Advanced Topics

Managing Plugins

What are plugins? WordPress Plugins are PHP scripts that extend the functionality of WordPress. They enhance the features of WordPress, or add entirely new features […]

Backing Up Your WordPress Files

There are two parts to backing up your WordPress site: Database and Files. This page talks about Files only; if you need to back up […]

WordPress vs WordPress.com

WordPress vs. WordPress.com People are often confused about the differences between WordPress and WordPress.com. WordPress is the free, Open Source web publishing software project, owned […]

Restoring Your Database From Backup

Using phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin is a program used to manipulate databases remotely through a web interface. A good hosting package will have this included. For information […]

Embeds

It’s super easy to embed videos, images, tweets, audio, and other content into your WordPress site. Usage To embed a video or another object into […]

Moving WordPress

Whether you are moving WordPress to a new server or to a different location on your server, you don’t need to reinstall. WordPress is flexible […]

Audio Shortcode

The Audio feature allows you to embed audio files and play them back using a simple Shortcode. This was added as of WordPress 3.6 and […]

Optimization

Whether you run a high traffic WordPress installation or a small blog on a low cost shared host, you should optimize WordPress and your server […]

Editing wp-config.php

One of the most important files in your WordPress installation is the wp-config.php file. This file is located in the root of your WordPress file […]

Hardening WordPress

Security in WordPress is taken very seriously, but as with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security […]