General WordPress

Posts of general interest to any WordPress user.


Here is a list of commonly used words related to WordPress and your website, and what they mean. Open Source is software that is freely and easily available to anyone to use. WordPress, as an example, is available for anyone to download at and for any developer to view or even change the software. …

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Selecting a Plugin

A WordPress plugin is software that adds functionality not found in the core WordPress software to your website. There are many tens of thousands of plugins available ranging from paid ones to the free ones found on, and ranging from millions of installations to just a few. Most importantly you want a plugin that …

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DIY or Professional?

Perhaps the first consideration when starting a website is the DIY or hired professional question. Are you technically inclined to learn WordPress and the other technologies you need? And do you have the time available to learn and to then create your website? And will your site’s content change frequently? If the answers are all …

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