Are you a WordPress Designer or Developer?


One of the annoying things, err… great things about WordPress is how many different ways it gives you to work on your website. It can get confusing for people trying to learn the platform because the authors of many “tips” and articles make assumptions about  your work process that just aren’t valid. One easy way… Keep Reading

Life Cycle of a WordPress Website Edit

The cycle of WordPress editing

One of the biggest mistakes I see “newbies” make with WordPress is that they fail to observe all of the steps of a WordPress website edit. Just because it is easy to make changes to a WordPress site does not mean that you are ready to start making changes to it. In fact, that mindset… Keep Reading

Getting Started with a Local Server

Setting up a local server

If you’re a visual person like I am, being told that you need to setup a local server to get started with WordPress might sound intimidating. In fact, I’ve been told it can also make some people head for the hills, convinced that they can’t do this thing called WordPress. Luckily, setting up a local… Keep Reading

WordPress from the very beginning


I am going to build a blog that contains individual articles about using WordPress, starting from the very beginning. It is the resource I always wanted as a graphic designer trying to become a web designer with WordPress. If you have any helpful thoughts about how I am putting this together, please feel free to… Keep Reading