Why Use Custom Post Types in WordPress?

The use case scenarios for custom post types are not always obvious. WordPress already has the "category" functionality, and you can have child categories as well. So what's the problem? Why would you want to create a completely new custom post type … [Continue reading]

Quiz – Choose the Best Web Hosting Plan

The web hosting market is more crowded than ever, and choosing the right plan can be very confusing. If you're new to hosting, here's a quick quiz to give you an idea of what's right for you. Web hosting plans come in five broad flavors: Shared … [Continue reading]

6 Best WordPress Plugins I Always Install

Each site is different, and a plugin that's useful for one might be completely useless for another. Still, there are a few best WordPress plugins that have a permanent home on whatever installation I work on. The list is the same today as it was the … [Continue reading]

How to Disable WordPress Plugins Manually

When your WordPress site suddenly crashes, it's time for quick action. Perhaps you've just installed a bunch of plugins all at once, or made changes to their code. Now you're facing the famous WordPress "White Screen of Death" and you don't know what … [Continue reading]

How to Set the Homepage in WordPress – in Pictures!

Wordpress started out as a blogging tool. Which means that by default, the homepage displays a list of all your posts in reverse chronological order. But for a business, this doesn't make a lot of sense. You want it to display your homepage instead. … [Continue reading]