How to create a blog

How to create a blog, how to install WordPress, blogging tips, using tags correctly, finding images and more.

What are Hex Colours?

What are Hex Colours?

Hex colours are made up of six-digits and are a way of specifying a particular colour which is defined by its mix of red, green and blue (RGB). Any blogger or website owner needs to know about hex colours. As an example, hex colours look like this: #ffffff (white), #000000 (black) and #8b6875 (purple) etc. […] Read more…

Creating Your Hosting Email Address

How to Create Your Domain Email Address

Most blog packages come with email accounts depending on the package you have chosen. These are email addresses with your domain. This post shows you how to create your domain email address. My email address for example is hello@suefoster.info This looks much more professional than using hotmail or gmail addresses. The example below shows how […] Read more…

How to protect your blog legally

How to Legally Protect Your Blog

When starting a blog there are some important pages that you need to create. We’ll go through how to legally protect your blog by adding various essential policies and plugins. You will need to add these three essential policies to your blog. A privacy policy, terms and conditions, and a disclaimer. You will also need a […] Read more…

Where To Get Free Images For Your Blog

Where To Get Free Images For Your Blog

If you’re new to blogging, you may not know that you can’t just take any old image from the web to use on your website, this is classed as image theft and it can get you into a lot of trouble. If you don’t want to pay out for images check out my suggestions on […] Read more…

What is a WordPress Plugin?

What is a Plugin in WordPress?

If you’re totally new to WordPress, you may be wondering what a plugin is. Here’s a bit of information on what they are, and how to upload them to your blog. What is a Plugin? A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. […] Read more…

Why You Should Use WordPress

Why You Should Use WordPress

I always advise getting a self-hosted WordPress website, this is not to be confused with WordPress.com. I am referring to the self-hosted WordPress from WordPress.org, which is open-source software that you install on your domain. Why Is WordPress Better Than A Free Blogging Platform? WordPress is much better than using a free blogging platform like […] Read more…

Choosing and uploading a WordPress theme

Choosing & Uploading a WordPress Theme

Following on from my post How To Install WordPress on Ionos, the following will help you choose and upload a theme. Once you’ve installed WordPress on your domain it’s time to log into your blog using the administrator name and password that you have just created. Here you will be able to choose one of […] Read more…

How to Install WordPress on Ionos

How to Install WordPress and Create a Blog

This post shows you how to install WordPress on Ionos.co.uk the hosting company I use for my blogs. Packages include a free domain and SSL. Choosing A Host You will need a host when using WordPress.org. A host will store all your blog data on a server so that it can be accessed over the […] Read more…

Blogging bundle - free printables

Blogging Bundle – Free Printables

I’ve created this handy free blogging bundle containing four A4 sized pdf sheets for you to use with your blog to help you keep organised. To-Do List Printable There is always something to do when you’re a blogger, I am always adding to my to-do list. This to-do list printable can be dated and has […] Read more…

How To Use WordPress Tags Correctly

How To Use WordPress Tags Correctly

Use WordPress Tags Correctly With These Handy Tips If you have a lot of WordPress tags with just one post attached to them like the image below, basically, this creates a post page and an archive page which is a duplicate of your post. In other words, you end up with two pages containing the […] Read more…

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