WordPress.com vs. Self Hosted

When you are first introduced to WordPress you will have a major decision to make right off the bat.  You will have to choose between WordPress.com or a self-hosted version of WordPress (from WordPress.org).  While both versions are very similar, there are a couple of major differences that you should consider before you make your choice: Read more

5 Great WordPress Plugins

One of the best things about WordPress is the ability to use plugins.  Plugins are add-ons for your WordPress site that offer some kind of function that isn't native to WordPress.  Finding and using the right plugins can seriously improve your WordPress experience.  The best way to find a great plugin is to wait until you have an issue with your site, or you want to do something new, and then find a plugin to address the issue.  Considering there are well over 10 000 plugins, there is one to suit just about everyone's needs. If you want to be more pro-active, then check out the list below for some great WordPress plugins.  Read more

WordPress Customization – How to Keep Your Site From Looking Generic

It's fantastic that there are so many people out there using WordPress. What it means is that the platform is tried and tested and you know with certainty that success is at least possible using the CMS. At the same time, the large number of users means that there's a ton of support out there and this is why there are so many new themes and plugins being developed all the time. Read more

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