Thou shalt have no ADMIN user on a WordPress site

I have been noticing a LOT of people named “admin” have been locked out of a few of my client websites. That means somebody tried to log in and then used the wrong password or maybe just the wrong user name/password combination. It happens. You don’t remember if your user name is a short name … Continue reading “Thou shalt have no ADMIN user on a WordPress site”

How hard is it to tweak a WordPress website?

Let’s say you’re new in business and you know you need a web site. Good for you to know that! Let’s say you also think it should be simple. Let’s say your brother/cousin/neighbor says, “Oh, that’s easy. I can set up a WordPress site for you in a couple of minutes. Just pick out a … Continue reading “How hard is it to tweak a WordPress website?”

Why can’t I just copy and paste my article from Word into my WordPress website?

When a word document is directly imported into a WordPress site, all the formatting that is applied to your article—the italics, font size changes, bullets and numbers that make it look the way you like—come along with the content in little bits of code. Your website has its own system of consistent formatting in place—called … Continue reading “Why can’t I just copy and paste my article from Word into my WordPress website?”