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What do we offer - Startup Web Training

Our solution is Hands On (the keyboard) Training. Our promise is practice focused ‘teaching’ so that your business can set up and manage a website using the WordPress Content Management System (CMS) so that your website is an asset for

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How to add SSL Certificate to Blacknight Hosted Domain?

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If you are wondering how to add an SSL certificate to your existing WordPress website, this post will outline the steps I followed as a Blacknight Hosting customer last weekend for my other website which is now located at HTTPS

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Vantage Theme with Site Origins Page Builder – An example Site with Instructions

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I like the Site Origin page builder. It works very nicely with VANTAGE a cool theme by Site Origin. I created an example website for a fictitious Web Design Agency to showcase how the Theme is customised particularly how to

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Adding Facebook Page Feed and your Twitter Timeline to your WordPress blog (updated for the Block Editor)

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Would you like to embed your tweets (twitter timeline) in the sidebar of your WordPress blog. This blogpost will provide instructions and also explain how to add a Badge or Button that allows your visitors to Like your Facebook page

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How to embed a hyperlink in your WordPress webpage or blogpost? updated for Block (Gutenberg) Editor 2019

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Links are extremely important for Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – Google and the major search engines attach great significance to pages which are being ‘talked’ about on Social Media and also being linked to by other sites. It also values

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WordPress Block Editor

Say hello to the New WordPress Editor

WordPress 5.0 was released in December 2018. It introduced a new BLOCK EDITOR for editing content such as pages and posts. It was called Gutenberg while in development. This is going to be my first post using the Block Editor.

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Google Analytics Academy online training is Excellent

Google Analytics for Beginners

If you are looking to upskill on Google Analytics – free web tool to help you analyze your website traffic – then I can highly recommend the online training programme published by Google Analytics Academy. I completed the Beginners course

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Embed Google Map – How to WordPress

Adding a Google Map to your WordPress site is relatively easy. You will often see them along with a Contact Form on a Contact Us page or in a footer of a website. This post will provide instructions on how

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Smart Slider 3 – how to add to your website

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t seems that every website now has a beautiful slider on its homepage. This post outlines how to use Smart Slider 3 a fantastic free plugin from Nextend to create sliders – either as a main feature on a homepage

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How to Customise your 404 Error Page?

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This blogpost outlines how to create a 404 error page that is customised to your business – that can include links to key pages on your site and a contact form plus much more. The instructions require you to download

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Using FTP client with WordPress (intro)

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I have asked Ger, my technical WordPress Guru, to write an introductory post to FTP, or File Transfer Protocol. This was prompted by a message which pops up when I installed WP Super Cache (a highly recommended plugin to speed

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