local WordPress development environment

How to set up local WordPress Development Environment

WordPress like other website development software requires a server to function. The popular ones out there are XAMPP & WAMP for windows and LAMPP for Linux. In this tutorial I will walk you through installing XAMPP for windows. The steps are almost similar for both so whichever you are installing you are good. Download the (more…)

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Adding a self-hosted site to WordPress App

To access a site hosted with WordPress.com, you must first have the WordPress app on your Android device. After which you log into the app with your WordPress.com credentials. To access a site that is self-hosted: tap the “Add self-hosted site” link; then enter the username, password, and URL associated with that site. If your (more…)

learn the basics of WordPress

How do you learn WordPress?

First, you need to know exactly what about WordPress you want to learn. Is it Self hosted WordPress or WordPress.com? Perhaps you should first ask yourself what you want to with WordPress? Whichever way you decide to go, it’s great to understand the basics. Now that Gutenberg is the future content editor for WordPress, we (more…)

learn the basics of WordPress

How do you learn WordPress?

First, you need to know exactly what about WordPress you want to learn. Is it Self hosted WordPress or WordPress.com? Perhaps you should first ask yourself what you want to with WordPress? Whichever way you decide to go, it’s great to understand the basics. Now that Gutenberg is the future content editor for WordPress, we (more…)

comments are not showing? check your theme options

How do you turn on comments in your WordPress site?

This is pretty easy right. But what if you log into your WordPress dashboard, and you go to settings, discussions, to turn it on, but still, your site is not displaying your comments box at all. What do you do? Check your current theme options. Yes you heard me right. I battled with this for (more…)

How do I check who’s visiting my WordPress.com site?

The WordPress.com stats page consist of nifty graphs, charts, and lists that show you how many visitors your site gets and from where. It also shows you what posts and pages are the most popular, and much more. The statistics page consist of the following; posting activities, most popular day and hour, all-time posts, views, (more…)

How Do I Change my Tagline and Title on my WordPress site

First what is a ‘tagline? This simply tells your site readers or visitors what your business is all about. As you can probably guess, your title is the name of your site. It’s how people identify your brand and how they search for you online. On the other hand, your tagline is a short statement similar to a subtitle or advertising slogan, often placed right underneath your title. It works (more…)