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Author: Patty J. Ayers

Permalink Settings

Permalinks aren’t just a WordPress concept. According to Wikipedia: A permalink … is a URL that points to a specific blog or forum entry after it has passed from the front page to the archives. Because a permalink remains unchanged indefinitely, it is less...

Configuration Settings

One particular set of Admin screens has some of the most important options which allow you to determine what your website looks like and how it functions: the section titled simply Settings, which appears in the Admin Main Menu. Settings consists of six screens:...

The Admin Screens

This lesson provides an overview of the WordPress Administration Screens — the section of pages which serves as a control panel for the website, and which require a login to access. WordPress people tend to refer to it as “the Admin”. You’ll...

WordPress Security Basics

WordPress security is a serious matter. Don’t ignore this issue! Like any popular Internet software, WordPress is subject to attacks by hackers. Any responsible person running a WordPress site needs to know and employ at least certain basic security measures. An...

Finding Information and Help

In working with WordPress — or any type of website — there are times when we run into problems. We present this lesson in order that you be equipped from the start to troubleshoot any issues that come up. WordPress is a massive subject with a whole lot of...