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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 when it used to be HTTP. The entire process took less than an hour – to include all 3 of… Read More »How to add SSL Certificate to Blacknight Hosted Domain?

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 create a custom home page. This is my second post on using Site Origin Page Builder. The other one was… Read More »Vantage Theme with Site Origins Page Builder – An example Site with Instructions

Configuring Contact Form 7 WordPress

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Contact Form 7 is a superb plugin that I highly recommend during my Two and a Half Day Build your Website using WordPress programme. It is a great way to introduce the concepts of Plugins and Shortcodes. This post will provide instructions on how to configure the standard form. Contact Form Example Here is a screen grab of the contact… Read More »Configuring Contact Form 7 WordPress

Page IDs in WordPress – to find quickly using Firefox and Chrome

Every page and post in WordPress has an ID number. This post provides instructions on how to find your Page or Post IDs in both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers. Use of Post or Page ID The ID of a particular post or page may be needed by some plugins. For instance, a Sitemap plugin should allow the… Read More »Page IDs in WordPress – to find quickly using Firefox and Chrome

What is Disqus and why I recommend it?

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Disqus (prononuced Discuss) is a fantastic FREE service for WordPress websites to manage comments by visitors. I first used the service on the Tweak Your Biz site which I write for and followed the link to add Disqus to my own wordpress website. I was looking for a solution to the WordPress SPAM problem and now I would recommend Disqus… Read More »What is Disqus and why I recommend it?