Headway Premium WordPress Theme Review – WordPress Just Got Easier

It doesn’t matter whether you develop lots of WordPress sites for clients like I do,  are just getting started with WordPress, or are somewhere in between you are going to fall in love with the power, flexibility, ease and control that the Headway premium theme puts at your fingertips. Headway makes complex design changes –… Read More »

21 WordPress Plugins that Will Make Your Life Easier

WordPress is an amazing web publishing platform with tremendous capabilities right out of the box. But what truly makes WordPress my platform of choice is the dizzying array of plugins that you can download (for free, mind you) to customize things exactly the way you want. Plugins are simply bits of code that you can… Read More »

How to Use Gravatars in WordPress and Beyond

Gravatars are an easy free way to add avatars to your website whether your site is built on WordPress or another platform. Here is all you need to do to get started with Gravatars…

WordPress Releases Update Version 2.7.1

On Tuesday WordPress released an update version 2.7.1. This release is being called a maintenance release and addresses 68 bugs and enhancements that were pointed out by users to the 2.7 release. WordPress 2.7 Changes Everything If you still haven’t updated your WordPress installation to the 2.7 series that was released before the holidays you… Read More »

WordPress Security Release Version 2.6.5

WordPress gave us yet one more security update to version 2.6 before the long anticipated major release of version 2.7, which is expected in the next few weeks. The new WordPress version 2.6.5 addresses a security vulnerability as well as a few other very minor improvements. There are a total of five files modified in… Read More »

WordPress Tips for Beginners

Note: This post was written years ago and is almost completely out of date. Over the years my recommendations have completely changed as the tech landscape has changed. For example, I emphatically do not recommend GoDaddy anymore. For anything. So much so, in fact that we now as a company offer both WordPress hosting and… Read More »

WordPress Releases Security Update Version 2.6.3

Yesterday WordPress released a security update in Version 2.6.3. According to the WordPress development blog this version update corrects a vulnerability in the Snoopy Library. Now unless you want the Red Barron to be able to cause havoc with your blog you will probably want to either update the two files that are changed in… Read More »

Image Formatting Issues on Upgrading to WordPress 2.6

Got a call yesterday from a buddy of mine who had just upgraded his blog to WordPress 2.6 and found he wasn’t able to get images to align in his new posts the way he did before. No matter what he did the images just displayed one way. I knew right away what his problem… Read More »

WordPress Upgrades to Version 2.6

WordPress rolled out their update to version 2.6 the other day with some great new feature improvements. Here’s a quick rundown of the new features. WordCount Ever wonder how many words you have in your blog posts? I do. I’ve been a longtime user of the TD Word Count plugin. But now WordPress will tell… Read More »

Older Versions of WordPress Hacked

WordPress blogs are starting to get hacked in greater numbers lately. The problem is getting serious enough that the WordPress podcast recently addressed out of date WordPress blogs being hacked. Even my good friend Mark Goodyear went to log into his blog and discovered that GoodWordEditing was hacked. In his case he couldn’t even log… Read More »