You have successfully installed WordPress. Now you might want to start working on content, growing your audience and optimizing security – but creating a successful website is not only knowing how to work with the WordPress admin and important plugins.
You can access all topics directly using the Content menu.
Tutorials that make you the true master of the WordPress backend.
This tutorial covers the visual editor and introduces the toolbar and publishing basics.
This post introduces the extended features of the editor. Categories and tags help you organize your content and help your readers find content easily.
Links (hyperlinks) are an important part of your website’s content strategy and user experience. You can use internal and external links to guide your readers to relevant and valuable content.
Pages are comparable to posts, but offer the possibility to assign a fixed structure. You can specify main pages and subpages – as you might be used to from regular websites
The WordPress Dashboard is made up of Widgets containing important information for you.
Learn how to create, delete, edit and search users, as well as change their role on your website.
Follow the steps below in order to change the URL to ensure that your WordPress site works with the desired domain.
A theme is a design template that easily gives your WordPress installation an individual appearance. Several providers offer fee-based premium themes, but free and professional themes are also very easy to find.
You can upload a theme in .zip format and install it manually.
A theme is a design template that easily gives your WordPress installation an individual appearance. You can either search the WordPress theme catalog and install the theme directly or you can upload a theme in .zip format and install it manually.
Considering the rapid growth in tablet and smartphone users, an optimized viewing experience of websites across a wide range of devices is becoming increasingly important. When using a web content management system such as WordPress, it is particularly easy to switch a website to responsive design.
With plugins you can flexibly expand your WordPress installation. Plugins are available for many categories. For an overview of all plugins, please visit WordPress.org.
With plugins you can flexibly expand your WordPress installation. Plugins are available for many categories.
The Site Manager keeps your WordPress installation and all the themes, plugins and translations up to date. Security updates (minor updates) are installed by default for WordPress and translations. It includes a changelog that provides an overview and details on all installed updates.
WordPress is a very popular, constantly developed content management system. Therefore, it already has many opportunities for search engine optimization. However, some remaining gaps can be filled with the help of plugins. In the following, I will present five of these plugins, at which you should take a closer look.
Great content will make your website successful. This is everything you need to get started with interesting content.
Customers are not only searching for contact details or hours of operation online, but also for information on products, news or directions to your business. Don’t miss the chance to provide this kind of information on your own website.
Content Marketing depends on good and well-matched content. In order to be effective, content has to be published at just the right time and needs to complement other content in the best possible way. The following tools and techniques help you to keep track of the topic and deadline planning.
As you go about setting up your website, you may realize there is a very important component you might not be prepared with – page content! You know you want to fill it with compelling copy that engages your users and convinces them to buy your products and services, but how do you do this?
Mark Twain said: Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. This is especially true for web copy. When readers only spent a few seconds categorizing and discarding your text, every word counts.
Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization (abbreviated SEO) describes all techniques that will help your website or a document reach as good a place as possible in the results of a search engine.
SEO helps improve the quality of the web pages thus creating added value especially for the visitors of the pages. This post presents you the basis and sections of Search Engine Optimization. This basic understanding is important if you want to implement the techniques presented in the later articles.
Updates, backups, SEO plugins and content: There are some rules to keep in mind to avoid frustration and to make all the work and effort needed to build and run a website worthwhile.
Two factor authentication, or two step verification increases the security of my account by including a second factor, e.g. a smartphone app or a hardware solution when logging in.
Google Authenticator allows you to combine the classic WordPress login with username and password with an additional security code. This increases the security of your WordPress website.
If you still have time to spare, you might want to have a look at this content about the latest plugins, themes, ideas and best practices.
We recommend making a copy of your WordPress installation and to install this copy on your computer. You can use this local WordPress installation for testing plugins before installing them on your “real” website, for example. If there are problems, it’s always better to identify them on a test system beforehand. A test system also gives plenty of time for error analyses.