How to set up a custom 404 page on WordPress

How to set up a custom 404 page on WordPress Not all bloggers think to set up a custom 404 page on their blogs. To be honest, if the lovely Aby Moore hadn’t mentioned it in one of her Facebook lives I’d never have thought about it. But it really is a brilliant idea. If someone lands on a page … Read More

How to Optimise Images for blog posts [Video]

OPtimise Images For Blog Posts

How to Optimise Images for blog posts Knowing how to optimise images for blog posts is an important skill for a blogger.¬† You want your pictures to look good but not take days to load. When you work with brands you want to make sure that you do their products justice. You want to include lots of pictures but it’s … Read More

Tech Help Tuesday #2 [Video]

Tech Help Tuesday #2 Welcome back to tech help Tuesday, slightly later than planned but hey, that’s life. This week we’ve got a couple of questions around some hot topics in the blogging community – site speed and domain authority. Site speed is really important because Google do take it into account when ranking pages in it’s results. Domain authority … Read More

How to take a WordPress backup

How to Take a WordPress Backup

How to take a WordPress Backup Knowing how to take a WordPress backup is an important skill for a WordPress blogger. It falls into the boring but must-do category of blogmin. I can hear you sigh but trust me, you’ll thank me some day. When you’ve accidentally installed demo content (yes I have actually done this) or a dodgy plugin … Read More

The Blogger’s Guide to HTML

The Blogger’s Guide to HTML The very nature of being a blogger means that at some point you’re probably going to need play with some HTML. But what if you don’t have a technical background? Where do you start? That’s where I come in – here is my blogger’s guide to HTML. What is HTML? HTML stands for Hyper Text … Read More

How to Install a Free SSL Certificate with Siteground

How to Install a Free SSL Certificate with Siteground Siteground is one of only 3 hosting providers recommended by WordPress at the time of writing. They’re renowned for their 24-hour support and the latest technologies to make the websites that it hosts load faster. Did you know that you can also get a free SSL Certificate with Siteground? I know … Read More