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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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Banner for Phlox Home page with video blogpost using Elementor

Video instructions on creating a quick home using on the Phlox theme adding a video background to a section using Elementor

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This is the second of two articles with video based instructions outlining how elements of this example website has been created using the Phlox Theme. The first article with Video 1 explained how the navigation menu was added and this …

Phlox Theme Instructions Part 2 Configuring the Blog Read More »

Phlox and Elementor in WordPress

This is a two-part video-based blog that explains how elements of an example WordPress website have been created using the Phlox Theme. This first part of the post explains how the navigation menu was created while the second one will …

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You have decided to design your own website using WordPress.org so that you can have full control of your online presence. The first step is to secure your URL (choose your domain or web address) and buy hosting and then …

How to secure your URL and hosting for your WordPress website (updated 2019 with video)? Read More »

SSL blog post Featured Image Startup Web Training

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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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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Social Media Icons

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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Hyperlink for SEO

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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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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