Domain name server – why do you absolutely need one?

Domain name server (DNS) and domain names, are really techy sounding names that you’ll hear when you start looking into setting up your website. Often it’s enough to put people off building their own site. But actually, when you know what they are and why you need them, it becomes a lot less scary – and that’s why I’ve written … Read More

How to use WordPress – an online course can help

How to use WordPress is a broad ranging question that can’t really be answered in a single blog post. But don’t worry you’ve not had a wasted journey I have a solution for you – an online course. The beauty of WordPress is that it can pretty much do anything you want it to do. Blog, online shop, membership site, … Read More

3 ways WordPress blocks can save your business time

Yes you read that right – WordPress blocks can save your business time. Before the latest version of WordPress, released in December 2018, creating pages and blog posts was a bit like creating a Microsoft Word document. You started off by typing your text, then you’d put an image here, maybe a gallery there and depending on how lucky you … Read More

5 awesome reasons to choose WordPress for a business site

Why would you choose WordPress for a business site when it’s best known for blogging? Well, let me tell you 🙂 It’s so much more than just a blogging platform. Huge brands like The New York Times, Bacardi and even BBC America use WordPress to power their websites. But why do they use it? And what makes it more than … Read More

What is WordPress? Why your business absolutely needs it

What is WordPress is a question I’m asked a lot in Facebook groups. People know that they need a website to get their businesses seen. They’ve heard about WordPress but they’re not 100% sure what it is, what it actually does and what it could mean for them. Did you know that WordPress powers 27% percent of all websites? Who … Read More

5 really simple WordPress security tips

Need WordPress security tips? You’re in the right place my friend. You’re probably aware of the recent issues surrounding the WP GDPR compliance issue which saw a few thousand WordPress sites hacked due to a security flaw. This has made a few bloggers sit up and really think about the security of their website. I’ll hold my hands up. Securing … Read More

5 epic tips to maintain a WordPress website

OK, so I know that having to maintain a WordPress website is not exciting. Let’s be honest, it’s downright dull. The thought of it even puts me to sleep. But I promise that getting into these 5 tips will not only save you time in future but they’ll keep your readers happy too. Now doesn’t that put a better spin … Read More

The 3 Best Cookie Consent Plugins for WordPress

Are you looking for the best cookie consent plugins for WordPress? A cookie is a small text file stored in your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome etc.) to help remember things like your preferences, shopping basket data and more. The data that they store is anonymous, but they are used to create a better user experience for visitors to … Read More

How to use WooCommerce like a boss

So you’ve installed it but now you need to know how to use WooCommerce. It would seem that today is your lucky day because that’s exactly what this post is all about. I’m going to show you around WooCommerce first, so you can see where to find reports, orders, how to create coupons etc. I’ll then go into how to … Read More

How to install WooCommerce in WordPress and sell direct

Do you need to know how to install WooCommerce in WordPress? Well my friend, you’re in the right place. In this blog post I’m going to take you, step by step, through the process of installing it on your WordPress site, and then how to set it up so you can start selling. But before that I’m going to chat … Read More