WordPress runs a number of tests on each new comment before posting it to your blog. If a comment fails one of these tests, it is not displayed immediately on the site but is placed in a queue for moderation, the process of manual approval or deletion by the blog’s administrator. Controlling Moderation You...

How to Use WordPress Custom Fields

What are WordPress Custom Fields? Custom Fields are a form of meta-data that allows you to store arbitrary information with each WordPress post. While this does not sound so powerful, it is the single most powerful component of WordPress posts and content types (aka post types). This meta-data is handled with key/value pairs. The...

What is a Gravatar And How to Customize It

When browsing different web sites, you may notice that many users have a picture next to their name. These pictures are called “avatars.” WordPress, however, uses a specific type of avatar called “Gravatars”–short for “Globally Recognized Avatar.” Unlike standard avatars, Gravatars follow you around the web and automatically appear when you post a comment...

What’s Plugin and How to Select and Install

Concept Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress. The core of WordPress is designed to be lean and lightweight, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins then offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs. Default...