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How To Add A Custom Domain To An Existing WordPress.com Blog

Perhaps you already have a blog on WordPress.com? Something like happydays.wordpress.com or lovelytrees.wordpress.com, or the like? Maybe you want that blog to have a custom URL? Something cleaner and more personalised than the wordpress.com address?  happydays.com or lovelytrees.com? No problem.  Register your domain and then watch…

Blog BWP Under The Hood Week One

A Bit About WordPress Plugins

A WordPress plugin is a program or group of programs you can download to sit within your WordPress.org blog and increase its functionality. There are plugins for better SEO, forums, galleries, social media… a whole bunch of useful stuff.…

Blog BWP Under The Hood Week One

A Bit About Domain Names

If you want your blog to sit on it’s own personalised URL or web address you will need to buy yourself a domain from a domain name reseller. Perhaps it’s cutesteverstuff.com or worldofthings.com that you have your heart set…

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Buying Hosting For Your Blog

What’s a web host? Maybe you already know? That’s right. A web host is a company that provides you with space on their servers to store all the data associated with your blog or website. It’s important to choose…

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Which Blog Platform Should I Use?

When I started blogging, I actually used the blog function on Myspace. Oh my gosh, right? How crazy is that? My blog is, in fact, possibly still floating about on Myspace. I don’t really know if it is because…