How to Block Spam on WordPress

Spam is the scourge of the internet. No one wants to have spam comments filling up their WordPress website. It reflects poorly on you as a site owner, and this is especially true if you WordPress site represents your business! Fortunately there are some great tools available to make eradicating spam on your WordPress site… Read More »

Has Thesis Developer Chris Pearson Torpedoed His Business?

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the WordPress world. And much of the excitement has been centered around one premium WordPress theme: Thesis. Now before I get into all this I feel I should point out that I am an affiliate with Thesis, along with several other premium WordPress themes. For example, SuccessCREEations… Read More »

3 Easy Ways to Back Up Your WordPress Site

Backing up your data has been a necessary part of life at least as long as we’ve had computers. Far too many people live out on the raggedy edge, care free and unafraid, never giving a second thought about backups. Until something bad happens and they loose a bunch of their data, that is. Our… Read More »

How to Protect Your WordPress Site From Hackers

It’s a nightmare scenario. You go to your website only to find a nasty message from a hacker bragging about hacking your site. And nothing else. As far as you can tell your content is gone and you can’t even find a way to log into your WordPress dashboard. Would your business survive your website… Read More »

WordPress 3.0 Released

The long awaited update to WordPress 3.0 was released yesterday. As I’ve said before, version 3.0 makes WordPress a powerful Content Management System (CMS platform). Folks who say that WordPress is only good for blogging are going to have to change their tune. Between the new support for custom post types and the new navigation… Read More »

New Media Profit Path Launches WordPress Course

The WordPress course was just launched at New Media Profit Path. Here’s some of what I shared about the course with our Platinum Lifetime Members: This course contains all the info you need to know to get started with WordPress in 8 videos and a total of an hour and forty-five minutes of instruction! Here’s… Read More »

WordPress Launches Gravatar Public Profiles

The fully WordPress integrated service Gravatar announced last week that they have launched public profiles. Find out how you can get yours today for free.

Preview of the WordPress 3.0 New Menu Management Feature

WordPress 3.0 introduces a powerful new site navigation menu management system which further cements WordPress as a powerful web CMS platform.

Notes from WordCamp Orlando

This past weekend I went down to Orlando to attend the WordCamp there. You’d think for a long time WordPress guy like me WordCamps would be old hat but this was my fist one. I picked up tons of little tidbits. Here are a few in no particular order. Forward Looking The WordPress core development… Read More »

Best Way to Get Started with WordPress

Yesterday someone asked me what’s the best way to get started with WordPress. Good question. With its free code and famous 5 minute installation, WordPress is a great platform for the do-it-yourself website and folks looking to have a top notch website on a very tight budget. Since WordPress installation is so straight forward should you… Read More »