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How to Use the ALT Attribution for Images in WordPress

To extend SEO (search engine optimization) in WordPress, you can add keywords to your site by placing ALT attributes within in your image tags to further define and describe the images. You can accomplish [more…]

How to Plant Keywords in Your WordPress Site with Permalinks

For higher rankings for your WordPress website, use custom permalinks with keywords. By using custom permalinks, you automatically insert keywords into the URLs of your posts and pages, letting search [more…]

Corel PaintShop Photo Pro in WordPress Design

Corel PaintShop Photo Pro is one of the two most common raster-based graphic software programs used by WordPress designers. These programs have vector capabilities, but they aren’t known as vector-editing [more…]

Adobe Photoshop in WordPress Design

Adobe Photoshop is one of the two most common raster-based graphic software programs used by WordPress designers. These programs have vector capabilities, but they aren’t known as vector-editing programs [more…]

WordPress Links (Bookmarks) Template Tag

WordPress themes use a combination of template tags to display certain types of content, such as links (or bookmarks), blog posts, navigation menus, page content, archive links, and so on. Take a look [more…]

WordPress Categories Template Tag

WordPress lets you create categories and assign posts to a specific category (or multiple categories). Categoriesprovide an organized navigation system that helps you and your visitors find posts you’ve [more…]

12 Useful WordPress Template Tags

WordPress template tags give you more ways to control how content displays on your website. Here are twelve useful template tags and how to use them when you create a WordPress theme. [more…]

Display Content with WordPress Template Tags

When you create a WordPress theme, you use a combination of template tags to display certain types of content, such as blog posts, calendars, navigation menus, page content, archive links, and so on. Take [more…]

How to Troubleshoot WordPress Installations

WordPress often installs easily, but if you encounter problems, there are things you can do to troubleshoot the installation. These common WordPress installation problems are some that you might run into [more…]

Use Template Tags for Post Formats

After adding post format support to your WordPress, you should provide some unique styling for each type of format. If not, your different post formats will look just like the rest of your blog posts, [more…]

Content-Specific Standard WordPress Templates

Four content-specific WordPress template types are available: author, category, page, and tag. Most WordPress template files span a wide scope of site views specific to the view, not the content. For example [more…]

Add Support for Custom Navigation Menus

The WordPress menu-building feature is a great tool WordPress offers to theme developers. A navigation menu is a built-in theme feature that offers a listing of links displayed on your site. These links [more…]

Example of WordPress Custom Post Types

After you complete the steps to create a basic custom post type to your WordPress website, it’s added to the left navigation menu in the Dashboard, as shown. In this example, the custom post type is called [more…]

How to Set up a WordPress Blog

WordPress is very widely used by mom bloggers. When your blog is set up on your own hosting account, you have 100 percent control over what you do with your blog. [more…]

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Many plugins are available to mom bloggers who use WordPress. Plugins can add so many features to your blog that it may be hard to figure out which ones to use. Mostly, you won’t know what you need until [more…]

How to Install a WordPress Theme

Installing a WordPress theme is much the same as installing a plugin. Mom bloggers can find free WordPress themesand premium paid WordPress themes from WordPress.org. You won’t find any themes with malware [more…]

How to Use WordPress Widgets

WordPress widgets are great little tools for customizing your WordPress sidebar. Widgets act like little boxes of information that you can drag and drop into any position on your blog sidebar. Some widgets [more…]

Add Bio to Your Website with WordPress Widgets

Adding your bio to your mom blog with WordPress is similar to adding any text or HTML to your sidebar. To add a bio, photo, advertising, or anything else custom, you have to put these into a Text Widget [more…]

WordPress Pros and Cons for Mom Bloggers

WordPress and Blogger squash the competition as platforms for setting up new blogs. Each platform has benefits and drawbacks. Mom bloggers should choose [more…]

How to Create a Mom Blog with Curb Appeal

Creating an appealing blog can be accomplished through the use of logos and themes (WordPress or Google Blogger). You might be the world’s most brilliant and engaging writer, but if your blog is difficult [more…]

Improve Mom Blog Appearance with Themes

Successful mom bloggers all have one thing in common — their blog templates are absolutely beautiful and extremely well designed. Besides professional logos, Google Blogger and WordPress offer themes that [more…]

How to Choose Fonts in a WordPress Theme

You can change the fonts in your WordPress theme for style or readability purposes. Font design experts use simple font variations to achieve amazing design results. You can use fonts to separate headlines [more…]

Add Subhead Tags in WordPress

Adding subheading tags to your mom blog content is easy in WordPress. You’ll first want to have a blog post written with one or more subheadings included as separate paragraphs. Use Heading 2 sparingly [more…]

How to Create Custom WordPress Styles for Sticky, Category, and Tag Posts

WordPress allows you to use a custom tag to display custom styles for sticky posts (posts that stay at the top of your blog at all times), categories, and tags on your WordPress blog. That special tag [more…]

How to Put an Ad HTML in a WordPress Widget

The basic process of placing an advertisement in your blog is to copy your ad HTML and paste it into your template. Your ad HTML is generally provided by your advertisers, so the addition is an easy process [more…]

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