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How To Publish A Magazine Online

I have published an online magazine since 2009 and it’s been very worthwhile and rewarding. This article and the ones following in this short series, will explain how you can also publish your own magazine. Why Publish An Online Magazine? Let’s first consider why you might want to: You can provide useful information to people, […]

Simple WordPress Membership Site

This article explains how you can use WordPress as a simple membership site. This is what I use to deliver the online magazine I publish. There are of course many general advantages from using WordPress to run your website and I won’t discuss them again here. Instead, I will show you how a specific built-in […]

Add Widgets To Your WordPress Footer – Easy How To Guide

I’ve been noticing that WordPress blogs with widgetized footers, help ME when I visit to find other interesting posts on the blog. Without widgets in the footer, you know the problem … You read a good post, get to the bottom of the page, then wonder where to go next. BUT, if the page footer […]

How Buying My First iPod Led Me To Create A Product

About a month ago, I got my first ever iPod. It’s an iPod Touch, so it’s one of the wi-fi internet enabled ones. I do realize I’m somewhat late to the party! However, what’s more important is it led directly to me creating a product. The product is a book called “Blogcasting Blueprint” and it’s […]

Solving The WordPress ‘you need to make this file writable’ Error Message

It depends on your web hosting service, but sometimes when I try to edit the theme on a new WordPress self-hosted blog, I get this error message.. ‘You need to make this file writable before you can save your changes’ Here’s a short video on how to solve this problem, by setting the theme file […]

New Fresh Look For Your WordPress Blog, With This Quick Change

Today, I was updating one of my many WordPress blogs, with some new content. I was not writing new posts… Just editing existing posts to add new images I’d found, plus tidying a few bits to improve readability. Then it struck me.. the DATE at the top of the posts, still showed the original creation […]

How To Add A Favicon (Favorite Icon) Image To A WordPress Blog

If you look at your browser address bar as you’re reading this blog, you’ll see my favicon image. It’s the sweet-looking, small speech-bubble image, with the letter “K” inside. [now different] And if you add this blog to your favorites or bookmarks (and I hope you will!), you’ll also see the image appear in your […]

Customizing The PowerBlogger Header Offer Box [Video]

Here’s a short video tutorial on customizing the header area of a blog using PowerBlogger theme. It should also help you customize other WordPress themes to your requirements. The video shows how to insert image links into the offer box in the header area, and make it display correctly. Video tip on showing product offer […]

WordPress Custom Header Image [Video Tip]

Sometimes, you might really like a WordPress theme, but not be satisfied with the header image the developer has chosen. Other times, you might just want to use your own custom header, displaying your blog’s name and characteristic logo etc. This short video demonstrates an easy way to customize a WordPress theme header image. I […]

How Many Posts On The Front Page [Video Tip]

Download Here is a short video tip, on changing the number of posts that show on the front page of your WordPress blog.

Creating A MySQL Database Under cPanel Hosting [VIDEO]

Many website scripts (including WordPress) require a MySQL database, before they will work. Creating a database on your webhosting can seem difficult, but it’s really not too scary or technical. Hopefully this short video will show exactly how it’s done, if you are using a cPanel web hosting service. Even if your hosting provider uses […]