How to Begin Creating a WordPress Plugin

Creating a plugin extends the power of WordPress. Follow along with this tutorial for a quick beginner’s course on how to begin the process of creating a custom plugin. In this tutorial, you will be introduced to: Why creating a custom plugin is a better choice over modifying core theme, plugin, and WordPress files. Why […]

How to Add PayPal to Your WordPress Site

There are plenty of free and simple ways to add PayPal to WordPress. Today I will provide a quick intro to 4 possible ways to accept payments from PayPal on your web site. In this tutorial, you will see: How to install and use the PayPal for Digital Goods plugin. How to install and use […]

How to Get Your WordPress Site on Google

This is a tutorial for the video answers to top WordPress questions series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started with WordPress. If you’re just launching a new WordPress site, and want Google to start crawling it, there are generally only a couple things that need to be done. […]

How to Create a Custom Post Type for Affiliate Links

Depending on the type of web site that you are creating, and the desired content structure, it’s sometimes very powerful to create custom post types with custom fields. Some of the time, you may want 100% control over the fields for your custom post type. At a minimum, you may want to keep the post […]

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

Adding Google Analytics to WordPress is a painless process. There are numerous ways to do it. Today, we will follow some simple steps to get it added. There is a plugin in the WordPress Plugin Repository that allows us to not only add the Google Analytics code, but load it in such a way that […]

How to Add Your Site to Google Search Console

Adding your web site to the Google Search Console, formerly called Google Webmaster Tools, will allow you to monitor your site’s performance in Google Search results. You can also see how Google sees your site, including your site’s relevance for Rich Cards and Accelerated Mobile Pages. In this tutorial, you will see: How to setup […]

How to Include Recipes in WordPress Posts

In this video tutorial, you will learn: How to install and activate the JetPack plugin. How to activate JetPack’s Recipes shortcode. How to find the Image URLs from the WordPress Media Library to be used within your recipe. How to use the Recipes Shortcode to easily add search engine friendly Rich Recipes with Print Buttons […]

How to Backup the WordPress Database

In this tutorial, you will learn: How to create a manual backup of the WordPress Database at any time. How to turn on automatic database backups. Resources discussed in the video: All In One WP Security & Firewall Plugin The All In One WP Security & Firewall plugin is simple to use for backing up […]

How to Add AdSense to WordPress

In this tutorial, you will learn: How to verify your web site in your AdSense account. How to activate Site Authorization to prevent abuse of your AdSense code by sites that don’t belong to you. How to add automatic placement of AdSense ads for mobile and desktop visitors (called Page-level ads). How to test AdSense […]

How to Create a Slideshow in WordPress

This is a tutorial for the video answers to top WordPress questions series that we have been publishing on this site to help users get started with WordPress. In this tutorial, you will learn: How to create a WordPress.com account. How to install and activate JetPack. How to connect JetPack with your WordPress.com account. Hot […]