Why is WordPress adding extra characters to my link URLs?

Recently I was trying to create a link from one page to a specific subheading on another page, called an anchor link. The goal was to link half way down the page to a certain topic instead of the top a page, the way links usually work. When I tested the link numbers, letters and … Read more

17 websites you didn’t know you could build with WordPress

WordPress can be used to create so much more than just blogs or simple websites. Although a majority of sites built on the platform are just that, it is capable of being the basis for all kinds of complex and unique websites. WordPress is really a canvas for creating practically whatever kind of website you … Read more

6 Reasons Why WordPress is (Still) the Best Choice for Your Blog or Business

If you’ve ever considered launching your own website or blog, I’m willing to bet you’ve heard of WordPress – an open source content management system (CMS) that revolutionized how everyday people do business and publish content online. In a matter of minutes, anyone can get a hosting account, install WordPress and have a website up … Read more

WordPress.com or WordPress.org: What should you choose?

What is WordPress? Before diving into the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org we need to know what WordPress in general is. It is a content management system (CMS). That means it is a system for creating and managing websites in a structured and organized manner. Content management systems are very modular. Allowing for the easy … Read more

WordPress child themes: What are they and do you need one?

Have you ever edited your theme files only to have those changes lost when your theme was updated? If so, you need a child theme. A child theme is a way of modifying your current WordPress theme without editing the current theme (parent theme). The current theme you have installed doesn’t become a parent theme … Read more

How to easily add a favicon or site icon to WordPress

What is a favicon or site icon? A favicon or site icon is the small icon you see on the left side of a browser tab. It is usually a company logo or a small icon used to represent a website. It is also used as a home screen icon on mobile phones if you … Read more

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