Some parts of your web site may be private. For example you may have a family website that has private content or a small business site might have employee only content.
WordPress offer two page protection features That lets you you restrict access to those web pages. They are:
- Password Protection and
If you are developing for the web then having access to your own test sites is essential.
In this tutorial we will look at installing and configuring Xampp for multiple test sites. Continue reading
Since WordPress 2.6 WordPress has incorporated two features designed to make editing pages and posts easier and more secure.
These features are designed to allow you to recover from connection errors and editing mistakes.
The features are called Auto save and Revisions. Continue reading
There are times when you will want to add or remove items from the top of your website (header) or from the bottom of your website (footer).
For example,common requirements for many site owners are:
- Remove powered by WordPress from each page.
- Add a copyright notice to the bottom of each page.
- Remove the site Title and Tagline fro each page.
- Add Advertising banners to the top of bottom
- Add newsletter opt-in forms to the top of bottom.
There are thousands of professional WordPress themes available to choose from, but even with all that choice you often find that you would like to make minor changes to your chosen theme.
Fortunately armed with a little understanding of PHP, CSS and WordPress templates you can easily modify the appearance, and add extra functionality to your theme. Continue reading
In this tutorial we look at installing WordPress on 1and1 (1&1) UK hosting using a scripted install.
However, before you start the install script you need first to decide
- Your site name
- Will you use an managed install or a standard install- See Note below.
- An Admin user name and password
- Contact email address
Note: Managed installs have an additional cost and they limit what plugins and themes you ca install. However 1and1 take care of any updates. Standard installs are more flexible but you will need to do any updates yourself.
For 1and1 scripted installs are installed in a sub folder of a special folder called clickandbuilds.
The sub folder name is the sitename used in the install. Continue reading
A Theme is a collection of files that controls the look and feel and layout of your site.
Themes are totally separate from the site content, and can be changed without affecting the site content
However changing a theme will affect how that content is displayed. Continue reading
You may have seen an email from 1and1 or noticed a notification in your control panel related to extended support for PHP 5.2 ,5.4, 5.5.
When upgrading WordPress and plugins, WordPress places the site in maintenance mode.
This you will notice if you visit the site you should be greeted with a screen like the one shown below. Continue reading
How do you stay in touch with past website visitors and keep them informed ?
If you run a club website how do you contact your members easily and quickly?
The answer is to use Email ? Continue reading