Category Archives for WordPress

Clear the Clutter

A new WordPress installation usually comes with a sample post, page and a comment, and perhaps some suggested plugins. In this video we’re going to clear the clutter so you can start fresh. In your WordPress dashboard go to posts, all posts and hover over the title of the Sample post. Click on trash, then […]

Review Stars in WordPress, Simple HTML

My Rating: ★★★★★ This article is for bloggers who write reviews or share recipes on their website. You can create your own stars rating without a plugin by copying and pasting one of the following into your WordPress post or page: My Rating: ★★★★★ My Rating: ★★★★☆ My Rating: ★★★☆☆ My Rating: ★★☆☆☆ My Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ […]

Applying for Adsense and Where to Paste the Code in WordPress

In this video you’re going to learn how to apply for Google Adsense. First you need an account with Google. Google says “One free account gets you into everything Google.” so the one account is all you need for everything Google including Adsense. If you have a Gmail account then you already have a Google account. If […]

Wealthy Affiliate Review 2019

This honest Wealthy Affiliate review will give you an insight into why Wealthy Affiliate is not worthy of 5 Stars. But it comes pretty darn close. Wealthy Affiliate gives its members comprehensive affiliate marketing training along with hosting and tech support for WordPress websites. But is it right for you? If you’re looking for a push-button, […]

Learn WordPress

There are lots of WordPress courses available from free to quite expensive. They cater for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Whatever stage you’re at in your online journey you’re sure to find a course to suit. My first Udemy course is available to my friends and subscribers for free at WordPress Course for […]

WordPress 5.0 ‘Gutenberg’

Before I tell you about the soon to be released WordPress version 5.0 called ‘Gutenberg’ let me briefly cover what version numbers mean. WordPress’s current version (as I’m writing this) is 4.9.1. Those three numbers have significant meaning in regards to updates. Changing from version 3.x.x to 4.0 denoted a major change to the core […]

Wealthy Affiliate Tutorials and Videos

During the time I’ve been at Wealthy Affiliate, I’ve created over 100 tutorials and videos which I share with the WA community. You’ll find them at ‘Training by Marion Black’.The categories include:WordPressWorking With ImagesVideosVerify Your WebsiteUsing the Wealthy Affiliate PlatformMiscellaneous (other stuff)You can join Wealthy Affiliate as a starter member without charge. So please meet me […]

WordPress Posts vs Pages

One of the questions that gets asked a lot is “what is the difference between posts and pages?” In terms of what your website visitors and the search engines see there is not a lot of difference. Both posts and pages can be referred to as ‘articles’. And you can choose for each post or […]

WordPress Update Version 4.9

WordPress Version 4.9 is now available for you to update in your WordPress dashboard. On some installations, the update may have happened automatically. And on some, it’s a manual process. As usual, with every WordPress update, there’s a flurry of theme and plugin updates coming your way. Updates can sometimes break your website so it’s […]

Wealthy Affiliate Sneak Peek

How You Can Become a Wealthy Affiliate Marketer In this video, I give you a sneak peek inside the members’ area at Wealthy Affiliate. Wealthy Affiliate is an online learning program designed to teach beginners and intermediate internet marketers how to build and operate a website and monetize it using affiliate marketing. They also provide […]

People are Looking for Answers, Not Questions

I see a lot of wannabe SEO experts flogging the dead horse of keyword stuffing. What worked 10 years ago does not work now. Once upon a time, before WordPress, webmasters stuffed keywords into their websites using white text on a white background. And repeated the same phrases over and over in the Keyword and […]

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