Gutenberg (WordPress) Training Sites for Now

Gutenberg (or WordPress blocks), have been available going on three years now. Are you on board? Are you comfortable using Gute or are you looking for some training. Where are the best places for Gutenberg training right now – in December of 2021. Where to find up-to-date Gutenberg training was the subject of our Oklahoma City WordPress meetup in December of 2021. I’ve got a…

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Gutenberg for Now Training

Solve WordPress images not showing up in Media Library or Website

Recently, I did a complete redo of my website and in the process of exporting/importing my blog, I noticed quite a few of my WordPress image files were not showing up in the Media Library or in my host’s Uploads Folder. This happened when using the built-in WordPress import/export tools (see image below – find under “Tools”). Now, most of my images did show up,…

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How to Use Media Sync to restore Images to WordPress Media Library

Cannot Login to WordPress Admin Because of Plugin Conflict? How To Fix This

Have you had a WordPress website go down to the point you cannot log into the backend (domain.com/wp-login.php)? Well then, this article is for you. I’ll show you how you can deactivate all WordPress plugins even if you’re not able to access your wp-admin area. Then you’ll be able to log in to your backend and fix the issue. I’ve also got a video at…

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WordPress 5.4 New Blocks

WordPress 5.4 was released late March of 2020 and in late April, I presented to our Oklahoma City WordPress Meetup the highlights and enhancements via Zoom. Many thanks go to WPBeginner’s April 1st article called, “What’s New in WordPress 5.4 – Features & Screenshots.  WordPress 5.4 New Blocks This update really focuses on the content creator – adding new blocks and enhancing others. Here’s what…

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20 WordPress Mistakes To Avoid

Here are 20 WordPress Mistakes to Avoid, but I should really say that here are 20 things TO DO for your WordPress website to be successful. I did this presentation for the Oklahoma City WordPress June, 2019 meetup. This presentation was taken from the WPBeginner article of the same name. The attribution and url to the article are plainly stated on the first slide and…

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How To Use Microsoft Word To Post To WordPress

What do you use to compose your blog articles? There are quite a few tools out there, but I recently discovered that good ole’ Microsoft Word can be used to compose, insert images and then upload my written masterpiece! I’ll show you how to use Word to link to your WordPress blog account. I used to use Windows Live Writer (it’s not supported anymore), and…

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Moving Your WordPress Website to HTTPS-Get Your Ducks In A Row

If you design, update or otherwise work on websites, you’ve been hearing for over a year now that this is the year to move your website from http to https.I had my first experience moving a website to https last weekend, and I thought I’d write my experience of how it went. Google has been the mover behind this and since most website owners obediently…

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My Experience With FixMyWP

My website was hacked/compromised in January of 2016. You can read the whole story here from my experience with A2 hosting. I thought I had it cleaned up, but it was suggested to me to have it scanned by a professional website cleaner. The referral given to me was Makis Mourelatos from FixMyWP –  http://fixmywp.com/wordpress-hacked-fix. Side note – I believe the reason my site got…

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