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Ken Dawes of The Web Mechanic made complicated changes to my Wordpress site easy by finding the exact plugins, creating the code, and tutoring me on how to modify my page hierarchy in clear terms that even a novice such as myself could understand. He’s a life saver. Alice Shapiro - Poet's Tongue

10 Steps to WordPress Security Protection

Scripted websites/ blogs using WordPress are becoming more and more common. And as such they are becoming ever more tempting targets for hackers and trashers. It might be something as simple as putting a picture on your site that goes “phhpttttt!!! I was here!” Or it might go so far as to taking over your […]

WordPress 101 - Permalinks

So what the heck is a Permalink and why do I care?

Until fairly recently, when you looked at the top of your browser, where you can type in the URLs of sites you want to visit, what you saw up there likely made sense. If you were on the site’s “About” page, at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]