Accessing the dashboard

Accessing the dashboard

One of the benefits of using a content management system such as WordPress is the fact that you do not need any special software to manage your website, everything you need is built in to the WordPress dashboard. To access the dashboard on your website follow the...

Adding FTP details to WordPress

Depending on how your web hosting is configured you may receive the following message when tying to update your site. Connection Information To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP or SSH credentials to...

Accessing WordPress via FTP

Sometimes there are tasks you need to do with a WordPress website that either require or would be much easier to do via FTP. In this short tutorial I'll explain how to do just that. In this case I'm going to upload a plugin. 1.  First you'll need some FTP software,...

Uploading a new theme to WordPress

One of the great things about WordPress is the number of themes you can use to completely change the look at feel of the website. Within WordPress there are a huge number of free themes that you can install with just a couple of clicks. The problem with free themes is...

5 places to get free stock photos

5 places to get free stock photos

Finding good sources of stick images is difficult, and as a result many small businesses resort to Google image searches which means that frequently they end up using images unlawfully and can end up facing big legal bills. At the moment my go to places for stock...