5 WordPress Blog Security Tips to Protect Against a Hack

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Getting a blog hacked after years of hard work is a sad reality. Since WordPress powers about 25% of websites, your site can easily become a statistic. You’ve put in the hard work, now do what you can to protect your WordPress blog! Blog security is something that many new bloggers overlook. Don’t be naive … Read more

7 Best Essential WordPress Plugins for Bloggers

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WordPress is a powerful web publishing platform, but what makes it so popular is the ability to install “plugins” which cater to a site’s individual needs. I rely on WordPress to run my blogging business, which earns me six figures each year of scalable income. If you’re interested in starting your own WordPress blog, check … Read more

3 Free Starter WordPress Themes for New Bloggers

Best Starter WordPress Themes for New Bloggers Blocksy

After you’ve successfully installed WordPress, it’s time to give your blog a theme.  A WordPress theme controls the way your site appears on the public web. There is always a default theme installed on your website, but it’s generally pretty basic.  You can add a new theme by going to Appearance > Themes in your … Read more

WordPress 101

WordPress 101

Welcome to the WordPress for beginners guide. After you’ve installed WordPress, you should be ready to work with your brand new content management system. WordPress is the world’s leading web publishing platform and it’s used by millions of websites – even some really big media sites still use WordPress to manage their posts and articles! … Read more

How to Transfer Your WordPress Blog to a New URL Manually

As you may have noticed, last month, I rebranded my blog to the name Blog Ambitious! I have previous experience with rebranding and I remember a lot of headache when using the various free plugins available so this time around I decided to do it manually myself! This guide requires a bit of technical knowledge … Read more

How to Create a Staging Site for Your WordPress Blog

So you want to create a staging site for your WordPress blog? Awesome! Staging sites are useful for testing any changes to your website before pushing them live. Updating WordPress, changing your theme, updating plugins, adjusting your CSS, and removing old plugins can all potentially cause havoc on your website, resulting in down time. If … Read more

3 Brilliant Ways to Improve Jetpack’s “Related Post” Feature

Jetpack is a plug-in with a suite of powerful tools designed to help supercharge your WordPress blog. It’s actually made by the same creators of WordPress itself. Jetpack’s Related Post feature is extremely popular among bloggers as it provides an easy and reliable way to show similar posts that readers can click on at the … Read more

How to Install WordPress the Easy Way

You’ve bought your domain and purchased your hosting. Now you’re ready to install WordPress! Awesome sauce. Let’s get started on the easiest way to install WordPress. If you got your domain and hosting through Bluehost, then Bluehost makes it really easy to install WordPress from their dashboard. Once the installation is complete, you can log … Read more