How to take a WordPress backup

Knowing how to take a WordPress backup is an important skill for a WordPress blogger. It falls into the boring but must-do category of blogmin. I can hear you sigh but trust me, you’ll thank me some day. When you’ve accidentally installed demo content (yes I have actually done this) or a dodgy plugin corrupts your site you’ll be singing … Read More

How to use a Broken Link Checker and why it’s important

How often do you check your blog for broken links? Do you use a broken link checker? If not you should. The Broken Link Checker plugin is notorious for slowing down website loading speeds. Instead you should use a broken link checker website. You get the same information but with no performance overhead on your own site. Why do I need … Read More

How to Install a Free SSL Certificate with Siteground

Siteground is one of only 3 hosting providers recommended by WordPress at the time of writing. They’re renowned for their 24-hour support and the latest technologies to make the websites that it hosts load faster. Did you know that you can also get a free SSL Certificate with Siteground? I know – it just keeps getting better. When I started … Read More

How to use Yoast SEO for WordPress

Yoast SEO for WordPress is the number 1 SEO plugin for WordPress. It has over 1 million active dowloads and has an overall 5* rating. I’ll be honest, I don’t know any serious blogger who doesn’t use this plugin. Whenever the subject of SEO comes up this is the plugin everyone recommends. What is SEO and why is it Important? … Read More