How to Update WordPress (Single install and Multisite)

Many people ask me how to update WordPress. Updates on WordPress can be scary if you’ve never done them before. However, there are plenty of reasons to update: Security updates are huge! Any bug fixes that will make your site run better Staying up with web standards Taking out the trash! In this video, I guide …

Editing Images in WordPress

Editing images in WordPress can be frustrating. The editor is not as intuitive as other elements inside WordPress. That’s ok, and this is why I made the video. Any questions, let me know! Nate Transcription Hey folks! So I just wanted to quick put up a little tutorial video on how to edit images in …

Day 17: Self Education: The WordPress Codex

“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” ― Isaac Asimov It is hard to imagine sitting down and reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica, much less the whole of Wikipedia. However, we make reference to these resources and others when we have questions about historical happenings, are curious about the way …

Day 16: Functionality: Security Configuration

Backing up your website is a great, proactive way to make sure that your website and content will always be available in the case of some kind of hacker or malicious attack. However, it is also just as important to prevent those attacks from happening in the first place. Reason There are several default settings …

Day 15: Functionality: Backup Configuration

Imagine waking up and finding that you website has been hacked, compromised, or your domain has expired and your website is down. Or, imagine that you’ve been messing with some PHP code and didn’t enter the code just right and now your website is broken! Reason There are several ways to break or crash a …