One of the best things about running your blog on WordPress is the ability to add additional functionality without having expert programming skills. Plugins are 100% one of the best features you can add to your blog. They can enhance user experience, which is something you definitely want.
While many people still think of WordPress primarily as a blogging platform, the popular CMS has evolved to offer much more than that. Sure, WordPress may have started out as the answer to every blogger’s needs, but today it is so robust that even major sites like TIME and Mashable use the platform to manage their digital presence. In fact, as of January 2015, over 20% of the top 10 million websites are using WordPress.
So if big name brands like TechCrunch, the New Yorker, Variety, Quartz and Fortune are using this CMS to manage their sites, why shouldn’t you?
Back in April, we first wrote about using Category pages in WordPress. We did not, however, explain the difference between the Category and Tag features. On the surface, the function of “categories” and “tags” may seem very similar. And for the most part they actually are. After all, both features are used to organize blogs by grouping posts of a certain theme together. But where do the similarities end? Is there ever a time to use one without the other?
At HostandStore, we’re huge fans of WordPress. In fact, we strongly advocate moving your site to WordPress. Today we will help you get started using this fantastic CMS yourself. We created this post to serve as a beginner’s guide to getting started with the WordPress dashboard. We hope you will use this guide as a resource to familiarize yourself with the platform so that you can become comfortable enough to start using it for your own site!
If you aren’t using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to manage your website, you should be. WordPress is incredibly easy to use, offers all the tools you need, and best of all, is an open source platform. You read that correctly. The world’s most popular CMS platform is free to use! If you aren’t using WordPress to manage your site, here are 14 reasons you need to make the switch today.
Millions of people blog using the popular open-source CMS platform, WordPress, but most of them fail to capture its full capabilities. If you are one of them, there’s a chance you may be overlooking a tremendous opportunity. Today, we will discuss two main reasons why it’s important to segment your WordPress blog into “Category” pages. First, though, let’s define what these Category pages really are.
This is what you see when you Google “what is open-source?”
What Do We Think Open-Source Means?
This is a perfectly fine definition for explaining open-source software, but it is fairly vague. There is more to open-source than many people realize.
Hello Friends! I hope you’re all doing well. Have you heard of WordPress? I’m sure many of you have. It’s a convenient content management system with a huge following. Over the past several years, it has become increasingly popular. It’s easy to use and has a mass of options for your web design project or blog.
WordPress is easy to install. With just a handful of steps you’ll have WordPress installed and ready to go. If you host with HostandStore.com, it’s as simple as clicking a button.