Author Archives: Karen

Great WordPress Tutorials

Courtesy of WPMUDev, some excellent WordPress tutorials: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/must-read-tutorials-mastering-wordpress/  

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Helpful WordPress Plugins

Here’s a link to an article listing 25 Must-Have WordPress plugins.  There are a few here I’ve never used, but for the most part I agree with them on this list: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/25-must-have-wordpress-plugins-for-2014/?utm_source=WPMU+DEV+Blog&utm_campaign=e716570521-WPMU+Email+9%2F16%2F2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_591b793ca5-e716570521-84944502 A few others I’d add because I find … Continue reading

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Spotting Phishing Emails

A really good article on how to spot Phishing emails (emails that are trying to lure you into clicking on the link they contain, either to install malicious software on your computer or to get information from you, like the … Continue reading

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Registering Your Domain Name with GoDaddy- October Update

 Back in April I posted a tutorial on registering your domain name at GoDaddy.com.  Since then GoDaddy has changed its site, both in looks and function, so I’m updating the directions. It’s not hard to register a domain name, but … Continue reading

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WordPress Theme Seller Review

If you’re in the market for a new theme for your WordPress site or a developer who works with WordPress, this is good information.  WPMU has reviewed a number of sites that sell WordPress themes, based onc ost, features, aesthetics, … Continue reading

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Major Hosting Sale!

The hosting service I use myself and the one I generally recommend for its solid reliability and excellent support is having a ONE-DAY-ONLY sale today, September 19, 2013. The introductory price for hosting is so low, you can probably lock … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville Handouts

For anyone who wasn’t able to get my handout for the Website panel at Killer Nashville, you can get the handout here.  (Word document)

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Special Promotion at Hostgator

For one day only, you can save 40% on your first year of hosting at Hostgator.  Click on the button below for details:  

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Creating a tinyurl

To create a tinyurl: 1. Go to the site and the page you want your tiny url to point to.  For instance I want a tinyurl that will point to my Amazon author page.  I go to Amazon and search … Continue reading

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Registering Your Domain Name at GoDaddy.com

It’s not hard to register a domain name, but the process does intimidate people.  To help reduce the intimidation factor, here’s a step-by-step guide to how to register your domain name at GoDaddy.com.  There are other reputable domain name registrars, … Continue reading

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