Testimonials

Ken was a fantastic resource to me in helping convert my website design and content into WordPress in order to allow greater flexibility. He also was very helpful in helping me understand the steps for starting and maintaining a blog as well as other neat things, using widgets that act as plug-ins for WordPress …whenever I have a question, I know he’s there to help me figure it out! Jen Berkley

WordPress 101 - I have WordPress installed... Now what?

When WordPress is installed, it has a number of items that are set up generically. In this lesson I’ll go through some of the items you should take care of. Basic Housekeeping, as it were.

When your WordPress was installed you may or may not (depends on your webhost) have been prompted to supply a user name and password. WP will automatically give you a username of “admin” and a complex password if you are not asked to supply them. You should enter your own easy to remember username and password if requested.

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WordPress Wednesday

Do you have a question about WordPress? Is there something that you want to do with your site that you can’t figure out how to do? A problem?

Ask The Web Mechanic!

On Wednesdays I will take questions and provide answers to your WordPress questions. You can fix many of the problems you might have with WordPress yourself, given a point in the right direction. Some problems may need “professional help”… I’ll let you know that as well.

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Help!! Something ate my Wordpress blog!!!

Recently someone I know had a problem with her new blog. She was happy with it and then a friend told her that the blog wasn’t working and that nothing could be seen.  The problem? Her WordPress blog worked fine… in her Firefox browser. But in Internet Explorer, it was broken… Text was missing, funny code-like stuff like "<!--[endif]-->" is displayed, etc.

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What size should your website be?

Computers and the web have certainly progressed visually over the years.

Times have changed!

A comparison of monitor resolutions

When the web began, most users had a monitor that had maybe a 13″ diagonal and showed a screen resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. (What’s a pixel? It’s basically how many dots go across your screen from left to right and top to bottom) Continue reading What size should your website be?