Plain-English Explanations

Web/Blog Site Stats – An Introduction

Web/Blog Site Stats – An Introduction

Web/blog statistics make some people want to stick pins in their eyes, I know...but bear with me for just a minute, because you don't have to love them to benefit greatly from paying just a little bit of attention to them. The image above is a screenshot of the...

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What No Guru Can Teach You

That I could be successful in a business of my own is not a complete surprise to me. But the complete-and-total-letting-go-while-you-hold-on-for-dear-life that I have had to learn how to pull off on a daily basis has been. I didn't know it would be this hard. I don't...

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Why Google Loves WordPress and You Should, Too

You've probably heard me say it, but now you can hear Matt Cutts (the head of Google's web spam team) say it: "Google Loves WordPress" He also talks about, in addition to why Google loves WordPress, the following topics: Pagerank - what it is and how to get more of it...

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Accessible Widgets

I learned something new about WordPress today, thanks to the awesome Reagan Lynch. I had asked him for some information about accessibility a couple weeks ago and he kindly asked if the information he had sent had helped. It had, and somehow our conversation wound...

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What Are Categories and Tags and How Are They Used?

Categories are the broad topic divisions of your content, and tags are the more granular, specific topics you write about. Both are used to help make your content more accessible and your navigation easier, and both apply only to posts (not pages.) While you can add...

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Should It Be a Post or a Page?

Yesterday, a client asked if it mattered whether she put her content in as a post or a page. This is a question I'm frequently asked by those new to WordPress, so I told her I would answer her here at the site so everyone else wondering could get the answer without...

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3 Reasons NOT to Copy/Paste from MS Word

3 Reasons NOT to Copy/Paste from MS Word

Lots of people are used to using Microsoft Word, and when they want to write something, immediately they open up Word and start writing. You might be one of them. That’s all fine and dandy, as long as what you’re writing isn’t your next blog post.

Why?

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