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How to Install WordPress in cPanel Step by Step

May 21, 2021

Want to install WordPress using cPanel but don’t know how? Keep reading. When you start a WordPress blog or website, most hosting providers give you access to a cPanel account that allows you to install … Read more

WordPress Categories vs Tags: Why and How to Use Them

April 30, 2021

When writing blog content for your WordPress site, it’s important to know the difference between WordPress categories and tags. Why? Because when used correctly, tags and categories make it easier for readers to navigate your … Read more

The Best WordPress Hosting For Your Blog

April 14, 2021

Choosing a good web host is CRUCIAL to the success of your WordPress website, yet so many people overlook the importance of it. Web hosting is like the land your house is built on. If … Read more

How to Duplicate a Page in WordPress (or a Post)

March 13, 2021

I’m often asked by clients and readers of The Blog Mechanic if I know a quick and easy way to duplicate pages in WordPress. Fortunately, I do. There are some simple plugins that you can … Read more

How to Install a WordPress Theme (Complete Guide)

January 11, 2021

Are you ready to install a WordPress theme? Because you are here reading this post, it’s likely that you’ve already selected a WordPress theme for your new website. If not, see my guide: how to … Read more

How to Choose a WordPress Theme: Top 10 Things to Consider

January 5, 2021

After building hundreds of WordPress websites for clients of my blog setup service, I know that most beginner bloggers feel overwhelmed when it comes to selecting a theme and it’s no surprise. There are thousands … Read more

13 Best WordPress PayPal Plugins in 2020

December 6, 2020

Are you looking for a WordPress PayPal Plugin to accept payments on your website? PayPal is one of the most popular online payment gateways. It was the most popular payment gateway when I first started … Read more

How to Hide Featured Image in WordPress Post

November 4, 2020

Do you want to hide the featured image on WordPress posts? By default, some WordPress themes insert the featured image, also known as a post thumbnail, at the top of your blog posts. Usually, the … Read more

Easy Fix: An Automated WordPress Update Has Failed to Complete – Please Attempt the Update Again Now

November 3, 2020

Do you see an error notice at the top of your WordPress dashboard saying … “an automated WordPress update has failed to complete – please attempt the update again now”? But you don’t know why … Read more